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Comprehensive Medical Terminology, 4th Edition

  • Betty Davis Jones Gaston College, Dallas, North Carolina
  • ISBN-10: 1435439872  |  ISBN-13: 9781435439870
  • 1136 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2003, 1999
  • © 2011 | Published
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About

Overview

Comprehensive Medical Terminology, 4E is an easy-to-use introduction to medical terminology that will unlock a world of knowledge for readers. Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, this book emphasizes anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions and diagnostic techniques and procedures. The study of word parts, which is the foundation of medical terminology, is integrated into every chapter so readers will gain strong comprehension. Comprehensive Medical Terminology, 4E contains simple-to-complex definitions that will enhance readers' ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and charts. The accompanying interactive StudyWARE™ CD-ROM engages learners with quizzes, 3-D animations, video clips and a variety of games to build knowledge.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes a Word Building Rules chapter that will guide your students through the process of combining word parts to form medical terms.
  • Includes a free interactive StudyWARE CD-ROM that will engage your students with quizzes, 3-D animations, and a variety of games to build knowledge.
  • Includes numerous end-of-chapter exercises that provide in-depth review of the material, as well as "Do This" and "Say It" segments that will actively involve your students in the learning process.
  • Contains medical scenarios that will encourage your students to synthesize information on pathological conditions and apply that knowledge to situations a health care practitioner might encounter in clinical practice.
  • Includes vocabulary sections that facilitate learning term definitions, plus word part breakdowns and definitions and the Access Free Podcasts of audio and video resources allow your students to study anywhere, anytime at www.podcasts cengage.com/healthcare.

Table of Contents

1. Word Building Rules.
2. Prefixes.
3. Suffixes.
4. Whole Body Terms.
5. The Integumentary System.
6. The Skeletal System.
7. Muscles and Joints.
8. The Nervous System.
9. The Blood and Lymphatic Systems.
10. The Cardiovascular System.
11. The Respiratory System.
12. The Digestive System.
13. The Endocrine System.
14. The Special Senses.
15. The Urinary System.
16. The Male Reproductive System.
17. The Female Reproductive System.
18. Obstetrics.
19. Child Health.
20. Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging.
21. Oncology (Cancer Medicine).
22. Pharmacology.
23. Mental Health.
24. Gerontology.

What's New

  • NEW! The StudyWARE™ Connection feature directs the students to additional learning opportunities such as practice quizzes, animations, video clips, image labeling and other interactive games included on the CD-ROM that accompanies the book.
  • NEW! The Feature Walk-Through was designed to "walk you through" a feature the first time it is presented in the chapter with the goal of helping you understand how these "tools" work and how they will help you maximize your learning.
  • NEW! The Review Checkpoint feature appearing after major chapter sections directs you to complete additional exercises in the workbook to assess your mastery of word building; anatomy and physiology; key medical vocabulary, pathological conditions; diagnostic techniques, treatments and procedures; and common abbreviations.
  • Several new animations such as Cancer Metastasizing were added to the StudyWARE™ CD-ROM.
  • Accompanied by a student workbook, illustrated flashcards and mobile downloads.
  • Adds the following to Chapter 12: a discussion of the process of digestion; a discussion of capsule endoscopy, virtual colonoscopy; forty eight hour pH study; a review exercise titled, "Follow That Bite" which tracks food through the digestive tract.
  • Includes new information in Chapter 18 on perinatology, supine hypotension, first test screening and chorionic villus sampling.
  • Includes new information in Chapter 19 on autism.
  • Adds a discussion on psychoeducation to Chapter 23.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + Audio CDs

ISBN-10: 1111196486  | ISBN-13: 9781111196486

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ePack: Text + Audio CD's + Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285930290  | ISBN-13:  9781285930299

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ePack: Text + Cengage-Hosted WebTutor Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285942019 | ISBN-13:  9781285942018

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Electronic Classroom Manager for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439899 | ISBN-13: 9781435439894)

The Instructor Resources CD-ROM includes the Instructor's Manual with a sample syllabus, conversion grids, suggested classroom activities, transcription word list exercises, chapter review sheets, chapter exams, a computerized test bank with over 1450 questions, customizable instructor slide support presentations created in PowerPoint® format focusing on key points for each chapter, including animations and images. 28 animations, medication administration video clips, answer keys for textbook chapter review questions, and review exercises in the workbook, and conversion grids. This powerful electronic resource is an essential classroom tool. Free to adopters of the book, this thorough instructor resource provides everything you need to prepare for, teach, and test medical terminology.

Medical Terminology Student Theater: An Interactive Video Program  (ISBN-10: 1428318631 | ISBN-13: 9781428318632)

Save classroom time for instruction, discussion and activity with the new Medical Terminology Student Theater! Now learners can watch videos related to each body system, play games and complete activities like image labeling and matching exercises – all on their own time. Quizzes, with remediation are available for both student practice and instructor assessment. Graphic 3-D animations bring difficult concepts to life and audio pronunciations make this interactive CD-ROM a complete learning solution. A separate Electronic Classroom Manager provides objectives and a testbank for additional assessment to make sure your students are using and learning from this valuable program. Use it with any of our Medical Terminology textbooks!

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Student Supplements

Workbook for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439880 | ISBN-13: 9781435439887)

This workbook is designed as a tool to help you learn. It is intended to accompany Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Fourth Edition by Betty Davis Jones. A variety of exercises are included to help you master key concepts in each chapter of the text. The labeling exercises and several other exercises involve written answers. Writing out the answers helps you absorb more information and boosts your learning. Review Checkpoint feature in the text correlates to exercises in the workbook for reviewing and learning manageable sections of material. Extensive exercises for each chapter include labeling, build-a-word, find the term, completion, word elements and common abbreviation matching, spelling, What is This? scenarios, and Putting It All Together. Build-a-Word and Word Elements exercises reinforce medical terms and their word parts. Labeling Exercises help you learn the major structures in each body system.

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Illustrated Flashcards for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439937 | ISBN-13: 9781435439931)

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WebTutor Advantage on Blackboard for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439902 | ISBN-13: 9781435439900)

Designed to accompany specific Delmar Cengage Learning textbooks, this is an eLearning software solution that turns everyone in your classroom or training center into a front-row learner. Each WebTUTOR™ may include chapter learning objectives, online course preparation, study sheets, glossary flashcards, discussion topics, web links and an online forum to exchange notes and questions. In addition, online chapter quizzes are provided in various formats including, matching exercises, true-false questions, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions with immediate feedback for correct and incorrect answers. Multiple-choice questions also include rationales for right and wrong choices. Whether you want to Web-enhance your class, or offer an entire course online, WebTUTOR™ allows you to focus on what you do best, teaching.

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Audio CD's for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439929 | ISBN-13: 9781435439924)

Two Audio CDs accompany Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Fourth Edition provide pronunciation practice of 2100 medical terms. Listen to the terms pronounced on the Audio CDs to reinforce correct pronunciation. The Audio CDs may be used in conjunction with the Written and Audio Terminology Review lists included at the end of each chapter in the book. Listen to each term on the CD, pronounce it, and check the box next to the term in the Review list after mastering the pronunciation. The CDs may also be used to test accuracy in transcription of medical terms. Listen to the pronunciation of terms on the Audio CDs and type them on a computer. When the list is complete check accuracy of the typed terms against the Review lists in the book.

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WebTutor Advantage on WebCT for Jones' Comprehensive Medical Terminology  (ISBN-10: 1435439910 | ISBN-13: 9781435439917)

Designed to accompany specific Delmar Cengage Learning textbooks, this is an eLearning software solution that turns everyone in your classroom or training center into a front-row learner. Each WebTUTOR™ may include chapter learning objectives, online course preparation, study sheets, glossary flashcards, discussion topics, web links and an online forum to exchange notes and questions. In addition, online chapter quizzes are provided in various formats including, matching exercises, true-false questions, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions with immediate feedback for correct and incorrect answers. Multiple-choice questions also include rationales for right and wrong choices. Whether you want to Web-enhance your class, or offer an entire course online, WebTUTOR™ allows you to focus on what you do best, teaching.

List Price = $39.00  | CengageBrain Price = $39.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.25

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111312095 | ISBN-13: 9781111312091)

Designed to help you succeed in your medical course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

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Cengage-Hosted WebTutor Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111312133 | ISBN-13: 9781111312138)

Succeed in your health course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $67.00  | CengageBrain Price = $67.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $67.00

Bundle: Text + WebTutor Advantage on WebCT  (ISBN-10: 1111196508 | ISBN-13: 9781111196509)

Comprehensive Medical Terminology, 4E is an easy-to-use introduction to medical terminology that will unlock a world of knowledge for readers. This comprehensive book is organized by body system and specialty areas of practice and emphasizes anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions and diagnostic techniques and procedures. The study of word parts, which is the foundation of medical terminology, is integrated into every chapter to enhance comprehension. Comprehensive Medical Terminology, 4E contains simple-to-complex definitions that will strengthen readers' ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and charts. The accompanying interactive StudyWARE™ CD-ROM engages learners with quizzes, 3-D animations, video clips and a variety of games to build knowledge.

List Price = $127.95  | CengageBrain Price = $127.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.25

Medical Terminology Student Theater: An Interactive Video Program  (ISBN-10: 1428318631 | ISBN-13: 9781428318632)

Save classroom time for instruction, discussion and activity with the new Medical Terminology Student Theater! Now learners can watch videos related to each body system, play games and complete activities like image labeling and matching exercises – all on their own time. Quizzes, with remediation are available for both student practice and instructor assessment. Graphic 3-D animations bring difficult concepts to life and audio pronunciations make this interactive CD-ROM a complete learning solution. A separate Electronic Classroom Manager provides objectives and a testbank for additional assessment to make sure your students are using and learning from this valuable program. Use it with any of our Medical Terminology textbooks!

List Price = $329.95  | CengageBrain Price = $329.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $247.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Betty Davis Jones

Betty Davis Jones RN, MA, CMA (AAMA), is chair of the Department of Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Health Promotions at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Medical Assistants, the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants, the Gaston County Chapter of Medical Assistants, and the North Carolina Association of Medical Assisting Educators. Mrs. Jones is a registered nurse and a certified medical assistant (AAMA), and she holds a master of arts degree.