Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions UK Edition

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions UK Edition

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For the first time, a fully UK edition of this popular reference work, uses English spelling and terminology, and metric measurements. Medical, nursing, allied health and complementary therapy terms are included, and appendices cover UK guidelines, bodies and organisations. Extensive illustrations and helpful electronic support material.



UK spelling and terminology, and patient-friendly definitions
Over 20,000 entries
Full-colour illustration section
Full-colour clinical photograph section for easy identification of conditions




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o colour illustrations, with and without labels, for self-testing

o clinical photographs in full colour

o downloadable spellchecker o 'Word of the Day' o useful weblinks



Metric measurement system.
Appendices



Prefixes and suffixes
SI units and the metric system
Normal values
Nutrients
Drugs: the law, measurement and drug groups in common use
Abbreviations and acronyms
Useful websites
Chemical symbols and formulae
Radionuclide Applications
Resuscitation Council Life Support algorithms
Chronological development and eruption of teeth
The Nursing and Midwifery Council: The Code: Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives 2008
Career development: curriculum vitae
Research, evidence-based practice and web sources.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 972 pages
  • 195 x 252 x 46mm | 2,054g
  • Mosby
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Approx. 319 illustrations (297 in full color)
  • 0723435049
  • 9780723435044
  • 304,165

Table of contents

How to use this dictionary

Colour sections

Illustrations

Clinical photographs

A-Z entries Appendices Appendix 1 Prefixes and suffixes

Appendix 2 SI units and the metric system

Appendix 3 Normal values

Appendix 4 Nutrients

Appendix 5 Drugs: the law, measurement and drug groups in common use

Appendix 6 Abbreviations and acronyms: medical terms and related organizations

Appendix 7 Useful websites

Appendix 8 Chemical symbols and formulae

Appendix 9 Radionuclide applications

Appendix 10 Basic Life Support (BLS)

Appendix 11 Chronological development and eruption of teeth

Appendix 12 The Code: Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives (2008)

Appendix 13 Career development via your curriculum vitae (CV). Personal development and structured networking

Appendix 14 Research, evidence-based practice and web sources
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