Offers more than 11,000 explanations of terms and concepts most likely to be encountered by the nursing profession. The appendices include a comprehensive selection of tables of reference values for biochemical data and formulas for calculating drug dosages.
Written for students and professionals in the field. Entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.
Widely used medical text in the world and the hypochondriac's bible, the Merck has the lowdown on the vast expanse of human diseases, disorders and injuries, as well as their symptoms and recommended therapy.