Discover the newest volume in the series.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is a comprehensive resource that aims to educate people about allied health and nursing, whether they are pursuing a degree in an allied health field or already working as a nurse or allied health professional. Individuals traversing the healthcare system due to their own medical needs or that of a loved one can find medical information they need to make informed health decisions.

This fifth edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health has entries ranging from short definitions to in-depth articles, covering the topics researchers want to know about, including: COVID-19, nursing shortages, personal protective equipment (PPE), and social determinants of health. In addition, there are more than 625 photographs, charts, and graphs.

Print ISBN: 9781535875400

eBook ISBN: 9781535875486

Key features:

  • Nearly 1,300 entries covering nursing and allied health topics related to the disciplines of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dental hygiene, medical technology, and more. Examples include: COVID, public health response; healthcare worker violence protection legislation; population health; and stop the bleed.
  • Over 600 full-color photos, illustrations, and graphs accompany the text and further explain key concepts visually.

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