Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards - 2nd Edition

Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards

2nd Edition

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh Tom Gaglione
Imprint: Mosby


Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound, removable flash cards that presents medical terminology in one fun, portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master medical terminology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for exams. Topics include terminology for anatomy, positional and directional terms, body cavities, cells, congenital disorders, disciplines, body systems and structures, diseases, diagnostic procedures, and pharmacology.

Key Features

  • Approximately 200 full-color cartoons use mnemonics and visual stimuli to help you learn and retain essential medical terminology with ease.
  • Subject and alphabetical listings offer you two ways to quickly access the appropriate card.
  • Handy size and spiral binding provide you with a sturdy, portable, study tool.
  • Perforated pages enable you to remove the cards from the binding and rearrange them for use as flash cards.
  • Color-coded pages differentiate topics, allowing you to easily locate a subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Basic Terminology

    1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
    2. "Seeing" Medical Terminology - NEW
    3. The Root of the Word - NEW
    4. Combining Forms
    5. When to Use a Combining Vowel - NEW
    6. Suffix – It's at the End of the Word
    7. Suffix Knights of Procedures and Interventions
    8. Medical Equipment Suffixes
    9. Suffixes and Surgical Issues
    10. Suffixes that Describe Pathology
    11. "RR" Suffixes
    12. Prefix – It's at the Beginning of the Word
    13. More Prefixes - NEW
    14. Pronunciation - NEW
    15. Rules for Using Singular and Plural Forms
    16. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms - NEW
    17. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms (continued) - NEW

      Anatomical, Positional, and Directional Terms

    19. Anatomical, Positional and Directional Terms
    20. Anatomic Position - NEW
    21. Directional Terminology - NEW
    22. Anterior and Ventral
    23. Superior and Inferior
    24. Posterior and Dorsal - NEW
    25. Cephalic and Caudal
    26. Medial and Lateral - NEW
    27. Ipsilateral and Contralateral
    28. Unilateral and Bilateral
    29. Proximal and Distal
    30. Supine and Prone</L


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About the Author

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Tom Gaglione

Affiliations and Expertise

New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand