Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Spiral Bound

ISBN-10: 0323055060

ISBN-13: 9780323055062

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Betsy J. Shiland

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Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language! Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions in small learning segments that make material easier to grasp, followed by exercises and review questions that test your understanding. Apply your knowledge using realistic case studies and patient records, and take your learning beyond the book with interactive games and exercises on an enclosed companion CD. Up to date and easy to use, Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 3rd Edition is a fun, engaging first step toward your successful career in healthcare! Detailed coverage reflects the most up-to-date medical language and introduces essential anatomical and physiological concepts. A simple tabular format makes it easy to review and master related terms, word origins, and definitions all at once. Integrated exercises provide immediate practice and review opportunities to reinforce your understanding. Learning tools in each chapter outline content, objectives, precautions, and more to help you learn efficiently. A convenient spiral binding makes it easier to complete exercises and review material. Basic ICD-9 codes included within the text acquaint you with common coding classifications and provide a professional edge. Anatomy and physiology terms are dissected into word parts for easier learning and memorization. Sample patient information reflects the electronic medical record interface to familiarize you with the latest developments in healthcare record-keeping. Case studies put terms and sample patient medical records into a realistic context. New diagnostic terms incorporated throughout the text keep you up to date with current diagnostic procedures you'll encounter in practice. Chapter one equips you to confidently begin building medical terms immediately. A companion CD strengthens your understanding through new fun, interactive games including Whack-A-Word-Part and Medical Millionaire. iTerms access enables you to download pronunciations and definitions to a portable media device and review terms anywhere you go. (Sold separately) Worksheets and Wheel of Terminology game on the companion Evolve website offer engaging, online term-building practice.
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/5/2009
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 736
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Introduction to Healthcare Terminology
Body Structure and Directional Terminology
Musculoskeletal System
Integumentary System
Gastrointestinal System
Urinary System
Male Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System
Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
Cardiovascular System
Respiratory System
Nervous System
Mental and Behavioral Health
Special Senses: Eye and Ear
Endocrine System
Word Parts and Definitions
Definitions and Word Parts
English-to-Spanish Translation?
Answers to Exercise
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