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Medical Terminology for Health Professions

Medical Terminology for Health Professions  



  • Ann Ehrlich 
  • Carol L Schroeder


  • Plastic Comb: 656 pages
  • Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning; 5 edition (August 3, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1401860265
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.05 pounds


Book Description 

A proven and unique combination of learning principles and exercises, this widely respected book continues to get better! Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Fifth Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of difficult, complex medical terms. The see and say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are such an important aspect of learning medical terminology, mastery of these building blocks is emphasized throughout the book. Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to specialty, pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures that follow.  

Book Info

Text/workbook of basic medical terminology includes an activity CD-ROM, 90-item vocabulary list, varied learning exercises, and more. Previous edition: c1997, was listed on the Brandon/Hill Allied Health List as a first-purchase selection. For students. Includes perforated flash cards. Plastic-comb binding. DNLM: Terminology–Programmed Instruction. –This text refers to the Plastic Comb edition.  

About the Author(s)

Goddard College University of Wisconsin 



Most Excellent, November 28, 2004

I purchased this book for a continuing ed class, and I’m impressed! Diseases, origin of words, word structure and usage is thoroughly covered and CLEAR. It also serves as a short course on anatomy as well. The writing is easy to understand, never overly technical. Illustrations are colorful and well-designed. The CD-ROM is nothing less than great. Even after the class, I am keeping this book as a reference, along with my Taber’s Medical Dictionary. It will be appreciated in almost any setting, whether it be the medical transcriptionist’s, billing, medical assistant’s, or radiology department. It’s that good.