This updated edition offers over 11,000 entries, each providing clear, up-to-date coverage of specialist nursing terms including diseases, symptoms, anatomy, instruments, common drugs and biological terms.
The fourth edition of this classic dictionary for understanding traditional and new concepts in nursing theory and research encompasses the considerable changes that have occurred in the clinical health sciences since the previous edition was published. It includes updates and new references for entries from the previous edition, and information related to developing areas of research and practice.
In addition to specifically nursing terms, there are many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, psychiatry, nutrition, and pharmacology (including new drugs recently introduced into medical practice).Over 10,100 clear and concise entries, all written by medical and nursing specialists, cover the theory and practice of nursing.
Includes detailed entries that help students and professionals communicate effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases..
A quick, portable, quick-access reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 35,700 authoritative definitions of diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and more.