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Overview

Introduction to Medical Terminology emphasizes learning medical terminology by word part and usage and is organized by body systems. The practice software includes exercises, games and pronunciation of medical terminology. A workbook offers a wide-variety of learning exercises from matching and multiple choice to spelling and abbreviations to true/false and word building.
  • • “Career Spotlight” focuses on the experiences of real health care professionals. A different career is highlighted in each chapter.
  • • Study Break¨ presents interesting health care trivia to keep the readers engaged in the text.
  • • Review Time¨ features exercises to reinforce the material in each lesson.
  • • Vocabulary lists with pronunciations at the beginning of each chapter alerts reader to key terms.
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I really like the Word Surgery that you have added. I think this will really benefit the students in understanding word parts and meaning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418030179
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/23/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 441
  • Sales rank: 351,275
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author and life-long student. She has written numerous books on health topics such as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema, and has been considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988.

Carol L. Schroeder has been working over 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating new activities and approaches, such as the Simplified Syllabus, to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. How to use this Book. How to use StudyWARETM. 1. Introduction to Medical Terminology. 2. The Human Body in Health and Disease. 3. The Skeletal System. 4. The Muscular System. 5. The Cardiovascular System. 6. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems. 7. The Respiratory System. 8. The Digestive System. 9. The Urinary System. 10. The Nervous System. 11. Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears. 12. Skin: The Integumentary System. 13. The Endocrine System. 14. The Reproductive Systems. 15. Diagnostic Procedures, Nuclear Medicine and Pharmacology. APPENDIX A: Prefixes, Combining Forms, and Suffixes. APPENDIX B: Abbreviations and Their Meanings. APPENDIX C: Glossary of Pathology and Procedures. Index.

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