Mosby's E-Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Retail Version


  • . Mosby

So much more than just a dictionary?the completely revised, bestselling, trusted Mosby's Dictionary is the all-in-one reference you need to help you make sense of the complex world of health care - now available electronically in Pageburst?. Pageburst makes using Elsevier's digital content more convenient, enjoyable, and productive. With Pageburst, you'll experience a dictionary visually identical to the print version of the dictionary, coupled with powerful tools that will bring it to life. Enriched media or learning resources will now be integrated in the content in the proper context and location. The resources include over 35,000 audio pronunciations, over 350 medical animations, and more than 40 live action video clips! Like the print dictionary, it features superior-quality definitions plus 2,400 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available! But that's only the beginning. Mosby's Dictionary also includes encyclopedic entries to explain more difficult concepts in depth and 12 appendixes with practical quick-reference information. It's the ONE reference you'll turn to from beginning to end!
View full description


Book information

  • Published: July 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-06915-1

Table of Contents

In addition to over 51,000 definitions you'll find 12 appendixes with practical, reliable information on:

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. Health Promotion

6. Nutrition

7. Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations

8. Infection Control

9. Diagnosis-Related Groups

10. Nursing Interventions Classification

11. Nursing Outcomes Classification

12. Nursing Diagnoses