The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Terminology: Master the Vocabulary You Need to Ace Medical Courses and Certifications (Paperback)
An essential guide for anyone in a healthcare career, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Medical Terminology shows readers how to master medicine's core terminology so they can successfully pass their academic courses and certification tests.
Readers will be introduced to Greek and Latin roots — the building blocks for deciphering any term encountered. They'll also find an outline of the body's systems to learn terms in context, an explanation of the body's physiology, and a primer on commonly used terms for diseases, injuries, conditions, tests, and procedures.
About the Author
Veronica Hackethal, MD, MSc, is a medical writer and editor. She was a member of the initial launch team for Medpedia, a medical Web encyclopedia backed by Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Michigan schools of medicine, and has written for Innerbody.com. She is the coauthor of The Behavioral Aspects of Malaria: An Annotated Bibliography, a book published by the World Health Organization. She has also edited medical textbooks and published scientific articles. Her writing has won numerous awards.