Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323112604

Category: Medical

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; 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. 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, 12 appendixes with practical quick-reference information, plus the Mosby's Medical Spellchecker CD. It's the ONE reference you'll turn to from beginning to end! Over 51,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions -- including definitions for major diseases, disorders, drugs, and procedures -- offer the most accurate, complete information available in all areas of nursing, medicine, and health-related professions. Approximately 2,400 color photographs and line drawings -- nearly three times more than any other health care dictionary -- illustrate all subject areas to help you understand concepts. The practical, straightforward alphabetical organization with no subentries and easy-to-use features such as thumb tabs, entry words in color, and large, easy-to-read print make it easy to find and understand information. Expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures, offer detailed information in one spot to help you understand more difficult concepts. Hundreds of lab test and surgical procedure definitions explain the purpose, procedures, patient care, and expected outcomes. Comprehensive definitions for drugs -- with over 200 new to this edition -- include indications, contraindications, and adverse effects for safe medication practice. Definitions for more than 50 complementary and alternative medical therapies and over 100 herbs familiarize you with options today's patients may choose. Pronunciations and word roots for key entries help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. Includes British spellings for selected entries to help you recognize alternate spellings. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference. 12 appendixes offer useful information you'll turn to again and again -- with a quick-reference list of all appendixes in the front of the book. A companion EVOLVE website deepens understanding with: Over 35,000 audio pronunciations A printable version of the Color Atlas of Human Anatomy 11 pages discussing complementary and alternative medicine A printable English-Spanish phrase book 12 pages of herb-drug interactions 400 interactive medical terminology review exercises An extensive directory of health care organizations and resources And much more! Approximately 5,000 new definitions, with special emphasis on definitions related to new drugs, anatomy and physiology, surgical procedures, lab tests, and new technological developments, keep you up to date on the latest developments in health care. Over 30,000 completely revised definitions and 800 updated illustrations ensure you have the most current information in all areas of nursing, medicine, and the health-related professions. UNIQUE! Mosby's Medical Spellchecker CD -- included with each copy of Mosby's Dictionary -- contains over 450,000 medical terms you can use with your word processing software to save time and ensure accuracy. A completely revised section on nursing diagnoses with entries for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses, Nursing Interventions Classifications, and Nursing Outcomes Classifications helps prepare you for real-world practice.

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - eBook

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323112595

Category: Medical

Page: 2048

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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. 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. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.

A Dictionary of Nursing

Author: Market House Books Limited

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199666377

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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This dictionary incorporates new material on the major developments of the last few years, including public health medicine, genetics and organ transplantation. The dictionary includes more than 10,200 clear and concise entries.

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions

Author: Peter Harris,Sue Nagy, RN, PhD, FRCNA,Nicholas J Vardaxis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780729541381

Category: Medical personnel

Page: 2039

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Widely used by students, educators and professionals, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 3rd Edition is the definitive reference text for Australian and New Zealand regions. Harris, Nagy and Vardaxis’ Mosby’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition delivers more than 1,100 new and revised definitions, more than 50 new drug entries, and a total of 74 new and updated tables for key reference information to complement definitions. As the only Australian medical dictionary, you also benefit from context-specific information written in local spelling conventions alongside phonetic pronunciation guides throughout Harris, Nagy and Vardaxis’ reference book. Enhance your knowledge base with an array of free online content, which supplements Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 3rd Edition. Make the most of the online regionalised spellchecker, five comprehensive appendices and an extensive image collection that can be viewed offline, including a printable colour atlas of human anatomy.

Mosby's Medical Dictionary - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414265

Category: Medical

Page: 2000

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Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 10th Edition! This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. Over 56,000 entries offer detailed definitions, as well as the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Strict, common-sense alphabetical organization makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Approximately 5,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions that reflect current health care practice and equipment.

Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414273

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

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What does that term mean? How is it even pronounced? Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 8th Edition. This comprehensive, portable dictionary offers a unique, strong focus on nursing and health science terminology. Featuring over 56,600 authoritative definitions of diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and more, it ensures you have the most reliable health science information right at your fingertips. Word roots and pronunciations help you learn and correctly use medical terminology, and alphabetized screened thumb tabs make finding definitions quick and easy. Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology supports health science students and practicing professionals. Over 56,600 definitions provide you with necessary information. Revised by an experienced educator, Marie O’Toole, and an expert team of health professionals, nurses, and doctors, so definitions are brief, pertinent, and — most important of all — accurate! Practical alphabetical organization without subentries makes it easier for you to find terms. British spellings assist you in recognizing alternate spellings. Pronunciations for key terms help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. A Spanish/English Appendix and commonly used abbreviations, printed on the front and back endsheets, make dictionary an indispensable reference. Alphabetized screened thumb tabs save you time locating terms. Included etymologies build professional vocabulary and understanding of medical terminology. Small trim size makes dictionary easy to transport.

Research Strategies for a Digital Age

Author: Bonnie L. Tensen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305969405

Category: Education

Page: 320

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Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. The text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. It equips students with research and documentation skills critical to today's online environment -- skills they can immediately put into action. Students' introduction to research begins in the academic library: Using online discovery tools in a controlled environment with credible sources enables students to develop research and analytical skills before they expand their search to the vast resources on the Web. Packed with current examples, insightful illustrations, and practical tips, this text helps students get the most from today's wealth of resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Medical Language Instant Translator -

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323378447

Category: Medical

Page: 334

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Find quick, practical explanations of specialized medical terminology! Davi-Ellen Chabner’s Medical Language Instant Translator, 6th Edition provides a handy reference that’s ideal for everyday use in the classroom and in the health care environment. Access key information on diagnostic tests and procedures, commonly misunderstood medical terms, and interpreting medical reports. Find coverage of the top 100 prescription drugs, medical abbreviations, symbols, and acronyms, and more. Based on Chabner’s The Language of Medicine, this compact resource makes it easier to understand complicated medical terms and communicate more effectively. Quick, portable access makes it easy to find information on key medical terms, abbreviations, common diagnoses, and more. Medical Terms Easily Confused section helps you distinguish between commonly misunderstood medical terms. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures section addresses commonly performed diagnostic tests and procedures and why they are ordered. Body Systems sections include labeled, full-color illustrations for a handy review of anatomy. Other translations of medical language include sections on acronyms, eponyms, symbols, plurals, surgical terminology and technology, prescription drugs, and complementary and alternative medicine. NEW Understanding Medical Reports section helps you navigate through the terminology and background of clinical procedures and tests. NEW terms and definitions reflect the latest advances in health care. UPDATES provide the latest information on topics such as health care organizations, certifications, and professional designations.

Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs

The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions

Author: Jeffrey K. Aronson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444537163

Category: Medical

Page: 7674

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Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions, Sixteenth Edition builds on the success of the 15 previous editions, providing an extensively reorganized and expanded resource that now comprises more than 1,500 individual drug articles with the most complete coverage of adverse reactions and interactions found anywhere. Each article contains detailed and authoritative information about the adverse effects of each drug, with comprehensive references to the primary literature, making this a must–have reference work for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary, or pharmaceutical company. The online version of the book provides an unparalleled depth of coverage and functionality by offering convenient desktop access and enhanced features such as increased searchability, extensive internal cross-linking, and fully downloadable and printable full-text, HTML or PDF articles. Enhanced encyclopedic format with drug monographs now organized alphabetically Completely expanded coverage of each drug, with more than 1,500 drug articles and information on adverse reactions and interactions Clearer, systematic organization of information for easier reading, including case histories to provide perspective on each listing Extensive bibliography with over 40,000 references A must–have reference work for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary, or pharmaceutical company

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 8th Edition / Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference 2011, 24th Edition / Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 10th Edition

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth,Kathleen Deska Pagana,Mosby

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323096782

Category: Medical

Page: 2184

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This money saving package includes Skidmore: Mosby's 2011 Nursing Drug Reference, Pagana: Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 10e; and Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 8e.

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions - E- Book

Author: Karin C. VanMeter,Robert J Hubert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414346

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Learn the essential concepts of major diseases/disorders and disease processes. Gould’s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 6th Edition is a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of pathophysiology. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you to apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, this book provides solid preparation for the conditions you may encounter in clinical practice. Updated graphics help you recognize and identify various concepts and specific disorders through enhanced flowcharts, photos, and illustrations. Concise and readable approach includes the information you need without overwhelming you, even if you have a limited scientific background. Format for individual disorder discussions includes 1) background, 2) pathophysiology, 3) etiology, 4) signs and symptoms, 5) diagnoses, 6) possible related complications/disorders, and 7) treatments/research. UNIQUE! Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you’ve learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system, transitioning you from normal anatomy and physiology into pathophysiology. UNIQUE! Think About questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help in identifying the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Key terms, learning objectives, and bulleted chapter summaries help you focus on key concepts and information. NEW! All chapters updated to include new data on major diseases and other changes in guidelines and the literature, reflecting latest developments in pathophysiology including, updated drug therapy content, expanded coverage of viruses, new cancer treatments, new research on the links between mental health and biochemical/physiologic factors, and much more! NEW! Streamlined narrative content enhances the readability of imperative information.

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

Author: LaVerne Tolley Gurley,William Joseph Callaway

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323073516

Category: Medical

Page: 291

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A Solid introduction to the radiologic technology profession, this text covers everything a beginning radiography student needs to know. It includes coverage of the coursework required, basic learning skills, a historical perspective on radiology, and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital and conventional imaging, patient care, and radiation safety, You'll learn about the latest changes in teh Registry exam, how to prepare for the practice setting, and opportunities for advancement. --Book Jacket.

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook

An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

Author: Betty J. Ackley,Gail B. Ladwig,Mary Beth Flynn Makic

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323390323

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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Ackley’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 11th Edition helps practicing nurses and nursing students select appropriate nursing diagnoses and write care plans with ease and confidence. This convenient handbook shows you how to correlate nursing diagnoses with known information about clients on the basis of assessment findings, established medical or psychiatric diagnoses, and the current treatment plan. Extensively revised and updated with the new 2015-2017 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, it integrates the NIC and NOC taxonomies, evidence-based nursing interventions, and adult, pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, and client/family teaching and discharge planning considerations to guide you in creating unique, individualized care plans. Comprehensive, up-to-date information on all the 2015-2017 NANDA-I nursing diagnoses so you stay in the know. UNIQUE! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis plus two unique care plans for Hearing Loss and Vision Loss. Includes pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, client/family teaching and discharge planning, home care, and safety interventions as necessary for plans of care. Presents examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. UNIQUE! Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website offers hands-on practice creating customized plans of care. 150 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on Evolve. Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Classic evidence-based references promote evidence-based interventions and rationales. Clear, concise interventions are usually only a sentence or two long and use no more than two references. Safety content emphasizes what must be considered to provide safe patient care. Step-by-step instructions show you how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. List of Nursing Diagnosis Index in back inside cover of book for quick reference. Three-column index is easy to use. Easy-to-follow sections I and II guide you through the nursing process and selecting appropriate nursing diagnoses. Alphabetical thumb tabs allow quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. NEW! Includes the new 2015-2017 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, compete with 26 new diagnoses. NEW and UPDATED! Provides the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan. EXPANDED! Additional information on concept based nursing and major nursing theories provides you with the knowledge you need for clinical success. EXPANDED! New content on QSEN, safety, and risk for infection keeps you up to date. NEW! In-depth coverage of wellness and primary prevention stresses the importance of health and wellness. NEW! Appendixes in the text provide you with valuable information in an easy-to-access location. NEW! Revised references in APA style.

Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness E-Book

Author: Anne Waugh,Allison Grant

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702072842

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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The new edition of the hugely successful Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness continues to bring its readers the core essentials of human biology presented in a clear and straightforward manner. Fully updated throughout, the book now comes with enhanced learning features including helpful revision questions and an all new art programme to help make learning even easier. The 13th edition retains its popular website, which contains a wide range of ‘critical thinking’ exercises as well as new animations, an audio-glossary, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test program, and helpful weblinks. Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness will be of particular help to readers new to the subject area, those returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language isn’t English. Latest edition of the world’s most popular textbook on basic human anatomy and physiology with over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy Accompanying website contains animations, audio-glossary, case studies and other self-assessment material, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test software, and helpful weblinks Includes basic pathology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders Contains helpful learning features such as Learning Outcomes boxes, colour coding and design icons together with a stunning illustration and photography collection Contains clear explanations of common prefixes, suffixes and roots, with helpful examples from the text, plus a glossary and an appendix of normal biological values. Particularly valuable for students who are completely new to the subject, or returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language is not English All new illustration programme brings the book right up-to-date for today’s student Helpful ‘Spot Check’ questions at the end of each topic to monitor progress Fully updated throughout with the latest information on common and/or life threatening diseases and disorders Review and Revise end-of-chapter exercises assist with reader understanding and recall Over 150 animations – many of them newly created – help clarify underlying scientific and physiological principles and make learning fun

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry,David Wilson,Cheryl C Rodgers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429904

Category: Medical

Page: 1064

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Known for its accuracy, evidence-based focus, and engaging writing style, Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 10th Edition has been the #1 title in the pediatric nursing market since it first published in 1980! Thoroughly revised to equip you with the latest research and guidelines for treating children today, it encourages a whole-body approach by beginning with child development and health promotion to better understand the later chapters on specific health problems. A new chapter featuring all systems cancers provides comprehensive information in one place. Nursing Care Plans now incorporate additional case studies to personalize interventions and promote critical thinking. A developmental approach clearly identifies key tasks, influences, and differences at each stage of a child’s growth to help students provide appropriate, individualized care for each child. UNIQUE! Critical thinking case studies allow you to test and develop your analytical skills in a variety of clinical situations. UNIQUE! Quality Patient Outcomes content in Nursing Care Management discussions for major diseases and disorders helps you understand how the care you provide directly impacts patient safety and promotes positive outcomes. Updated genetic content in the Developmental and Genetic Influences on Children chapter addresses rapidly changing and important information as it relates to children in health and illness. UNIQUE! Family focus includes a separate chapter on the role of the family in child health, family content throughout the text, and Family-Centered Care boxes that highlight information on patient teaching, home care, and incorporating the family in the child's care. UNIQUE! Translating Evidence into Practice boxes focus your attention on the application of research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care. UNIQUE! Atraumatic Care boxes guide you through performing procedures in a caring manner, promoting more positive experiences for children, families, and nurses. Drug Alerts throughout the text emphasize important drug information and point out potential safety issues. An emphasis on wellness offers health promotion and injury prevention strategies for each age group. Community Focus boxes provide resources and guidance on caring for children outside the clinical setting. Nursing Care Plans, including Nursing Diagnoses, Patient/Family Goals, Nursing Interventions/Rationales, and Expec1ted Outcomes, provide you with a model for planning patient care. Research Focus boxes help you remain abreast of current studies that impact pediatric nursing today. Cultural content, integrated throughout the text and highlighted in Cultural Considerations boxes, exposes you to customs and beliefs of different cultures that influence child care, enhancing your ability to provide quality nursing care to ALL children and their families. Nursing Tips throughout the text offer helpful hints and practical, clinical information of a non-emergency nature. Nursing Alerts throughout the text provide you with critical information that must be considered in providing care. UNIQUE! Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference in critical situations. Nursing Care Guidelines boxes provide you with clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions for performing specific skills or procedures.

Medical Terminology Online to Accompany Exploring Medical Language

Author: Myrna LaFleur Brooks

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323044622

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for students training for a career in health care. It includes the sixth edition of Exploring Medical Language, audio CDs, MTO and the seventh edition of Mosby's Dictionary. For further information on each individual product, please click on the links provided below.

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - eBook

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414192

Category: Medical

Page: 2064

View: 4749

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Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 10th Edition! This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. Over 56,000 entries offer detailed definitions, as well as the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Strict, common-sense alphabetical organization makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. Detailed appendixes provide you with useful information on lab values, symbols and abbreviations, pharmacology, infection control standards, and more that can be used throughout your health career. NEW! Approximately 5,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Completely updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions to reflect current healthcare practice and equipment.