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Quick & Easy Medical Terminology

Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition! Featuring CDs with interactive games and audio pronunciations, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so students will be learning "every minute!" The many puzzles, activities, and games make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd, this book gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment.

Book, 448 Pages

Published: January 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3674-4


  • Section I: Orientation

    1. Simplified Medical Language

    2. Suffixes and Combining Forms Made Easy

    3. Essential Prefixes and More

    4. Diagnostic Procedures and Therapeutic Interventions

    5. The Body as a Whole

    Section II: Organization of the Body and Body Systems

    6. Musculoskeletal System

    7. Circulatory System

    8. Respiratory System

    9. Digestive System

    10. Urinary System

    11. Reproductive System

    12. Integumentary System

    13. Nervous System and Psychologic Disorders

    14. Endocrine System

    Section III: Review Chapter

    Review of Chapters 1-14

    Section IV: Appendixes

    I. Medical Abbreviations

    II. Finding Medical Abbreviations

    III. Pharmacology by Erinn Kao, PharmD

    IV. Spanish Pronunciation of Selected Terms

    V. Translation of Selected Spanish Terms

    VI. Glossary of Word Parts

    VII. Word Parts -- English to Greek or Latin

    VIII. Answers to Exercises


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