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Baillieres Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers

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ISBN: 978-0-7020-7279-6

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Bailliere's Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers , 27th Edition

By Jayne Taylor, PhD MBA BSc(Hons) DipN(Lond) RN HV RNT

566 pages
Copyright 2020
$15.99, Paperback, Reference

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The 27th edition of this established and well-respected pocket dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of nurses and healthcare workers in a variety of clinical settings throughout the world. Packed with useful information, and now published in full-colour throughout, Baillière's Dictionary for Nurses and Healthcare Workers provides the essential pocket reference resource for everyone involved in nursing and healthcare.

Key Features

  • User friendly text presented in a handy pocket size format
  • Suitable for a variety of settings raging from the high-tech high-dependency environment to primary care and community settings
  • Clear artwork helps further clarify terms and difficult concepts
  • Includes common abbreviations, prefixes, suffixes and roots, together with units of measurement and normal values
  • Helpful appendices cover nutrition, resuscitation, first aid, medicines control, immunization and vaccinations, and prevention and control of infection
  • Ideal for all newcomers to the clinical and healthcare environment!

New to this Edition

  • Now published in full-colour throughout!
  • Expanded number of entries to aid comprehensiveness
  • Includes the latest information on revalidation, the legal and professional framework of nursing, professional standards of practice and behaviour, and clinical supervision

Table of Contents
Author Information

By Jayne Taylor, PhD MBA BSc(Hons) DipN(Lond) RN HV RNT, Head of Organisational Development, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Watford, UK

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