edited by Stephen J. McPhee, Maxine A. Papadakis, Ralph Gonzales, and Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr, CD-ROM, $99, East Norwalk, Conn, Appleton & Lange, 1998.
This CD-ROM includes 3 Appleton & Lange books: Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, 1998(full text); Pocket Guide to Commonly Prescribed Drugs, 2nd ed(full text); and Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 2nd ed(chapters 3, 5, and 6). There are advantages to the multimedia format, including hypertext linking between the 3 books and audiovisual presentations, such as color photographs and lung and heart sounds. Illustrations, including electrocardiograms, computed tomograms, nuclear medicine images, x-ray films, ultrasonograms, and magnetic resonance images, and videos of echocardiograms and cardiac catheterizations are also available. Abstracts from the National Library of Medicine are present on the CD-ROM. A World Wide Web page is available through Appleton & Lange to internet sites for each chapter.
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