Australian Nurses' Dictionary, 7th Edition

Authors :
Jennie King & Rhonda Hawley & Jane R. Taylor
Date of Publication: 07/2020

Now in its seventh edition, Australian Nurses’ Dictionary continues to be the definitive pocket- sized dictionary specific to Australia and New Zealand. In addition to containing numerous everyday nursing terms, Australian Nurses’ Dictionar......view more

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Now in its seventh edition, Australian Nurses’ Dictionary continues to be the definitive pocket- sized dictionary specific to Australia and New Zealand.

In addition to containing numerous everyday nursing terms, Australian Nurses’ Dictionary 7e includes terms relating to specialist areas, such as health informatics, midwifery, education, research, ethics and complementary therapies.

Featuring comprehensive nursing definitions, guidelines, terminology, policies and procedures, the new edition provides a quick reference for students and nurses in the clinical environment.


Key Features
  • Over 5500 terms and definitions
  • 12 appendices relevant to the professional practice
  • An expanded full-colour abridged atlas of human anatomy for an on-the-go reference to the anatomy of body systems
  • Over 250 new words and sub-entries
  • An eBook included in all print purchases

Author Information
By Jennie King, RN, BA (Hons), PhD, Clinical Nurse Consultant (Nursing and Midwifery Research), Central Coast Local Health District; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney; and Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle ; Rhonda Hawley, RN, RMN, Cardio-Thoracic Cert, Dip Teach. BA, MEd, PhD, Independent Nurse Consultant; Formerly Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (NSW and ACT), Australian Catholic University and Jane R. Taylor, RN HV RNT DipN (Lond) Bsc (Hons) MBA PhD, Head of Organisational Development, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Watford, UK Edinburgh