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A Dictionary of Nursing : Oxford Quick Reference - Elizabeth A. Martin

A Dictionary of Nursing

Oxford Quick Reference

By: Elizabeth A. Martin (Editor)

Paperback Published: 30th May 2017
ISBN: 9780198788454
Number Of Pages: 656

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The new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully updated and revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields. Updates to this edition cover many areas, with a particular focus on areas such as nutrition, medical research, lymphology, and critical care nursing.

Written by medical and nursing specialists, and offering more than 10,400 clear and concise entries on the theory and practice of nursing, the dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. As well as nursing-specific terms, there are also many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, ethics, psychiatry, nutrition, statistics, and pharmacology. Almost 100 helpful illustrations and tables, and 17 appendices covering the Code of Conduct 2015, the calculation of drug dosages, essential skill clusters, religion and nursing practice, recommended alcohol intake, and much more, make this an essential reference tool for all nursing students and professionals.

Industry Reviews

"[This dictionary] is a comprehensive and easy access guide to common medical terms, allowing members of the profession to understand and competently deal with rare and specific conditions." - Allison Crocker, theatre practitioner, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Nursing Times"The ideal book for those on the front line of medicine." - Northern Echo"Contains every definition a nurse could possibly need" - Independent

Pronunciation guide Dictionary Appendices Biochemical reference values for blood Biochemical reference values for urine Biochemical reference values for faeces Haematological reference values Body mass index (BMI) Formulae for calculating drug dosages Alcohol: ABV and recommended intake Immunization schedules Essential skills clusters Guidelines for resuscitation The Human Rights Act Religion and nursing practice Health care websites Degrees and diplomas SI units Abbreviations The NMC code of professional conduct: standards for conduct, performance, and ethics

ISBN: 9780198788454
ISBN-10: 0198788452
Series: Oxford Quick Reference
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 656
Published: 30th May 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 12.7  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 7
Edition Type: Revised

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