Quick & Easy Medical Terminology


  • Peggy Leonard, BA, MT, MEd, Chesterfield, MO
  • Peggy Leonard, BA, MT, MEd, Chesterfield, MO

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.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3674-4

Table of Contents

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