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Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions UK Edition



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Author: Chris Brooker

Publisher: Mosby Ltd.

Publish Date: 8th October 2009

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Pages: 972

Language: English

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Description

For the first time, a fully UK edition of this popular reference work, uses English spelling and terminology, and metric measurements. Medical, nursing, allied health and complementary therapy terms are included, and appendices cover UK guidelines, bodies and organisations. Extensive illustrations and helpful electronic support material.

Table of Contents

How to use this dictionary Colour sections Illustrations Clinical photographs A-Z entries Appendices Appendix 1 Prefixes and suffixes Appendix 2 SI units and the metric system     Appendix 3 Normal values     Appendix 4 Nutrients     Appendix 5 Drugs: the law, measurement and drug groups in common use     Appendix 6 Abbreviations and acronyms: medical terms and related organizations     Appendix 7 Useful websites    Appendix 8 Chemical symbols and formulae Appendix 9 Radionuclide applications Appendix 10 Basic Life Support (BLS) Appendix 11 Chronological development and eruption of teeth Appendix 12 The Code: Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives (2008) Appendix 13 Career development via your curriculum vitae (CV). Personal development and structured networking Appendix 14 Research, evidence-based practice and web sources