Written in the award-winning, lighthearted Incredibly Easy! style, this book is an excellent aid to understanding and retention of medical terminology. The first chapter focuses on key concepts of medical terminology, including common word components. Subsequent chapters cover individual body systems, providing in-depth definitions that connect words to their meanings. This Third Edition features new chapters on obstetric and mental health terms and expanded "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" charts. Two eight-page full-color inserts offer a closer look at anatomical terminology. Third edition. Publication date: June 2, 2008. 416 pages.
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--Award-winning Incredibly Easy! style that makes intimidating concepts thoroughly approachable
--Concise, bulleted text for ease of use
--Detailed full-color illustrations that bring terminology to life
--Numerous quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flow charts focusing on key information
--"Just the facts" chapter summaries
--"Vocabulary builder" games at the end of each chapter to help reader assess learning
--Nurse Joy and other characters offer tips, encourage the reader, and provide comic relief
--Use of second color to indicate terms that can be found in the online pronunciation guide
--Light-hearted logos that call attention to important or interesting information:
--Pump up your pronunciation: charts at the beginning of each chapter with phonetic pronunciations
--Anatomically speaking: close-ups of anatomy with pronunciations of key structures
--Beyond the dictionary: explanations of word origins
--Memory jogger: memory-building anecdotes and mnemonics