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Medical Language for Modern Health Care

Medical Language for Modern Health Care
Author: David Allan - Karen Lockyer
ISBN 13: 9780073374307
ISBN 10: 7337430
Edition: 2
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2010-01-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1088
List Price: N/A

Medical Language for Modern Health Care, Second Edition, uses Contextual Learning Theory to introduce medical terminology within a healthcare environment. Chapters are broken into lessons that introduce and define terminology through the context of A & P, pathology, and clinical and diagnostic procedures/tests. Each 2-page spread covers one topic at a time, offering contextual content, a Word Analysis and Definition Table, and exercises all in one place. Word Analysis and Definition Tables provide a color-coded guide to word parts and combining forms, as well as definitions and pronunciations. With unfolding patient case studies and documentation, students are introduced to various roles in the healthcare environment, illustrating the real-life application of medical terminology in modern health care while facilitating active learning.

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