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This medical terminology text uses a Programmed Learning approach that is ideal for classroom use, self-paced study, or distance learning. It is broken down into concise self-instruction frames followed by review frames for immediate feedback and reinforcement. Actual medical records and medical record analysis activities are used extensively throughout the book. Highlights of this edition include a more engaging design, additional illustrations, more detailed coverage of term components, chapter objectives checklists, and acronyms and abbreviations charts. A free bound-in CD-ROM contains Stedman's audio pronunciations and interactive exercises. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology--an online student tutoring and faculty support service--is free with the book. A fully customizable online course created specifically for this text is available as an additional purchase.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Student Preface to the Instructor User's Guide Acknowledgements
Chapter 1: Basic Term Components Chapter 2: Health Care Records Chapter 3: Integumentary System Chapter 4: Musculoskeletal System Chapter 5: Cardiovascular System Chapter 6: Blood and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 7: Respiratory System Chapter 8: Nervous System and Psychiatry Chapter 9: Endocrine System Chapter 10: The Eye Chapter 11: The Ear Chapter 12: Gastrointestinal System Chapter 13: Urinary System Chapter 14: Male Reproductive System Chapter 15: Female Reproductive System
Appendix A: Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, Combing Forms Appendix B: Abbreviations and Symbols Appendix C: Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Figure Credits Index