Terminology for Health Professionals 6th Edition
Carolee Sormunen, Ph.D
ISBN-13: 9781428376342 | ISBN-10: 1428376348
© 2010 | Published |  736  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780766862920

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Terminology for Health Professionals, sixth edition focuses on successful learning by applying information in the context in which it is used in a medical environment. Clinical and technical information is presented by combining actual medical reports and real-world examples with basic medical terminology. Practice exercises integrated throughout each chapter reinforce learning by helping learners pinpoint specific areas for review in mastering content. Written by a training specialist and reviewed by numerous physicians, clinicians and office support staff, the material reflects the most current terminology. An Accompanying StudyWARETM CD-ROM offers additional practice through interactive quizzes and fun activities that correlate with each chapter in the book.

  • Chapter 01: Building a Medical Vocabulary.
    Chapter 02: Introduction to Body Structure.
    Chapter 03: The Medical History and Physical Examination.
    Chapter 04: Pharmacology.
    Chapter 05: The Integumentary System.
    Chapter 06: The Musculoskeletal System.
    Chapter 07: Surgery.
    Chapter 08: The Cardiovascular System.
    Chapter 09: The Blood and Lymph Systems.
    Chapter 10: Oncology.
    Chapter 11: Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
    Chapter 12: The Respiratory System.
    Chapter 13: The Digestive System.
    Chapter 14: Discharge Summaries.
    Chapter 15: The Urinary System.
    Chapter 16: The Female Reproductive System.
    Chapter 17: The Male Reproductive System.
    Chapter 18: Pathology and Autopsies.
    Chapter 19: The Endocrine System.
    Chapter 20: The Nervous System.
    Chapter 21: Mental Health.
    Chapter 22: The Eye.
    Chapter 23: The Ear, Nose and Throat.

    • The StudyWARE™ Connection feature directs you to additional learning opportunities such as practice quizzes, animations, image labeling and other interactive games included on the accompanying CD-ROM.
    • Medical Reports provide in-depth exposure to a variety of dictation styles experienced in the office environment.
    • Working Practice Sections link terminology to the medical environment
    • Dictionary Exercises provide practice with terminology commonly used in dictation
    • Specialty Chapters on pharmacology, oncology, radiology and nuclear medicine, and mental health offer added knowledge and dimension to increase readers’ ability to secure employment
    • Listening Exercises with actual medical reports help you put into practice terms learned and transition into the workplace.
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  • Carolee Sormunen, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Business Education and Office Administration Department at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana and has over 30 years of teaching experience in medical transcription, medical terminology, and medical office prodedures courses and has also worked in the medical environment. Dr. Sormunen is a recipient of the Outstanding Business Educator Award for Indiana.