Learn Medical Vocabulary Today

Learn Medical Vocabulary Today

Learn Medical Vocabulary Today

This book will be a valuable resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals who deal with Spanish speaking patients. It is a guide that contains the key and most frequently used healthcare terms. It will also be useful for Spanish speaking nurses who want to have a better communication while interacting with English speaking healthcare professionals.

Building a Medical Vocabulary

Building a Medical Vocabulary

Building a Medical Vocabulary

The language of medicine is complex, but learning it doesn't have to be. Using a conversational writing style and a logical, programmed approach, Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations, 8th Edition starts with common words you hear everyday and adds new root words, prefixes, and suffixes to introduce you to key medical terminology. Additionally, this valuable text comes with a wealth of engaging review tools - such as interactive games, sound files, and Programmed Learning sections - to enhance your understanding of textbook terms and principles, polish your pronunciation skills, and help you get comfortable communicating in the language of health care. Easy-to-understand, conversational writing style makes reading and absorbing the material enjoyable. Programmed Learning sections allow you to actively participate in learning and get instant feedback on your progress. An Evolve companion website reinforces learning with audio pronunciations, interactive games, exercises, animations, flash cards, and more. Thorough explanation of terms enhances understanding by presenting vocabulary in the context of medical settings. Moderate level of A&P coverage provides the background that you need to understand body systems in the context of medical terminology. Health Care Reports and case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to job-like situations. Spanish translations cover common Spanish terminology that you are likely to encounter in the clinical environment. Be Careful with These caution boxes highlight important distinctions between terms that are similar in spelling and/or pronunciation. Comprehensive end-of-chapter reviews allow you to measure your learning against chapter objectives. The Joint Commission official Do Not Use list of error-prone abbreviations alert you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting. Bookmark pronunciation guide makes it easy to find pronunciations and may also be used to cover the answer column while working the programmed learning sections of the text. Glossary/Index makes it easy to find words and their definitions, and is great for final exam review. NEW Special Sense Organs chapter is dedicated to coverage of the eye, ear, and other special senses. NEW! List of key terms with pronunciations in each chapter provides a helpful review that coordinates with audio files on the Evolve companion website. NEW ICD and CPT information includes ICD and CPT terminology.

Building a Medical Vocabulary E Book

Building a Medical Vocabulary   E Book

Building a Medical Vocabulary E Book

The language of medicine is complex, but learning it doesn’t have to be. Using a conversational writing style and a logical, programmed approach, Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations, 8th Edition starts with common words you hear everyday and adds new root words, prefixes, and suffixes to introduce you to key medical terminology. Additionally, this valuable text comes with a wealth of engaging review tools – such as interactive games, sound files, and Programmed Learning sections – to enhance your understanding of textbook terms and principles, polish your pronunciation skills, and help you get comfortable communicating in the language of health care. Programmed Learning sections allow you to actively participate in learning and get instant feedback on your progress. Thorough explanation of terms presents vocabulary in the context of medical settings to improve your understanding and term recall. Consistent format in body systems chapters categorizes terms as anatomic, diagnostic, or therapeutic to acquaint you with the type of discussion that is occurring in health care reports. Direct, conversational writing style makes reading and absorbing the material enjoyable. Bookmark pronunciation guide doubles as a device to cover the answer column while working in the Programmed Learning sections of the text. Health Care Reports and case studies encourage you to apply your knowledge to job-like situations. Be Careful with These caution boxes highlight important distinctions you need to make among terms that are similar in spelling and/or pronunciation. Function First sections introduce you to physiology and why each body system is important. Moderate A&P coverage provides just the right amount of information you need to understand body systems in the context of medical terminology. Spanish translations familiarize you with the most common Spanish terminology that you are likely to encounter in the clinical environment. Pharmacology coverage introduces key drug classes for disorders of each body system and offers more detailed information in the appendix. Comprehensive end-of-chapter reviews bring learning "full circle" and allow you to measure your learning against chapter objectives. Comprehensive Review chapter integrates terms from throughout the text to prepare you for your final examination. Online sound files provide audible reinforcement of correct pronunciations. Student Resources on Evolve feature engaging activities and tools to further your understanding of terms and concepts from the text. Glossary/Index eases the process of finding a word and its definition in the text.

Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology

Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! Based on Davi Chabner's effective learning methods, this book's straightforward approach omits time-consuming, nonessential information and focuses on helping you actively build a working vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots. Terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies and vignettes throughout the book demonstrate how they're used in practice. With all this plus NEW animations and games on the companion CD, 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. Simple, clear, non-technical explanations of terms demystify medical terminology even if you've had little or no background in medicine or science. UNIQUE Medical Scramble activity challenges you to unscramble the letters of terms - a fun way to improve your spelling accuracy and word recognition. UNIQUE Medical Detective activity on the student CD presents scenarios with missing information that you must locate in order to correctly answer questions. Case studies and vignettes illustrate real-life applications of medical terms. UNIQUE Illustrations in the Spanish glossary include labels in both English and Spanish to help you understand terms you are likely to encounter in the health care setting. Additional online student resources on the companion Evolve website include extra quizzes, an English-Spanish glossary of over 5,000 terms, and the Body Spectrum Electronic Anatomy Coloring Book program. New audio CD packaged with the text provides correct pronunciations of terms and definitions. The improved student CD packaged with the text offers even more interactive ways to learn, featuring NEW Archie MD animations, fun games, labeling exercises, Medical Detective activities, and an image glossary. Spotlights highlight easily confused medical terms to improve your ability to distinguish the meanings of terms. Picture Show activities present an image of a condition, disorder, or structure, followed by a series of questions about the image, giving you the opportunity to apply what you've learned. More NEW, updated photos of pathology familiarize you with medical conditions and associated terminology.

Medical Terminology A Short Course

Medical Terminology  A Short Course

Medical Terminology A Short Course

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. "

Building a Medical Vocabulary

Building a Medical Vocabulary

Building a Medical Vocabulary

Quickly learn essential medical terminology! Both engaging and interactive, Building a Medical Vocabulary, 11th Edition introduces a step-by-step approach to effective communication in the healthcare environment. This text brilliantly intersperses traditional narrative and a variety of learning exercises with a programmed approach that gives you immediate feedback. Ideal for both the classroom setting or for self-study, it provides you with the building blocks to successfully communicate with other members of the healthcare team. Games, exercises, and additional resources on the companion Evolve website help reinforce learning. Spanish translations make this an invaluable resource in today's multilingual healthcare settings. Programmed approach allows you to actively participate in learning and get instant feedback. Healthcare reports help you apply your recently gained knowledge to job-like situations, taking learning to the next step. Focused A&P coverage provides the appropriate amount of information needed to understand the body system in the context of medical terminology. Spanish translations prepare you to communicate effectively in today's multilingual healthcare settings. NEW! Rapid Review feature highlights the most important terms and concepts to review before the chapter test. EXPANDED! More Tool Tips throughout the text help you navigate the pitfalls of learning medical terminology. UPDATED! New terms and illustrations keep this text one of the most current on the market.

Building a Medical Vocabulary E Book

Building a Medical Vocabulary   E Book

Building a Medical Vocabulary E Book

Learn to simplify complex medical terminology. Using a comprehensive, yet easy way to learn medical terms, Building a Medical Vocabulary, 10th Edition, introduces a step-by-step approach to effective communication in the healthcare environment. Beginning with commonly used medical terms, the text moves cleanly through more difficult vocabulary by adding new combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes. Small segments of material are immediately followed by fill-in exercises. Learning is also reinforced with Evolve resources such as interactive games, animations, and audio pronunciations. Organizing medical terms by body system, this text provides you with the building blocks for effective communication in the healthcare environment. Healthcare Reports and case studies encourage you to apply your knowledge to job-like situations. Programmed Learning sections allow you to actively participate in learning and get instant feedback on your progress. Strong level of A&P coverage provides the background that you need to understand body systems in the context of medical terminology. Thorough explanation of terms enhances your understanding by presenting vocabulary in the context of medical settings. Be Careful with These caution boxes highlight important distinctions you need to make among terms that are similar in spelling and/or pronunciation. List of key terms with pronunciations in each chapter provides you with a helpful review that coordinates with audio files on the Evolve companion website. Comprehensive end-of-chapter reviews bring learning full circle and allow you to measure your learning against chapter objectives. Glossary/Index makes it easy to find words and their definitions, and is great for final exam review. Clear, conversational writing style makes reading and absorbing the material enjoyable. Vocabulary list at the end of each chapter provides a quick review of important terms along with their pronunciations. Bookmark pronunciation guide makes it easy to find pronunciations and may also be used to cover the answer column while working the programmed learning sections of the text. Function first sections orient you to physiology and why each body system is important. Spanish translations familiarizes you with common Spanish terminology that you are likely to encounter in the clinical environment. NEW! Additional healthcare reports allow you to see terminology in context. NEW! Pharmacology in the body systems chapters lists common drug classes with pharmaceuticals. NEW! Oncology chapter provides terminology in this important area of healthcare.

Learning Medical Terminology

Learning Medical Terminology

Learning Medical Terminology