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Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition - E-Book, 2nd Edition

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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.


New to This Edition

    • 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

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

Author Information

    By Peter Harris, MBBS, FRACGP, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Education, School of Public Health and Community Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales; Sue Nagy, RN, PhD, Adj Professor, Faculty of Nursing Midwifery and Health UTS and Nicholas Vardaxis, PhD, BSc (Hons), National Director of Education at Endeavour College

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  • Imprint: Mosby Australia
  • Copyright: 2010