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Essentials of Medical Terminology

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ISBN-10: 1401890199

ISBN-13: 9781401890193

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Juanita J. Davies

List price: $155.95
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No prior exposure to medical terms? No problem! Designed for short medical terminology courses, this essentials-level learning resource uses simple language you can understand. Organized by body system, early chapters help you learn the foundation of medical word building with a basic analysis of medical terms, common anatomical roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Body system chapters present anatomy and physiology, terminology, common diseases, pronunciation, and abbreviations. Have fun while learning by taking quizzes, playing interactive games and watching animations on the StudyWARE? CD-ROM!
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Book details

List price: $155.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/7/2007
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 496
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Juanita Davies, B.Sc., HRA is an award-winning instructor who has taught at the college level for over 30 years. She has taught anatomy and medical terminology in various disciplines including Laboratory Technology, Health Information Management, Medical Transcription, and Legal and Real-Time Reporting, In 2004, she received an award for excellence in teaching. Juanita has written extensively on the subject of medical terminology. Her early work includes A Programmed Learning Approach to Medical Terminology and a computerized testbank containing 15,000 questions that students have been using for over 20 years. Her first book with Delmar, Modern Medical Language, is a combination of anatomy,…    

Basic Medical Terminology
Learning Medical Terms
Roots of Each Body System
Suffixes
Prefixes
Body Systems
Body Organization
The Skin (Integumentary System)
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Eyes and Ears
The Endocrine System
The Cardiovascular System
Blood and the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary and Male Reproductive Systems
The Female Reproductive System and Obstetrics
Appendix A Word Element to Definition
Appendix B Definition to Word Element
Index