Summary: A proven and unique combination of learning principles and exercises, this highly acclaimed book continues to get better! Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Sixth Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these "building blocks" is emphasized in every chapter.
Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to the specialists, pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures that follow. Learning Exercises in each chapter offer a variety of formats that require written answers. Writing terms reinforces learning and provides practice to help master spelling and enhance comprehension.
Summary: A proven and unique combination of learning principles and exercises, this highly acclaimed book continues to get better! Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Sixth Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these "building blocks" is emphasized in every chapter. Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to the specialists, pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures that follow. Learning Exercises in each chapter offer a variety of formats that require written answers. Writing terms reinforces learning and provides practice to help master spelling and enhance comprehension. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 09 Cover: Spiral Publisher:Delmar Learning Published: 07/02/2008 International: No
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Ann Ehrlich Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. She has written several books on healthcare-related topics ranging from dental assisting and practice management to speech therapy and lyphedema. Ms. Ehrlich has been a leading expert in the medical terminology field for more than 23 years. Carol L. Schroeder Carol L. Schroeder has been finding innovative ways to present medical terminology to students for over a decade. She uses her extensive background in technical writing, translating, and research to continuously update this book, and create new activities and approaches. Her goal is to empower instructors with engaging materials, and lead students to academic and professional success.
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Preface Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology Chapter 2: The Human Body in health and Disease Word Part Review Chapter 3: The Skeletal System Chapter 4: The Muscular System Chapter 5: The Cardiovascular System Chapter 6: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems Chapter 7: The Respiratory System Chapter 8: The Digestive System Chapter 9: The Urinary System Chapter 10: The Nervous System Chapter 11: Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears Chapter 12: Skin: The Integumentary System Chapter 13: The Endocrine System Chapter 14: The Reproductive Systems Chapter 15: Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology Comprehensive Medical Terminology Review
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