Mastering Healthcare Terminology

Spiral Bound | March 4, 2015

byBetsy J. ShilandEditorBetsy J. Shiland

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Gain the knowledge of medical language you need to succeed in class and in your healthcare career!Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 5th Edition covers medical terms and definitions in small chunks easy-to-follow learning segments followed immediately by exercises and review questions that reinforce your understanding. From well-known educator Betsy Shiland, this book includes realistic case studies to help you apply your knowledge to practice. And because Shiland users love the case studies and medical records, more than 70 new case studies with review questions have been added to this edition, along with extra case studies on the Evolve companion website. Now with new mobile-optimized quizzes and flash cards that make it easy to study terms while on the go, this popular introduction to healthcare language enables you to communicate clearly and confidently with other members of the healthcare team.

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Gain the knowledge of medical language you need to succeed in class and in your healthcare career!Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 5th Edition covers medical terms and definitions in small chunks easy-to-follow learning segments followed immediately by exercises and review questions that reinforce your understanding. From well-known e...

Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:736 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 4, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323298583

ISBN - 13:9780323298582

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Table of Contents

Basic Terminology
1. Introduction to Healthcare Terminology
2. Body Structure and Directional Terminology
Body System Terminology
3. Musculoskeletal System
4. Integumentary System
5. Gastrointestinal System
6. Urinary System
7. Male Reproductive System
8. Female Reproductive System and Pregnancy
9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
10. Cardiovascular System
11. Respiratory System
12. Nervous System
13. Eye and Ear
14. Endocrine System
Specialty Terminology
15. Mental and Behavioral Health
16. Oncology
References
Appendices
A: Word Parts and Definitions
B: Definitions and Word Parts
C: Abbreviations
D: Normal Lab Values
Answers to Exercises
Index