So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations — nearly three times more than any other dictionary available — making it an indispensable reference for health care consumers and professionals alike. UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions include expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference. Quick-reference appendixes offer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care. NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.
A great resource for home use, this edition features comprehensive definitions and vivid, full-color illustrations to answer questions about medical procedures, lab tests, disorders and conditions, medical equipment, human anatomy, and more. More than 10,000 entries are revised and updated, and more than 5,000 new entries have been added to keep pace with recent advances in health care.
Featuring superior-quality definitions plus 2,400 full-color illustrations, this updated edition of "Mosby's Dictionary" also includes encyclopedic entries to explain more difficult concepts in depth and a 43-page Color Atlas of Human Anatomy.
Fun, quick, and easy to study while on the go, Mosby's Medical Terminology Flash Cards, 3rd Edition provide a great tool for learning and reviewing medical terms. 600 full-color flash cards help you memorize the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. Updated with the latest medical terms and illustrations, these flash cards include word-building examples and Spanish translations. And you can now study flash cards and take quizzes on your smartphone! Full-color illustrations help you remember terms and their word parts. Word-building examples show how word parts are used to create medical terms - including the most commonly diagnosed diseases and disorders, as well as treatments and procedures. Indexing by body system makes it easy to organize and study terms. Spanish translations of word parts and terminology are included. Alphabetical index and suggested learning activities in a companion booklet make it easy to find specific cards and study the cards in a variety of different ways. Durable, hole-punched design allows you to put sets of cards on a metal ring or cord for on-the-go study. NEW! Smaller 3" x 5" card format helps you memorize - anywhere and anytime - the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. NEW! Mobile-optimized flash cards and quizzes allow you to study the flash cards and take quizzes using your smartphone.
Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound, removable flash cards that presents medical terminology in one fun, portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master medical terminology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for exams. Topics include terminology for anatomy, positional and directional terms, body cavities, cells, congenital disorders, disciplines, body systems and structures, diseases, diagnostic procedures, and pharmacology. Approximately 200 full-color cartoons use mnemonics and visual stimuli to help you learn and retain essential medical terminology with ease. Subject and alphabetical listings offer you two ways to quickly access the appropriate card. Handy size and spiral binding provide you with a sturdy, portable, study tool. Perforated pages enable you to remove the cards from the binding and rearrange them for use as flash cards. Color-coded pages differentiate topics, allowing you to easily locate a subject. NEW cards and updated content include: "Seeing" Medical Terminology When to Use a Combining Vowel Word Roots More Prefixes Pronunciation Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms Anatomical Position Directional Terminology Posterior and Dorsal Medial and Lateral Breathing
Grasp and retain the fundamentals of medical terminology quicklyand easily Don't know a carcinoma from a hematoma? This friendly guideexplains how the easiest way to remember unfamiliar,often-tongue-twisting words is to learn their parts: the prefix,root, and suffix. Medical Terminology For Dummies breaksdown the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology courseand gives you plain-English explanations and examples to help youmaster definitions, pronunciations, and applications across allmedical fields. For many, the language of medicine and healthcare can beconfusing, and frequently presents the greatest challenge tostudents – this guide was designed to help you overcome thisproblem with ease! Packed with ideas, study materials, quizzes,mind maps, and games to help you retain the information, MedicalTerminology For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on medicalprefixes, suffixes, and root words so you'll approach evenunfamiliar medical terms with confidence and ease. Bone up on words that describe and are related to the body'ssystems Correctly pronounce and understand the meanings of medicalterms Find tricks and study tips for memorizing words Build your knowledge with helpful word-building activities If you're working toward a certification or degree in a medicalor healthcare field, or if you're already on the job, MedicalTerminology For Dummies is the fast and easy way to learn thelingo.
Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.
Rapid advances in science, medicine, and molecular biology have created a large amount of new information on biomedicine and molecular biology. Keeping up with the latest information can become a cumbersome task for professionals and students working in these fields. Updated to include new terminology and accurate characterizations of previously existing terms, the Concise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology, Second Edition provides easy access to the most commonly used drugs, antibiotics, and bio-chemically important compounds. Containing over 30,000 entries, the second edition of this dictionary provides concise, up-to-date definitions of terms commonly used in biotechnology, molecular biology, and biomedicine. Included in this second edition are over 23,000 definitions, 4,000 chemical structures, 1,200 equations of enzymatic reactions, and approximately 600 restriction endonucleases with explanations of their specific activities. Here is what's new in the second edition: Over 100 new illustrations of chemical structures A number of newly collected terms More than 3000 additional abbreviations commonly used in biomedicine, chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology This updated edition integrates terminology and chemical structures from a variety of disciplines in a single, easy-to-use source. From defining existing terms to accounting for new developments, the Concise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology, Second Edition helps you stay abreast of the current advances in biomedicine and molecular biology.
Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding integrates expanded anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology coverage with the latest medical terminology you need to correctly code in ICD-10. The ICD-10-CM classification system serves as the structure for organizing diseases and disorders, with carefully drawn, well-labeled illustrations to help you visualize the associated anatomy. ICD-10 coding guidelines and notes, along with electronic medical records and integrated exercises are interspersed throughout the text. A robust Evolve site includes games, activities, and animations to reinforce learning. Medical terminology specifically tailored to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS guidelines supply you with an excellent foundation for learning the medical terminology related to ICD-10-CM. Learn all the anatomy and physiology necessary to be able to understand medical reports and code accurately in ICD-10-CM/PCS. Pathology terms organized by ICD-10 disease and disorder categories let you learn terms in the same order they are presented in the coding manual. Guideline Alert! boxes highlight ICD-10-PCS coding information when relevant to medical terminology. Special Notes boxes present ICD-10 features that affect your understanding of the terminology presented. Root operation tables illustrate the root operations in PCS and their associated suffixes. Body Part key provides a complete list of body parts and how they should be coded in ICD-10. Pathology and procedure terminology tables list the word parts for each term, along with the definition so you become familiar with prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Exercises interspersed throughout the text encourage you to practice and learn as you move through the material. Be Careful! boxes warn you about similar and potentially confusing word parts and medical terms. Games and activities on accompanying Evolve website offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning. Electronic medical record format illustrates the appearance of electronic records now being used in many healthcare settings. NEW! Pharmacology in each body system and a Pharmacology Basics appendix help you recognize drugs and medications in medical reports. NEW! More than 50 new images bring terminology to life. NEW! Additional procedural terms supply a more complete picture of the number and kind of procedures you will encounter on medical reports. NEW! Normal Lab Values appendix familiarizes you with normal and abnormal lab values so you know when to search a medical record for possible additional diagnoses. NEW! Tablet and mobile-optimized Evolve activities offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning.