Medical Terminology Essentials: w/Student & Audio CD's and Flashcards

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Essentials of Medical Terminology is a precise, completely up-to-date, student-oriented text that is ideal for the one-semester course in Medical Terminology. The text emphasizes real world applications of the vocabulary of medicine, and students will see current medical events reflected in this book. The main text is accompanied by an outstanding selection of supplementary learning resources.Essentials of Medical Terminology concentrates on just the key terms and concepts that can be taught in a half-year course. Its clean, uncluttered design keeps readers' attention focused on learning these basic terms, and definitions are kept concise. The interactive Essentials of Medical Terminology Student CD-ROM, and Audio Program CD-ROMs (2-disk audio CD set), linked directly to the text and its selection of terms, are included with each copy of the text. They provide a powerful suite of learning tools geared to the diverse learning styles of today's students. A Spanish-English Audio CD-ROM is also available for student purchase. The Student CD-ROM is set up by text chapter, and includes a variety of games and skill-building activities such as key terms with audio, flash cards, word building, multiple choice and true/false questions, matching, crossword puzzles, and a game called "That's Epidemic". A progress review component records and prints student progress reports. The CD-ROM is ideal for reviewing terms, for group activities, and for courses that have a self-study component.

Table of Contents

To the Student

Getting the Most Out of Your Textbook

Chapter 1 Learning Terminology

Chapter 2 Prefixes and Suffixes in Medical Terms

Chapter 3 Body Structure

Chapter 4 The Integumentary System

Chapter 5 The Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 6 The Cardiovascular system

Chapter 7 The Respiratory System

Chapter 8 The Nervous System

Chapter 9 The Urinary System

Chapter 10 The Female Reproductive System

Chapter 11 The Male Reproductive System

Chapter 12 The Blood System

Chapter 13 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems

Chapter 14 The Digestive System

Chapter 15 The Endocrine System

Chapter 16 The Sensory System

Chapter 17 Terms Pharmacology

Appendix ACombining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes

Appendix BAbbreviations- Ones to Use and Ones to Avoid

Appendix CNormal Laboratory Values

Appendix DMedical Terminology Style


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