Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th edition, Released for PDA, Web and Wireless devices
Charlottesville, VA, February 3 , 200 5 — Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for healthcare, and F.A. Davis Company, a major publisher of texts and references in nursing and other healthcare professions, announced today their expanded partnership with the launch of Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th edition, for PDA, Web and wireless devices.
The 20th edition of Taber’s is a significant revision with 8,400 new and revised terms (56,000 terms in all), 700 images, expanded disease entries, information on complementary and alternative medicine, and handy tables and appendices for quick look-up.
Via Unbound’s award-winning platform, clinicians and students can now access Taber’s rich content anywhere —on PDA, Web, or wireless devices—with a single product purchase. Whether on the ward, in the classroom, at the library, or at home, users will now have Taber’s truly at their fingertips.
“Unbound’s team has created a powerful version of Taber’s,” said Judy Ilov Neely, Senior Vice President of F.A. Davis Company. “This versatile and innovative resource gives mobile 21st century students and clinicians the flexibility they need —PDA, Web, and wireless access rolled into one product.”
“We are excited to expand our relationship with F.A. Davis in this fashion,” said William Detmer, MD, president and CEO of Unbound Medicine. “Every clinician needs ready access to medical terminology and the new 20th edition of Taber’s provides the highest quality content for digital delivery.”
Unbound’s PDA, Web and wireless version of Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th edition, is available on CD-ROM exclusively from F.A. Davis and its distributors. Customers can also purchase the product over the Web from tabers.unboundmedicine.com.
About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company (www.fadavis.com) is a leading American publisher that has been independently owned and operated since 1879. It is well known in the healthcare industry for its many best selling textbooks, references, and educational software in nursing, medicine and the health professions. Among its top selling titles are Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, the best selling healthcare dictionary for over 65 years, and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. In addition to nursing, F.A. Davis publishes extensively in other health professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, clinical lab sciences, medical assisting, respiratory therapy, and surgical technology.