Medical Terms for Nurses: A Quick Reference Guide for Clinical Practice

Medical Terms for Nurses: A Quick Reference Guide for Clinical Practice

by Janet Duffey
     
 

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This pocket-sized guide gives working nurses 3,400 medical terms and abbreviations they need at their fingertips. Features:
Alphabetical listing of all terms for ready reference;
Illustrations of body systems;
Common diseases with signs, symptoms, and treatments;
Diagnostic and surgical procedures;
Up-to-date medical vocabulary;
Side-of

Overview

This pocket-sized guide gives working nurses 3,400 medical terms and abbreviations they need at their fingertips. Features:
Alphabetical listing of all terms for ready reference;
Illustrations of body systems;
Common diseases with signs, symptoms, and treatments;
Diagnostic and surgical procedures;
Up-to-date medical vocabulary;
Side-of-page shading for easy navigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609780289
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
4.18(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Duffey is a professor of nursing at Napa Valley College in Napa, California. She teaches medical terminology to nursing students, as well as medical surgical, geriatrics, and mental health nursing, and contributed to the 19th edition of Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. She has spoken frequently at nursing conferences.

Kaplan Nursing offers a wide variety of programs for pre-licensure and post-licensure nurses. Kaplan Nursing is the world’s largest provider of NCLEX-RN exam review in live, live online, and self-paced classrooms. Its partnership with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins also provides nursing schools with a program of Integrated Testing that helps identify and remediate gaps in nursing knowledge. For more information, visit us at kaplannursing.com.

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