Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323074032, 9780323112598

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

9th Edition

Authors: Mosby
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323074032
eBook ISBN: 9780323112598
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 18th September 2012
Page Count: 2048

Table of 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


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 indispensable reference for students and professionals alike.

Key Features

      • UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.
      • A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.
      • Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions — including expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures — offer the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care.
      • 23 appendixes — 13 in the dictionary and 10 on the companion Evolve website — offer quick access to useful reference information, such as lab values, symbols and abbreviations, language translation guides, pharmacology, infection control standards, conversion tables, and clinical calculations.
      • A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.


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