Medical Terminology Made Easy

Breakdown the Language of Medicine and Quickly Build Your Medical Vocabulary

Author: Eva Regan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781532921513

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Page: 132

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Become Fluent in Medical Terminology with This Complete Breakdown. Explanations and Examples of Root words, Prefixes, Suffixes, and Much More! At the end of this guide, you will be able to: - Understand the logic of medical terminology and apply it to your profession - Build medical terms from scratch using prefixes, root words, combining forms, and suffixes that you have learned in this guide - Deconstruct complicated words and use the word elements to analyze and determine the meaning of the medical terms - Understand, spell, and write medical words. Use them to communicate and document any health care situation with accuracy and precision - Explain the meaning of medical terms to other people Kickstart Your Medical Terminology Mastery Now!

Medical Terminology: A Short Course

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323265243

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Page: 440

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Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! Using Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 7th Edition omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how they're used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.Self-teaching text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets throughout the book.Clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you've had little or no background in science or biology."Picture Show" activities, practical case studies, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms in describing describe pathology and procedures.Full-color images illustrate anatomical and pathological terms.""Principal Diagnosis""feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient s principal diagnosis."First Person" narratives help you understand diseases and conditions from the patient s perspective."Spotlight" feature identifies and clarifies potentially confusing terminology. ""Medical Terminology Check Up"" at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts.Labeled illustrations in the Spanish glossary present Spanish terms for major anatomical structures.A tablet-optimized Evolve companion website includes word games, learning exercises, audio pronunciations, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. NEW andUPDATEDmedical informationkeeps you current with today s healthcare terminology, and includes new illustrations clarifying difficult concepts and procedures. IMPROVED! Evolve resources" "are now optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review. "

Medical Terminology

45 Mins Or Less to Easily Breakdown the Language of Medicine Now!

Author: Chase Hassen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781532845178

Category: Medicine

Page: 50

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Medical Terminology Systems

A Body Systems Approach

Author: Barbara A Gylys,Mary Ellen Wedding

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658680

Category: Medical

Page: 591

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You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide

Author: Barbara J. Cohen,Ann DePetris

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451187564

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, 7e by Barbara Janson Cohen uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages: the Key Terms sections list the terms most commonly used; more specialized terms are included in a later section entitled “Supplementary Terms.” The current edition includes a robust student ancillary package delivered under the PASSport to Success brand, with assessment exercises, chapter quizzes, and searchable text online, and a complete suite of instructor resources. The addition of PrepU as a packaging option provides a powerful value to students - the online study experience helps them to understand and retain course information and helps instructors to better assess what their students may be struggling with.

Veterinary Medical Terminology

Author: Dawn E. Christenson

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721697260

Category: Medical

Page: 395

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Organized by body system, this user-friendly textbook helps you quickly gain a solid understanding of veterinary terminology. Essential word parts and terms are presented in the context of basic anatomy, physiology, and disease conditions, enabling you to immediately apply new terms to practical clinical situations. A companion Evolve website features interactive exercises that reinforce your master of veterinary terminology, as well as audio clips to help you learn proper pronunciation. Crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter test your knowledge, challenging you to go beyond simple memorization and become fluent in the language of veterinary medicine. A logical body-systems approach and consistent chapter format make it fun and easy to learn veterinary terminology. Goals, objectives, and self-study sections at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study time and allow you to check your recall and understanding of key facts and terminology. Crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter reinforce important concepts and correspond to an answer key at the end of the book where you can check your responses and assess your progress. A complete glossary of word parts gives you quick access to the spelling and meaning of every prefix, suffix, root, and combining form covered in the book. An Evolve website offers interactive games and audio pronunciations to help reinforce your understanding of key word parts and terms. The engaging full-color format includes nearly 230 illustrations that clearly demonstrate key anatomy and physiology concepts and terminology. Expanded coverage of ruminant anatomy and physiology enhances your knowledge of these species and related terminology. Crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to use newly learned terms.

The Language of Medicine

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370837

Category: Medical

Page: 1064

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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.

Quick & Easy Medical Terminology

Author: Peggy C. Leonard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370640

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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Read, write, and speak medical terms in no time with Leonard’s Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition. Ideal for one-semester courses and self-study, this clear, concise text covers disorders, diagnosis, and treatment with a strong focus on anatomy for an integrated discussion of each body system. Small bits of information are presented then immediately tested for comprehension using a combination of programmed and traditional review questions. With new case studies, terms, and photos, plus help from the companion Evolve site, Quick & Easy Medical Terminology provides you with simple tools for good communication in the health care environment. Brief explanations and a focus on basic word-building skills make this text perfect for shorter, one- or two-credit medical terminology courses or self-study. Moderate anatomy and physiology coverage offers just the right amount of anatomical information to support the terminology presented. Programmed learning improves your comprehension by offering immediate feedback. Review exercises integrated throughout lesson material enable you to test your knowledge and retention of material more frequently for quick reinforcement. Medical reports with review exercises allow you to study terminology in documents similar to those seen in the clinical setting — and practice using terms in real-life situations. Quick Tips located throughout the text provide fun facts and memory aids. Student Evolve resources include games; activities; flash cards; animations, pharmacology, CAM, and genetics appendices; audio terms, and mobile quizzes and flash cards that offer additional opportunities to quickly gauge strong and weak areas in a fun, interactive environment. NEW! 14 additional case studies with exercises let you practice medical terminology in context. NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning (EAL) updated to accompany the text and provide an engaging, interactive learning experience that transforms textbook information into lasting knowledge. NEW and UPDATED! Terms, definitions, and procedures keep you up-to-date with healthcare advances. NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly and consistently throughout the text.

Quick Medical Terminology

Author: Genevieve Love Smith,Phyllis E. Davis

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471542674

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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More than 300,000 allied health practitioners—including medical technicians, nurses, CPT and ICD-9 coders, medical secretaries, receptionists, transcribers, physician’s office managers and billers, record analysts and clinical laboratory technicians—know the right medical term when it counts, thanks to… Quick Medical Terminology A Self-Teaching Guide/3rd Edition More than 300,000 people in medicine and medical-related industries used the first two editions of Quick Medical Terminology to expand their working medical vocabularies. Besides teaching you over 500 medical terms, it shows you how to recognize and use thousands of other words on the job. What makes this Self-Teaching Guide so successful is its unique word-building system that begins by familiarizing you with the Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots and word forms that are the building blocks of nearly all modern medical terminology. And once you’ve mastered these building blocks and understand the simple logic behind how they are combined to form medical terms, the job of learning the hundreds of words you’ll need on the job is a piece of cake! Quick Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition is specially programmed to allow you to work at your own pace with prerequisites, objectives, and tests to check your progress. This 3rd Edition has been updated to include the latest techniques, terminology and advances in the field of medicine.

Medical Terminology

A Living Language

Author: Bonnie F. Fremgen,Suzanne S. Frucht

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134701202

Category: Medicine

Page: 640

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Medical Terminology

The Best and Most Effective Way to Memorize, Pronounce and Understand Medical Terms

Author: David Andersson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535326629

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Page: 48

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D.A. Medical Handbooks is against any form of review manipulation and therefore its Amazon ranking. We care about our customers and have no intention in misleading anyone into making a purchase. Our reviews are 100 % real and genuine.What did the doctor say? What did the patient say? What did the professor say? What's going on? These are only few of the questions that people ask when faced with jargon-filled medical conversations in hospitals, schools, clinics, homes, and even at work. This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to understand, pronounce, and memorize medical terms using various methods. It also has tips and strategies that can help you apply these methods. What you will learn: How to understand Medical Terminology and learn its suffixes, prefixes and root words. How to pronounce Medical Terms thanks to our simple rules How to memorize fast and easily using our built-in exercises at the end of each chapter. How to build effortlessly Medical Terms using root words, suffixes and prefixes. Buy this book today!

The Future of Nursing

Leading Change, Advancing Health

Author: Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309208955

Category: Medical

Page: 700

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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Mastering Medical Terminology

Australia and New Zealand

Author: Sue Walker,Maryann Wood,Jenny Nicol

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958111X

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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This text will take a modular approach to Medical Terminology starting with the basics of word structure and the specifics of how medical terms are devised, followed by medical terminology specific to each body system and finishing with two areas not normally covered in medical terminology texts, ‘Alternative and Complimentary Therapies’ and ‘Public Health, Epidemiological and Clinical Research Terms’. Two Levels - Basic and Advanced Coverage of terminology specific to the current health environment - Alternative and Complimentary Therapies and Public Health, Epidemiological and Clinical Research Terms Evolve Website with free resources Online Student Workbook available as a separate purchase

Medical Terminology For Dummies

Author: Beverley Henderson,Jennifer Lee Dorsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118944054

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Grasp and retain the fundamentals of medical terminology quickly and easily Don't know a carcinoma from a hematoma? This friendly guide explains how the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, often-tongue-twisting words is to learn their parts: the prefix, root, and suffix. Medical Terminology For Dummies breaks down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course and gives you plain-English explanations and examples to help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. For many, the language of medicine and healthcare can be confusing, and frequently presents the greatest challenge to students – this guide was designed to help you overcome this problem with ease! Packed with ideas, study materials, quizzes, mind maps, and games to help you retain the information, Medical Terminology For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on medical prefixes, suffixes, and root words so you'll approach even unfamiliar medical terms with confidence and ease. Bone up on words that describe and are related to the body's systems Correctly pronounce and understand the meanings of medical terms Find tricks and study tips for memorizing words Build your knowledge with helpful word-building activities If you're working toward a certification or degree in a medical or healthcare field, or if you're already on the job, Medical Terminology For Dummies is the fast and easy way to learn the lingo.

Stedman's Medical Terminology

Author: Judi Nath

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496317117

Category: Medicine

Page: 784

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. An engaging and hands-on way to learn the language of health care, Stedman's Medical Terminology, 2e uses a proven "work text" approach that helps students master the information they need to communicate successfully in the health care world. More than 4,500 questions make this the most comprehensive medical terminology resource on the market. Each chapter begins with enough coverage of anatomy and physiology to provide the context for learning the medical terms, followed by Word Part and Terminology Tables that provide strategies for figuring out the meaning of new words and connecting them to the appropriate body system. Exercises in every chapter progress in a meaningful way from recall and review, to word building, to comprehension, and finally to application and analysis. This approach allows student to a see their vocabulary grow and to connect what they are learning to a real-life context. Study Tips in every chapter highlight common errors people make when working with medical terms, and give you tips for success. Reorganized chapters now align with the Memmler's Anatomy and Physiology text table of contents for cross-over consistency. Chapter Objectives have been changed to Learning Outcomes and rewritten where necessary. An updated design maximizes images and better aligns figures to content. Updated terms and references provide the most current and actively used language in today's health care settings. Flashcards were removed from back of the text, but are still available online. Revised and updated ancillary materials reflect changes made in the text.

The Secret Language of Doctors

Cracking the Code of Hospital Culture

Author: Brian Goldman

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 1633191796

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Most people have visited a doctor's office or emergency room in their lifetime to gain clarity about an ailment or check in after a procedure. While doctors strive to ensure their patients understand their diagnoses, rarely do those outside the medical community understand the words and phrases we hear practitioners yell across a hospital hallway or murmur to a colleague behind office doors. Doctors and nurses use a kind of secret language, comprised of words unlikely to be found in a medical textbook or heard on television. In The Secret Language of Doctors, Dr. Brian Goldman decodes those code words for the average patient. What does it mean when a patient has the symptoms of "incarceritis"? What are "blocking" and "turfing"? And why do you never want to be diagnosed with a "horrendoma"? Dr. Goldman reveals the meaning behind the colorful and secret expressions doctors use to describe difficult patients, situations, and medical conditions—including those they don't want you to know. Gain profound insight into what doctors really think about patients in this funny and biting examination of modern medical culture.

How to Learn & Memorize Medical Terminology

Using a Memory Palace Specifically Designed for Achieving Medical Fluency

Author: Anthony Metivier,Jamie Clarke

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781484032572

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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If you'd like to improve your ability to learn and memorize medical terminology by as much as 100%, 200%, even 300% (or more) ... using simple memory techniques that you can learn in 15-20 minutes (or less), then this may be the most important book that you will ever read. Believe it or not, it really doesn't matter if you think you have a good memory or not. The information in this book will teach you: * Why memory is like a bicycle everyone can ride (with some minor personal adjustments). * The real reason why you should never be squeamish about using memorization techniques so that you can recall medical terminology with ease. * Why and how some of the most famous memory skills are applicable to learning any subject, especially medicine. * How you can easily create a 26 "letter location" memory system based around the alphabet to establish "medical fluency." * Unique techniques that will have you literally "tuning in" on medicine and its terminology. * How to separate and organize medical terminology in the most effective manner for memorization. * Two secret ways you can use relaxation to aid the memorization process. These two methods alone are worth the price of this book because they will literally eliminate the stress and apprehension as you study, learn and memorize medical terminology. * And much, much more ... These techniques have been used by real medical students to make real strides in their professional careers as medical experts, most of whom previously considered themselves owners of a "bad memory." Don't worry! None of these techniques are rocket science. Frankly, if you can memorize a short email address or the name of a movie, then you can use this system to memorize medical terminology. But there's really no time to lose. Every day that you are not using this simple memorization system, you are literally stealing from yourself the joy of being able to recall an abundance of medical terminology as you easily expand the natural abilities of your mind.

The Checklist Manifesto

How to Get Things Right

Author: Atul Gawande

Publisher: Metropolitan Books

ISBN: 9781429953382

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever more advanced technologies—neither seems to prevent grievous errors. But in a hopeful turn, acclaimed surgeon and writer Atul Gawande finds a remedy in the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist. First introduced decades ago by the U.S. Air Force, checklists have enabled pilots to fly aircraft of mind-boggling sophistication. Now innovative checklists are being adopted in hospitals around the world, helping doctors and nurses respond to everything from flu epidemics to avalanches. Even in the immensely complex world of surgery, a simple ninety-second variant has cut the rate of fatalities by more than a third. In riveting stories, Gawande takes us from Austria, where an emergency checklist saved a drowning victim who had spent half an hour underwater, to Michigan, where a cleanliness checklist in intensive care units virtually eliminated a type of deadly hospital infection. He explains how checklists actually work to prompt striking and immediate improvements. And he follows the checklist revolution into fields well beyond medicine, from disaster response to investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds. An intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference, The Checklist Manifesto is essential reading for anyone working to get things right.