A Short Course in Medical Terminology
- C. Edward Collins
You can master the medical terminology you need for your future career with A Short Course in Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition and its accompanying back-of-the-book and online resources. Using a concise mnemonic approach, this book shows you how to memorize word parts and use word building to learn medical terminology. The book covers terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties (including pharmacology), and health professions. Mastery of key terms is easy with the book's hundreds of fun and engaging in-text, and online exercises, including new flashcard and audio pronunciation activities, crossword puzzles, Hangman, medical case record and spelling bee questions, figure labeling exercises, and true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice exercises. You can connect what you are learning to clinical practice with redesigned Case Studies that highlight the role medical terminology plays in communication. You can easily master medical terminology with a wide variety of exercises integrated into the narrative for fun and efficient practice. You can reinforce your understanding with the book's concise and user-friendly approach, logical organization, and study tables that summarize chapter terms in an easy-to-reference format. You can increase your mastery with Word Sense features that highlight fun facts about medical or easily confused terms. You can increase your understanding of word parts, definitions, and abbreviations with Word Elements and Abbreviations tables. You can check your understanding of key terms with Chapter Quizzes. You can take your learning beyond the book with the wide range of online resources, including hundreds of exercises and games, an English to Spanish Audio Pronunciation Guide, animations that bring concepts to life, and more.