Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) April 23, 2012
Elsevier Australia has released a newly-updated fifth edition of the ‘Australian Nurses’ Dictionary’, the only pocket-sized dictionary specifically for nurses in Australia and New Zealand.
This new edition features 5,500 A-Z entries covering the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. The book also reflects recent developments since the fourth edition of this evergreen publication was released in 2007, such as National Registration for nurses and midwives.
Along with its ANZ-specific content, the dictionary’s size is one of its greatest assets. Nurses and nursing students carry this quick-reference guide with them, finding the right definition quickly and cross-referencing it with the flick of a thumb.
The ‘Australian Nurses’ Dictionary’ has long been a recommended university text for undergraduate nursing and midwifery students. It is also popular with students completing a TAFE Diploma of Nursing, and nurses and midwives returning to the workforce.
Students and nurses alike will benefit from its useful pronunciation guide, phonetic pronunciations and extensive appendices including the 2010 ARC Resuscitation guidelines.
For more information or to buy a copy of the ‘Australian Nurses’ Dictionary’, 5th edition visit http://tiny.cc/qogwcw
About the authors
Jennifer King RN, BA(Hons) – Jennifer King is a Clinical Nurse Consultant – Research at the Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service. She is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery.
Rhonda Hawley PhD, RN, RMN, Cardio-thoracic Cert, DipNursEd, BA,MEd – Rhonda Hawley is the Assistant Head of School at the Australian Catholic University’s School of Nursing (NSW and ACT)
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