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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health

Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health - 3rd edition

Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780815131663

ISBN10: 0815131666

Mosby
Edition: 3RD 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published:
International: No
Mosby

ISBN13: 9780815131663

ISBN10: 0815131666

Edition: 3RD 98

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Summary

This convenient reference is the only pocket-size dictionary with a strong emphasis on nursing and allied health terminology. Derived from Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, it condenses nearly all the terms in the large dictionary to incorporate only essential information. Word roots and pronunciations are included when appropriate to help readers learn and correctly use medical terminology. Screened "thumb tabs" assist in quickly locating definitions, and a hard yet flexible cover increases the dictionary's durability. This handy resource offers an alternative to students and practitioners who seek a comprehensive reference at a lower cost or who prefer the convenient size.

  • Emphasis on nursing and allied health terminology makes this the most useful pocket dictionary for students and practitioners in nursing and the allied health professions.
  • Handy size makes it easy to transport, so it's available when needed.
  • Definitions are concise for quick reference.
  • Large number of definitions ensures needed information will be available.
  • Includes definitions for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses, including those from the Twelfth National Conference in 1996.
  • Provides pronunciations for key entries to help readers use terminology correctly in everyday practice.
  • Includes etymologies for most entries to help readers understand medical terminology and build a professional vocabulary.
  • Assists in quickly locating entries with screened "thumb tabs."
  • Flexible yet hard cover increases dictionary's durability.
  • Adds approximately 5,000 new words, representing all areas of nursing, medicine, and allied health.
  • Updates or adds nursing diagnosis entries to reflect changes in terminology incorporated at the Twelfth Conference.
  • Adds British spelling for key terms to help readers recognize alternate spellings.
  • Appendix of prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms in medical terminology increases the dictionary's usefulness for building a medical vocabulary.
  • Reviews and revises existing entries, where appropriate, to ensure accuracy and currency of content.