Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition
Regarded as one of the most respected and widely used health professions references, Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 10th Edition helps your students make sense of the complex world of health care. This one-stop reference is expertly edited by Marie O’Toole EdD, RN, FAAN, and includes detailed entries that give students the knowledge they need to communicate effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, Mosby’s Dictionary is an indispensable guide for students.
- Over 56,000 entries offer detailed definitions, as well as the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care.
- More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.
- Strict, common-sense alphabetical organization makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.
- Detailed appendixes provide you with useful information on lab values, symbols and abbreviations, pharmacology, infection control standards, and more that can be used throughout your health career.
- NEW! Approximately 5,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology.
- NEW! Completely updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions to reflect current healthcare practice and equipment.
I. Color Atlas of Human Anatomy II. Definitions A-Z III. Illustration Credits IV. Appendixes (at back of book) 1. Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) 2. Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) 3. Units of Measurement 4. Language Translation Guide 5. American Sign Language and Communications 6. Normal Reference Values 7. Nutrition 8. Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations 9. Range of Motion 10. Infection Control: CDC Isolation Guidelines 11. Diagnosis-Related Groups
Appendixes (on endsheets) Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases The Joint Commission Do Not Use Abbreviation List
Appendixes (on Evolve) Pharmacology Herbs and Natural Supplements Immunizations: Recommended Immunization Schedule, Canada 2012 Immunizations: Recommended Immunization Schedule, United States 2012 Medical Terminology Normal Reference Laboratory Values Symbols and Abbreviations