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Medical Terminology The Language of Health Care

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ISBN-10: 0683090550

ISBN-13: 9780683090550

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margorie C. Willis

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Now students can learn medical terminology in its proper context--in documenting patient care. The text teaches students APPLIED terminology, demonstrating exactly how medical terminology is used in the clinical practice setting. Willis' Medical Terminology features COMPLETE records with patient history included. Completely unique, the fourth chapter teaches basic communication between professionals, including physician's orders and prescriptions, plus... "Ancient Artifacts" with colorful etymologies and historical backgrounds for commonly used terms An entire chapter on time management, sensory mnemonics, and using flash cards--information unique to this text Helpful appendices including an index of term components, abbreviations and symbols, answers to exercises and a listing of commonly prescribed drugs In addition to the best medical terminology available for students, Willis' Medical Terminology gives instructors a range of options for using the material: The Text The Instructor's Guide Pronunciation Audio Tapes Overheads Computerized Test Bank
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Building a Medical Vocabulary: Getting Started
Basic Term Components
Fields of Medical Practice
The Medical Record
Color Atlas
Integumentary System
Musculoskeletal System
Cardiovascular System
Blood and Lymph Systems
Respiratory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Eye
Ear
Gastrointestinal System
Urinary System
Male Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System
Appendices A. Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms
Appendices B. Abbreviations and Symbols
Appendices C. Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Appendices D. Answers to Practice Exercises
Figure Credit List
Index