Mastering Healthcare Terminology

Other | March 12, 2014

byBetsy J. Shiland, Betsy J. Shiland

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Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language!Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Editionis a fun, engaging first step on your journey toward a successful healthcare career. Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions in small, easy-to-follow learning segments, followed by exercises and review questions that test your understanding. Apply your knowledge using realistic case studies and patient records, or take your learning beyond the book with interactive games and exercises on the companion website.

  • Integrated exercisesprovide immediate practice and review opportunities to reinforce your understanding.
  • Terms in table format -includingword origin, definitionandpronunciation -organize and present terms in an easy-to-learn format.
  • Anatomy and physiologycoverage provides a solid foundation for future A&P study.
  • Easy-to-use spiral bindinglays flat for working exercises.
  • Case studieshelp you relate healthcare terms and concepts to real-world patient encounters.
  • A&P word parts in margin columnshelp you learn and memorize word parts in context.
  • FREE iTermsaudio pronunciationsand definitionsaccompany games and review activities on the companion Evolve website.
  • Interactive games and activitieson the companion Evolve website offer engaging online term-building practice.
  • More than 100 new illustrationsclarify difficult material.
  • More electronic medical recordswith sample patient information equip you for the growing use of electronic record keeping.
  • Up-to-date medical terms and photoscover current healthcare procedures and interventions.
  • Revamped chapter reviewsmake studying more entertaining.
  • Games and activitieson accompanying Evolve website offer you a fun and interactive way to practice building terms.
  • Bookmark guidewith 50 of the most common word parts provides a quick reference tool for building and decoding terms.

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Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language!Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Editionis a fun, engaging first step on your journey toward a successful healthcare career. Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions...

Format:OtherDimensions:736 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 12, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323292712

ISBN - 13:9780323292719

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Body Structure and Directional Terminology
  3. Musculoskeletal System
  4. Integumentary System
  5. Gastrointestinal System
  6. Urinary System
  7. Male Reproductive System
  8. Femal Reproductive System and Pregnancy
  9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
  10. Cardiovascular System
  11. Respiratory System
  12. Nervous System
  13. Mental and Behavioral Health
  14. Special Senses: Eye and Ear
  15. Endocrine System
  16. Oncology

APPENDICES

  1. Word Parts and Definitions
  2. Definitions and Word Parts
  3. Abbreviations
  4. English-to-Spanish Translations