Key Features

  • Over 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier to memorize terms.
  • Clear, conversational approach makes it easier to learn and understand medical terminology.
  • Integrated exercises test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress.
  • Time Out review sections are included after every four chapters to provide the opportunity to review material at regular intervals.
  • Evolve resources include activities, games, an audio program, a 5,000-term English/Spanish med term glossary, and gradable, e-mailable quizzes.
  • FYI boxes offer practical information and interesting med term facts.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Language, Body Structure, and Oncology
2. Directional Terms, Planes, Regions, and Quadrants
3. Integumentary System, Colors, and Plural Endings
4. Respiratory System
Time Out 1-4
5. Urinary System
6. Reproductive Systems
7. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
8. Digestive System
Time Out 5-8
9. Eye and Ear
10. Musculoskeletal System
11. Nervous System
12. Endocrine System
Time Out 9-12
Appendices
A: Word Parts Presented in Basic Medical Language
B: Abbreviations – Including Error-Prone Abbreviations List
C: Answers to Exercises
Appendices on Evolve
D: Additional Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes  NEW!
E: Electronic Health Record Terms  NEW!
F: Pharmacology Terms  NEW!
G: Behavioral Health Terms  NEW!
H: Dental Terms  NEW!
I: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies
J: Nutritional Terms  NEW!
K: Health Care Delivery Terms  NEW!

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323277679
eBook ISBN:
9780323096164
eBook ISBN:
9780323243032