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The Language of Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

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Print - Paperback $89.95

New to This Edition

    • NEW! In Person narratives help you understand diseases and conditions from the patient's perspective.
    • NEW! A Closer Look highlights particular conditions.
    • NEW! Images and photos illustrate difficult terms and procedures.
    • NEW! Terms and definitions keep you up to date with healthcare advances.
    • More Spotlights identify and clarify potentially confusing terminology.
    • Error-prone abbreviations list derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting.

Key Features

    • Simple, clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science.
    • Practical applications such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in practice.
    • Self-study text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets.
    • Full-color illustrations depict anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the body's structure and function.
    • Comprehensive glossaries and appendices serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job.

    The Pageburst eBook for this title offers these additional features:

    • A wealth of self-assessment exercises
    • Compatibility with desktop computers, as well as iPads, smartphones, and other mobile devices
    • Easy access to Evolve resources
    • Engaging, interactive exercises that allow you to:
      • label anatomical drawings
      • understand the physiology of a system
      • practice using terms in context
      • hear the proper pronunciation of medical terms
      • reinforce your mastery of word parts
      • study the meaning of word parts and terms
      • and much more!

Author Information

    By Davi-Ellen Chabner, BA, MAT, Newton Centre, MA

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The Language of Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2014