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Medical Terminology for Health Professions Spiral-bound – Jul 2 2008

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Product Details

  • Spiral-bound: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Delmar Publishers Inc; 6 edition (July 2 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1418072524
  • ISBN-13: 978-1418072520
  • Product Dimensions: 27.7 x 22 x 2.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 953 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #156,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.

Carol L. Schroeder has been working for more than 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating, and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating innovative activities and approaches--such as the Simplified Syllabus and Human Touch stories--to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

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By xxx on July 31 2013
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
Loved, taking this course and learning all the new words the disc and the crosswords were very helpful very easy book to follow along and gives great information. Learned alot. Passed the class with an A!
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The book I bought was in great condition. There were no problems with it and I am very happy with my purchase.
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By shane donovan on July 14 2015
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did the job for school!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
very good book Jan. 31 2010
By julia katy - Published on
Format: Spiral-bound
This book is fantastic. It has a lots of medical terms that have the phonetical trasncription in paranthesis. Not to mention that after every word the author divides it into parts and explain to you EVERY TIME what the segments mean. And the CD at the backis awsome. I recommend for people buying it used to make sure with the seller that the book will have the cd. It has audio dictionary, interactive games, matching games, labeling images etc. I mean, really, it is the best. A bit pricey, but it's worth it.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Errors in Kindle edition Jan. 18 2012
By Amazon Customer - Published on
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
I recently rented this as a text ebook. Spelling is an important part for this course as changing a letter here and there can mean a whole different word. The very FIRST vocabulary word in the first chapter was misspelled. Later on in the first chapter, another vocabulary word was misspelled. I checked with someone who has the print edition of the book, and those words were not misspelled in the print edition. Either Amazon is doing no quality control on their ebook conversion or there are errors in the Kindle app that are rendering the wrong letters. I am still in the beginning of this course and haven't ventured past the first chapter, but based on my experience so far, this won't be the last error I see.

This is from the Kindle for Mac app and the Kindle for Android app.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Many of the reviews here seem to be for condition/shipping... Oct. 23 2010
By datSplat - Published on
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
This is a review of the product itself. The graphics and descriptions of the medical terms are helpful in grasping the concepts. Unfortunately, the text has quite a few errors and some referenced figures are missing/incorrectly labeled.

Here are some examples:

"A chalazion (kah-LAY-zee-on), also known as an internal stye, is a localized swelling inside the eyelid resulting from obstruction a sebaceous gland."

the obstruction of

"Refraction is an examination procedure to determine an eye's refractive error so that the best corrective lenses to be prescribed."


Hopefully the next edition will be better.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Medical Terminology for Health Professionals June 2 2010
By Sean Lefort - Published on
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
This book is great for learning medical terms as well as medical procedures. I think that its broken down in such a way that even if you don't have any medical knowledge you are still able to grasp the concepts that are taught in the book.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Easy to understand Feb. 15 2010
By T. Clement - Published on
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
I had to buy this book for a medical terminology class I am taking in college. It is very east to understand. I also love how the back of the book has all the pre fix, suffix and root words that we have to know. You just tear out the little notecards. It says the defination on the front and the answer on the back of the card. Makes it much easier to understand and I don't have to make hundreds of my own notecards.