Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards,
Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MEd, MA and Myrna LaFleur Brooks, RN, BEd
New to the Edition
- NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning program customized for Basic Medical Language, 5th Edition helps you learn and retain medical terminology.
- NEW! All-new case studies serve as review sections and provide additional opportunities for you to apply what you have learned.
- NEW! Career Focus feature highlights professionals whose work focuses on specific body systems.
- NEW! Engaging new exercises, including matching, building, and reading medical terms in context, foster an active learning approach.
- NEW and UPDATED! Terms and images keep you up-to-date with the latest healthcare procedures and advances.
- Over 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier for you to memorize terms.
- Systemic presentation of medical terms helps you learn and recognize new words as you encounter them by combining parts.
- Objectives integrated with headings clarify how the content is presented within lessons and show you how objectives relate to content.
- Consistent organization and pacing of lessons ensures steady acquisition of terminology.
- Integrated review exercises test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress.
- Student resources on the Evolve companion website include games, activities, gradable, e-mailable quizzes, and an audio program — all tied closely to text material.
- Electronic health record mockups provide exposure to the electronic health records that you will encounter in practice.
1. Introduction to Medical Language, Body Structure, and Oncology
2. Directional Terms, Planes, Regions, Positions, and Quadrants
3. Integumentary System, Colors, and Plural Endings
4. Respiratory System
5. Urinary System
6. Reproductive Systems
7. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
8. Digestive System
9. Eye and Ear
10. Musculoskeletal System
11. Nervous System and Behavioral Health
12. Endocrine System
Appendices A: Word Parts Used in Basic Medical Language B: Abbreviations, Including Error-prone Abbreviation List