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The Language of Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 9th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Medical report exercises in each chapter utilize chart notes, histories, and reports to give you practice working with realistic documents.
    • Additional pathology photos clarify terminology and help you identify medical conditions you may encounter in practice.
    • Updated content reflects the latest advances in digestive system operative procedures, the human genome project, normal values for tests in practical applications, and muscle function.
    • The companion CD tests your ability to identify terms by their pronunciation and provides a fun, engaging way to review terms through games, study tips, photographs, video clips, and animations.
    • A companion Evolve website enables you to assess your understanding with quizzes for each chapter that provide immediate feedback to help you identify specific areas for review.

Key Features

    • Clear, straightforward approach makes content easy to understand without any previous medical or scientific background.
    • Text/workbook combination facilitates valuable independent study opportunities through labeling exercises, pronunciation tests, and review sheets.
    • Practical case studies, vignettes, and exercises familiarize you with real-life applications of terminology.
    • Full-color images reinforce anatomical and pathophysiological terms.
    • Pronunciation of Terms list at the end of each chapter breaks down terms phonetically to help you master proper pronunciations.

Author Information

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

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The Language of Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 9th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2011