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Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary, 26th Edition

for Nurses and Health Care Workers


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PDF eBook $48.95
(With Adobe DRM, readable with Adobe Digital Editions for PCs and Macs, and on most mobile devices except Kindle)

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.


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

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Expanded appendices
    • Online pronunciation guide


Key Features

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

Author Information

    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

Customer Reviews

  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 624 Pages
  • Imprint: Bailliere Tindall
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5328-3
  • Copyright: 2014