Medical Terminology Express: A Short-Course Approach by Body System

Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
Pub. Date: 2021-01-01
Publisher(s): F A DAVIS CO
List Price: $89.54

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The essentials of medical terminology for the short, self-paced, or online course
Medical Terminology Express + Medical Language Lab work together to create an immersive, multimedia experience for students and complete teaching materials for instructors that are perfect for a short course online, hybrid or in the classroom.

The text leads students to proficiency through proven word-building and competency-based techniques, while the online program, Medical Language Lab, tracks student progress until they’ve mastered the language of medicine.

An access code inside new, print texts unlocks the ebook and Medical Language Lab for students.

Now in its 3rd Edition, Medical Terminology Express adapts Barbara Gylys’s proven word-building techniques for the short-course. Organized by body system, this text demonstrates the connection between anatomical structures and associated medial word roots.

Medical Language Lab
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Medical Language Lab guides students step by step from basic through advanced levels of proficiency to become confident medical language speakers. A wealth of audio case studies, progressive exercises, lecture videos, and a pronunciation guide and activities, plus an integrated e-book version of the text offer multiple paths to learning success. This immersive, multimedia experience guides students and tracks their progress as they apply word-building concepts for practice and application.

Table of Contents

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
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 
Rules for Singular and Plural Suffixes (Facing inside back cover)
Pronunciation Guidelines (Inside back cover)

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