Updated terminology and the addition of many new terms with examples and references that reflect current nursing practice make this third edition of the Dictionary of Nursing Theory and Research a wonderful accompaniment to the nurse practitioner's or nursing student's bookshelf. With the inclusion of research, theory, statistical, and epidemiological definitions and cross-reference notes at the end of each entry, this compilation is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date nursing dictionaries available. Praise for Earlier Editions: ?The exceptional readability and convenient size of this dictionary make it a wonderful companion for any nurse seeking to demystify the phenomena of nursing theory and research.' Nursing Research ?An excellent collection of information essential to all nurses'the definitions are clear and accurate and the range of topics is comprehensive?'. Nursing TimesDictionary of Nursing Theory and Research, 3 was published 2005 under ISBN 9780826117748 and ISBN 0826117740.