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Medical Terminology By M.C. Willis

Medical Terminology by M.C. Willis

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Summary

Helps you to master the intricacies of applied medical terminology through the real-world context of the medical record, which teaches you exactly how terms are used in clinical practice settings. This book includes appendices that explore term components, abbreviations, symbols, answers to exercises and a listing of commonly used drugs.

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Medical Terminology Summary

Medical Terminology: The Language of Health Care by M.C. Willis

With this powerful resource, you will master the intricacies of applied medical terminology through the real-world context of the medical record, which will teach you exactly how terms are used in clinical practice settings. A preview of what you'll find in this edition: --Four-color design that features rich diagrams and illustrations to enhance comprehension --Bonus CD that includes Stedman's audio pronunciations, and student assessments that provide reinforcement in a fun way while evaluating learning chapter by chapter. Quizzes provide scored results, and can be taken one section at a time within a chapter or as complete chapter exams. --Free LiveAdvise tutoring and course assistance--both students and instructors can access live online help from a Medical Terminology educator that is intimately familiar with the text and its ancillaries --Each chapter of the text includes features that enhance the learning experience, such as: / "Ancient Artifacts" boxes that cover the historical background of commonly used terms / Practice exercises that test comprehension and retention / Medical Record Analyses that challenge students with scenarios and questions related to real-world experience / Links to helpful online resources --Valuable appendices that explore term components, abbreviations, symbols, answers to exercises and a listing of commonly used drugs Learn online through the WebCT/Blackboard Online Course! A customized online course is available for use with this text. This robust course is fully populated with unique content that guides students through the text and offers many types of assessment exercises. Perfect for distance education courses, or as an online supplement to more traditional in-person courses.

Table of Contents

    Building a Medical Vocabulary: Getting Started... 1 Basic Term Components... 9 Fields of Medical Practice... 38 The Medical Record... 54 Integumentary System... 107 Musculoskeletal System... 144 Cardiovascular System... 192 Blood and Lymph Systems... 241 Respiratory System... 269 Nervous System... 310 Endocrine System... 358 Eye... 386 Ear... 415 Gastrointestinal System... 437 Urinary System... 482 Male Reproductive System... 509 Female Reproductive System... 535 APPENDICES Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms... 585 Abbreviations and Symbols... 591 Commonly Prescribed Drugs... 594 Answers to Practice Exercises... 604 Figure Credits... 627 Index... 631

Additional information

CIN000236776
9780781745109
0781745101
Medical Terminology: The Language of Health Care by M.C. Willis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
2005-04-01
648
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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