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Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Prendergast, Alice, Tilley, Karen
An essential resource for anyone in a medical transcription course or in allied health, nursing, or biology programs, this self-study programmed text presents the most commonly used terms, abbreviations, drugs, diseases, and disorders related to health and medicine. Arranged by body system and medical-surgical specialty areas, it provides a basic method for acquiring the essentials needed to build a medical vocabulary with immediate feedback to the learner while allowing for review. Features: Essential terminology with pronunciation keys and word elements. FREE integrated website - www.prenhall.com/rice - compliments the text with study-guide style quiz questions and immediate tabulation of quiz results. Full-color art and design. More than 600 review exercises, abbreviations, and drugs and disorders. Case studies featuring Present History; Signs and Symptoms; Diagnosis; Treatment; Prevention; and Risk Factor. More tables, figures, and illustrations assist in comprehension. Explanation frames assist in applying facts about health and medicine throughout. Unit openings feature a chapter overview, learning objectives, and include primary word elements.Prendergast, Alice is the author of 'Medical Terminology A Text/Workbook', published 2008 under ISBN 9780805327854 and ISBN 0805327851.