You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.
The perfect word building and medical terminology package...Taber's 21 + Systems 6th Edition Taber's 21 is today's most comprehensive health science dictionary. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants, representing every branch of health care, works with the Taber's in-house editorial staff to ensure that the content reflects the state of the art. Cyclopedic entries that offer more than just definitions. More than 60,000 reader-friendly definitions, including 3,000 brand-new terms and 7,000 revised terms. Over 1,000 full-color illustrations in the book and DVD combined. More than 600 Patient Care Statements. Caution Statements with new, easy-to-find icon. Dozens of Allied Health and Nursing Appendices FREE Taber'sPlus DVD, Mac and PC compatible. 2 year access to Taber's Online and Taber's Mobile! So much more! Systems 6th Edition is the perfect length for any course, this exceptional full-color, highly illustrated text/workbook uses a body system organization to focus on word building. This beautifully designed visual text combined with the audio CD, TermPlus 3.0, and student and instructor online tools is a unique learning package that's a true blend of words, art, and technology. Available in a Variety of Formats... Medical Terminology Systems, 6th Edition (Text Only) About $39.95 (US)|$41.95 (CAN) ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2090-2 Medical Terminology Systems, 6th Edition + Audio CD + TermPlus 3.0 About $49.95 (US)|$52.50 (CAN) ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2145-9 Word Building-the foundation for success begins with Barbara Gylys and the Body Systems Approach. The med term approaches and how they differ. Most med terms books teach by memorization-the whole word approach. Memorize vocabulary and then try to recognize word patterns. Gylys uses the word-buildingapproach. First learn the patterns of medical words before you learn the vocabulary. Gylys takes a common sense approach, by introducing word elements first: Roots Combining forms Suffixes Prefixes She covers them one by one, breaking down each word part. Common English word elements are presented. This familiarity makes it easier for students to learn and break apart and build words. Students can use their understanding of word parts to decipher vocabulary. Mnemonic devices, interactive activities (in the book and on the CD) make word-building fun and this in turn increases retention.no more tedious memorization, students learn by breaking down and rebuilding words! From my years of teaching, I found it was much easier for students to learn word parts directly associated with a body system (or specialty area), and this has been the key to my approach in all of my texts and software products. Barbara A. Gylys Building a better med term book with amazing features Even Better! Easier reading level geared toward all learners. New! Body Systems Connections table: Identifies interrelationship of each body system Helps put each system into clear perspective New! Audio activities and TermPlus 3.0 CD-Rom New! Full-color medical records. More diagnosti
The 5th Edition of this popular textbook continues to incorporate the most current trends and approaches to teaching medical terminology. You’ll explore each body system unit through a summary of major combining forms, a comprehensive pathology section, and additional medical records and evaluations, complemented by true-to-life artwork.
Taber’s brings meanings to life. Put the language of nursing, medicine and the healthcare professions at your fingertips. In hand, online, or on your mobile device—anywhere and everywhere, Taber’s 23 is the all-in-one, go-to source in the classroom, clinical, and beyond. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants representing nearly every health care profession ensures that the content reflects the most current healthcare information.
Learn the ins and outs of coding and how to successfully navigate the CPC and CCS-P exams. This comprehensive, straightforward review takes the complicated process of coding and makes it easy to understand. With a comprehensive review of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS and helpful test-taking strategies, this is the best way to prepare for the coding certification exams. It’s also the perfect reference for professional coders looking to stay sharp.
Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts. Medical Translation Step by Step provides a pedagogical approach to medical translation based on learner and learning-centred teaching tasks, revolving around interaction: pair and group work to carry out the tasks and exercises to practice the points covered. These include work on declarative and operative knowledge of both translation and medical texts and favour an approach that takes into account both the process and product of translations. Starting from a broad communication framework, the book follows a top-down approach to medical translation: communication → genres → texts → terms and other units of specialized knowledge. It is positively focused in that it does not insist on error analysis, but rather on ways of writing good translations and empowering both students and teachers. The text can be used as a course book for students in face-to-face learning, but also in distance and mixed learning situations. It will also be useful for teachers as a resource book, or a core book to be complemented with other materials.
This best-selling medical terminology resource is now even better with a newly robust suite of supplement options for instructors, innovative built-in learning tools for students, and extensive updates reflecting the most accurate, current industry terms today. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A PROGRAMMED SYSTEMS APPROACH, 10E uses a unique word-building programmed approach that teaches students to break down key medical terms into their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. This programmed-learning format requires active participation through reading, writing, answering questions, labeling, repetition, and providing immediate feedback. By using didactic color, engaging review activities, back-of-the-book flash cards, and an accompanying CD-ROM with interactive learning activities, this book provides a complete package for building a comprehensive entry-level knowledge of medical language for students with little or no previous experience. Now in its 10th edition, this book is a proven resource that is easy and fun to use. Teaching medical terminology has never been easier. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now in its 2nd edition, Medical Terminology Express adapts Barbara Gylys’s proven word-building techniques for the short-course. Organized by body system, this text shows the connection between anatomical structures and associated medial word roots.