Mosby

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & 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.

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Published: November 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-11259-8

Contents

  • Color Atlas of Human Anatomy

    Definitions A-Z

    Illustration Credits

    Appendixes (Back of Book)

    1. Units of Measurement
    2. Language Translation Guide: Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases
    3. American Sign Language and Manual Communication
    4. Normal Reference Values
    5. Nutrition
    6. Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations
    7. Range of Motion
    8. Infection Control: CDC Isolation Guidelines
    9. Diagnosis-Related Groups

    Appendixes (Endsheets)

    1. Common Abbreviations Used in Writing Prescriptions
    2. Commonly Used Abbreviations
    3. The Joint Commission Do Not Use Abbreviation List
    4. Spanish-French Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases

    Appendixes (Evolve)

    • Canadian Controlled Substance Chart
    • High-Alert Drugs
    • Common Herbs and Supplements
    • Herb-Drug Interactions

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