Book, The Nurse's Dictionary

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1941

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The eighteenth edition of The Nurse's Dictionary of Medical Terms and Nursing Treatment originally compiled by Honnor Morten; phonetic pronunciations by Mary I Burdett; revised by Florence Taylor.

The contents of the dictionary include: Abbreviations of Degrees and Diplomas, and Institutional and Army Medical Titles; Abbreviations of Medical Terms Used by Doctors in Prescriptions, etc; Comparison of Centigrade and Fahrenheit Thermometric Scales; Method of Indicating Pronunciation Used in The Nurses Dictionary; Dictionary of Medical Terms and Nursin [sic] Treatments; Appendix I: Urine Testing; Appendix II: Poisons, Antidotes and Treatment; Appendix III: Dilution and Measurement of Lotions and Drugs; Appendix IV: Dietary; Appendix V: Useful Recipes for Sick People; Appendix VI: First Aid; Appendix VII: Instruments for Surgical Operations; Notes: Pages for the Reader's Use.
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Fabric covered card. Gold lettering on cover. Printed in black ink. Packing tape down spine.
Measurements
Height x Width: 130 x 100mm
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V Powley, Inscription
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gifted by Judy Greenwood
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2012/42/17, 79732
Accession number
2012/42/17

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