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Medical Terminology : The Language of Health Care,9780781745109

Medical Terminology : The Language of Health Care

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2nd
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9780781745109

ISBN10:
0781745101
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/31/2005
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

With this powerful resource, you will master the intricacies of applied medical terminology through the real-world context of the medical record, which will teach you exactly how terms are used in clinical practice settings.A preview of what you'll find in this edition:--Four-color design that features rich diagrams and illustrations to enhance comprehension--Bonus CD that includes Stedman's audio pronunciations, and student assessments that provide reinforcement in a fun way while evaluating learning chapter by chapter. Quizzes provide scored results, and can be taken one section at a time within a chapter or as complete chapter exams.--Free LiveAdvise tutoring and course assistance--both students and instructors can access live online help from a Medical Terminology educator that is intimately familiar with the text and its ancillaries--Each chapter of the text includes features that enhance the learning experience, such as:/ "Ancient Artifacts" boxes that cover the historical background of commonly used terms/ Practice exercises that test comprehension and retention/ Medical Record Analyses that challenge students with scenarios and questions related to real-world experience/ Links to helpful online resources--Valuable appendices that explore term components, abbreviations, symbols, answers to exercises and a listing of commonly used drugsLearn online through the Blackboard Online Course!A customized online course is available for use with this text. This robust course is fully populated with unique content that guides students through the text and offers many types of assessment exercises. Perfect for distance education courses, or as an online supplement to more traditional in-person courses.Please visit http://connection.LWW.com/willis2efor more information.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
User's Guide xiii
Building a Medical Vocabulary: Getting Started
1(8)
Basic Term Components
9(29)
Fields of Medical Practice
38(16)
The Medical Record
54(53)
Integumentary System
107(37)
Musculoskeletal System
144(48)
Cardiovascular System
192(49)
Blood and Lymph Systems
241(28)
Respiratory System
269(41)
Nervous System
310(48)
Endocrine System
358(28)
Eye
386(29)
Ear
415(22)
Gastrointestinal System
437(45)
Urinary System
482(27)
Male Reproductive System
509(26)
Female Reproductive System
535(92)
APPENDICES
A Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms
585(6)
B Abbreviations and Symbols
591(3)
C Commonly Prescribed Drugs
594(10)
D Answers to Practice Exercises
604(23)
Figure Credits 627(4)
Index 631


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