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cover image - Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323876414
Publication Date: 01-19-2023
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Elsevier
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Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

by Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MEd, MA, Myrna LaFleur Brooks, RN, BEd and Dale Levinsky, MD

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cover image - Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323876414
Publication Date: 01-19-2023
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Elsevier
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Give students the foundation they need to confidently communicate with the healthcare team! Basic Medical Language, 7th Edition makes it easier to master the medical terminology needed for success in the health professions. This concise text helps students learn and recognize hundreds of medical terms by introducing the suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms used in building words. Brief, illustrated lessons present terms by body system, and include exercises that ask students to build, define, and read commonly used medical terms. Along with realistic case studies, this book includes an Evolve website that simplifies learning with animations, activities, games, quizzes, and more.

    • Emphasis on frequently used medical terms includes words and abbreviations used in clinical settings, billing, and coding.
    • Systemic presentation of medical terms helps you learn and recognize new words by body system, and are followed by practical application.
    • Engaging exercises include matching, building, and reading medical terms in context, helping you learn medical terms built from word parts as well as those NOT built from word parts.
    • Case studies allow you to apply medical terms within the context of a patient’s medical condition.
    • Word part tables summarize combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes to help you learn medical terms.
    • More than 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier to memorize terms and abbreviations.
    • Objectives integrated with headings show lesson objectives and correlate to exercises, quizzes, and exams.
    • Electronic health record mockups familiarize you with the EHRs you will encounter in practice.
    • Learning resources on the Evolve website include games, activities, quizzes, videos, and an audio program ? all tied closely to material in the text.
    • NEW! Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging discusses radiology and features medical terms used in clinical practice.
    • NEW! Laboratory Medical Terms provide insight into laboratory tests, collection techniques, and sections of clinical laboratories.
    • NEW! Expanded quizzes with additional practical application questions conclude each lesson.
  • LESSON 1 Introduction to Medical Language, Body Structure, Oncology, and Laboratory Tests
    LESSON 2 Directional Terms, Positions, and Imaging
    LESSON 3 Integumentary System, Colors, and Plural Endings
    LESSON 4 Respiratory System
    LESSON 5 Urinary System
    LESSON 6 Reproductive Systems
    LESSON 7 Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
    LESSON 8 Digestive System
    LESSON 9 Eye and Ear
    LESSON 10 Musculoskeletal System
    LESSON 11 Nervous System and Behavioral Health
    LESSON 12 Endocrine System
    APPENDIX A Word Parts Used in Basic Medical Language
    APPENDIX B Abbreviations & Error-Prone List
    APPENDIX C Answer Key
    Illustration Credits
    Evolve Appendices, Evolve Resources at
    APPENDIX D Pharmacology Terms
    APPENDIX E Health Information Technology Terms
    APPENDIX F Integrative Medicine Terms
  • Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MEd, MA, Faculty, Allied Health Science,Community College of Vermont,Montpelier, Vermont, Myrna LaFleur Brooks, RN, BEd, Founding President, National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, Faculty Emeritus, Maricopa County Community Colleges, Phoenix, Arizona and Dale Levinsky, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Family, Community, & Preventative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, Clinical Instructor, Pharmacy Practice-Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona
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