Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions has been acclaimed by students and educators for its clarity, comprehensiveness and currency. Now in its second edition, a thorough revision of this definitive reference for the ANZ region enhances the classic Mosby dictionary features and sees in its over 2000 pages: precise and clear entries, plus encyclopaedic entries of significant terms; generous illustrations and apt use of tables -- a detailed colour atlas of anatomy enhances the comprehension of anatomical terms -- local spelling conventions and phonetic pronunciation guides -- fully revised etymologies Online resources include a regional spellchecker, a printable colour atlas, all images from the text, and 18 valuable appendices, 9 of which appear in the main text.
About the Author
Peter Harris was born in Durban, grew up in the Eastern Cape, and was educated at Michaelhouse, Rhodes and Warwick (UK). He practiced law at JNB Bar for 15 years; he was legal counsel to Cosatu, he was involved in Peace Accords in the early 90s. He served as Head of Monitoring Directorate of IEC in 1994 and has engaged in international consulting for the UN as an election operations expert in Mexico, Haiti and other places. He is the Director of Programmes at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in Sweden. Back in South Africa, he is the co-founder and Executive Chair of the Resolve Group (management consultancy).
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Comments about Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions:
The definitions are comprehensible and concise and it has an assortment of clear, colour images some of which are quite grisly! Overall I'm very happy with my purchase and definitely recommend it.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 2208
Published: 1st November 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Australia