Australian Nurses' Dictionary

Author: Jennie King,Rhonda Hawley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729585336

Category: Medical

Page: 630

View: 7492


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

An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers

Communication and Culture

Author: Robert O. Chase,Clarisa B. Medina de Chase

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300124260

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 367

View: 7340


Now in its third edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students with little or no formal background in Spanish. It provides the necessary language and vocabulary to facilitate better communication between health care providers and the growing Spanish-speaking community. This classroom text uses readings, exercises, and interactive activities such as challenging and enjoyable improvisation to integrate structure, Spanish medical vocabulary, and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need most. Rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles. New to the Third Edition: • DVD video featuring dramatic interactions between a family and its health care providers as well as demonstrations of specific communication tasks in health care • More communicative activities and larger lexicon • Revised and expanded cultural notes • A companion Web site - - with self-correcting quizzes and links to medical and language sites