Quick Reference For Medical Terminology 1st Edition
Juanita J. Davies
ISBN-13: 9780766840607 | ISBN-10: 0766840603
© 2002 | Published |  320  Pages

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This is a must-have, on-the-spot, quick reference tool for medical terminology. Medical terms, especially multisyllabic ones such as laryngotracheobronchitis, can be overwhelming, but with this quick reference, definitions are easy to find and understand. And the information is made handy anytime and anywhere!

Features
Alphabetical order of terms makes it easy to search for information. Terms using the same word element are "chunked" together to make them easier to learn and remember.
Comprehensive appendices provide common prefixes and suffixes, rules for forming plurals, a pronunciation table and illustrations.
An easy-to-learn system is provided to help the user analyze medical words into their word elements (prefixes, roots, suffixes) then define and combine the elements to determine definitions.
Memory Keys associate words and word elements with interesting facts about their derivation throughout the book.



  • Part 1: Alphabetical Listing of Medical Terms and Word Elements. Part 2: Appendices. Appendix A: Fundamental Elements of a Medical Word. Appendix B: Pronunciation Guide. Appendix C: Plural Formation. Appendix D: Types of Suffixes. Appendix E: Types of Prefixes. Appendix F: Illustrations.

    • Alphabetical order of terms makes it easy to search for information. Terms using the same word element are "chunked" together to make them easier to learn and remember.
    • Comprehensive appendices provide common prefixes and suffixes, rules for forming plurals, a pronunciation table and illustrations
    • An easy-to-learn system is provided to help the user analyze medical words into their word elements (prefixes, roots, suffixes) then define and combine the elements to determine definitions.
    • Memory Keys throughout associate words and word elements with interesting facts about their derivation.
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    • Juanita Davies, B.Sc., HRA is an award-winning instructor who has taught at the college level for over 30 years. She has taught anatomy and medical terminology in various disciplines including Laboratory Technology, Health Information Management, Medical Transcription, and Legal and Real-Time Reporting, In 2004, she received an award for excellence in teaching.

      Juanita has written extensively on the subject of medical terminology. Her early work includes A Programmed Learning Approach to Medical Terminology and a computerized testbank containing 15,000 questions that students have been using for over 20 years. Her first book with Delmar, Modern Medical Language, is a combination of anatomy, medical terminology, pathology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment. Her second book, Essentials of Medical Terminology, combines anatomy with medical terminology. Her third, A Quick Reference to Medical Terminology, is a basic handbook on medical terminology.

      Other publications include: A bimonthly column titled ¿Know Your Medical Terminology¿ in a newsletter written for Health Information Managers and An Overview of Coding Practices in Health Care