Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition - eBook

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 8, 2014 - Medical - 2100 pages

Perfect for:

  • Students of Nursing, Medicine and Health Professions.
  • Clinicians in Nursing, Medicine and Health Professions.
  • Educators in Nursing, Medicine and Health Professions.

Benefits:

  • The only Australian medical dictionary.
  • Receive free access to the dictionary's online resources.
  • Over 30 medical and health specialties covered.
  • Over 39,000 entries, plus enyclopedic entries of significant terms.
  • Over 50 new drug entries.
  • High quality images and tables.

Widely used by students, educators and professionals, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 3rd Edition is the definitive reference text for Australian and New Zealand regions. Harris, Nagy and Vardaxis’ Mosby’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition delivers more than 1,100 new and revised definitions, more than 50 new drug entries, and a total of 74 new and updated tables for key reference information to complement definitions.

As the only Australian medical dictionary, you also benefit from context-specific information written in local spelling conventions alongside phonetic pronunciation guides throughout Harris, Nagy and Vardaxis’ reference book.

Enhance your knowledge base with an array of free online content, which supplements Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 3rd Edition. Make the most of the online regionalised spellchecker, five comprehensive appendices and an extensive image collection that can be viewed offline, including a printable colour atlas of human anatomy.

  • over 39,000 clear, precise entries, plus encyclopaedic entries of significant terms

  • over 2000 high quality images and the apt use of tables to demonstrate and clarify more than 30 medical and health specialties represented

  • a detailed colour atlas of anatomy, enhancing the comprehension of anatomical terms

  • local spelling conventions and phonetic pronunciation guides throughout

  • fully revised etymologies

  • comprehensive entries for numerous drugs

  • valuable appendices, including normal laboratory values for adults and children, units of measurement, nutrition guidelines, assessment guides, immunisation schedules, infection control and herb-drug interactions

  • Evolve Resources Online Features:

  • free access to all online resources

  • regionalised spellchecker

  • printable colour atlas of human anatomy

  • image collection offers all images for online viewing

  • 5 comprehensive appendices

  • over 50 new drug entries
  • over 1,100 new and revised definitions
  • a total of 74 new and updated tables providing key reference information to supplement definitions
  • revised and updated materials throughout as well as many new terms, tables and illustrations to ensure currency and relevance
  • updates of all appendices
 

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Contents

A
1
B
173
C
267
D
477
E
568
F
651
G
716
H
773
W
1823
X
1838
Y
1844
Z
1847
Units of measurement
1857
Symbols and abbreviations
1869
Medical terminology
1880
Normal reference values
1900

I
864
J
942
K
950
L
969
M
1041
N
1151
O
1208
P
1266
Q
1455
R
1460
S
1531
T
1674
U
1768
V
1786
Nutrition
1916
Medication clinical calculations interactions issues of safety and usage rates
1944
Infection control
1980
Health of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander and Māori people
1992
Tabular atlas of human anatomy and physiology
1998
Assessment guides
2035
Picture credits
2043
Health promotion and immunisation
2044
Complementary and alternative medicine
2054
Herbs and natural supplements
2065
Health organisations and resources
2081
Commonly used abbreviations
2104
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information