Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary / Edition 22

Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary / Edition 22

by Barbara F. Weller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0702020222

ISBN-13: 9780702020223

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its 24th edition, Baillliere's Nurses' Dictionary is fully updated and revised to address the changing world of nursing and health services. This edition moves beyond the narrow medical focus of other pocket dictionaries and is firmly focused on the needs of today's nurses. Packed with useful information, it provides the essential pocket reference resource for…  See more details below

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Now in its 24th edition, Baillliere's Nurses' Dictionary is fully updated and revised to address the changing world of nursing and health services. This edition moves beyond the narrow medical focus of other pocket dictionaries and is firmly focused on the needs of today's nurses. Packed with useful information, it provides the essential pocket reference resource for everyone involved in nursing and healthcare. In addition to its comprehensive range of terms and definitions, this dictionary also includes a vast range of useful information within its APPENDICES.

  • Fully revised and updated to reflect the needs of today's nurses in the range of health services
  • PVC cover and pocket size make it practical and accessible in the ward setting
  • Introduces social, psychosocial, management, research areas, as well as current NHS speak.
  • Adds information on supplements.
  • Entries expanded without increasing the extent.
  • Appendices updated, especially in the areas of technology; prescribing by nurses; and UKCC change to NMC.
  • Occupational health expanded to cover prevention of accidents, responsibility, health and safety, etc., in response to increase in litigation.
  • Clinical governance largely expanded.
  • Includes a new Appendix on Practice Development.
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780702020223
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date:
    01/28/1997
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    545
    Product dimensions:
    0.39(w) x 0.79(h) x (d)

    Table of Contents

    List of appendices:
    Nutrition
    Resuscitation
    Medicines and their Control
    The Legal and Professional Framework of Nursing
    United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting Code of Professional Conduct
    Useful Addresses
    Degrees, Diplomas and Organisations
    Abbreviations in Nursing and Health Care
    Units of Measurements and Tables of Normal Values
    Immunisation and Vaccinations
    Occupational Health and Safety
    Nursing on the Internet
    Infection Control
    Practice Development
    Clinical Governance

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