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Pre-Occupational Therapy: General Reference Sources

This guide is for students interested in pursuing a career in occupational therapy.

Encyclopedias

American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia. REF RC81 .A2 A497 2003.

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior. REF R726.5 .E53 2004. Volumes 1-2 available.

Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion. REF RA 427.8 .E53 2003. Available at both USC Upstate and University Center at Greenville Reference.

Encyclopedia of the Human Body. REF QM7 .E53 2002.

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. REF R733 .G34 2009. Volumes 1-4 available.

Dictionaries

The American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary. REF R121 .A53 2002.

Black’s Medical Dictionary. REF R121 .B598 41st ed. 2006.

The Oxford Illustrated Companion to Medicine. REF R121 .O884 2001. eBook 2001.

Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations. REF R123 .J24 2001.

Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary. 2007 edition available at the University Center at Greenville Reference. The 2003 edition available at USC Upstate. REF R121 .D73.

Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health. REF R121 .M65 2003.

Melloni’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary. Available at both USC Upstate and University Center at Greenville Reference. REF R121 .D76 2002.

Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions. REF R 121 .M89 2009.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. Available at both USC Upstate (2009) and University Center at Greenville Reference (2005). REF R121 .T18

Taber’s Electronic Medical Dictionary. Available in CD-ROM at the University Center at Greenville Reference. REF R 121 .T18 2005 CD-ROM.

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