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

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

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