Medical Terminology: A Programmed Systems Approach

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Cengage Learning, Nov 4, 2009 - Medical - 648 pages
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This best-selling medical terminology resource is now even better with a newly robust suite of supplement options for instructors, innovative built-in learning tools for students, and extensive updates reflecting the most accurate, current industry terms today. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A PROGRAMMED SYSTEMS APPROACH, 10E uses a unique word-building programmed approach that teaches students to break down key medical terms into their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. This programmed-learning format requires active participation through reading, writing, answering questions, labeling, repetition, and providing immediate feedback. By using didactic color, engaging review activities, back-of-the-book flash cards, and an accompanying CD-ROM with interactive learning activities, this book provides a complete package for building a comprehensive entry-level knowledge of medical language for students with little or no previous experience. Now in its 10th edition, this book is a proven resource that is easy and fun to use. Teaching medical terminology has never been easier.
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Contents

The WordBuilding SystemIntroduction to Word Parts Including Word Roots Suffixes Prefixes Parts of Speech and Plural Formation
1
Surgical Suffixes Hematology and Diagnostic Imaging
32
Oncology and the Central Nervous System
73
Orthopedics Osteopathy and Body Regions
114
Pathology Otorhinolaryngology and Prefixes dysbrady tachy poly syn
160
Urology and Gynecology
204
Gastroenterology
249
Neurology Psychology Anesthesiologyand Vascular Terminology
285
Respiratory System and Pulmonology
489
Word Parts for Night Sleep Split Skeletal Systemand Orthopedics
522
Ophthalmology Endocrinology and Medical Specialties
558
ISMPs List of ErrorProne Abbreviations Symbols and Dose Designations
599
Abbreviations
602
Additional Word Parts
616
Glossary of Proper Names of Diseases and Procedures
618
Answers to Unit Review Activities and Case Studies
620

Anatomic Terms
332
Surgery Diabetes Immunology Lesionsand Prefixes of Numbers and Direction
372
Descriptive Prefixes Asepsis and Pharmacology
422
Prefixes of Location and Medication Administration
457

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Jean Tannis Dennerll, BS, CMA is the Department Chair for Allied Health at Jackson Community College in Jackson, Michigan.

Deceased

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