Introducing Exploring Medical Language, 9th Edition: an innovative learning resource that helps you master medical terminology on your terms. At the heart of Exploring Medical Language is the student-friendly worktext, which gradually helps you build an understanding of medical terminology by first introducing you to word parts and then combining the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Add print and electronic flashcards, engaging interactive games, on-the-go audio reinforcement, and an extensive arsenal of other student-friendly learning tools, and you have everything you need to become fluent in medical terminology in no time! Integrated online learning tools offer a variety of unique ways to master medical terminology: interactive games and activities electronic flashcards anatomy and physiology tutorials career videos quizzes 5,000-term English/Spanish glossary Clinical case studies and medical reports encourage critical thinking and information application. More than 400 flashcards provide immediate review material. Systematic book organization gradually builds your understanding of medical terminology by first introducing you to word parts and then combining the parts to build the terms. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. NEW! Quick Quizzes offer gradable and email-able assessments to help you quickly gauge your understanding of key chapter concepts and terms. UPDATED! More electronic health records and sample patient information prepare you for the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. UPDATED! New terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system. IMPROVED! New and updated drawings and photos keep you ahead of current technology and healthcare processes. NEW! Pageburst eBook interactive features help you improve your understanding of medical terminology with immediate feedback.
With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative worktext, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Perhaps even better is the wide range of engaging online learning tools — tools like interactive games, puzzles, application activities, and on-the-go auditory reviews — that come with the worktext to help reinforce your learning and help you understand how the terms are used in the professional world. In all, this is the only resource on the market that incorporates all the proven methods for mastering medical terminology that work best for today’s learners. Systematic presentation of medical terminology provides a foundation of word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and word roots), then builds words by combining the parts. Comprehensive coverage of words that are built from word parts and other important terms creates a distinction between terms built from word parts and those not easily recognized as built from word parts and provides thorough coverage of both. Over 400 flashcards enable readers to review word parts when and where they want. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. Simulations of electronic health records familiarize readers with the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. AudioTerms study companion can be easily downloaded to portable media players and includes over 3,000 terms, each of which is pronounced and defined. Integrated online learning tools feature interactive games and activities, A+P boosters, career videos, and more that cater to the way today’s learners master medical terminology. NEW! Case studies introduce medical terminology in context and encourage critical thinking and information application. NEW! Adaptive learning, gradeable case studies, and audio reviews are now available in the online course to provide a complete learning experience for distance learners. For separate sale. NEW! Updated integrative medicine boxes introduce terminology related to integrative medicine (formerly complementary and alternative medicine). NEW! Pronunciation exercises focus on the importance of the correct pronunciation of terms. NEW! Updated terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system. NEW! Updated drawings and photos keep readers abreast of current technology and healthcare processes.
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ONLINE offers a wide range of auditory and visual elements and a variety of interactive exercises to supplement Exploring Medical Language, 7th Edition. This online course amplifies the text content, promotes better understanding of concepts presented in the text, reinforces learning, and demonstrates the practical application of medical language. Animations and narrated slide shows help you retain what you've learned with an interesting, highly memorable format. A wealth of interactive exercises, including word building, identification, spelling, pronunciation, matching, multiple choice, true or false, fill-in-blank, labeling, and case studies, offering frequent opportunities to recall and recognize medical terms with the goal of long-term memorization. Original art program features 900 anatomical and disease and disorder illustrations, including many new drawings and graphics. More than 25 animations and slide shows communicate difficult concepts that are impossible to convey with static illustrations. Easy-to-spot icons throughout the course alert you to Fast Facts, Learning Links, and Discussion Topics, encouraging active learning and linking students to the instructor and to one another. Bolded and linked terms within text connect you to definitions and audio pronunciations of terms, making it quick and easy to access the glossary and hear the term pronounced correctly. Extensive glossary of over 5,000 terms, including definitions. From anywhere in the program, you can click on a term and hear it pronounced in English and Spanish. Spanish translations of glossary terms - both written and audio - equip you to better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Exams and quizzes are provided for each module, ready for instructors to modify or use as is. Exams are automatically scored and reported to the instructor's grade book. Online course companion available in Angel/Evolve, Blackboard, WebCT, or eCollege course management systems and other LMS systems, providing everything instructors need to implement a high-quality online course or provide online support to a lecture-format class. Outcome-based learning ensures that you're meeting course objectives, provides instant feedback, and gives instructors information about learning outcomes. After each block of content is presented, a short assessment determines if the desired outcome or objective has been achieved. Medical report activities require you to look for information in the medical record to test your knowledge of medical terminology - a crucial skill for working in the clinical setting. More word-building and pronunciation exercises for additional practice and self-assessment. Catch That activities test your knowledge of information just presented, so you can quickly and easily re-read the material if you answer incorrectly. Listen In activities in case studies allow you to follow a patient with a particular medical condition through each online course module. You'll listen in as the health care provider and the patient interact, using the terminology you've become familiar with and encouraging you to apply it to a real-life situation. Glossary link embedded in the navigation bar at the top of each screen allows you to go to the master glossary from anywhere in the program, in addition to the usual links within each lesson. New options are available for different types of learners; for example, separate links are provided for "activities only" and "media only," so you can go directly to all of the activities and/or media for a particular module. New terms and abbreviations reflect advances in technology and changes in the healthcare delivery system.
Medical Terminology Online courseware for key Elsevier Health Sciences titles provides many more learning opportunities beyond those in the texts. A range of visual and auditory elements and interactivities are included to emphasize and reinforce text content, synthesize concepts, and demonstrate the practical applications of medical language. The program is available for use in WebCT or Blackboard course management systems, or it can be provided as generic web-ready assets for use in another e-learning platform. Students may log on to complete lessons, review course content, and take quizzes and exams online with results recorded for the instructor. It's ideal for self-study, as a supplement to lecture-format classes, or as a distance learning course via the internet! *Notice to Customer* This is an instructor-led tool, and can only be accessed once an instructor establishes a course instance. Customers who order this online product will receive a booklet that contains the access code to the course in 5 to 7 business days. This package contains the Exploring Medical Language, 5th edition textbook, and the User Guide and Access Code for Medical Terminology Online.
This widely adopted text is a concise and engaging introduction to the field that presents competing theoretical perspectives in a balanced fashion, highlighting points of conflict and convergence. Written in an accessible, jargon-free language, Exploring Medical Anthropology’s concise length leaves room for instructors to supplement it with monographs of their own choosing. Concrete cases and the author’s personal research experiences are utilized to explain some of the discipline’s most important insights; such as that biology and culture matter equally in the human experience of disease and that medical anthropology can help to alleviate human suffering. An extensive glossary facilitates student learning of concepts and terms, while a list of suggested readings at the end of each chapter and an extensive bibliography encourage further exploration.
This book addresses recent developments in medical and language education. Both fields have broadened their focus on clinical expertise and linguistic skills to address issues of cultural competence. The book re-imagines the language classroom in medical settings as an arena for the exploration of values and professional identity.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop on August 22â€"23, 2018, in Washington, DC, to explore medical and public health preparedness for a nuclear incident. The event brought together experts from government, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and the private sector to explore current assumptions behind the status of medical and public health preparedness for a nuclear incident, examine potential changes in these assumptions in light of increasing concerns about the use of nuclear warfare, and discuss challenges and opportunities for capacity building in the current threat environment. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Prepare to succeed on your facility coding exam with Facility Coding Exam Review 2015: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the facility coding certification exams, including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system; reimbursement issues; an overview of CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS coding; and more. Two full practice exams simulate the testing experience and provide plenty of practice for even the most insecure exam-taker. Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass your facility coding certification exam. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve provide extra test practice and review with 250 additional medical terminology and pathophysiology questions that may be downloaded to mobile devices. Concise outline format helps you access key information quickly and study more efficiently. Concrete real-life coding reports simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Practice exams on the Evolve companion website include a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to study, allowing you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual facility coding exam. Answers and rationales to the Pre-/Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. NEW! Netter anatomy illustrations in Unit 3 enhance your understanding of anatomy and the way it affects coding. NEW! Additional mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve make it easy to study while on the go and to review your answers. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job. NEW! ICD-10 content and exams on the Evolve companion website ensure that you are fully prepared for the implementation of ICD-10.
Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant offers a comprehensive guide to the NAVTA-approved curriculum for veterinary assisting programs. Written by leaders in the profession and copublished with NAVTA, the book covers the complete list of NAVTA Veterinary Assistant Essential Skills. Specifically tailored for veterinary assistants and veterinary assistant students, the book uses an engaging writing style to provide a concise, user-friendly approach to the material. With chapters on medical terminology, clinical skills, office procedures, client communication, and more, the book equips veterinary assistants with all the information they need to succeed. A companion website offers interactive multiple-choice questions, the figures from the book in PowerPoint, teaching activities, breed study guides, and a sample cover letter. Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant is a must-have resource for all veterinary assistant students and those studying for the Approved Veterinary Assistant certification exam, and serves as a useful refresher for veterinary assistants in practice.
Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume
Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing — and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all — a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care. NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings. NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations. NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients. NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care. NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. NEW! Revised art program enhances the book’s visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.