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Unlocking Medical Terminology (2nd Edition)

Unlocking Medical Terminology (2nd Edition)
Author: Bruce S. Wingerd
ISBN 13: 9780135149881
ISBN 10: 135149886
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-02-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 840
List Price: $112.60

Building medical terms is much like piecing together a puzzle of prefixes, suffixes and combining forms. In the same way, human anatomy is an intricate puzzle of body parts, interlocking with each other to form a complex set of systems. Unlocking Medical Terminology embraces these analogies, as it guides users through the assembly of medical terms in a FUN, engaging, and interactive way.

This resource provides interesting and engaging applications presented in an interactive, self-study format to increase the user's understanding of medical terminology. Included are: decoder key to reveal the hidden answers on each exercise page, Crossword puzzles and word jumbles in each chapter, Case studies, Challenging games and quizzes, along with flashcards, videos, and animations on a feature-packed CD-ROM that comes free with each book. A step-by-step approach allows users to learn the core elements of medical terminology: word parts, anatomy & physiology, and word building. Each step includes: “Word Parts Focus”, “Getting to the Root of It” and “Let’s Construct Terms”. This title also features artwork by F. Netter, M.D.

All health professionals and medical terminology students.