Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary

Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care WorkersEdition 26

Editors: By Barbara F. Weller, BA, MSc, RGN, RSCN, RNT
ISBN: 9780702053283
Publication Date : Jan 11, 2014
Page Count: 610
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description

This popular classic, Baillière’s Nurses’ Dictionary, is now in its 26th edition, and fully updated to ensure it retains its usefulness to nurses and health care workers. New entries reflect the constantly changing world of health care services. Containing a wealth of useful information in a convenient pocket-sized format, this is an essential resource for everyone involved in nursing and health care.

Appendices:

1 Nutrition

2 Resuscitation

3 First Aid

4 Medicines and their Control

5 The Legal and Professional Framework of Nursing

6 Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Section 1: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Section 2: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

7 Common Abbreviations

8 Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots

9 Units of Measurement and Tables of Normal Values

10 Immunization and Vaccinations

11 Occupational Health and Safety

12 Prevention and Control of Infection

13 Practice Development

14 Clinical Supervision

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Key Features

  • Convenient, portable size
  • Illustrations clarify anatomy and physiology terminology
  • Useful appendices
  • Additional online resources

New Features

  • Expanded appendices
  • Online pronunciation guide

 

About the Editor
By Barbara F. Weller, BA, MSc, RGN, RSCN, RNT , Independent Nurse Consultant; formerly Editor, INFANT (Journal for Neonatal and Paediatric Healthcare Professionals); Nursing Officer, Department of Health and Chief Nursing Adviser, British Red Cross Society, UK
Table of Contents

Style Guide

A-Z entries

Appendices

1 Nutrition

2 Resuscitation

3 First Aid

4 Medicines and their Control

5 The Legal and Professional Framework of Nursing

6 Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Section 1: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Section 2: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

7 Common Abbreviations

8 Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots

9 Units of Measurement and Tables of Normal Values

10 Immunization and Vaccinations

11 Occupational Health and Safety

12 Prevention and Control of Infection

13 Practice Development

14 Clinical Supervision