Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Spiral Bound - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323080323, 9780323292719

Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Spiral Bound

4th Edition

Authors: Betsy Shiland
eBook ISBN: 9780323292719
eBook ISBN: 9780323080330
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 22nd February 2012
Page Count: 736

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Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language! Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition is a fun, engaging first step on your journey toward a successful healthcare career. Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions in small, easy-to-follow learning segments, followed by exercises and review questions that test your understanding. Apply your knowledge using realistic case studies and patient records, or take your learning beyond the book with interactive games and exercises on the companion website.

Key Features

  • Integrated exercises provide immediate practice and review opportunities to reinforce your understanding.
  • Terms in table format – including word origin, definition and pronunciation – organize and present terms in an easy-to-learn format.
  • Anatomy and physiology coverage provides a solid foundation for future A&P study.
  • Easy-to-use spiral binding lays flat for working exercises.
  • Case studies help you relate healthcare terms and concepts to real-world patient encounters.
  • A&P word parts in margin columns help you learn and memorize word parts in context.
  • FREE iTerms audio pronunciations and definitions accompany games and review activities on the companion Evolve website.
  • Interactive games and activities on the companion Evolve website offer engaging online term-building practice.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Body Structure and Directional Terminology
  3. Musculoskeletal System
  4. Integumentary System
  5. Gastrointestinal System
  6. Urinary System
  7. Male Reproductive System
  8. Femal Reproductive System and Pregnancy
  9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
  10. Cardiovascular System
  11. Respiratory System
  12. Nervous System
  13. Mental and Behavioral Health
  14. Special Senses: Eye and Ear
  15. Endocrine System
  16. Oncology


  1. Word Parts and Definitions
  2. Definitions and Word Parts
  3. Abbreviations
  4. English-to-Spanish Translations


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About the Author

Betsy Shiland

Affiliations and Expertise

AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academy Trainer Assistant Professor Allied Health Department Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania