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The Resource The secret language of doctors, Brian Goldman, (electronic resource)

The secret language of doctors, Brian Goldman, (electronic resource)

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The secret language of doctors
Title
The secret language of doctors
Statement of responsibility
Brian Goldman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A crash course in the secret language of medicine Have you ever wondered what doctors and nurses are really saying as they zip through the emergency room and onto elevators, throwing cryptic phrases at one another' Or why they do it' Do you guess at the codes broadcast over the loudspeaker, or the words doctors and nurses use when speaking right in front of patients' In The Secret Language of Doctors, bestselling author Dr. Brian Goldman opens up the book on the clandestine phrases doctors use to describe patients, situations and even colleagues they detest. He tells us what it means for someone to suffer from incarceritis, what doctors mean when they block and turf, what the various codes mean, and why you never want to suffer a horrendoma. Highly accessible, biting, funny and entertaining, The Secret Language of Doctors reveals modern medical culture at its best and all too often at its worst
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Goldman, Brian
Index
no index present
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unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Communication in medicine
Label
The secret language of doctors, Brian Goldman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/B48FF5F4-AB7E-4AFD-9616-DA239B02A54F/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=1656AA0E-ED8B-438B-AED9-E2350097B2B7
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Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443416030
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00240299
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3859822
  • ocn877980829
  • (OCoLC)877980829
Label
The secret language of doctors, Brian Goldman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/B48FF5F4-AB7E-4AFD-9616-DA239B02A54F/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=1656AA0E-ED8B-438B-AED9-E2350097B2B7
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443416030
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00240299
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3859822
  • ocn877980829
  • (OCoLC)877980829

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