Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care
This Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care provides the reader with a complete guide to the vocabulary in current use by nurses and other health care professionals. Over 11 000 terms are explained in clear, straightforward English. Areas covered include diseases and conditions, instruments, drugs, diagnostics, treatments and patient care, as well as medical specialisations such as surgery, psychiatry and physiotherapy and branches of related internal medicine. Many informal and everyday terms used by patients in describing their condition are also included.
A useful supplement is illustrated with clear and simple diagrams.
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