Feeling overwhelmed by medical terminology? Grab a lifeline: the
newly updated Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy! (R), 4th
Edition offers clear and simple explanations of vital terms and
their everyday use in nursing practice. Backed by humor and chock
full of illustrations, this enjoyable text is the perfect backup to
class materials and the ideal on-the-job refresher for experienced
nurses and all healthcare professionals. Learn how to decipher
complex terms from the roots up-and take your confidence to a whole
new level. Be expertly guided through the choppy waters of medical
terminology ... NEW and updated content clarifies medical
terminology concepts with clear definitions and illustrations
Explains the meanings, roots, and pronunciation of terms as used in
everyday practice, including: Names for all major body systems:
skeletal, muscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory,
gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, neurologic, endocrine,
blood and lymphatic, and sensory systems Terms and phrases used in
maternal health, pharmacology, and mental health Breaks down
complex medical terms into recognizable components-common prefixes,
roots, and suffixes-to help you identify the meaning of any term
Offers a strong anatomy and physiology overview backed by numerous
images, including a large image of each organ system Chapter
features provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the
facts -quick summary of chapter content Vocabulary builders
-end-of-chapter games such as crossword puzzles, matching roots and
prefixes to their correct meanings, and fill-in-the-blank sentences
to help you retain learning Pump up your pronunciation -phonetic
spellings make it easy to pronounce complex terms Anatomically
speaking -anatomy illustrations, with pronunciations of key terms
Memory jogger -stories and tools that support retention "Nurse
Joy"and "Jake" -explain key concepts and offer friendly
problem-solving tips Beyond the dictionary -learn the origins of
words, to help you remember word roots and dissect meanings The
real world -explains informal terms used in daily practice About
the Clinical Editor David Woodruff, MSN, RN-BC, CNS, CNE, FNAP, is
Faculty Development Specialist at the Center for Faculty
Excellence, Chamberlain College of Nursing, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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