Your LWW Interactive eBook Package for Stedman's Medical Terminology
Your LWW Interactive eBook Package for Stedman's Medical Terminology Your LWW Interactive eBook Package for Stedman's Medical Terminology

Your LWW Interactive eBook Package for Stedman's Medical Terminology

Publication Date: December 02, 2011
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451115253
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Master medical language with the name you trust! Stedman's Medical Terminology is a mid-level medical terminology text that delivers minimal coverage of anatomy and physiology and plenty of hands-on exercises to reinforce learning. Each chapter alternates between term presentation and exercises to ensure that students can apply what they have learned immediately.

The interactive eBook is intuitive to navigate and easy to read, and includes these great features to make studying easier and faster:

  • Comprehensive search capability for quick look-up
  • Notes and highlighting functions
  • All chapter exercises are interactive, providing instant answer feedback
  • Embedded animations are instantly accessed with a single click to bring the material to life and clarify complex concepts
  • Embedded links to instantly access the dictionary, audio pronunciations, and flashcards
  • Instant access to companion electronic chapter activities

Throughout Stedman's Medical Terminology, exercises progress in a meaningful way, from recall and review, to word building, to comprehension, and finally to application and analysis through the use of "real-world" case study and medical record exercises. This approach allows the student to actively see their knowledge building and to connect what they are learning to real-life context. A robust, realistic, and relevant art program enhances the text, especially for visual learners.

The companion ancillaries, accessed instantly from within the interactive eBook, provide dozens of fun learning resources designed for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners, including:

  • Electronic flash cards and a flashcard builder that allows student to create and print their own
  • Interactive activities such as Concentration, Roboterms (Hangman), Word Builder, Quiz Show, Complete the Case, Medical Records Review, Look and Label, Image Matching, Spelling Bee, and more!
  • Chapter quizzes and a final exam
  • Animations and videos that build upon the content in the text
  • Audio glossary/Dictionary
  • And much, much more!
  • --Simple, straightforward writing style ensures students more easily comprehend medical terminology.
  • --Focus on term components and word building provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to break down and understand difficult medical terms.
  • --A variety of exercise types keep the student engaged and build throughout the chapter, progressing from recall, to word building, to comprehension, and on to application and analysis; icons throughout the text identify each exercise's position in this progression.
  • --The exercises emphasize real-world context: case studies place the student in true-to-life situations, and authentic medical records allow the student to experience medical terminology as it is used in the health care setting.
  • --Includes thorough coverage of key areas of terminology, including pharmacology terms in each of the Body Systems chapters, plus a separate chapter on oncology.
  • --A 16-page full-color Stedman's anatomy atlas serves as an easy anatomy reference.
  • --Robust ancillary program enhances the learning and teaching process for both students and instructors.
  • --Includes a starter set of printed flashcards to make studying a breeze.
  • --Available Premium Online Course


Charlotte Creason RHIA

Program Chair, Health Information Technology, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Edition: 1
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451115253
Product Format: Access Cards
Trim Size: x
Pub Date: December 02, 2011
Weight: 0.1

Publisher's Preface

Editor's Preface

Steps to Success: How to Use this Textbook


Reviewers and Contributors


  1. Introduction to Medical Terminology: Word Structure
  2. Prefixes, Suffixes, and Abbreviations
  3. Terms Involving the Body as a Whole
  4. Integumentary System
  5. Digestive System
  6. Urinary System
  7. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  8. Blood and Immune System
  9. Respiratory System
  10. Male Reproductive System
  11. Female Reproductive System, Obstetrics, and Neonatology
  12. Nervous System and Mental Health
  13. Sensory Systems
  14. Musculoskeletal System
  15. Endocrine System
  16. Oncology and Cancer Terms


  • Glossary of Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes
  • Word Part Lookip by Meaning
  • Common Laboratory Tests and Values
  • Abbreviations
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms
  • Rules for Forming Plurals
  • Health-Related Web Sites (online)
  • Key English-to-Spanish Health Care Phrases (online
  • Metric Measurements (online)

Answers to Exercises


Stedman's Anatomy Atlas

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