Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition,
Edition 2
By Peter Harris, MBBS, FRACGP, Sue Nagy, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, FCN, and Nicholas Vardaxis, BSc(Hons), PhD

Publication Date: 01 Nov 2009

Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions has been acclaimed by students and educators for its clarity, comprehensiveness and currency. Now in its second edition, a thorough revision of this definitive reference for the ANZ region enhances the classic Mosby dictionary features and sees in its over 2000 pages:

  • precise and clear entries, plus encyclopaedic entries of significant terms; generous illustrations and apt use of tables
  • a detailed colour atlas of anatomy enhances the comprehension of anatomical terms
  • local spelling conventions and phonetic pronunciation guides
  • fully revised etymologies

Online resources include a regional spellchecker, a printable colour atlas, all images from the text, and 18 valuable appendices, 9 of which appear in the main text.

Key Features

  • encyclopaedic definitions

  • comprehensive entries for numerous fully updated drugs

  • over 2400 high quality full-colour illustrations and photographs to enhance and clarify definitions of terms

  • regionalised spellchecker

New Features

  • over 300 new drug entries

  • over 500 new images, including uniquely Australian sourced images for illustrating terms of particular local relevance

  • a total of 73 new and updated tables to provide key reference information to supplement definitions

  • revised to update and refine existing material and incorporate many new terms, tables and illustrations to ensure currency and relevance

  • all appendices have been updated to include the latest information

  • new terms include Swine influenza, Hendra disease, Nipah virus, Avian influenza, Multi-drug resistant TB and Vancomycin resistant enterococcus plus many, many more

About the author
By Peter Harris, MBBS, FRACGP, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, University of New South Wales, New South Wales; Sue Nagy, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, FCN,, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney New South Wales and Nicholas Vardaxis, BSc(Hons), PhD, Executive General Manager, Courses and Quality, Open Universities Australia
Book details
ISBN: 9780729539098
Page Count: 2208
Retail Price : £67.71