Dictionary of Nursing

Dictionary of Nursing

Book - 2008
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The sixth edition of this best-selling and trusted dictionary has been fully updated and revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields. Updates cover the fields of general nursing, statistics, common scales and indexes, religion and spirituality, andcommonly used abbreviations.Fully revised, this dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. In addition to specifically nursing terms, there are many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, psychiatry, nutrition, and pharmacology (including new drugsrecently introduced into medical practice).Over 10,300 clear and concise entries, all written by medical and nursing specialists, cover the theory and practice of nursing. 100 helpful illustrations and 15 appendices covering nutritional requirements, normal values for biochemical and haematological data, standard values for body weight, andmuch more, make this an invaluable reference tool for all nursing students and professionals
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oxford Univ. Press : 2008
ISBN: 9780199211777
Branch Call Number: 610.7303 D561m
Characteristics: 589p illus
Additional Contributors: McFerran, Tanya A
Martin, Elizabeth A.
Alternative Title: Oxford dictionary of nursing


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