Medical Terminology Simplified

Author: Barbara A Gylys
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803640931
Release Date: 2014-03-24
Genre: Medical

The 5th Edition of this popular textbook continues to incorporate the most current trends and approaches to teaching medical terminology. You’ll explore each body system unit through a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations, complemented by true-to-life artwork.

Medical Terminology Simplified

Author: Barbara A. Gylys
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803639716
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

This programmed learning, word-building approach is ideal for self-paced learning and review or in-class and online instruction! The 5th Edition of this popular textbook continues to incorporate the most current trends and approaches to teaching medical terminology. You'll explore each body system unit through a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations, complemented by true-to-life artwork. NEW! Online. Interactive. Progressive. The Medical Language Lab is the new, interactive, online program that ensures your students master the language of medicine. Based on proven language methodology, it guides your students step by step from basic through advanced levels of proficiency to become confident medical language speakers. A special code in the front of the book unlocks The MLL for you and your students. Use it with your current learning management system or with its integrated grade book. Customize it to meet the needs of your course. Want to learn more? Explore all the Medical Language Lab has to offer through this video series.

Medical Terminology Systems

Author: Barbara A Gylys
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803658684
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Genre: Medical

You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Medical Terminology Express

Author: Barbara A Gylys
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803642119
Release Date: 2014-11-24
Genre: Medical

Now in its 2nd edition, Medical Terminology Express adapts Barbara Gylys’s proven word-building techniques for the short-course. Organized by body system, this text shows the connection between anatomical structures and associated medial word roots.

Pharmacology Application in Athletic Training

Author: Brent C Mangus
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803620278
Release Date: 2005-01-11
Genre: Medical

Here's the information students need to know about how drugs work and how they can affect athletic performance. Through "real life" scenarios, students gain insights into the application of pharmacology in their clinical practice—from assisting an athlete who is taking a new medication to recognizing drug-related side effects when a negative reaction is occurring to handling instances of drug abuse. Beginning with an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, the text presents prescription and over-the-counter medications in relation to the injuries or health conditions athletic trainers commonly encounter. Frequently abused substances such as amphetamines, herbals, and anabolic steroids are also addressed. Legal and ethical issues of drug use are presented, such as HIPAA–mandated privacy issues, drug testing, and which drugs are deemed as acceptable or banned according to NCAA and US Olympic standard.

Gould s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

Author: Karin C. VanMeter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455754113
Release Date: 2013-12-18
Genre: Medical

A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, this text helps you learn essential concepts of major diseases and disorders and disease processes. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, Gould's Pathophysiology prepares you for the conditions encountered in clinical practice. It contains concise and readable approach includes the information you need without being overwhelming, even if you have a limited scientific background. The unique think about questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help you identify the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you've learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system? Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more.

Quick Easy Medical Terminology

Author: Peggy C. Leonard
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323370646
Release Date: 2015-12-04
Genre: Medical

Read, write, and speak medical terms in no time with Leonard’s Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition. Ideal for one-semester courses and self-study, this clear, concise text covers disorders, diagnosis, and treatment with a strong focus on anatomy for an integrated discussion of each body system. Small bits of information are presented then immediately tested for comprehension using a combination of programmed and traditional review questions. With new case studies, terms, and photos, plus help from the companion Evolve site, Quick & Easy Medical Terminology provides you with simple tools for good communication in the health care environment. Brief explanations and a focus on basic word-building skills make this text perfect for shorter, one- or two-credit medical terminology courses or self-study. Moderate anatomy and physiology coverage offers just the right amount of anatomical information to support the terminology presented. Programmed learning improves your comprehension by offering immediate feedback. Review exercises integrated throughout lesson material enable you to test your knowledge and retention of material more frequently for quick reinforcement. Medical reports with review exercises allow you to study terminology in documents similar to those seen in the clinical setting — and practice using terms in real-life situations. Quick Tips located throughout the text provide fun facts and memory aids. Student Evolve resources include games; activities; flash cards; animations, pharmacology, CAM, and genetics appendices; audio terms, and mobile quizzes and flash cards that offer additional opportunities to quickly gauge strong and weak areas in a fun, interactive environment. NEW! 14 additional case studies with exercises let you practice medical terminology in context. NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning (EAL) updated to accompany the text and provide an engaging, interactive learning experience that transforms textbook information into lasting knowledge. NEW and UPDATED! Terms, definitions, and procedures keep you up-to-date with healthcare advances. NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly and consistently throughout the text.

Essential Medical Terminology

Author: Peggy S. Stanfield
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449666620
Release Date: 2011-12-02
Genre: Medical

This best-selling introduction to medical terminology text is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. Essential Medical Terminology, Third Edition, is based on the body-systems approach. Suited for students of all levels in the health professions, this text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. After studying the fundamentals of pronunciation, students can study the chapters in any order the instructor deems appropriate.The Third Edition also includes a new chapter on Cancer Medicine. Each new copy of the text includes a user-friendly CD ROM* with interactive flashcards, crossword puzzles, and additional exercises. This text with helpful online resources is highly accessible for all health care students, offering a wealth of valuable information at an attractive price. *Please note electronic formats and Ebooks do not include access to the CD ROM. Essential Medical Terminology is also available as an online course. Learn more about Navigate Course Manager: Essential Medical Terminology http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449678371/

Medical Terminology

Author: Marjorie Canfield Willis
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781792835
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Medical

This medical terminology text uses a Programmed Learning approach that is ideal for classroom use, self-paced study, or distance learning. It is broken down into concise self-instruction frames followed by review frames for immediate feedback and reinforcement. Actual medical records and medical record analysis activities are used extensively throughout the book. Highlights of this edition include a more engaging design, additional illustrations, more detailed coverage of term components, chapter objectives checklists, and acronyms and abbreviations charts. A free bound-in CD-ROM contains Stedman's audio pronunciations and interactive exercises. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology—an online student tutoring and faculty support service—is free with the book. A fully customizable online course created specifically for this text is available as an additional purchase.

Sidman s Neuroanatomy

Author: Douglas J. Gould
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781765684
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Genre: Medical

Sidman's Neuroanatomy: A Programmed Learning Tool, Second Edition is an innovative combined neuroanatomy text and review that covers the structure of the entire nervous system. Its unique programmed learning approach allows students to easily retain information and learn at their own pace by slowly building on previously learned concepts throughout each chapter. The programmed learning approach introduces new information and reviews previously learned information by presenting it in new contexts, calling attention to important details and illustrating steps in a reasoning process. This learning method adds to and reinforces the student's understanding and retention of neuroanatomical knowledge. This edition features updated illustrations, a systems-based organization, and new concepts on the cerebellum, extrapyramidal pathways, special sensory pathways, diencephalon, ventricular system, and vascular anatomy. Terminology has been updated to conform to Terminologia Anatomica. Accompanying the book is a multimedia component, containing an interactive question bank with fill-in-the-blank and figure labeling exercises, pop-up images, and hot spot identification questions as well as brand-new neuroanatomical animations.

Medical Terminology in a Flash

Author: Lisa Finnegan
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803646643
Release Date: 2015-10-23
Genre: Medical

The 3rd Edition of this popular text features an emphasis on meeting the needs of all learning styles by providing a visually rich text, an online learning program, and perforated/tear-out flash cards at the back of the book.

Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals

Author: J. Glenn Forister
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284034646
Release Date: 2015-01-14
Genre: Medical

Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is an essential resource to help students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, comprehend results, and incorporate findings into practice. From choosing a research project and developing the research process design, to systematically gathering information, analyzing, interpreting data, differentiating among conflicting results, and finally understanding the overall evaluation, Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition will help students and practitioners develop research skills to acquire and contribute knowledge that benefits their patients.