Medical Terminology Demystified / Edition 1

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Overview

Talk the talk! Medical terms demystified

The first step toward working successfully in the booming allied health field, perhaps as a nurse, record keeper, or insurance biller — or simply being able to take a more proactive role in your own healthcare — is mastering the language. In Medical Terminology Demystified, Dr. Dale Layman — a multi-award-winning educator — gives you a fast, easy, and practical way to learn the terms medical professionals use to describe and deal with disease and injury, surgical techniques, drugs and other therapies, and more.

You needn't have been a star science pupil to benefit from this path-smoothing guide! Medical Terminology Demystified packs the perfect combination of learning tools. Work at your own comfortable pace with in-depth medical information described in easy-to-understand language, helpful icons, and hundreds of topic-clarifying illustrations. Fill-in-the-blank and exam questions and answers provide quick and handy learning "check-ups" so you can measure your progress.

If you want to achieve mastery of the medical field's concepts and defining terminology, here's the self-teaching course that does the job fast. Get ready to:

  • Learn all the proper terms used in the context of diagnosis…anesthesia and surgery…microbiology and infectious diseases…therapeutics
  • Acquire everyday familiarity with formal medical terminology related to the cell and lymphatic systems; skeletal and muscular systems; heart and blood vessels; respiratory system; glands and skin; neurologic and psychiatric disorders; eyes and ears; the digestive tract; the urogenital system
  • Understand and be able to use with confidence terms associated with fertilization, pregnancy, and birth
  • Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself!

Medical Terminology Demystified is a lively, effective shortcut to learning and using medical terminology like a pro!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071461047
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/17/2005
  • Series: Demystified Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 267,846
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Dale Layman, Ph.D., Grand Ph.D. in Medicine, is Professor of Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology at Joliet Junior College. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Biology Demystified, Anatomy Demystified, and Physiology Demystified. He is the first Grand Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine in the United States and has received numerous other international honors and awards for his writing and creative thinking.

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