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This best-selling introduction to medical terminology text is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. Essential Medical Terminology, Third Edition, is based on the body-systems approach. Suited for students of all levels in the health professions, this text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. After studying the fundamentals of pronunciation, students can study the chapters in any order the instructor deems appropriate.The Third Edition also includes a new chapter on Cancer Medicine. Each new copy of the text includes a user-friendly CD ROM* with interactive flashcards, crossword puzzles, and additional exercises. This text with helpful online resources is highly accessible for all health care students, offering a wealth of valuable information at an attractive price. *Please note electronic formats and Ebooks do not include access to the CD ROM. Essential Medical Terminology is also available as an online course. Learn more about Navigate Course Manager: Essential Medical Terminology http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449678371/
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