Medical Terminology: A Student-Centered Approach 2nd Edition
Marie A. Moisio, MA, RHIA | Elmer W. Moisio
ISBN-13: 9781401897505 | ISBN-10: 1401897509
© 2008 | Published |  704  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780766815223

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This carefully designed worktext emphasizes word-building with just enough content on the anatomy of each body system to help you understand the related disease as well as diagnostic and surgical terms. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and defining medical terms, as well as techniques for building medical terms from roots, prefixes, and suffixes.

  • Medical Terminology Building Blocks
    General Body Terminology
    Integumentary System
    Skeletal System
    Muscular System
    Cardiovascular System
    Blood and Lymph Systems
    Respiratory System
    Digestive System
    Urinary System
    Endocrine System
    Male Reproductive System
    Female Reproductive System and Pregnancy
    Nervous System
    Sensory System: Vision and Hearing
    Specialty Terminology
    Appendix A: Word Element to Meaning, Meaning to Word Element
    B: Abbreviation List
    C: Health-Related Web Sites

    • Reinforcement exercises follow each major topic in the chapter
    • Medical reports encourage learning medical terms in context
    • Prefix/Suffix review reinforces your ability to analyze and define medical terms
    • Free StudyWARE CD-ROM with quizzes, audio, interactive games, and animations
    • Challenge exercises encourage learners to use the Internet for further study
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

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      Flashcards contain 816 terms with their phonetic pronunciations; with definitions for the terms included on the reverse side of the cards.

    • Marie A. Moisio, M.A., RHIA, has 25 years of experience in health information management. In addition to teaching medical billing, medical coding and health information processing for more than 15 years, she served as director of health information departments in a 400-bed regional medical center and a 450-bed regional psychiatric treatment facility. Her professional experience also includes service as a consultant for several long-term care facilities and physician offices as well as positions in health information management, compliance, coding practices, insurance claim auditing and patient record documentation. Moisio has taught numerous workshops covering legal aspects of health information management and documentation. She is also the author of A GUIDE TO HEALTH INSURANCE BILLING and UNDERSTANDING LABORATORY & DIAGNOSTIC TESTS.