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cover image - Medical Terminology: A Short Course - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323824446
Publication Date: 03-08-2022
Page Count: 464
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.99

Medical Terminology: A Short Course - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

by Davi-Ellen Chabner, BA, MAT

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323824446
Publication Date: 03-08-2022
Page Count: 464
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.99
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Help students build a working medical vocabulary quickly with Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 9th Edition! Omitting time-consuming, nonessential information, this text introduces medical language with an approach based on the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots. A text/workbook format has students practicing and interacting with medical terminology on almost every page through exercises, labeling, and pronunciations. Case studies and real-world vignettes demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Based on Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, this book provides just the right amount of information for short Med Term courses.

    • Easy-to-read and understandable language allows you to quickly grasp and retain medical terminology even if you’ve had little or no background in biology or medicine.
    • Text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with exercises, diagram labeling, review sheets, and pronunciation practice throughout the book.
    • Full-color illustrations and photographs show parts of the body, diseases, conditions, and medical procedures.
    • Picture Show activities, medical case reports, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms.
    • First Person narratives help you to understand diseases and conditions from the patient’s perspective.
    • Principal Diagnosis feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient’s principal diagnosis.
    • Medical Terminology Check Up at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts and easily confused terms.
    • Evolve website includes resources optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review.
    • Body Systems Challenge self-test assesses and reinforces your understanding at your own pace.
    • NEW! Additional case studies provide examples of medical terminology in the context of patient care and procedures.
    • NEW! Immunity and COVID-19 Vaccines appendix features topics of current interest, including infectious disease, cancer treatments, medical technologies, and pharmacology.
  • Chapter 1. Basic Word Structure Chapter 2. Organization of the Body Chapter 3. Suffixes Chapter 4. Prefixes Chapter 5. Medical Specialists and Case Reports

    Appendix 1: Body Systems Appendix 2: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures Appendix 3: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols, and Eponyms Appendix 4: Hot Topics NEW!

    Glossary 1: Mini-Dictionary Glossary 2: Glossary of Word Parts Glossary 3: Glossary of English-Spanish Terms

  • Davi-Ellen Chabner, BA, MAT
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