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Medical Terminology Express

A Short-Course Approach by Body System

Third Edition

Barbara A. Gylys (author) Regina M. Masters (author)
F.A. Davis (author)

ISBN: 9781719642279

Publication Date: Jan 2021

Format: Paperback

Inlciudes medical terminology tables of combining forms and abbreviations that include the phonetic spelling of each term; end-of-chapter/section exercises, including matching and short answer; colour illustrations with anatomical and word root labels; recall, review, and chart note activities as well as pronunciation practice; and much more.
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The Text:
  • Medical terminology tables of combining forms and abbreviations that include the phonetic spelling of each term
  • End-of-chapter/section exercises, including matching and short answer
  • Full color illustrations with anatomical and word root labels
  • Recall, review, and chart note activities as well as pronunciation practice
  • Easy-to-read, non-technical language appropriate for all students

Medical Language Lab:
  • Lessons that correspond to the chapters in the text
  • Integrated ebook with highlighting, note-taking and bookmarking capabilities for review and study on the go
  • "Pretest" that creates personalized Study Plans, identifying the lessons where students need to focus their study time
  • "Pronunciation Guides" to improve speaking skills by listening to audio files linked to definitions from Taber's, the bestselling dictionary for health care students
  • "Critical Listening," audio recordings of clinical dialogue followed by questions to build understanding of language in context and develop the ability to respond appropriately
  • Lecture videos that present must-know concepts along with learning style tips to identify the ways students learn best
  • Practice exercises that increase retention and comprehension
  • Interactive flash cards available for studying on-the-go
  • "Student Gradebook" that tracks each student's progress through each lesson and the grade they have earned, while identifying areas for additional study
Illustrations 298 illustrations
Pages 496
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jan 2021
Publisher F.A. Davis
Subject/s Medicine: general issues   Anatomy   Nursing fundamentals & skills   Physiology  
  • 1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • 2. Body Structure
  • 3. Integumentary System
  • 4. Respiratory System
  • 5. Cardiovascular System
  • 6. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
  • 7. Digestive System
  • 8. Urinary System
  • 9. Reproductive System
  • 10. Endocrine System
  • 11. Nervous System
  • 12. Musculoskeletal System
  • 13. Special Senses: Eyes and Ears
  • Appendices
  • A. Glossary of Medical Word Elements
  • B. Answer Key
  • C. Abbreviations and Symbols
  • D. Drug Classifications
  • E. Medical Specialties
  • F. Index of Diagnostic, Medical, and Surgical Procedures
  • G. Index of Oncological Terms
  • H. Genetic Disorders Summary
  • Rules for Plural Suffixes Facing inside back cover
  • Pronunciation Guidelines Inside back cover

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