The Language of Medicine

The Language of Medicine

Study medical terms in the car, at the gym, or anywhere you go with iTerms, the quick, flexible way to master medical terminology. Pronunciations and definitions for more than 3,000 terms help you confidently master medical language. 22 chapter quizzes provide an efficient study tool for auditory learners.

The Language of Medicine

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The Language of Medicine

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; the product description may vary from the print textbook. The market-leader in medical terminology, Chabner's popular, proven The Language of Medicine brings medical language to life and helps you develop the understanding to communicate fluently in the healthcare setting. Terms and complex medical processes are accessible and easy to understand at all learning levels with an approach that explains terms in the context of anatomy and physiology, as well as how the body works in health and disease. Organized by body system, this combined text/workbook details additional key areas of health care, such as cancer and psychiatry, and is accompanied by full-color illustrations, exercises, and unique supplemental resources that reinforce your comprehension and help you establish the practical foundation for a successful career in healthcare. Clear, straightforward approach makes content easy to understand without any previous medical or scientific background. Text/workbook combination facilitates valuable independent study opportunities through labeling exercises, pronunciation tests, and review sheets. Practical case studies, vignettes, and exercises familiarize you with real-life applications of terminology. Full-color images reinforce anatomical and pathophysiological terms. Pronunciation of Terms list at the end of each chapter breaks down terms phonetically to help you master proper pronunciations. Medical report exercises in each chapter utilize chart notes, histories, and reports to give you practice working with realistic documents. Additional pathology photos clarify terminology and help you identify medical conditions you may encounter in practice. Updated content reflects the latest advances in digestive system operative procedures, the human genome project, normal values for tests in practical applications, and muscle function. The companion CD tests your ability to identify terms by their pronunciation and provides a fun, engaging way to review terms through games, study tips, photographs, video clips, and animations. A companion Evolve website enables you to assess your understanding with quizzes for each chapter that provide immediate feedback to help you identify specific areas for review.

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2014 Edition - E-Book

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2014 Edition - E-Book

With comprehensive, practical coverage of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS medical coding, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2014 Edition provides a thorough understanding of diagnosis coding in physician and hospital settings. It combines basic coding principles, clear examples, challenging exercises, and the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting to ensure coding accuracy using the latest codes. From leading medical coding authorities Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, this ‘learn by doing’ resource will help you succeed whether you're learning to code for the first time or preparing for the transition to ICD-10! ICD-10-CM/PCS codes are included for all coding exercises and examples, in preparation for the October 2014 implementation of ICD-10. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) provide fast, easy access to the latest codes as well as examples of proper application. MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process. Numerous coding exercises and examples in each chapter break key content into manageable segments and challenge you to apply chapter concepts. Disease coverage, including illustrations and coding examples, helps you understand how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding. Integrated medical record coverage provides a context for coding and familiarizes you with documents you will encounter on the job. Updated content includes the icd-10 code revisions released in Spring 2013, ensuring you have the latest coding information available.

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2019/2020 Edition E-Book

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2019/2020 Edition E-Book

Learn facility-based coding by actually working with codes. ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice provides an in-depth understanding of in-patient diagnosis and procedure coding to those who are just learning to code, as well as to experienced professionals who need to solidify and expand their knowledge. Featuring basic coding principles, clear examples, and challenging exercises, this text helps explain why coding is necessary for reimbursement, the basics of the health record, and rules, guidelines, and functions of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding. UPDATED ICD-10 codes and coding guidelines revisions ensure students have the most up-to-date information available. 30-day access to TruCode® encoder on the Evolve companion website provides students realistic practice with using an encoder. UPDATED codes for Pancreatitis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Fractures, GIST Tumors, Hypertension and Myocardial Infarctions. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provide fast, easy access instruction on proper application of codes. Coverage of both common and complex procedures prepares students for inpatient procedural coding using ICD-10-PCS. Numerous and varied examples and exercises within each chapter break chapters into manageable segments and help students gauge learning while reinforcing important concepts Illustrations and examples of key diseases help in understanding how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding. Strong coverage of medical records provides a context for coding and familiarizes students with documents they will encounter on the job. Illustrated, full-color design emphasizes important content such as anatomy and physiology and visually reinforces key concepts.

Medical Terminology

A Programmed Systems Approach

Medical Terminology

This best-selling medical terminology resource is now even better – with a newly robust suite of supplement options for instructors, innovative built-in learning tools for students, and extensive updates reflecting the most accurate, current industry terms today. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A PROGRAMMED SYSTEMS APPROACH, International Edition uses a unique word-building programmed approach that teaches students to break down key medical terms into their roots, prefixes, and suffixes. This programmed-learning format requires active participation through reading, writing, answering questions, labeling, repetition, and providing immediate feedback. By using didactic color, engaging review activities, back-of-the-book flash cards, and an accompanying CD-ROM with interactive learning activities, this book provides a complete package for building a comprehensive entry-level knowledge of medical language for students with little or no previous experience. Now in its 10th edition, this book is a proven resource that is easy and fun to use. Teaching medical terminology has never been easier.

Exploring Medical Language

A Student-Directed Approach

Exploring Medical Language

With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative worktext, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Perhaps even better is the wide range of engaging online learning tools - tools like interactive games, puzzles, application activities, and on-the-go auditory reviews - that come with the worktext to help reinforce your learning and help you understand how the terms are used in the professional world. In all, this is the only resource on the market that incorporates all the proven methods for mastering medical terminology that work best for today's learners. Systematic presentation of medical terminology provides a foundation of word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and word roots), then builds words by combining the parts. Comprehensive coverage of words that are built from word parts and other important terms creates a distinction between terms built from word parts and those not easily recognized as built from word parts and provides thorough coverage of both. Over 400 flashcards enable readers to review word parts when and where they want. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. Simulations of electronic health records familiarize readers with the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. AudioTerms study companion can be easily downloaded to portable media players and includes over 3,000 terms, each of which is pronounced and defined. Integrated online learning tools feature interactive games and activities, A+P boosters, career videos, and more that cater to the way today's learners master medical terminology. NEW! Case studies introduce medical terminology in context and encourage critical thinking and information application. NEW! Adaptive learning, gradeable case studies, and audio reviews are now available in the online course to provide a complete learning experience for distance learners. For separate sale. NEW! Updated integrative medicine boxes introduce terminology related to integrative medicine (formerly complementary and alternative medicine). NEW! Pronunciation exercises focus on the importance of the correct pronunciation of terms. NEW! Updated terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system. NEW! Updated drawings and photos keep readers abreast of current technology and healthcare processes.

Exploring Medical Language - E-Book

Exploring Medical Language - E-Book

With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative worktext, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Perhaps even better is the wide range of engaging online learning tools — tools like interactive games, puzzles, application activities, and on-the-go auditory reviews — that come with the worktext to help reinforce your learning and help you understand how the terms are used in the professional world. In all, this is the only resource on the market that incorporates all the proven methods for mastering medical terminology that work best for today’s learners. Systematic presentation of medical terminology provides a foundation of word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and word roots), then builds words by combining the parts. Comprehensive coverage of words that are built from word parts and other important terms creates a distinction between terms built from word parts and those not easily recognized as built from word parts and provides thorough coverage of both. Over 400 flashcards enable readers to review word parts when and where they want. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. Simulations of electronic health records familiarize readers with the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. AudioTerms study companion can be easily downloaded to portable media players and includes over 3,000 terms, each of which is pronounced and defined. Integrated online learning tools feature interactive games and activities, A+P boosters, career videos, and more that cater to the way today’s learners master medical terminology. NEW! Case studies introduce medical terminology in context and encourage critical thinking and information application. NEW! Adaptive learning, gradeable case studies, and audio reviews are now available in the online course to provide a complete learning experience for distance learners. For separate sale. NEW! Updated integrative medicine boxes introduce terminology related to integrative medicine (formerly complementary and alternative medicine). NEW! Pronunciation exercises focus on the importance of the correct pronunciation of terms. NEW! Updated terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system. NEW! Updated drawings and photos keep readers abreast of current technology and healthcare processes.

Mylab Medical Terminology with Pearson Etext -- Access Card -- For Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals

Mylab Medical Terminology with Pearson Etext -- Access Card -- For Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab(TM) and Mastering(TM) platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in medical terminology. This ISBN is for the MyLab access card. Pearson eText is included. A unique word-building approach to learning modern medical vocabulary Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals helps students master the modern terminology of healthcare and learn techniques for decoding any new term throughout their careers. Written in a clear, concise style that focuses on the student, the text provides a solid foundation for developing an understanding of the technical language of medicine. Readers are introduced to medical terminology and its essential suffixes and prefixes, and then guided through each key body system. Innovative pedagogy throughout the book offers plenty of opportunities for students to learn, practice, and connect terminology to real-world clients and clinical settings. The 10th Edition has been updated throughout with new art, current happenings in the industry, and expanded review segments. Personalize learning with MyLab Medical Terminology By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. With MyLab Medical Terminology, students build a solid foundation of medical language through interactive games, Dynamic Study Modules, and narrated lectures.

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care7

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care7

The only respiratory care text devoted exclusively to patient assessment! By performing a thorough patient assessment, you'll be able to assist physicians in the decision-making process regarding treatment, in evaluating the treatment's effectiveness, and in determining if changes in the treatment need to be made. The book's comprehensive approach covers all of the most important aspects and topics of assessment. This edition is streamlined to emphasize learning objectives. And you can prepare for the CRT exam more effectively with the new NBRC Exam Matrix Correlation Guide! A comprehensive approach covers all of the most important aspects of assessment, so you can assess patients effectively. Additional Questions to Ask About boxes list questions that you should ask patients (e.g., coughing, sputum, shortness of breath) or ask yourself (e.g., lung sounds you are hearing, blood pressure, respiratory rate). Learning objectives, chapter outlines, chapter overviews, and key terms lists begin each chapter, preparing you for the key topics and content you will learn. Key Point summaries and assessment questions reflect and emphasize the key information identified in the learning objectives. Answers to assessment questions help you review by including rationales and page references to the textbook, by reflecting the NBRC format, and by supporting learning objectives. Enhanced Simply Stated boxes emphasize important concepts. Additional case studies help you apply chapter content to clinical scenarios. Content from the text is related to the NBRC exam matrix for the CRT exam on a companion Evolve website, helping you better prepare for the difficult board exams. A new Neurological Assessment chapter focuses on conscious sedation. A discussion of health literacy addresses the importance of determining the patient's level of understanding when conducting a patient assessment. Discussions of the assessment of the obese patient prepare you for some of the unique challenges related to assessing obese patients (e.g., the physical exam and chest x-ray). Key Point summaries in every chapter emphasize the learning objectives and provide an easy-to-find overview. A list of abbreviations common to assessment is included on the inside of the cover for quick reference. Procedure checklists for common assessment procedures are included in a new appendix, with PDFs of the forms available on the Evolve website.