Medical Terminology with Human Anatomy

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For courses in Medical Terminology found in a variety of departments including allied heath, nursing, office technology, health information, etc. Providing comprehensive coverage of all aspects of medical terminology, along with overviews of anatomy and physiology, this popular text is arranged by body systems and specialty areas. Using a proven and unique word building approach, it makes learning easy and interesting by presenting important prefixes, word roots, combining forms, and suffixes as they related to each specialty area or body system. Students develop a medical vocabulary in a systematic way. User-friendly in format, with full-color illustrations and photographs, the package also includes a free CD-ROM full of learning activities. See it all at www.prenhall.com/rice.

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Key Benefit: The fourth edition of the popular book provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of medical terminology. Key Topics: Arranged by body systems and specialty areas, this book makes learning medical terminology easy and interested by presenting important prefixes, roots, and suffixes as they relate to each specialty area or system. Completely updated and revised, this new edition includes full-color illustrations, chapter outlines and objectives, and features designed to make the book even more use-friendly, such as Terminology Spotlights. The package also includes 4 audio cassettes that aid in the pronunciation and understanding of the medical terms. Market: Students in all health-related fields, nursing students, medical secretaries.

About the Author:

Jane Rice. I would like for you to close your eyes and go back in time with me. To a time before most of you were born. The year is 1947 and I am a little girl with brown hair that is braided into pigtails. I am very shy and afraid-for, you see, I am in the second grade and I cannot read. Not one little word. The teacher discovered this and made me sit on a tall metal stool in front of the classroom with a dunce cap on my head. Still to this day, I get very nervous when I have to get up in front of a crowd of people.

My mother taught me to read because back then, there were no special classes for children with learning disabilities. I did not learn "phonetics," but memorized everything. I still have trouble pronouncing words, but I can tell you all you want to know about a medical word.

After the death of two brothers, my father, and the impending death of my mother, I prayed for something else to do, something that would help take away the pain and the hurt. In 1982 my prayers were answered with a most precious gift: Medical Terminology with Human Anatomy, which was first published in September of 1985.

I owe so much to God and my best friend and husband, Charles Larry Rice. Larry helps me in all that I do. We have a lovely adopted daughter, Melissa, who came into our lives 34 years ago when she was 3 weeks old. She has blessed us with a son-in-law, Doug, and five precious grandchildren: Zachary, Benjamin, Jacob, Mary Katherine, and Elizabeth Ann.

Although I am now retired, I had a wonderful teaching career. Because of my childhood experiences I became a caring and devoted teacher. As Medical Assisting Program Director at Coosa Valley Technical Institute, I developed the original curriculum for the medical assisting program and taught my favorite subject, medical terminology, for 29 years. I am grateful to my many wonderful students who taught me so much and touched my life with their unique qualities.

Jane Rice, RN, CMA-C

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