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Introduction to Medical Terminology 1st Edition

Ann Ehrlich, Carol L. Schroeder

  • Published
  • 320 Pages

Overview

Introduction to Medical Terminology emphasizes learning medical terminology by word part and usage and is organized by body systems. The practice software includes exercises, games and pronunciation of medical terminology. A workbook offers a wide-variety of learning exercises from matching and multiple choice to spelling and abbreviations to true/false and word building.

Ann Ehrlich, Goddard College

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, University of Wisconsin

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.
  • �Career Spotlight� focuses on the experiences of real health care professionals. A different career is highlighted in each chapter.
  • �Study Break� presents interesting health care trivia to keep the readers engaged in the text.
  • �Review Time� features exercises to reinforce the material in each lesson.
  • Vocabulary lists with pronunciations at the beginning of each chapter alerts reader to key terms.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Terminology
Chapter 2: The Human Body in Health and Disease
Chapter 3: The Skeletal System
Chapter 4: The Muscular System
Chapter 5: The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 6: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Chapter 7: The Respiratory System
Chapter 8: The Digestive System
Chapter 9: The Urinary System
Chapter 11: Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears
Chapter 12 Skin: The Integumentary System
Chapter 13: The Endocrine System
Chapter 14: The Reproductive Systems
Chapter 15: Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
Appendix A: Prefixes, Word Roots (Combining Forms), and Suffixes
Appendix B: Abbreviations and Meanings
Appendix C: Glossary of Pathology and Procedures
Index

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  • ISBN-10: 140181137X
  • ISBN-13: 9781401811372
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $69.50
  • RETAIL $91.95

  • ISBN-10: 1111320233
  • ISBN-13: 9781111320232
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $72.50
  • RETAIL $95.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Workbook

ISBN: 9781133951735
The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.

FOR STUDENTS

Workbook

ISBN: 9781133951735
The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.