The Oxford Medical CompanionBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6979.609a (Published 04 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:609
- Charles R Scriver
Ed John Walton, Jeremiah A Barondess, Stephen Lock Oxford University Press, £40, pp 1038 ISBN 0 19 262355 9
The first edition of the Oxford Medical Companion was published in two volumes to positive reviews in, among others, the Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, and Times Literary Supplement. The BMJ did not review it. The first edition provided definitions and facts (over 5000 entries); was a dictionary of brief international medical biographies (none of the 1000-odd subjects …
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