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The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary

The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary
An A-Z quick reference with over 1900 essential terms explained

First Edition

May 2019 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Designed with speed and simplicity in mind, this pocket-sized glossary provides an A-Z reference guide to over 1,900 key biological terms used in nursing.

Key Features:

1.     Prepare for practice – Clear definitions of commonly used terminology

2.     Learn the language – Phonics-based guidance on pronunciation

3.     Deepen your knowledge – Breaks down complex terms to aid understanding

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Dissecting words to aid understanding
Chapter 3: Alphabetic glossary
Chapter 4: Notes

All in all, this is a really good read, it’s really helpful and useful to student nurses and qualified nurses out there that struggle with terminology and how to pronounce things. This is a life-saver. It’s quite small as well so it will fit into a small backpack or handbag, if you’re taking it to uni, onto wards or out in the community.

(Full video review can be found here -

Claire Carmichael - Registered Nurse and Blogger

Very good resource for student nurses - specifically for my first years

Mrs Annemarie Horn
Nursing and Midwifery (Carlisle), University of Cumbria
November 11, 2019

A really handy text. Students will find this really useful as a pocket guide for when they are working in clinic

Dr Maria Fitzgerald
London School of Osteopathy, London School of Osteopathy
November 5, 2019

A great book for which I have written a review in and also am adopting on a brand new nursing curriculum as part of the essential reading list

Mrs Sheila Sobrany
School of Health and Education, Middlesex University
September 4, 2019