Australian Nurses' Dictionary,
Edition 6
By Jennie King, RN, BA (Hons), PhD and Rhonda Hawley, RN, RMN, Cardio-Thoracic Cert, Dip Teach. BA, MEd, PhD

Publication Date: 12 May 2016

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.


Key Features

  • Over 5,500 entries
  • More than 100 supporting illustrations and tables
  • Pronunciation guide for every definition.

New Features

  • 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.
About the author
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, The University of Sydney; and Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle; Rhonda Hawley, RN, RMN, Cardio-Thoracic Cert, Dip Teach. BA, MEd, PhD, Independent Nurse Consultant and Formerly Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (NSW and ACT), Australian Catholic University
Table of Contents
Pronunciation guide Atlas of human anatomy A-Z entries Appendices1. 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
Book details
ISBN: 9780729542296
Page Count: 630
Retail Price : £