A Short Course in Medical Terminology

Author: C. Edward Collins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469835789
Format: PDF, ePub
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Providing a quick and easy approach to learning medical terminology, A Short Course in Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition and online resources is perfect for use in a 1- or 2- credit course or as continuing education or self-study. Using a concise mnemonic approach, the book’s consistently formatted chapters and word tables show students how to memorize word parts and use word building to learn medical terminology. The book covers terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties (including pharmacology), and health professions. The Third Edition engages students with hundreds of fun and engaging in-text, , and online exercises, including new flashcard and audio pronunciation activities, crossword puzzles, Hangman, medical case record and spelling bee questions, figure labeling exercises, and true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice exercises. Terms are reviewed in narrative context, with case study exercises and term review. The updated Third Edition includes new case studies that highlight the role medical terminology plays in communication, new online top 200 pharmacology flash cards with audio pronunciations, new photos, and a wide range of additional visual, kinesthetic, and auditory questions that appeal to a wide variety of learning styles and preferences.

Medical Terminology A Short Course

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323265243
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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. "

Medical Terminology Express

Author: Barbara A Gylys
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803642113
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now in its 2nd edition, Medical Terminology Express adapts Barbara Gylys’s proven word-building techniques for the short-course. Organized by body system, this text shows the connection between anatomical structures and associated medial word roots.

Quick Easy Medical Terminology

Author: Peggy C. Leonard
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323370640
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Read, write, and speak medical terms in no time with Leonard’s Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition. Ideal for one-semester courses and self-study, this clear, concise text covers disorders, diagnosis, and treatment with a strong focus on anatomy for an integrated discussion of each body system. Small bits of information are presented then immediately tested for comprehension using a combination of programmed and traditional review questions. With new case studies, terms, and photos, plus help from the companion Evolve site, Quick & Easy Medical Terminology provides you with simple tools for good communication in the health care environment. Brief explanations and a focus on basic word-building skills make this text perfect for shorter, one- or two-credit medical terminology courses or self-study. Moderate anatomy and physiology coverage offers just the right amount of anatomical information to support the terminology presented. Programmed learning improves your comprehension by offering immediate feedback. Review exercises integrated throughout lesson material enable you to test your knowledge and retention of material more frequently for quick reinforcement. Medical reports with review exercises allow you to study terminology in documents similar to those seen in the clinical setting — and practice using terms in real-life situations. Quick Tips located throughout the text provide fun facts and memory aids. Student Evolve resources include games; activities; flash cards; animations, pharmacology, CAM, and genetics appendices; audio terms, and mobile quizzes and flash cards that offer additional opportunities to quickly gauge strong and weak areas in a fun, interactive environment. NEW! 14 additional case studies with exercises let you practice medical terminology in context. NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning (EAL) updated to accompany the text and provide an engaging, interactive learning experience that transforms textbook information into lasting knowledge. NEW and UPDATED! Terms, definitions, and procedures keep you up-to-date with healthcare advances. NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly and consistently throughout the text.

Stedman s Medical Terminology

Author: Charlotte Creason
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582558167
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Lead your students to success with the name you trust! Stedman's Medical Terminology: Steps to Success in Medical Language is a mid-level medical terminology text perfect for instructors looking for minimal coverage of anatomy and physiology and plenty of hands-on exercises to reinforce learning. Each chapter alternates between term presentation and exercises to ensure that students can apply what they have learned immediately. Throughout the text, exercises progress in a meaningful way, from recall and review, to word building, to comprehension, and finally to application and analysis through the use of "real-world" case study and medical record exercises. This approach allows the student to actively see their knowledge building and to connect what they are learning to real-life context. A robust, realistic, and relevant art program enhances the text, especially for visual learners. A full suite of ancillaries, including videos and animations, is available for both students and instructors.

Medical Terminology Systems

Author: Barbara A Gylys
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658680
Format: PDF, Kindle
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You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Collins s Short Course in Medical Terminology Prepu Standalone Access 12 Months

Author: Edward Collins
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 9781469846705
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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STAND ALONE SALESPrepU is an adaptive, formative quizzing program. The questions have been calibrated for difficulty by students across the country, and each question is assigned a difficulty level. After giving the student an initial test to assess strength and weaknesses, the program provides tests that are right at that specific strudent's level--neither too easy nor too hard. As the srtudent takes practice exams, he/she progresses and is provided with gradually increasing levels of difficulty, exactly in accord with that student's progress. Extensive research and efficacy studies show that this is an ideal and highly efficient way to learn. The program provides an incredible amount of feedback on strenghts and weaknesses and you can monitor your progress against national scores. There are extensive dashboards for both the student and instructor, providing a wealth of information on progress and strengths and weaknesses.