This 16th edition is current and comprehensive containing over 55,000 medical-related abbreviations and their meanings. It also contains a cross-referenced list of 5,300 drug trade and generic names. A list of 275 commonly used abbreviations is presented as a primer, for those students and employees entering a health career. A suggested Do Not Use list of potentially dangerous abbreviations is presented. The purchase price of the book includes a one-year, single-user access license to the web-version of the book, medabbrev.com which is updated with over 30 new items added weekly.