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Australian Nurses Dictionary  : 5th Edition - Rhonda Hawley

Australian Nurses Dictionary

5th Edition

Paperback

Published: 10th May 2012
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$44.95

The only pocket-sized dictionary on the market specific to nurses in Australia and New Zealand.

The Australian Nurses' Dictionary has long been a recommended university book for undergraduate nursing and midwifery students. It is also popular with students completing a TAFE Diploma of Nursing, and nurses and midwives returning to the workforce.

The only pocket-sized ANZ-specific dictionary available, Australian Nurses' Dictionary is highly-regarded within the nursing profession. Nurses and nursing students carry this quick-reference guide with them, finding the right definition with the flick of a thumb.

Now in its fifth edition, the Australian Nurses' Dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated, addressing recent developments in nursing and midwifery practice. With 5,500 entries, this new edition provides the most comprehensive coverage of an ever-expanding vocabulary.

The Australian Nurses' Dictionary, 5th edition features up-to-the-minute guidelines, terminology, policies and procedures. Definitions in this excellent nursing textbook are broad, spanning nursing specialist areas, information technology, complementary therapies, nursing management, education and ethics.

Key Features
Key features of Australian Nurses’ Dictionary, 5th Edition:

  • Over 5,500 entries
  • A pronunciation guide
  • Phonetic pronunciations for all entries
  • Relevant, clinically focused diagrams
  • Comprehensive tables
  • Easy cross referencing
  • 14 appendices including:
  • 2010 ARC Resuscitation guidelines
  • Code of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct for
  • Nurses in Australia
  • National Registration for Nurses and Midwives
About the Author

By Jennie King, BA(Hons), RN, Clinical Nurse Consultant (Research), Central Coast Local Health District; and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney and Rhonda Hawley, PhD, RN, RMN, Cardio-Thoracic Cert, DipNursEd, BA, MEd, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (NSW & ACT), Australian Catholic University

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      5.0

      A must for all training Nurses

      By Narelle

      from Glen Innes NSW

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      Pros

      • Australian Spelling
      • Deeply Informative
      • Easy To Understand

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        • All Trainees In Nursing

        Comments about Australian Nurses Dictionary:

        Has medical terminology and everything to help me with my studies in Nursing

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        5.0

        Easy and very handy to have.

        By Sarah the student Nurse

        from Brisbane

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        Pros

        • Deeply Informative
        • Easy To Understand
        • Rich Resource
        • Well Written

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          • Reference
          • Students

          Comments about Australian Nurses Dictionary:

          This is a pocket sized dictionary. I find it extremely handy and it fits in my nursing bag without being in the way. Due to it's size, I can take it wherever I may need it.

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          ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐five stars!

          By Student Nurse

          from New South Wales

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          • Easy To Understand

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            • Reference

            Comments about Australian Nurses Dictionary:

            This book, I use everyday my studies would be more stressful if I didn't have it. It's the right size to have in my hand bag for quick checks throughout the day.

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            ISBN: 9780729540841
            ISBN-10: 0729540847
            Audience: Tertiary; University or College
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Published: 10th May 2012
            Publisher: Elsevier Australia
            Edition Number: 5