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704 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198864646


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A Dictionary of Nursing

Eighth Edition

Edited by Jonathan Law
Tanya A. McFerran

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  • Over 10,500 entries written by a team of more than 20 medical and nursing specialists, including key vocabulary associated with the new Nursing & Midwifery Council Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses
  • Around 100 new entries, including clinical reasoning, Covid-19, health economics, intravascular ultrasound, NHS Digital, and Schwartz rounds
  • Includes terms from the related fields of medicine, surgery, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, dentistry, and pharmacology
  • Nearly 100 helpful diagrams and tables
  • 16 essential appendices all fully updated to reflect the most current nursing practice, from biochemical reference values and immunization schedules to guidelines for resuscitation and standard abbreviations

New to this Edition:

  • Around 100 new entries, including clinical reasoning, Covid-19, health economics, intravascular ultrasound, NHS Digital, and Schwartz rounds
  • Updates to the appendix on the NMC Code of Professional Conduct in the light of the 2018 revisions, and the inclusion of entries defining key vocabulary from that document

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