Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions UK Edition

1st Edition

Editor:

  • Chris Brooker
  • Key Features

     
    • UK spelling and terminology, and patient-friendly definitions
    • Over 20,000 entries
    • Full-colour illustration section
    • Full-colour clinical photograph section for easy identification of conditions

    Website:

    o colour illustrations, with and without labels, for self-testing

    o clinical photographs in full colour

    o downloadable spellchecker
    o ‘Word of the Day’
    o useful weblinks

    • Metric measurement system.
    • Appendices

      • Prefixes and suffixes
      • SI units and the metric system    
      • Normal values    
      • Nutrients    
      • Drugs: the law, measurement and drug groups in common use    
      • Abbreviations and acronyms
      • Useful websites   
      • Chemical symbols and formulae
      • Radionuclide Applications
      • Resuscitation Council Life Support algorithms
      • Chronological development and eruption of teeth
      • The Nursing and Midwifery Council: The Code: Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives 2008
      • Career development: curriculum vitae
      • Research, evidence-based practice and web sources.

    Table of Contents

    How to use this dictionary

    Colour sections

    Illustrations

    Clinical photographs


    A-Z entries

    Appendices
    Appendix 1 Prefixes and suffixes

    Appendix 2 SI units and the metric system    

    Appendix 3 Normal values    

    Appendix 4 Nutrients    

    Appendix 5 Drugs: the law, measurement and drug groups in common use    

    Appendix 6 Abbreviations and acronyms: medical terms and related organizations    

    Appendix 7 Useful websites   

    Appendix 8 Chemical symbols and formulae

    Appendix 9 Radionuclide applications

    Appendix 10 Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Appendix 11 Chronological development and eruption of teeth

    Appendix 12 The Code: Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives (2008)

    Appendix 13 Career development via your curriculum vitae (CV). Personal development and structured networking

    Appendix 14 Research, evidence-based practice and web sources

    Details

    No. of pages:
    972
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780723435044
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702058981

    About the editor

    Chris Brooker

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Author and Lecturer, Norfolk, UK