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Oxford Dictionary of Nursing

The comprehensive Oxford Dictionary of Nursing provides coverage of over 10,000 entries, in a wide range of nursing and medical topics.

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Price: $9.99
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Version: 5.1.068 Updated: 2016-08-15 License: 30-day trial
This latest edition of the best-selling, comprehensive and authoritative Dictionary of Nursing has been fully updated and revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields.

Coverage of advances in the field includes general nursing, statistics, common scales and indexes, religion and spirituality, and commonly used abbreviations. The Dictionary provides readers with a comprehensive treatment of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. In addition to specific nursing terms, there are many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, psychiatry, nutrition, and pharmacology (including new drugs recently introduced into medical practice).

With over 10,000 clear and concise entries, written by medical and nursing specialists, this trusted dictionary covers the theory and practice of nursing, and even includes entry-level web links. The text is enhanced by 100 helpful illustrations and tables. This is an invaluable reference tool for all nursing students, recently qualified and practising nurses, and people training and working in related fields such as midwifery and health visiting.

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
  • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
  • An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
  • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
  • Voice search function
  • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.
  • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
  • ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
  • ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
  • Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
Get MORE by purchasing the full version of the Oxford Dictionary of Nursing:
  • Feature-complete license for unlimited time
  • Offline mode - look up words without an internet connection
  • Premium Support – our support team will help you
  • Ad-free

What’s new

Version: 5.1.068
  • Completely redesigned user interface and experience
  • Ability to share word definitions
  • ‘Word of the Day’ feature
  • New camera search function
  • Performance improvements