The Language of Medicine
Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition! By presenting medical terms within ... Show synopsis 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. New to this edition 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.