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Medical Terminology Simplified: A Programmed Learning Approach by Body System
Gylys, Barbara A.
ISBN 13: 
9780803669727
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780803639713
ISBN 10: 
0803669720
Category: 
Dictionaries
Edition: 
6
Publisher: 
F.A. Davis Company
Format: 
Paperback
Doody’s Core Title Rating: 
2.7 [Medical Assisting]
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
F.A. Davis Company
Dimensions: 
11.0 x 1.0 x 8.5 in
Pages: 
382
Weight: 
3.4
Retail Price: 
89.95
Quantity On Hand: 
567
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Synopsis:

Text

  • A programmed, frame-based learning approach breaks must-know content into small, student-friendly sections to make the information easier to master.
  • “Word Elements” tables, accompanied by exercises, develop the ability to recognize word parts and build new terms.
  • “Medical Record Activities” feature case studies and critical-thinking exercises that illustrate how terminology is used in the real world and include activities for patient diagnosis and evaluation.
  • A free bookmark lets students cover the answers on the page as they respond to each question.
  • Section Reviews reinforce what students have learned; assess their mastery; and identify areas for additional study
  • Full-color illustrations depict human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical treatments to make their associated medical terms easy to understand.
  • Spanish translations appear in the Appendix for quick reference

 

Medical Language Lab

  • Lessons correspond to the chapters in the text.
  • Integrated ebook with highlighting, note-taking and bookmarking capabilities lets students study from a laptop, tablet, or mobile device for review and study on the go.
  • The “Pretest” creates personalized Study Plans, identifying the lessons where students need to focus their study time.
  • “Pronunciation Guides” let students practice their speaking skills by listening to audio files linked to definitions from Taber’s, the bestselling dictionary for health care students.
  • “Critical Listening” features audio recordings followed by questions to develop understanding of language in context and the ability to respond appropriately.
  • Lecture videos present must-know concepts along with learning style tips to identify the ways students learn best.
  • Practice Exercises reinforce the lessons in the text to build knowledge of medical terminology.
  • The “Student Lesson Gradebook” tracks their progress through each lesson and the grade they have earned, while identifying areas for additional study.
  • The “Student Activity Gradebook” drills down to show student performance on specific assignments and tracks how long it takes you to complete each one.

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