This paperback dictionary gives comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing profession, and is a new edition of the Pocket Dictionary for Nurses' (1984). It also contains terms from medicine, surgery, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, psychiatry, community health and many others. Nearly 8,500 entries are written by medical or nursing specialists. The clear definitions include a simple guide to pronunciation. Detailed illustrations and tables are also present.