Medical Terminology: Pearson New International Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Suzanne S. Frucht  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
464
Pub.-date
November 2013
ISBN13
9781292040172
ISBN
1292040173
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Description

For all courses in medical.

 

This is a true introductory-level “essentials” text focusing solely on medical terminology, and on teaching students how to build and translate medical terms with confidence.  Designed to be fun, accessible, and eye-catching, its powerful approach guides students step-by-step through mastering relevant word parts, understanding word roots, and word assembly. To help students learn meanings, correct spelling, pronunciation, and other components of each term, the book contains numerous exercises, tips, and colorful figures for learning and practice. It is flexible enough to be used either in support of lectures, or as an independent student workbook.  

 

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: GET CONNECTED!, 1/e encourages students to “get connected” to an engaging multimedia experience on www.myhealthprofessionskit.com,  We have done all the work for you! Students log onto Medical Terminology Interative, create their avatar and they are ready to begin!


Students will learn in a dynamic, virtual online environment that includes exercises, videos, animations, activities and more!
Learning Modules provide core content for learning medical terminology. Users can access Medical Terminology Interactive, anytime, day or night, where they can study on their own and practice their word-building skills.

 

 

Features

For all courses in medical.

 

This is a true introductory-level “essentials” text focusing solely on medical terminology, and on teaching students how to build and translate medical terms with confidence. Designed to be fun, accessible, and eye-catching, its powerful approach guides students step-by-step through mastering relevant word parts, understanding word roots, and word assembly. To help students learn meanings, correct spelling, pronunciation, and other components of each term, the book contains numerous exercises, tips, and colorful figures for learning and practice. It is flexible enough to be used either in support of lectures, or as an independent student workbook.

 

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: GET CONNECTED!, 1/e encourages students to “get connected” to an engaging multimedia experience on www.myhealthprofessionskit.com, We have done all the work for you! Students log onto Medical Terminology Interative, create their avatar and they are ready to begin!


Students will learn in a dynamic, virtual online environment that includes exercises, videos, animations, activities and more!
Learning Modules provide core content for learning medical terminology. Users¿can access Medical Terminology Interactive, anytime, day or night, where they can study on their own and practice their word-building skills.

 

 

Hallmark Features

 

Flexible worktext format—including features optimized for either lecture support or use as an independent student workbook

  • Gives instructors a single flexible resource they can use in connection with any medical terminology course or instructional format

Focus on word building—guiding students step-by-step through mastering relevant word parts, understanding word roots, and word assembly

  • Promotes faster, more effective learning
  • Helps students quickly gain confidence in their skills and understanding
  • Provides for many opportunities to practice and quiz themselves on building medical terms.

Self-guided, exercise-driven active learning approach—providing constant reinforcement through blocks of review quizzes that appear frequently throughout every chapter

  • Helps students actively strengthen their growing and deepening knowledge
  • Supports review with a minimum of required instructor guidance

Coverage of terminology for all key body systems—including terminology for dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology, hematology, immunology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, obstetrics, gynecology, neurology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, and otorhinolaryngology

  • Gives students a single source for all the areas of medical terminology they are likely to need¿

Interactive picture exercises—helping students check their knowledge visually

  • Encourages students to engage more actively with the medical terms they are learning

Table of Contents

SECTION I. BASIC WORD BUILDING

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology

2. Suffixes

3. Prefixes

4. Anatomical Terminology

 

SECTION II. MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 

 

5. Dermatology: Integumentary System

6. Orthopedics: Musculoskeletal System

7. Cardiology: Cardiovascular System

8. Hematology: Blood

9. Immunology: Immune Systems

10. Pulmonology: Respiratory System

11. Gastroenterology: Digestive System

12. Urology and Nephrology: Urinary System and Male Reproductive System

13. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Female Reproductive System

14. Neurology: Nervous System

15. Endocrinology: Endocrine System

16. Ophthalmology: The Eye

17. Otorhinolaryngology: Ear, Nose, and Throat

 

SECTION III: APPENDICES

Appendix I. Word Parts

Appendix II. Abbreviations & Symbols

Appendix III. Selected English-Spanish Glossary

Appendix IV. Answer Keys

Index/Glossary