Description : The third edition of Mastering Medical Terminology Australia and New Zealand is the go-to textbook for medical terminology. Written by Sue Walker, Maryann Wood and Jenny Nicol, the text has been fully updated to reflect current medical terminology and the local healthcare environment. Terms are demystified through an interactive and easy-to-follow instructional process. Students learn the basics of word structures first, then tackle the more complex terminology associated with the human body as a whole and then each body system. The terminology associated with special applications is also included. The textbook includes a pronunciation guide and practice exercises, examples of terminology in context and diagrams and illustrations to enhance understanding. Simple, non-technical explanations of medical terms Explanations of clinical procedures, laboratory tests and abbreviations used in Australian and New Zealand clinical practice Pronunciation of terms Exercises to test your understanding of terminology – crosswords, anagrams, multiple-choice questions, match the column, fill in the blank, label the diagram, analyse and interpret medical documents and word-building exercises Comprehensive glossaries of word elements and medical terms A list of commonly used clinical abbreviations Links to other useful references such as websites and textbooks An e-book included in all print purchases New Evolve resources including flashcards and multiple-choice questions Audio glossary – practise pronouncing more than 2,500 medical terms with the new ‘hear, say and playback’ option on Evolve
Description : Gain the knowledge of medical language you need to succeed in class and in your healthcare career! Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 5th Edition covers medical terms and definitions in small chunks — easy-to-follow learning segments — followed immediately by exercises and review questions that reinforce your understanding. From well-known educator Betsy Shiland, this book includes realistic case studies to help you apply your knowledge to practice. And because Shiland users love the case studies and medical records, more than 70 new case studies with review questions have been added to this edition, along with extra case studies on the Evolve companion website. Now with new mobile-optimized quizzes and flash cards that make it easy to study terms while on the go, this popular introduction to healthcare language enables you to communicate clearly and confidently with other members of the healthcare team. Quick-reference format makes it easier to learn terminology by presenting terms in tables — including word origin, definition, and pronunciation. Frequent word part and word building exercises reinforce your understanding with immediate opportunities for practice and review. A total of 460 illustrations includes additional new photos showing difficult terms and procedures. A breakdown of A&P terms appears in page margins next to the related text, helping you learn and memorize word parts in context. Convenient spiral binding lets the book lay flat, making it easy to work on exercises. UNIQUE! ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes are provided in the pathology terminology tables for a better understanding of medical coding. An Evolve companion website includes medical animations, audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and word games such as Wheel of Terminology, Terminology Triage, and Whack a Word Part. Coverage of electronic medical records prepares you for using EHR in the healthcare setting. NEW! 70 new case studies provide more opportunity to see terminology in use. NEW! Mobile-optimized quick quizzes and flash cards allow you to practice terminology while on the go. NEW terms and procedures keep you up to date with advances in healthcare. NEW Normal Lab Values appendix provides a quick reference as you work through case studies and medical reports.
Description : Doody Rating : 3 stars : Editor has put together well-known international Orthopaedic surgeons across the globe for writing down their experience in Hip Arthroplasty. There is extensive bibliography after each chapter which serve as reference material for further research. This book is from the series of Mastering Orthopedic Techniques. This is a comprehensive text for surgeons doing total hip replacement with step-by-step colored illustrations. Detailed descriptions for every possible surgical approach for total hip replacement. Topic covered in the chapters include cover cementation on both.