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Health Services Assistance (Acute Care): Medical Terminology
Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional (2018)Extremely student friendly, GRAMMAR & WRITING SKILLS FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, 3e, focuses on the fundamentals of grammar and writing to help you develop the skills to communicate clearly and effectively in real-world practice. An indispensable resource the can be used during your schooling as well as you when enter your career, the text is divided into three modules. The first focuses on basic grammar (nouns, pronouns, verbs) and the second on more advanced topics (sentences and paragraphs). The third module helps you develop writing skills for medical reports, correspondence, emails, office meeting minutes, progress notes, charting, research, and brochures. The text's unique writing process can also be used for cover letters and resumes. In addition, the text includes current information on HIPAA, the Joint Commission, American Health Management Information Association, and much more, while real-world applications at the end of every section illustrate how chapter concepts relate to your future career.
The Language of Medicine (2016)Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling The Language of Medicine, 11th Edition! An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach presents medical terms within the context of the body's anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you'll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, and you will be ready to communicate fluently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career. Self-study text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with a wide variety of exercises, labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and reviews, all organized by body systems with additional chapters on key areas of health care such as cancer and psychiatry. Simple, clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science. More than 500 full-color illustrations depict the details of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the structure and function of the body system. Practical applications such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in the clinical environment. Pronunciation of Terms at the end of each chapter include phonetic spellings and spaces to write the meanings of terms. Abbreviations of terminology make it easy to learn the medical shorthand used in clinical practice. Error-prone abbreviations list derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting. Comprehensive glossaries and appendices serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job. An Evolve companion website lets you practice word parts and building terms with interactive word games, learning exercises, an audio glossary with pronunciations of over 3,000 terms, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. NEW terms and procedures keep you up to date with healthcare advances. NEW pathology photos illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly, showing the conditions that you will see, code, or manage in healthcare settings. NEW Hint feature provides helpful clues that assist with learning and retention of terminology. NEW! Electronic healthcare records on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice working with today's medical records. NEW anatomic, pathologic and procedural animations on Evolve bring terminology to life and offer a 3D glimpse into the clinical world. NEW medical reports audio on Evolve provides the aural practice you need to be able to understand medical terminology in clinical settings.
Medical Terminology (2017)Now packed with new illustrations and more clinically relevant than ever before, this fully updated Eighth Edition of Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide helps readers develop a fundamental knowledge of the medical terminology necessary for a career in any health care setting.To help students learn both medical terms and how they are used in real-world settings, this reader-friendly book demonstrates how medical terms are built from word parts (Part 1), introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments (Part 2), and covers each body system (Part 3). Accessible content, a logical organization, and reinforcing drills in every chapter combine to help readers master the information they need for success in their future careers.An enhanced art program, many new, clinically focused case studies, and learning resources make this Eighth Edition ideal for classroom instruction, independent study, or distance learning.
Medical Terminology for Health Professions (2016)Emphasizing current, relevant, "need-to-know" terms that will help you succeed in the health care field, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 8E simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts�common prefixes, suffixes and root words�to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, chapters begin with an overview of the terminology related to the body's structures and functions, proceed through diseases and disorders, and end with diagnostic procedures and treatments. A proven combination of learning principles and exercises helps you master the language necessary to describe how the human body works, what goes wrong with it, and how it is treated. An updated art program features the latest terms and procedures as well as multi-cultural/multi-generational photos that accurately portray the opportunities available in today's medical field.
The A-Z of medical terms (2017)This colourful pocket-sized spiral bound book describes alphabetically the main anatomical terms, including prefixes and suffixes.
Illustrated Guide to Medical Terminology (2016)Ideal for brief, introductory, or essentials courses, this proven text teaches fundamental medical terms using word parts, without bogging down in detailed anatomy and physiology discussions.