Medical terminology

Beverley Henderson

Book - 2020

Henderson and Dorsey show you the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, tongue-twisting words in the medical field. They break down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course, and help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. --

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Series
--For dummies.
Subjects
Published
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc [2020]
Edition
3rd edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xiii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781119625476
1119625475
Main Author
Beverley Henderson (author)
Other Authors
Jennifer Dorsey (author)
  • Introduction
  • Living for linguistics
  • Mapping words and bodies
  • In terms of anatomy
  • Let's get some physiology terminology
  • Name that plumbing
  • The part of tens
  • Appendix: Prefixes and suffixes.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Henderson and Dorsey show you the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, tongue-twisting words in the medical field. They break down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course, and help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. --

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Take the intimidation out of medical terminology  Every job in the medical field needs some background in medical terminology. From the check-in desk to the doctor to the pharmaceutical sales rep, and everyone around and in between, healthcare professionals and those in adjacent fields use a common and consistent vocabulary to improve quality, safety, and efficiency.  Medical Terminology For Dummies is a powerful resource for current and prospective healthcare professionals. It provides different ways to memorize the words and their meanings, including ideas for study materials, flash cards, quizzes, mind maps, and games. Plus, you’ll discover how to identify, pronounce, define, and apply words in proper context. Grasp the standardized language of medicine Find the easiest way to remember tongue-twisting terms Benefit from lots of definitions and examples Understand, retain, and put this knowledge to use If you’re one of the millions of professionals hoping to succeed in this booming field, this book gets you talking the talk so you can walk the walk!