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Introduction to Medical Terminology, 1st Edition

  • Ann Ehrlich Goddard College
  • Carol L. Schroeder University of Wisconsin
  • ISBN-10: 140181137X  |  ISBN-13: 9781401811372
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2004 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.25
  • Newer Edition Available

About

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.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • �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.

Table of Contents

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

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Computerized Testbank  (ISBN-10: 1401811396 | ISBN-13: 9781401811396)

A database of over 1,500 questions and answers from which to build tests and quizzes for each chapter of the book.

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 140181140X | ISBN-13: 9781401811402)

Includes Learning Exercises, Word Part Review Section, Comprehensive Medical Terminology Review, and Flashcards.

List Price = $80.95  | CengageBrain Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.25

Instructor’s Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401811388 | ISBN-13: 9781401811389)

Includes: Course Planning Tips; Tips for New Teachers; Chapter Resources; Answer Keys for Exercises; Classroom Quizzes; Review Session Activities; 100 question Mid-Term and 150 question Final Exam with Answer Keys.

CD-ROM Lab Pack  (ISBN-10: 1401871631 | ISBN-13: 9781401871635)

List Price = $141.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $141.50

Bundle Introduction to Medical Terminoloy Text with Student Workbook and Merriam Websters Medical Desk Dictionary  (ISBN-10: 1418033707 | ISBN-13: 9781418033705)

List Price = $211.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $157.00

Bundle Text with Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401845878 | ISBN-13: 9781401845872)

List Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.50

Student Supplements

Introduction to Medical Terminology (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111320233 | ISBN-13: 9781111320232)

List Price = $107.95  | CengageBrain Price = $107.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00

Studyware  (ISBN-10: 1111537933 | ISBN-13: 9781111537937)

Succeed in your medical terminology course and have fun with Studyware software! This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes, and other resources that your mastery of key concepts in the corresponding chapter in your textbook.

List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.00

CD-ROM Lab Pack  (ISBN-10: 1401871631 | ISBN-13: 9781401871635)

List Price = $141.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $141.50

Bundle Introduction to Medical Terminoloy Text with Student Workbook and Merriam Websters Medical Desk Dictionary  (ISBN-10: 1418033707 | ISBN-13: 9781418033705)

List Price = $211.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $157.00

Bundle Text with Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401845878 | ISBN-13: 9781401845872)

List Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Ehrlich

AAnn 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

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.