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Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary

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ISBN13:

9780323014304

ISBN10:
0323014305
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div

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Summary

The new edition of this best-selling dictionary offers readers maximum definition! Meticulously revised and updated to reflect all the changes in nursing and allied health today. Features over 3,000 new entries, more than 1,100 new illustrations, and a wealth of new appendices making this the most current, user-friendly dictionary available. With its large, easy-to-read typeface; strict alphabetical organization with no subentries; comprehensive definitions; detailed drug entries; and a Color Atlas of Human Anatomy, this dictionary offers easy access to comprehensive information. Meticulously revised and updated to reflect current health care practice, this bestselling dictionary gives students: Over 3,000 new entries and a wealth of new appendices detailing the most complete, current information. Thousands of illustrations and full-color photographs that bring terminology to life. Large, user-friendly type that makes each entry easy to read and understand. Strict alphabetical organization with no subentries that enables students to quickly look up any medical word. Comprehensive definitions written in clear, understandable language. Detailed drug entries that spell out key facts on commonly prescribed medications. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy that serves as a convenient, visual review of body structure. A FREE companion website with updates and weblinks. Includes a FREE Website at www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Dictionary/ Spanish version of 5th edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-380-1

Table of Contents

Publisher's Foreword vii
Consultants viii
List of Illustrations
xi
List of Boxes and Tables
xxii
Guide to the Dictionary xxiii
Pronunciation Key xxvi
Color Atlas of Human Anatomy 1(1)
Skeletal System
2(6)
Muscular System
8(4)
Circulatory System
12(6)
Endocrine System
18(2)
Lymphatic System
20(8)
Nervous System
28(1)
Respiratory System
28(4)
Digestive System
32(3)
Reproductive System
35(4)
Urinary System
39(3)
Special Senses
42
Vocabulary 1(1851)
Illustration Credits 1852(5)
Appendixes
1 Units of Measurement
1857(10)
2 Symbols and Abbreviations
1867(7)
3 Medical Terminology
1874(13)
4 Tabular Atlas of Human Anatomy and Physiology
1887(30)
5 Language Translation Guide: Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases
1917(11)
6American Sign Language and Manual Communication
1928(1)
7 Assessment Guides
1929(7)
8 Normal Reference Values
1936(12)
9 Health Promotion
1948(10)
10 Nutrition
1958(12)
11 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
1970(10)
12 Herbs and Natural Supplements
1980(11)
13 Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations
1991(10)
14 Infection Control
2001(10)
15 Health Organizations and Resources
2011(37)
16 Diagnosis-Related Groups
2048(9)
17 Nursing Diagnoses
2057(70)
18 Nursing Interventions Classification
2127(4)
19 Nursing Outcomes Classification
2131(2)
20 Omaha Classification System
2133
UK Appendices (in UK edition only) 1


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