Medical Terminology: A Short Course - E-Book
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.
1. Basic Word Structure2. Organization of the Body3. Suffixes4. Prefixes5. Medical Specialists and Case ReportsAppendix I: Body SystemsAppendix II: Diagnostic Tests and ProceduresAppendix III: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols, and Eponyms Appendix IV: Allied Health Careers Mini-Dictionary: Glossary of Medical TermsGlossary of Word PartsGlossary of English-Spanish Terms