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 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.

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 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.

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. "

Using Medical Terminology

A Practical Approach

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Author: Judi Lindsley Nath

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781748681

Category: Medical

Page: 998

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This comprehensive medical terminology textbook includes detailed coverage of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. The author's unique teaching approach emphasizes using the full terms in context, rather than breaking down words and memorizing word parts, lists, and definitions. Vibrant illustrations, a variety of exercises, and numerous other features engage students visually, auditorily, and kinesthetically to address various learning styles. A bonus CD-ROM includes an audio glossary plus interactive exercises. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with each text. A complete online course for use with WebCT or Blackboard is also available.

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, 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.

Essentials of Medical Terminology

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Author: Juanita J. Davies

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1401890199

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 496

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No prior exposure to medical terms? No problem! Designed for short medical terminology courses, this essentials-level learning resource uses simple language you can understand. Organized by body system, early chapters help you learn the foundation of medical word building with a basic analysis of medical terms, common anatomical roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Body system chapters present anatomy and physiology, terminology, common diseases, pronunciation, and abbreviations. Have fun while learning by taking quizzes, playing interactive games, and watching animations on the StudyWARE CD-ROM! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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.