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Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions - 9th edition

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780323074032

ISBN10: 0323074030

Mosby
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
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International: No
Mosby

ISBN13: 9780323074032

ISBN10: 0323074030

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 13


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Summary

So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, 45 appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, online resources, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations - nearly three times more than any other dictionary available - making it an indispensible reference for students and professionals alike.



  • UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts.
  • A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference.
  • Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions - including expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures - offer the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care.
  • 23 appendixes - 13 in the dictionary and 10 on the companion Evolve website - offer quick access to useful reference information, such as lab values, symbols and abbreviations, language translation guides, pharmacology, infection control standards, conversion tables, and clinical calculations.
  • A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions.


  • NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment.
  • NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology.
  • NEW! Editor Marie O'Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Color Atlas of Human Anatomy

Definitions A-Z

Illustration Credits

Appendixes (Back of Book)

    Units of Measurement
    Language Translation Guide: Spanish-French-English Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases
    American Sign Language and Manual Communication
    Normal Reference Values
    Nutrition
    Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations
    Range of Motion
    Infection Control: CDC Isolation Guidelines
    Diagnosis-Related Groups

Appendixes (Endsheets)

    Common Abbreviations Used in Writing Prescriptions
    Commonly Used Abbreviations
    The Joint Commission Do Not Use Abbreviation List
    Spanish-French Equivalents of Commonly Used Medical Terms and Phrases

Appendixes (Evolve)

    Canadian Controlled Substance Chart
    High-Alert Drugs
    Common Herbs and Supplements
    Herb-Drug Interactions

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