Medical Terminology: A Programmed Learning Approach to the Language of Health Care

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, May 1, 2007 - Medical - 825 pages
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This medical terminology text uses a Programmed Learning approach that is ideal for classroom use, self-paced study, or distance learning. It is broken down into concise self-instruction frames followed by review frames for immediate feedback and reinforcement. Actual medical records and medical record analysis activities are used extensively throughout the book. Highlights of this edition include a more engaging design, additional illustrations, more detailed coverage of term components, chapter objectives checklists, and acronyms and abbreviations charts.

A free bound-in CD-ROM contains Stedman's audio pronunciations and interactive exercises. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology—an online student tutoring and faculty support service—is free with the book. A fully customizable online course created specifically for this text is available as an additional purchase.

 

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Contents

Basic Term Components
1
CHAPTER2 Health Care Records
41
CHAPTER3 Integumentary System
99
CHAPTER4 Musculoskeletal System
145
Cardiovascular System
207
CHAPTER6 Blood and Lymphatic Systems
273
CHAPTER7 Respiratory System
317
Nervous System and Psychiatry
371
The Ear
525
Gastrointestinal System
559
Urinary System
621
Male Reproductive System
667
Female Reproductive System
703
APPENDIX A Glossary of Prefixes Suffixes and Combining Forms
773
Commonly Prescribed Drugs
789
INDEX
803

Endocrine System
441
The Eye
481

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