Medical Terminology: A Short Course

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Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323265243

Category:

Page: 440

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Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! Using Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 7th Edition omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how they're used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.Self-teaching text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets throughout the book.Clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you've had little or no background in science or biology."Picture Show" activities, practical case studies, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms in describing describe pathology and procedures.Full-color images illustrate anatomical and pathological terms.""Principal Diagnosis""feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient s principal diagnosis."First Person" narratives help you understand diseases and conditions from the patient s perspective."Spotlight" feature identifies and clarifies potentially confusing terminology. ""Medical Terminology Check Up"" at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts.Labeled illustrations in the Spanish glossary present Spanish terms for major anatomical structures.A tablet-optimized Evolve companion website includes word games, learning exercises, audio pronunciations, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. NEW andUPDATEDmedical informationkeeps you current with today s healthcare terminology, and includes new illustrations clarifying difficult concepts and procedures. IMPROVED! Evolve resources" "are now optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review. "

Medical Terminology

The Language of Health Care

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Author: Marjorie Canfield Willis

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781745109

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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The textbook that originated the use of the complete medical record to teach terminology has been revised! New features include a new full-color design; a bonus CD-ROM packaged with the text, including fun assessment exercises and audio pronunciations; and flashcards bound into the text for student self-study. The free faculty ancillary package includes an Instructor's Manual with Instructor's Resource CD-ROM--which includes an imagebank and a test generator. A free transparency set is also available. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools. Visit http: //thepoint.lww.com/Willis2e for more information on the text and to view sample pages.

Medical Terminology

A Text/workbook

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Author: Alice Prendergast

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Incorporated, Health Sciences Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: 355

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A Short Course in Medical Terminology

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Author: C. Edward Collins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781747677

Category: Medical

Page: 358

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Designed for self-instruction or classroom use, this quick and easy textbook is ideally suited for one- or two-credit medical terminology courses. The text is brief yet sufficiently comprehensive to give users a sound understanding of terminology. Part One covers the basics of word analysis, word parts, and word building; Part Two focuses on the major body systems. Each chapter includes word tables, review exercises, and illustrations. A bonus CD-ROM includes a pronunciation glossary with approximately 1,500 terms, plus interactive exercises and a final exam. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with each text. An online course for use with WebCT or Blackboard is also available.

Medical Terminology Component Glossary

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Author: Catherine Kurtz

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411615077

Category: Medicine

Page: 98

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Complete collection of over 1,100 Medical Terminology Word Building components,(prefixes, root words, and suffixes)with their definitions. Components are listed in both component and definition order. The perfect companion to our Medical Terminology course.

Comprehensive Medical Terminology

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Author: Betty Davis Jones

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537084

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1248

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COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, Fifth Edition, offers an engaging, effective introduction to medical terminology to prepare you for career success in nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health professions. Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, this comprehensive, highly practical text emphasizes anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, diagnostic techniques, and procedures to provide useful real-world context. The study of word parts is integrated into every chapter to enhance comprehension, and definitions progress from simple to complex to steadily strengthen your ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and charts. A new Learning Lab online homework solution helps you master key concepts through interactive simulations based on real-world scenarios. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Medical Terminology For Dummies

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Author: Beverley Henderson,Jennifer Lee Dorsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118944046

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Henderson and Dorsey show you the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, tongue-twisting words in the medical field. They break down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course, and help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. --

Quick Medical Terminology

A Self-Teaching Guide

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Author: Shirley Soltesz Steiner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471480822

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Expand your working medical vocabulary Work at your own pace to master the latest terms andtechniques Learn all the essential Greek and Latin building blocks Learn at your own pace with the guidebook that has sold over400,000 copies What word is used to describe a fatty tumor? Why are qualifiersnecessary in medical terminology? How does kinesialgia occur? Whatdoes "involution" mean? With Quick Medical Terminology: ASelf-Teaching Guide, Fourth Edition, you'll discover theanswers to these questions and many more. Using a unique word-building system that begins with a review ofGreek and Latin word roots, Shirley Steiner provides the toolsnecessary for building and sustaining a large working repertoire ofmedical terms. This new fourth edition helps readers understand thesimple logic behind hundreds of seemingly incomprehensible words,featuring new review exercises and up-to-date examples. Thestep-by-step, clearly structured format of Quick MedicalTerminology makes it fully accessible, providing an easilyunderstood, comprehensive overview. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Quick Medical Terminologyallows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your ownpace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in eachchapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas ofconcern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear,concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source forpractitioners and students who need to expand, improve, or refreshtheir medical vocabularies.

Introduction to Medical Terminology

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Author: Ann Ehrlich,Carol L. Schroeder

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401811372

Category: Medical

Page: 381

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Introduction to Medical Terminology emphasizes learning medical terminology by word part and usage and is organized by body systems. The practice software includes exercises, games and pronunciation of medical terminology. A workbook offers a wide-variety of learning exercises from matching and multiple choice to spelling and abbreviations to true/false and word building.

Mastering Medical Terminology

Australia and New Zealand

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Author: Sue Walker,Maryann Wood,Jenny Nicol

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958111X

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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This text will take a modular approach to Medical Terminology starting with the basics of word structure and the specifics of how medical terms are devised, followed by medical terminology specific to each body system and finishing with two areas not normally covered in medical terminology texts, ‘Alternative and Complimentary Therapies’ and ‘Public Health, Epidemiological and Clinical Research Terms’. Two Levels - Basic and Advanced Coverage of terminology specific to the current health environment - Alternative and Complimentary Therapies and Public Health, Epidemiological and Clinical Research Terms Evolve Website with free resources Online Student Workbook available as a separate purchase

Medical Terminology

A Programmed Systems Approach

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Author: Jean Tannis Dennerll,Phyllis E. Davis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143549931X

Category: Medicine

Page: 648

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This best-selling medical terminology resource is now even better – with a newly robust suite of supplement options for instructors, innovative built-in learning tools for students, and extensive updates reflecting the most accurate, current industry terms today. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A PROGRAMMED SYSTEMS APPROACH, International Edition uses a unique word-building programmed approach that teaches students to break down key medical terms into their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. This programmed-learning format requires active participation through reading, writing, answering questions, labeling, repetition, and providing immediate feedback. By using didactic color, engaging review activities, back-of-the-book flash cards, and an accompanying CD-ROM with interactive learning activities, this book provides a complete package for building a comprehensive entry-level knowledge of medical language for students with little or no previous experience. Now in its 10th edition, this book is a proven resource that is easy and fun to use. Teaching medical terminology has never been easier.

Medical Terminology

Building a Vocabulary

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Author: Nancy N. Scanlan

Publisher: National Publishers of the Black Hills, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780935920574

Category: Medicine

Page: 123

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Essential Medical Terminology

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Author: Peggy S. Stanfield,Yiu H. Hui

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780867207439

Category: Medical

Page: 333

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This best-selling introduction to medical terminology text is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. Suited for students of all levels in the allied health professions, this text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. This Third Edition also includes a new chapter on Cancer Medicine and a user-friendly CD-ROM that includes interactive flashcards, crossword puzzles, and additional exercises.

Medical Terminology: A Short Course - E-Book

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Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323479863

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Learn the basics of medical terminology with Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 8th Edition! Based on Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, this streamlined text omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you quickly build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology so you understand exact meaning, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how they're used in practice. With writing and interacting with medical terminology on almost every page, you’ll learn the content by doing the work. In addition, an Evolve companion website reinforces understanding with medical animations, word games, and flash cards. Easy to read and understandable language allows you, regardless of medical background, to quickly grasp and retain medical terminology. Self-teaching text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets throughout the book. First Person narratives help you to understand diseases and conditions from the patient’s perspective. Picture Show activities, practical case studies, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms in describing describe pathology and procedures. Principal Diagnosis feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient’s principal diagnosis. Medical Terminology Check Up at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts. Spotlight feature identifies and clarifies potentially confusing terminology. Full-color images illustrate anatomical and pathological terms. Evolve student resources optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review. UNIQUE! Accompanying online course (MTO) provides interactive resources not possible in the print text. NEW! Body Systems Challenge self-test reinforces content understanding at your own pace.

Medical Terminology

A Learning Adventure

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Author: Elsa Blackburn

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1553695402

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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The study of body systems has always been an important, predominant part of medical terminology. In recent years, however, technological develpments have contributed to a greatly extended medical vocabulary. Because many of these terms are unfamiliar and sometimes intimidating, they present a challenge to many readers. It is important to remember that appropriate definition, pronunciation and spelling minimize errors and facilitate comprehension and communication. Since the instructor always has the privilege of selecting items appropriate for a specific class situation, this text will accomodate every level of student from high school to college. It will also accommodate the highly motivated student who is willing to confront the challenge of self-testing using four tests of fifty items each. Meanwhile, outstanding illustrations provide a fascinating dimension to the style and content of the text. Hopefully, all readers will find this book interesting, informative and useful - an outstanding contribution to the intriguing world of health care.

Medical Terminology, Documentation, and Coding

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Author: Anne P. Stich

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351812459

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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Giving students the strongest possible baseline in medical terminology, along with the how and why it is used in documentation and basic coding, this is a vital text for all students taking courses in the area. It allows readers to use their knowledge immediately in any medical setting (including being a patient), in their workplaces, and in the journey to future careers. Using a body systems approach to medical terminology, this textbook supports students to: Recognize words by constructing medical terms based on root words, prefixes, linking forms, and suffixes. Define, spell, pronounce, and use medical terms, acronyms, and abbreviations in the context of patient care with appropriate documentation and coding examples. Identify anatomical directions, fundamental anatomical terminology, basic physiologic functions, and common pathology of all major organ systems with related medical investigation tools, procedures, and pharmaceuticals. Relate the use of medical language and medical record-keeping to the SOAP format, common medical reports, and coding tools, along with their impact on patient care. Accompanied by plentiful color illustrations and activities, as well as a companion website with resources for both instructors and students, this is a fresh and readable textbook.

Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide

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Author: Barbara J. Cohen,Ann DePetris

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451187564

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, 7e by Barbara Janson Cohen uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages: the Key Terms sections list the terms most commonly used; more specialized terms are included in a later section entitled “Supplementary Terms.” The current edition includes a robust student ancillary package delivered under the PASSport to Success brand, with assessment exercises, chapter quizzes, and searchable text online, and a complete suite of instructor resources. The addition of PrepU as a packaging option provides a powerful value to students - the online study experience helps them to understand and retain course information and helps instructors to better assess what their students may be struggling with.

Medical Terminology for Health Professions

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Author: Ann Ehrlich,Carol L. Schroeder

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401860264

Category: Education

Page: 602

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New edition of one of the most used texts in medical terminology. Key features are up-to-date content, clearly stated definitions, the generous of illustrations and tables help to clarify content, and learning exercises that provide students with valuable learning reinforcement.

Medical Terminology

A Programmed Text

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Author: Genevieve Love Smith,Phyllis E. Davis,Jean Tannis Dennerll

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780827363045

Category: Medicine

Page: 500

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This bestselling programmed medical terminology book is appropriate for professionals needing to learn or brush up on medical terminology. The frame-by-frame self study approach features an audio tape package that emphasizes word building and proper pronunciation. 120 full-color illustrations.

Medical Terminology Simplified

A Programmed Learning Approach by Body System

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Author: Barbara A Gylys,Regina M Masters

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640935

Category: Medical

Page: 673

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The 5th Edition of this popular textbook continues to incorporate the most current trends and approaches to teaching medical terminology. You’ll explore each body system unit through a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations, complemented by true-to-life artwork.