Fully updated and revised, the trusted Australian Nurses' Dictionary, 6e remains the only pocket-sized dictionary specific to Australia and New Zealand.
Compiled by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley and Barbara Weller, this dictionary features comprehensive nursing definitions, guidelines, terminology, policies and procedures, and provides a quick reference source for students and nurses in the clinical setting.
In addition to numerous everyday nursing terms, definitions extend to include specialist areas such as complementary therapies, health informatics, nursing management, midwifery, education, research and ethics.
Over 5,500 entries
More than 100 supporting illustrations and tables
Pronunciation guide for every definition.
New to this Edition
A full-colour abridged Atlas of Human Anatomy for an on-the-go reference to the anatomy of body systems
Twelve appendices to assist with clinical practice
Over 150 new entries across a range of specialist areas.
Pronunciation guide Atlas of human anatomy A-Z entries
Appendices 1. Commonly used prefixes, suffixes and combining forms 2. Commonly used nursing abbreviations 3. Units of measurement 4. Table of normal values 5. Drug calculations 6. Resuscitation 7. Immunisation 8. Code of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses and Code of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct for Midwives in Australia 9. Aspects of nursing and the law 10. Infection control guidelines 11. National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards 12. Useful addresses
By Jennie King, RN, BA(Hons), PhD
, Clinical Nurse Consultant (Nursing and Midwifery Research), Central Coast Local Health District;
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney and Rhonda Hawley, RN, RMN, Cardio-Thoracic Cert, DipTeach. BA, MEd. PhD, Independent Nurse Consultant
Formerly Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (NSW & ACT), Australian Catholic University