Introducing Exploring Medical Language, 9th Edition: an innovative learning resource that helps you master medical terminology on your terms. At the heart of Exploring Medical Language is the student-friendly worktext, which gradually helps you build an understanding of medical terminology by first introducing you to word parts and then combining the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Add print and electronic flashcards, engaging interactive games, on-the-go audio reinforcement, and an extensive arsenal of other student-friendly learning tools, and you have everything you need to become fluent in medical terminology in no time!Integrated online learning tools offer a variety of unique ways to master medical terminology: interactive games and activities electronic flashcardsanatomy and physiology tutorialscareer videosquizzes5,000-term English/Spanish glossaryClinical case studies and medical reports encourage critical thinking and information application.More than 400 flashcards provide immediate review material.Systematic book organization gradually builds your understanding of medical terminology by first introducing you to word parts and then combining the parts to build the terms. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. NEW! Quick Quizzes offer gradable and email-able assessments to help you quickly gauge your understanding of key chapter concepts and terms. UPDATED! More electronic health records and sample patient information prepare you for the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. UPDATED! New terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system.IMPROVED! New and updated drawings and photos keep you ahead of current technology and healthcare processes.NEW! Pageburst eBook interactive features help you improve your understanding of medical terminology with immediate feedback.
Focusing on basic word building skills, Basic Medical Language, 4th Edition provides the foundation of medical vocabulary you need to communicate with other health care team members. It explains a carefully selected group of suffixes, prefixes, and word roots to give you a basis for learning and understanding hundreds of medical terms. Clear, illustrated lessons present terms by body system, introducing word parts and providing exercises that ask you to define terms or combine word parts to create terms. Written by expert educators Myrna LaFleur Brooks and Danielle LaFleur Brooks, this text also simplifies medical terminology with online learning activities, games, and quizzes.Over 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier to memorize terms.Clear, conversational approach makes it easier to learn and understand medical terminology.Integrated exercises test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress.Time Out review sections are included after every four chapters to provide the opportunity to review material at regular intervals.Evolve resources include activities, games, an audio program, a 5,000-term English/Spanish med term glossary, and gradable, e-mailable quizzes.FYI boxes offer practical information and interesting med term facts. NEW terms and definitions keep you up to date with the latest healthcare procedures and advances.NEW electronic health record documents provide exposure to the EHRs you will encounter in practice.NEW and updated illustrations show difficult terms and procedures more clearly.NEW! Gradable exercises on the Evolve companion website allow quick assessment of your understanding and can be easily e-mailed to instructors.NEW list of error-prone abbreviations identifies abbreviations that should NOT be used in the clinical setting.
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