Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

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So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing a Health Professions, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56, 000 authoritative definitions, 45 appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, online resources, and more than 2, 450 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available - making it an indispensible reference for students and professionals alike. UNIQUE! More than 2, 450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy AaP review and reference. Over 56, 000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions - including expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures - offer the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. 23 appendixes - 13 in the dictionary and 10 on the companion Evolve website - offer quick access to useful reference information, such as lab values, symbols and abbreviations, language translation guides, pharmacology, infection control standards, conversion tables, and clinical calculations. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11, 000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Editor Marie O'Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.Language is a tool of communication, and the language of health care is also complex, nuanced, and evolving. The overarching goal of this edition of Mosbya#39;s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions is to assist the user ... nature of previous editions, and great care has been taken to ensure that tradition is continued in this 9th edition. ... answered questions, and always provided just the right suggestion to assist me in making each and every definition maximally useful.

Title:Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions
Author:Mosby, Inc
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012


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