The Language of Medicine

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9780323370837
  • Release Date: 2016-01-21
  • Number of pages: 1064
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling The Language of Medicine, 11th Edition! An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach presents medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you’ll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, and you will be ready to communicate fluently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career. Self-study text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with a wide variety of exercises, labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and reviews, all organized by body systems with additional chapters on key areas of health care such as cancer and psychiatry. Simple, clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science. More than 500 full-color illustrations depict the details of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the structure and function of the body system. Practical applications such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in the clinical environment. Pronunciation of Terms at the end of each chapter include phonetic spellings and spaces to write the meanings of terms. Abbreviations of terminology make it easy to learn the medical shorthand used in clinical practice. Error-prone abbreviations list derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting. Comprehensive glossaries and appendices serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job. An Evolve companion website lets you practice word parts and building terms with interactive word games, learning exercises, an audio glossary with pronunciations of over 3,000 terms, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. NEW terms and procedures keep you up to date with healthcare advances. NEW pathology photos illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly, showing the conditions that you will see, code, or manage in healthcare settings. NEW Hint feature provides helpful clues that assist with learning and retention of terminology. NEW! Electronic healthcare records on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice working with today’s medical records. NEW anatomic, pathologic and procedural animations on Evolve bring terminology to life and offer a 3D glimpse into the clinical world. NEW medical reports audio on Evolve provides the aural practice you need to be able to understand medical terminology in clinical settings.

The Language of Medicine

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9780323316088
  • Release Date: 2014-01-30
  • Number of pages: 1056
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



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.

The Language of Medicine

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9780323292146
  • Release Date: 2013-10-30
  • Number of pages: 1064
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition! By presenting medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease, this proven resource makes it easy to learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Add an engaging student Evolve website with medical animations and videos, word games, flash cards, and more, and you’ll be ready to communicate confidently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career. Simple, clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science. Practical applications such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in practice. Self-study text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets. Full-color illustrations depict anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the body’s structure and function. Comprehensive glossaries and appendices serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job. NEW! In Person narratives help you understand diseases and conditions from the patient’s perspective. NEW! A Closer Look highlights particular conditions. NEW! Images and photos illustrate difficult terms and procedures. NEW! Terms and definitions keep you up to date with healthcare advances. More Spotlights identify and clarify potentially confusing terminology. Error-prone abbreviations list derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting.

The Language of Medicine

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781455728466
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 1041
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



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.

Medical Terminology Online for the Language of Medicine Access Code and Textbook Package

  • Filename: medical-terminology-online-for-the-language-of-medicine-access-code-and-textbook-package.
  • ISBN: 1455758817
  • Release Date: 2013-02-15
  • Number of pages: 1041
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Company



This money-saving package includes Medical Terminology Online for The Language of Medicine (User Guide and Access Code) and the 10th edition of Chabner: The Language of Medicine.

The Language of Medicine in English

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine-in-english.
  • ISBN: 0135214440
  • Release Date: 1992
  • Number of pages: 132
  • Author: Ethel Tiersky
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



This valuable reference is designed to help students master the English vocabulary and idioms needed to succeed in an English-speaking medical environment. Each section delivers a reading and exercises focused around an up-to-date overview of a contemporary medical topic and the functions of the various professionals who provide the care. All medical personnel who want to improve their English communication skills will find this guide indispensable.

The Language of Medicine Users Guide Access Code Mosby s Dictionary 8th Ed

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine-users-guide-access-code-mosby-s-dictionary-8th-ed.
  • ISBN: 1437779727
  • Release Date: 2010-02-12
  • Number of pages: 1036
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Company



This money saving package includes Medical Terminology Online for The Language of Medicine (User Guide, Access Code, The Language of Medicine 9th edition Textbook and Mosby's Dicitionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions 8th edition.

The Language of Medicine

  • Filename: the-language-of-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781467255073
  • Release Date: 2016-10-17
  • Number of pages: 781
  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews



Facts101 is your complete guide to The Language of Medicine. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Medical Language Instant Translator

  • Filename: medical-language-instant-translator.
  • ISBN: 9781455774920
  • Release Date: 2013-08-29
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The Medical Language Instant Translator, 5th Edition equips you with the quick-reference information you need to understand even the most complicated and specialized medical terminology. This handy pocket book gives you instant access to everything from the top 100 prescription drugs to medical abbreviations, symbols, and acronyms. Based on Chabner’s The Language of Medicine, this practical resource is ideal for any health care environment. Quick, portable access to key medical terms and other need-to-know information. Common diagnostic tests and procedures. Easily confused medical terms. Overview of body systems anatomy with full-color illustrations. Medical abbreviations, acronyms, symbols and more! NEW! Updated terms and definitions. NEW! Updated topics, including professional organizations and diagnostic categories.

Iterms Audio for the Language of Medicine Retail Pack

  • Filename: iterms-audio-for-the-language-of-medicine-retail-pack.
  • ISBN: 1455758345
  • Release Date: 2013-04-08
  • Number of pages: 4
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: Saunders



Study medical terms in the car, at the gym, or anywhere you go with iTerms, the quick, flexible way to master medical terminology. Easy to download and play on any computer or portable media device, this convenient learning tool provides audio pronunciations and definitions for more than 3,000 health care terms from Chabner's The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition. 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. Downloadable audio format allows you to listen to iTerms files on any computer or portable media device.

Medical Terminology Online for the Language of Medicine User Guide Access Code and Textbook Package

  • Filename: medical-terminology-online-for-the-language-of-medicine-user-guide-access-code-and-textbook-package.
  • ISBN: 1416034773
  • Release Date: 2007-04-02
  • Number of pages: 1030
  • Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Company



Medical Terminology Online offers a wide range of auditory, visual, and interactive elements designed to reinforce concepts presented in Chabner's The Language of Medicine, 8th Edition. Organized by body system to correspond with the textbook, it actively involves students in the learning process and strengthens their understanding of the material using a variety of engaging exercises and activities. The program's media-rich online environment demonstrates the practical applications of medical language with video clips, animations, and slide shows with audio narration. Course management software available in WebCT, Blackboard, or Evolve that provides the platform for deploying online features such as real-time chat, calendar, e-mail connections, bulletin board, grade book, and instructor syllabus. Interactive exercises such as word building, spelling, pronunciation, matching, labeling, multiple choice, case studies, and more. Over 650 disease and disorder illustrations, over 450 anatomical illustrations, and many new drawings and graphics on each screen. Over 50 animations and slide shows with audio narration demonstrate physiologic processes. Helpful icons alert users to unique elements within the program, such as Factoids, Discussion Board, and Learning Links. Hypertext links direct users to related areas and to other resources for further study. Bold and hyperlinked terms within the text connect students to definitions and audio pronunciations. A glossary link on each screen provides access to the glossary from anywhere in the program for quick reference. Includes an extensive glossary of over 5,000 terms in both English and Spanish, including definitions, listed in alphabetical order. Student can click on a term and hear it pronounced correctly. Students can evaluate their mastery of module content by completing the Self-Mastery Quiz at the end of each module before taking the Self-Mastery Exam. The exam is automatically scored and reported to instructor. New design based on the new book design enhances the program's overall interface. New terms and abbreviations reflecting advances in technology and changes in health care delivery are included to reflect this new material in the text. More medical records activities familiarize students with report formats by requiring them to locate answers to questions in mock medical reports. A new tutoring feature in self-assessment quizzes prompts students to review relevant content and then try again to answer a question when it is answered incorrectly. New exercises and games engage students and hold their interest in the lessons. New animations, video clips, and rollovers demonstrate more processes and procedures, including rollovers that clarify anatomy illustrations by prompting a box to open with a short text explanation of that portion of the illustration.

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