This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised and updated to account for recent developments in the field of nursing. Written by medical and nursing specialists, it provides concise entries on the theory and practice of nursing, and comprehensive coverage of the expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. This is an essential guide for all nursing students, practising nurses, and other health-care professionals.
- Over 10,250 entries, with almost 200 new to this edition including Clinical Global Impression, dignity glycaemic index, Public Health England, and robotic surgery
- Expanded coverage of many areas, including terms from the related fields of medicine, surgery, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and pharmacology
- 17 useful appendices for easy reference ranging from an immunization schedule to the nursing Code of Conduct
- Nearly 100 helpful diagrams and tables
‘Contains every definition a nurse could possibly need’