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Stanfield's Essential Medical Terminology, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Nanna Cross, PhD, RD, LDN, Cross and Associates
  • ISBN-13: 9781284142211
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     426 pages      © 2020
Price: $74.95 US List
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Every new print copy includes access to Navigate 2 which unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

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, the accessible Stanfield's Essential Medical Terminology, Fifth Edition 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.

Features & Benefits

  • NEW - Clinical Notes are designed to assist the student in applying chapter lessons to real world examples by showing how medical terms and abbreviations are used in patient health records
  • Confusing Medical Terms boxes compare and define similar sounding terms
  • Pharmacology and Medical Terminology boxes relate medical terminology to drugs and their classification, function, and active ingredients
  • Allied Health Professions boxes list specialties and specialists
  • A wealth of full-color photographs and illustrations showing common clinical disorders and associated anatomy
  • Every new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access with a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.
  • Instructor resources includes a Test Bank, slides in PowerPoint format, and Instructor’s Manual with Suggested Activities, Case Studies and Final Exam
Unit  Unit I: Medical Terminology  
  Chapter  Chapter 1: Word Pronunciatons  
  Chapter  Chapter 2: Word Parts and Word Building Rules  
Unit  Unit II: Root Words, Medical Terminology, and Patient Care  
  Chapter  Chapter 3: Bacteria, Color, and Some Medical Terms  
  Chapter  Chapter 4: Body Openings and Plural Endings  
  Chapter  Chapter 5: Numbers, Positions, and Directions  
  Chapter  Chapter 6: Medical and Health Professions  
Unit  Unit III: Abbreviations  
  Chapter  Chapter 7: Medical Abbreviations  
  Chapter  Chapter 8: Diagnostic and Laboratory Abbreviations  
Unit  Unit IV: Review  
  Chapter  Chapter 9: Review of Word Parts from Units I, II, and III  
Unit  Unit V: Medical Terminology and Body Systems  
  Chapter  Chapter 10: Body Organs and Parts  
  Chapter  Chapter 11: Integumentary System  
  Chapter  Chapter 12: Digestive System  
  Chapter  Chapter 13: Respiratory System  
  Chapter  Chapter 14: Cardiovascular System  
  Chapter  Chapter 15: Nervous System  
  Chapter  Chapter 16: Genitourinary and Reproductive Systems  
  Chapter  Chapter 17: Musculoskeletal System  
  Chapter  Chapter 18: Eyes and Ears  
  Chapter  Chapter 19: Endocrine System  
  Chapter  Chapter 20: Cancer Medicine  

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


The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284142211

Additional Resources for Instructors
Case Studies
Image Bank
Lecture Outline
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

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