Medical Terminology : A Living Language

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/22/2004
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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DYNAMIC TOOLS FOR A LIVING LANGUAGE! Medical Terminology is vital to our careers, our health, and our lives. This text demonstrates how medical terminology is a dynamic and relevant contributor to the world around us. CAREER APPLICATIONS Professional Profile boxes begin each chapter and highlight health care career options. NEW Professional journal exercises concluding each chapter challenge students to write sentences from the perspective of different health professionals. Med Term Tips in every chapter pique student interest by presenting quick, useful facts they can use in their careers. ACCURACY AND CONSISTENCY Eye-catching, accurate photographs and illustrations bring body systems and diseases to life underscoring that medical terminology is a living, dynamic language. Pathology sections are integrated to bring a greater context for the terminology. Word Building tables emphasize building words rather than rote memorization. MULTIMEDIA CD-ROM (packaged free with every text) contains over a dozen types of learning activities for each chapter including a flashcard generator, an audio pronunciation glossary, videos, animations, interactive exercises, and games that quiz students on spelling, word-building concepts, and anatomy. Companion Website ( ). A text-specific, interactive online workbook that features a variety of quizzes along with an automatic scoring and feedback function. An audio pronunciation glossary and case studies are also included.

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