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Essential Medical Terminology, Enhanced Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peggy S. Stanfield, MS, RD, CNS, Dietetic Resources
Y. H. Hui, PhD, Science Technology System
Nanna Cross, PhD, RD, LDN, Cross and Associates
  • ISBN-13: 9781284141559
  • Kit    400 pages      © 2015
Price: $105.95 US List
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As of February 15th, 2017: Each new print copy of Essential Medical Terminology, Enhanced Fourth Edition now ships with access to Navigate 2 at no additional cost. Navigate 2 Advantage Access unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Essential Medical Terminology, Enhanced Fourth Edition is updated with a new full-color design as well as new and revised terms and definitions. The Fourth Edition includes more than 200 full-color photos, illustrations, and tables to enhance key points and aid comprehension.

This best-selling introduction to medical terminology is based on the body-systems method and is flexible enough to be used in traditional or self-instructional course formats. Suited for students of all levels in the health professions, this accessible text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. After learning the fundamentals of pronunciation, students can study the chapters in any order the instructor deems appropriate.

• New and revised terms
• Additional test questions
• Objectives added to selected chapters
• Updated bibliography in Appendix B
• Several new interactive learning tools
• Now with Navigate 2 Advantage Access

• Confusing Medical Terms – Compares and defines similar sounding terms
• Pharmacology and Medical Terminology – Relates medical terminology to drugs and their classification, function, and active ingredients
• Allied Health Professions – Lists specialties and specialists
• New full-color photographs and illustrations showing common clinical disorders and associated anatomy

Instructor Resources
• Test Bank featuring 958 questions
• Slides in PowerPoint Format for each chapter
• Instructor’s Manual with Suggested Activities, Case Study and Final Exam

Unit  I  Word Parts and Medical Terminology
  Chapter  2  Word Pronunciations
  Chapter  3  Word Parts and Word Building Rules
Unit  II  Root Words, Medical Terminology, and Patient Care
  Chapter  3  Bacteria, Color, and Some Medical Terms
  Chapter  4  Body Openings and Plural Endings
  Chapter  5  Numbers, Positions, and Directions
  Chapter  6  Medical and Health Professions
Unit  III  Abbreviations
  Chapter  7  Medical Abbreviations
  Chapter  8  Diagnostic and Laboratory Abbreviations
Unit  IV  Review
  Chapter  9  Review of Word Parts from Units I, II, and III
Unit  V  Medical Terminology and Body Systems
  Chapter  10  Body Organs and Parts
  Chapter  11  Integumentary System
  Chapter  12  Digestive System
  Chapter  13  Respiratory System
  Chapter  14  Cardiovascular System
  Chapter  15  Nervous System
  Chapter  16  Genitourinary System
  Chapter  17  Musculoskeletal System
  Chapter  18  Eyes and Ears
  Chapter  19  Endocrine System
  Chapter  20  Cancer Medicine

Peggy S. Stanfield, MS, RD, CNS-Dietetic Resources

Peggy Stanfield, MS, RD, LD, CNS  is a Registered Dietician and Professor Emeritus from College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist, a professional member of the Institute of Food Technology (ITF), and has recently completed a second term as president of Text and Academic Authors (TAA), an organization devoted to advancing quality education materials for students and advocating for author's rights. Following her retirement from CSI she taught at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu.

While at CSI she helped develop and implement the nutrition component of the nursing curriculum, taught nutrition theory, and supervised nursing students during their clinical experience in teaching diet therapy to selected patients. She transferred from the Nursing Department into the Allied Health division, and while continuing to teach nursing students, also taught students with majors in other health divisions.

Peggy Stanfield is also the author of Introduction to the Health Professions, Essential Medical Terminology and Mastering the New Medical Terminology Through Self-Instructional Modules, all published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Y. H. Hui, PhD-Science Technology System

Y. H. Hui, PhD received his doctoral degree in nutrition biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. He taught nutrition and food science at Humboldt State University from 1971 to 1987. Since 1987 he has devoted his time to writing, also serving as a publishing consultant. From 1992-1995, he was appointed Editor-in-Chief for the United States Association for Food and Drug Officials.

Dr. Hui has authored or edited more than 20 books in nutrition, food science, health sciences, medicine, and law.

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Nanna Cross, PhD, RD, LDN-Cross and Associates

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