Mastering Healthcare Terminology

Mastering Healthcare Terminology

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Gain the knowledge of medical language you need to succeed in class and in your healthcare career! Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 5th Edition covers medical terms and definitions in small chunks - easy-to-follow learning segments - followed immediately by exercises and review questions that reinforce your understanding. From well-known educator Betsy Shiland, this book includes realistic case studies to help you apply your knowledge to practice. And because Shiland users love the case studies and medical records, more than 70 new case studies with review questions have been added to this edition, along with extra case studies on the Evolve companion website. Now with new mobile-optimized quizzes and flash cards that make it easy to study terms while on the go, this popular introduction to healthcare language enables you to communicate clearly and confidently with other members of the healthcare team.Quick-reference format makes it easier to learn terminology by presenting terms in tables - including word origin, definition, and pronunciation.Frequent word part and word building exercises reinforce your understanding with immediate opportunities for practice and review.A total of 460 illustrations includes qadditionalq new photos showing difficult terms and procedures.A breakdown of AaP terms appears in page margins next to the related text, helping you learn and memorize word parts in context.Convenient spiral binding lets the book lay flat, making it easy to work on exercises.UNIQUE! ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes are provided in the pathology terminology tables for a better understanding of medical coding.An Evolve companion website includes medical animations, audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and word games such asq Wheel of Terminology, q qTerminology Triage, q and qWhacka Word Part.qCoverage of electronic medical records prepares you for using EHR in the healthcare setting. NEW! 70 new case studies provide more opportunity to see terminology in use.NEW! Mobile-optimized quick quizzes and flash cards allow you to practice terminology while on the go.NEW terms and procedures keep you up to date with advances in healthcare.NEW qNormal Lab Valuesq appendix provides a quick reference as you work through case studies and medical reports. qMatch the word parts with their correct meanings. ... _____ 1. pregnancy _____ 2. navel _____ 3. labor, delivery _____ 4. organ of communication between mother and baby _____ 5. inner sac that encircles the embryo _____ 6. outer sac that ... Label the drawing using the terms provided. embryo umbilical cord chorion placenta yolk sac amnion amniotic fluid chorionic villi Choose Hear It, Spell It to practice spelling the anatomy. 275 Female Reproductive System and Pregnancy.

Title:Mastering Healthcare Terminology
Author:Betsy J. Shiland
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-12-18


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