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Medical Terminology Simplified - With 3 CD's

Medical Terminology Simplified - With 3 CD's - 3rd edition

Medical Terminology Simplified - With 3 CD's - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780803613409

ISBN10: 0803613407

Medical Terminology Simplified - With 3 CD
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Medical Terminology Simplified - With 3 CD

ISBN13: 9780803613409

ISBN10: 0803613407

Edition: 3RD 05


The third edition of this user-friendly book reflects current trends and new approaches to teaching medical terminology. It uses a programmed learning format to give students the freedom to learn medical terminology at their own pace but can also be used in the classroom. The new artwork throughout the book enables the student to see a true representation of the body system or pathological condition. To help students learn easily and quickly, each body system unit includes a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations.

Key Features

  • All brand-new illustrations throughout the text help students learn terminology more effectively
  • New chapter on body structure terminology
  • Includes a bonus online feature that contains additional Medical Record Audio Activities for each chapter
  • Streamlined table format for space-saving and greater user-friendliness
  • All content fully updated to reflect current practice 30 brand-new abbreviations
  • Nine new medical record activities and nine new case-studies
  • New Word Element tables added to the beginning of each chapter for quick reference
  • New Flash Card Activity to foster memorization of key terms
  • New Alert icon to point out critical information
  • Listen and Learn activities to accompany all-new audio CD-ROM
  • Competency Verifications to provide comprehensive score reporting for each exercise
  • Standing footer to quickly remind students which colors are used for which word elements, thereby enhancing learning and memorization
  • Contents at a Glance section added to the front of the book that makes it easier than ever for students to find the content they're looking for
  • Learning package that includes Interactive Medical Terminology 2.0, an interactive CD-ROM that offers a choice of basic or advanced testing modes and a wide variety of interactive exercises, such as crossword puzzles, word drag-and-drop, and word scrambles
  • New appendix of English-Spanish vocabulary and common English-Spanish phrases, in a chapter-by-chapter breakdown

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Programmed Terminology and Medical Word Building

2. Body Structure

3. Integumentary System

4. Respiratory System

5. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

6. Digestive System

7. Urinary System

8. Reproductive Systems

9. Endocrine and Nervous Systems

10. Musculoskeletal System

11. Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears


Appendix A: Glossary of Medical Word Elements

Appendix B: Answer Key

Appendix C: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Appendix D: Drug Classifications

Appendix E: Abbreviations

Appendix F: Medical Specialties

Appendix G: Spanish Translations

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