Minidictionary for Nurses

Minidictionary for Nurses

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The new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully updated and revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields. Updates to this edition cover many areas, with a particular focus on areas such as nutrition, medical research, lymphology, and critical care nursing.

Written by medical and nursing specialists, and offering more than 10,300 clear and concise entries on the theory and practice of nursing, the dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. As well as nursing-specific terms, there are also many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, ethics, psychiatry, nutrition, statistics, and pharmacology. Almost 100 helpful illustrations and tables, and 17 appendices covering the Code
of Conduct 2015, the calculation of drug dosages, essential skill clusters, religion and nursing practice, recommended alcohol intake, and much more, make this an essential reference tool for all nursing students and professionals.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 86 x 120 x 46mm | 238g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • Over 90 line drawings
  • 0198788460
  • 9780198788461
  • 143,614

Table of contents

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE; DICTIONARY; APPENDICES
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Review Text

Review from previous edition [This Dictionary] is a comprehensive and easy access guide to common medical terms, allowing members of the profession to understand and competently deal with rare and specific conditions. Allison Crocker, theatre practitioner, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Nursing Times
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Review quote

Review from previous edition [This Dictionary] is a comprehensive and easy access guide to common medical terms, allowing members of the profession to understand and competently deal with rare and specific conditions. * Allison Crocker, theatre practitioner, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Nursing Times * The ideal book for those on the front line of medicine. * Northern Echo * Contains every definition a nurse could possibly need * Independent i *
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About Elizabeth A. Martin

Elizabeth Martin MA is a former managing editor at Market House Books Ltd.


Tanya McFerran MA, SRN, RSCN, Cert. Ed. is senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, UK.
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