Stedman's Medical Terminology: Steps to Success in Medical Language

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582558165
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/12/2010
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 126,924
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface
Editor's Preface
Steps to Success: How to Use this Textbook
Reviewers and Contributors

  1. Introduction to Medical Terminology: Word Structure
  2. Prefixes, Suffixes, and Abbreviations
  3. Terms Involving the Body as a Whole
  4. Integumentary System
  5. Digestive System
  6. Urinary System
  7. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  8. Blood and Immune System
  9. Respiratory System
  10. Male Reproductive System
  11. Female Reproductive System, Obstetrics, and Neonatology
  12. Nervous System and Mental Health
  13. Sensory Systems
  14. Musculoskeletal System
  15. Endocrine System
  16. Oncology and Cancer Terms

  • Glossary of Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes
  • Word Part Lookip by Meaning
  • Common Laboratory Tests and Values
  • Abbreviations
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms
  • Rules for Forming Plurals
  • Health-Related Web Sites (online)
  • Key English-to-Spanish Health Care Phrases (online
  • Metric Measurements (online)

Answers to Exercises
Stedman's Anatomy Atlas
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