Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions UK Edition - 1st Edition

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

1st Edition

Authors: Chris Brooker
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

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


Description

For the first time, a fully UK edition of this popular reference work, uses English spelling and terminology, and metric measurements. Medical, nursing, allied health and complementary therapy terms are included, and appendices cover UK guidelines, bodies and organisations. Extensive illustrations and helpful electronic support material.

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.


Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Hardcover ISBN:
9780723435044

About the Authors

Chris Brooker Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Author and Lecturer, Norfolk, UK