More than 70 leading consultants from health professions and nursing worked with us to help make this new edition of Stedman’s your one source for health reference. The new edition includes:
Stedman’s is the best way to get all the tools you need. Every Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing purchased offers the user FREE bonus resources, including:
- More than 56,000 entries, updated to cover the current medical terminology. Stedman’s will carry your students into their chosen profession no matter where they are heading
- An anatomical insert based on images from the Anatomical Chart Company to help bring the terms and illustrations to life.
- More than 48,000 audio pronunciations available online so students can connect the spelling to the sound of the word and make sure they are accurately using their knowledge
- Nearly 65 appendices providing more information on crucial topics
- A FREE one-year subscription to Stedman’s Online so you and your students can access this resource on the go, and customize it to suit specific needs
- A FREE version of Stedman’s Plus Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker
The A-to-Z Guide to Better Nursing DocumentationLippincott Williams & WilkinsRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this portable handbook shows nurses in all practice settings exactly what to document in any situation. Nearly 300 alphabetically organized entries cover diseases, emergencies, procedures, legal and ethical problems, and difficult situations involving patients, families, and other health care professionals. Legal Casebook sidebars provide real-world examples of court cases. AccuChart sample forms show how to accurately complete various forms.
This edition includes new, difficult, and timely charting situations such as moderate sedation, medication reconciliation, infant identification, faxing medical records, and requests by families for medical advice. Other highlights include expanded information on the electronic medical record, current Joint Commission guidelines on abbreviation use, and the newest NANDA nursing diagnoses.
Sandra K. Leeper-Woodford, Linda R. AdkisonRead MoreLippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems uses the first-and-best Lippincott Illustrated Reviews format to integrate the most important topics in pathology, biochemistry, anatomy, embryology, genetics, histology, pharmacology, physiology, microbiology, immunology, and neuroscience and their role in each of eight human systems. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews features clear, effective writing and hundreds of illustrations for ideal rapid review and the assimilation of complex information. Clear, sequential images present mechanisms of action and focus on showing rather than telling students how drugs work. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews captures the vitality and interactive nature of the classroom experience in book format. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews features an easy-to-read format, supported with eye-catching illustrations comprising a lively and interesting mix of colorful art, photographs, and concept maps.
- Each chapter ends with student-favorite study questions and answer explanations
- Hundreds of full-color illustrations visually explain complex processes!
- Outline format ideal for concise review and foundational learning
Sandra M. NettinaRead More
A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice (LMNP) International Edition has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text continues to serve as the most comprehensive reference for practicing nurses and nursing students worldwide.
Often referred as the 'Lippincott Manual' or simply the 'Lippincott', the LMNP is widely used as a procedure manual for many healthcare institutions (contains 150 Nursing Procedure Guidelines). It is also widely regarded as the Gold Standard for nursing practice in the classroom.
Organized into five major parts, LMNP presents a comprehensive reference for all types of core nursing care. Part 1: Nursing Process & Practice; Part 2: Medical-Surgical Nursing; Part 3: Maternity & Neonatal Nursing: Part 4: Pediatric Nursing; Part 5: Psychiatric Nursing. Content is evidence-based with supporting articles highlighted in actual entries and procedure guidelines. Official Guidelines that shape practice are incorporated in to the content and include those from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others; Plentiful additional resources as well as Web sites are included.
Expanded and completely updated for its Tenth Edition, this full-color classic reference is the one source every nurse needs for essential information on patient care. In an easy-to-read outline format, this clinically focused guide covers all disorders and patient problems in medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing, and includes over 150 step-by-step procedures.
LippincottRead MoreCompliant with CDC and WHO guidelines, this new A-to-Z reference provides an overview of 160 infectious diseases, from the common cold and otitis media to MRSA and other newer threats, including Bartonella quintana. Presented in a highly visual format, each disease is showcased in a two-page spread, formatted with consistent headings to make locating critical information easy. The Safety, Alert,and Prevention icons draw attention to critical information, and special headings identify diseases with transmission-based precautions, which are discussed further under Nursing Considerations.·The book also includes special sections that discuss the appropriate use of antibiotic therapy in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance, review the newer antibiotic agents, and provide up-to-date information on immunizations, CDC guidelines for isolation precautions, and tips on how to provide safe patient care.
An Applied ApproachBrandy ZiesemerRead MoreFrom A to Ziesemer, Medical Office Management and Technology is the text to help student's navigate through their medical office management courses, whether as part of a health information technology, medical administration, or any other allied health program. This text starts at the beginning, with an introduction to new students not familiar with this topic, and works thorugh even the most advanced topics in medical office management. With a special focus on leadership, and a logical progression through the topics, this has the makings of a faculty member's most trusted resource for this course.
Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this guide will help health care professionals in all clinical settings communicate easily with Spanish-speaking patients. It presents Spanish words, phrases, questions, and instructions that cover signs and symptoms, history-taking, assessment of all body systems, mental health, diagnostic tests, disorders, medications, procedures, surgery, nutrition and diet therapy, medical equipment, and alternative and complementary therapies. Features include a picture dictionary, clear body-system illustrations with labels in both languages, rules of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, and indexes in English and Spanish.
A companion Website offers audio files with correct pronunciations for hundreds of medical terms in English and Spanish, downloadable to a computer or MP3 player.
Where Success Takes RootDiane GilmoreRead MoreThe publishers of Stedman’s invite you to learn what it means to be a medical transcriptionist from a book written by a practicing transcriptionist! Medical Transcription Fundamentals provides a strong foundation for students and practitioners in an accessible, conversational style. The text outlines the responsibilities associated with the occupation, covers the specific knowledge, skills, and education needed, and provides a conceptual understanding of general medical terms and various medical specialties in a way that is easily remembered.
Bruce E. JarrellRead MoreDepend on NMS Surgery, 6th Edition, to help you successfully complete your clerkship, prepare for the shelf/end-of-rotation exam, and study for the boards. Concise coverage, an online interactive student quiz bank, new text features, and USMLE-format questions make it an ideal guide for effective study and review, while retaining the elements that have made it a reliable, go-to resource for a generation of medical and advanced practice students.
Now in full color for the first time, this practical review tool has been significantly updated to reflect current practices in surgery. Even more user-friendly than before, the easy-to-read outline format makes your study more efficient and offers a thorough review for your exams and beyond. In addition, this title is packaged with access to the interactive eBook version at no additional cost!
Diccionario Médico Español-Inglés Inglés-EspañolOnyria Herrera McElroy, Lola L. GrabbRead MoreWith the rapid growth of the Spanish-speaking population worldwide, this comprehensive communicator has become an indispensable resource for healthcare students and professionals everywhere. The Fourth Edition has been designed to give easier and faster access to nearly 23,000 comprehensive medical terms, technology-related medical terms, and medical abbreviations, plus definitions, translations, tips on pronunciation, signs and symptoms of common disorders, practical phrases used in daily communication with patients, and much more.Access to thePoint website featuring audio pronunciation glossary with Spanish audio, image bank, and appendices formatted as PDFs
Diccionario Médico de Bolsillo Español-Inglés Inglés-EspañolOnyria Herrera McElroy, Lola L. GrabbRead More
Now available—a portable pocket-sized version of McElroy and Grabb's highly successful Spanish-English English-Spanish Medical Dictionary. This handy reference will help non-Spanish-speaking physicians and other health care providers communicate with Spanish-speaking patients with greater precision and ease.
The book contains over 12,000 terms and includes a section on common medical abbreviations. Appendices include Communicating with Patients; Common Medical Disorders—Signs, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatments; Systems of Measurements; and Verb Tables.
Identify current abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols quickly and easily. Gain immediate access to medical terms that help you comply with the new JCAHO mandate for standardized hospital abbreviations. You'll have thousands of new abbreviations for a wide range of specialties, including anatomy, physiology, internal medicine, pathology, laboratory medicine, organisms, infectious diseases, plastic surgery, ENT, dentistry, alternative medicine, endocrinology, and more, right at your fingertips!
Thoroughly reviewed and updated, Stedman's Medical Dictionary, Twenty-Eighth Edition is the most reliable resource for healthcare, including medical students, physicians, educators, researchers, and medical language specialists. This new edition includes more than 107,000 terms and definitions, more than 5,000 new to this edition. More than 45 consultants from all the major medical and health science specialties have reviewed each word for accuracy and clarity, including new consultants for endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, and rheumatology. The enhanced art program includes approximately 1,500 images and illustrations.
A bonus CD-ROM includes Stedman's Plus 2005 Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker and over 300 LifeART Anatomy medical clip art and 3-D images.
Be it dentistry, dental assisting, or dental hygiene, this is the go-to resource for all students and professionals in the dental field. This dictionary contains definitions for over 16,000 terms relevant to all dental professions, including dentistry, and includes more than 500 illustrations—most in full color—and a full-color, glossy oral conditions and disorders insert. Appendices include tooth numbering systems; dental imaging errors; guidelines for infection control in dental health care settings; weights and measures; medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; medical and dental abbreviations; abbreviations used in medication orders; laboratory reference range values; and professional organizations.
Also included with the purchase is a free three-month subscription to Stedman's Online: Stedman's Medical Dicationary for the Dental Professions, which includes all the content from the print dictionary, as well as access to 5,600 images, more than 8,500 audio pronunciations, 42 live action videos, and a customizable section, My Stedman's, which allows users to add terms, add definitions, save searches and illustrations, and include outside links.
Judi Lindsley NathRead MoreMedical Terminology can be like a foreign language, as these terms are not part of everyday vocabulary. The approach used in Using Medical Terminology, 2e is to immerse you in the language, similar to how you'd learn a foreign language. Terms are learned in context, which helps to better understand and remember them. And, information is provided in more manageable units as opposed to longer, harder to digest sections. Combined with a number of critical features that help you practice, Using Medical Terminology is designed to help you read, review, and practice, so you are well prepared to enter the workforce.
NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION• The number of exercises has expanded greatly, providing more opportunity to practice and review.• The design for the second edition has been improved to make the text more appealing and much easier to use.• The overall writing has been made even more student-friendly to help comprehension of medical terms without getting lost in scientific writing.• The art program has been improved so that figure labels are less cluttered and include only those medical terms introduced in the chapter. The number of photographs has also increased significantly.• Two new chapters, Oncology and Gerontology, have been included. In addition, former chapters 5 and 6, Skeletal System and Articulations, have been combined into one cohesive chapter, Skeletal System: Bones and Joints.