Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition


  • Peter Harris, MBBS, FRACGP, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, University of New South Wales, New South Wales
  • Sue Nagy, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, FCN, , Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney New South Wales
  • Nicholas Vardaxis, BSc(Hons), PhD, Executive General Manager, Courses and Quality, Open Universities Australia

Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions has been acclaimed by students and educators for its clarity, comprehensiveness and currency. Now in its second edition, a thorough revision of this definitive reference for the ANZ region enhances the classic Mosby dictionary features and sees in its over 2000 pages:

  • precise and clear entries, plus encyclopaedic entries of significant terms; generous illustrations and apt use of tables
  • a detailed colour atlas of anatomy enhances the comprehension of anatomical terms
  • local spelling conventions and phonetic pronunciation guides
  • fully revised etymologies

Online resources include a regional spellchecker, a printable colour atlas, all images from the text, and 18 valuable appendices, 9 of which appear in the main text.


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Book information

  • Published: November 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-7909-4