This pocket-sized guide gives working nurses 3,400 medical terms and abbreviations they need at their fingertips. Features: Alphabetical listing of all terms for ready reference; Illustrations of body systems; Common diseases with signs, symptoms, and treatments; Diagnostic and surgical procedures; Up-to-date medical vocabulary; Side-of-page shading for easy navigation.
Janet Duffey is a professor of nursing at Napa Valley College in Napa, California. She teaches medical terminology to nursing students, as well as medical surgical, geriatrics, and mental health nursing, and contributed to the 19th edition of Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. She has spoken frequently at nursing conferences.
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