- By Jacquelyn White
- Posted Wednesday, September 11, 2013
New Online Resource: The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health
Forsyth County Public Library members now have access to the third edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health, you can find this eBook title in our Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) via NC LIVE.
From the publisher:
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health, 3rd Edition covers a wide variety of topics relevant to the nursing or allied health student. In the fully updated third edition of this award-winning title, more than 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Subjects covered include those important to students intending to become registered and licensed practical nurses, nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, biomedical equipment technologists, dental hygienists, dieticians, health care administrators, medical technologists or clinical laboratory scientists, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacy technicians, physical therapists, radiologic technologists, and speech-language therapists. The encyclopedia also covers information on related general medical topics, classes of medication, mental health, public health, and human biology. Entries follow a standardized format that provides information at a glance.
Find more health related resources on our Health & Wellness page, as well as our Health & Medicine online resources category.