Medical Terminology for Health Professions (with Studyware CD-ROM)

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Use a proven combination of learning principles and exercises to make learning medical terminology easier . Now in its 7th Edition, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts -- the common prefixes, suffixes and root words -- to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, the chapters begin with an overview of the terminology related to the body's structures and functions, then proceed through diseases and disorders, and finally diagnostic procedures and treatments. This helps students master the necessary language to describe how the human body works, what goes wrong with it, and how we treat it. Every chapter engages learners with the See and Say pronunciation system, interactive exercises, real life medical scenarios and critical thinking exercises. An updated art program includes illustrations that reflect the latest terms and procedures, and multi-cultural /multi-generational photos that accurately portray today's medical world. Built-in multimedia is included with the text on the StudyWare CD-ROM. This resource is packed full of activities that engage student with games, quizzes, animations, and an audio glossary -ultimately helping students study , prepare for exams, and achieve success .

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New Features

  • New section. A new section on complementary and alternative therapies reflects the changing role of holistic health care in our society.

  • Real-life records. Inspired by instructor feedback, new SOAP notes have been added to each chapter, along with a list of appropriate questions for instructor use.

  • Convenient references. In addition to the Word Parts and Abbreviations appendices, the Glossary of Pathology and Procedures has been reinstated to the 7th Edition, while a new online Spanish-English glossary supports the text's multicultural perspectives.

  • Realistic new artwork. More than 200 new pieces of print art and illustrations reflect the latest terms and procedures, including new multi-cultural and multi-generational photos, for an accurate portrayal of today's medical world.

  • Compatible software. The accompanying StudyWare™ CD-Rom, complete with professionally recorded vocabulary lists and definitions, is now both PC and Mac compatible and available online--making access to this indispensible tool easy and hassle-free.

  • Updated terms. Extensively revised to bring all terms, definitions, procedures, illustrations, and data current, while a new section on alternative therapies helps readers understand the changing role of holistic healthcare in society.

Additional Features:

  • The comprehensive Medical Terminology review includes study tips, practice exercises, and a simulated final test to help learners prepare for the final examination.

  • Additional tools included to support instructors teaching a simplified syllabus.

  • Removable flash cards test memory and increase knowledge.

Additional Resources:

  • Download the table of contents, preface, and other information [PDF].
  • Download Chapter 1, "Introduction to Medical Terminology" [PDF].
  • Download sample exercises from Chapter 2, "The Human Body in Health and Disease" [PDF].

About the Author:

Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.

Carol L. Schroeder has been working for more than 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating, and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating innovative activities and approaches--such as the Simplified Syllabus and Human Touch stories--to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

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