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Quick & Easy Medical Terminology (Paperback) (Peggy C. Leonard)

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Read, write, and speak medical terms in no time with Leonard's Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition.Ideal for one-semester courses and self-study, this clear, concise text covers disorders, diagnosis, and treatment with a strong focus on anatomy for an integrated discussion of each body system. Small bits of information are presented then immediately tested for comprehension using a combination of programmed and traditional review questions. With new case studies, terms, and photos, plus help from the companion Evolve site,Quick & Easy Medical Terminology provides you with simple tools for good communication in the health care environment.

  • Brief explanations and a focus on basic word-building skills make this text perfect for shorter, one- or two-credit medical terminology courses or self-study.
  • Moderate anatomy and physiology coverage offers just the right amount of anatomical information to support the terminology presented.
  • Programmed learning improves your comprehension by offering immediate feedback.
  • Review exercises integrated throughout lesson material enable you to test your knowledge and retention of material more frequently for quick reinforcement.
  • Medical reports with review exercises allow you to study terminology in documents similar to those seen in the clinical setting - and practice using terms in real-life situations.
  • Quick Tips located throughout the text provide fun facts and memory aids.
  • Student Evolve resources include games; activities; flash cards; animations, pharmacology, CAM, and genetics appendices; audio terms, and mobile quizzes and flash cards that offer additional opportunities to quickly gauge strong and weak areas in a fun, interactive environment.
  • NEW! 14 additional case studies with exercises let you practice medical terminology in context.
  • NEW! Elsevier's Adaptive Learning (EAL) updated to accompany the text and provide an engaging, interactive learning experience that transforms textbook information into lasting knowledge.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Terms, definitions, and procedures keep you up-to-date with healthcare advances.
  • NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly and consistently throughout the text.
Number of Pages: 437
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Dictionaries + Terminology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Peggy C. Leonard
Language: English
Street Date: February 23, 2016
TCIN: 50265105
UPC: 9780323359207
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-0975
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