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An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology [With CDROM]by Janet Amundson Romich
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An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology, Third Edition provides an intersting approach to understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic approach to breaking down the parts of medical terms is used, allowing readers to grasp basic medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Chapters progress from basic terminology related to anatomical positioning and landmarks, to body systems, and then to species specific terminology. Additionally chapters review lab tests, procedures, and treatments. User friendly appendices, organize medical word parts and abbreviations for the learner. To engage the reader, the third edition offers expanded color photos and art work, as well as additional terms. New to this edition, StudyWARE offers students the opportunity to practice learning terms using games such as crossword puzzles and hangman, answering multiple-choice questions, and hearing terms in an audio bank for pronunciation practice and for spelling bee activities
This easy-to-use text provides a systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. Organized by terms used in each of the body systems, additional chapters also cover lab tests, procedures, and treatments. Several species-specific chapters are also included. This new edition offers greatly expanded art work. The additional images offer greater clarity for students and serve as review illustrations for other courses and in professional practice.... The audio portion of the CD-ROM offers students the opportunity to both hear and see the term when learning basic terms used in the field of veterinary medicine. This is a must-have resource for anyone searching for a systematic approach to learning veterinary medical terminology.
An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology, Third Edition provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Chapters progress from basic terminology related to anatomical positioning to body systems, and then to species- specific terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice.
About the Author
Janet Amundson Romich is an instructor at Madison Area Technical College, and was named Instructor of the Year in 2005. She is a licensed veterinarian and member of both state, and national veterinary associations. Janet is also a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Human Hospital, and the Biosafety Committee for a biopharmaceutical firm. She serves as an Advisory Board Member for medical laboratory technician (human health) and veterinary technician programs. Janet received multiple grants through college, has developed college-level courses, and authored 3 other textbooks, including An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology now in its second edition, and several columns for various journals and magazines.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Ready, Set, Go. Chapter 2: Where, Why, What. Chapter 3: Meat and Bones. Chapter 4: Head and Toe (And All Parts in Between). Chapter 5: What is in a Name? Chapter 6: Gut Instincts. Chapter 7: Null and Void. Chapter 8: Have a Heart. Chapter 9: A Breath of Fresh Air. Chapter 10: Skin Deep. Chapter 11: The Great Communicator. Chapter 12: 1 + 1 = 3 (or More). Chapter 13: Nerves of Steel. Chapter 14: Seeing and Hearing. Chapter 15: Feed and Protect Me. Chapter 16: Testing, Testing. Chapter 17: Drugs, Disease, and Dissection. Chapter 18: Dogs and Cats. Chapter 19: Horses, Etc. Chapter 20: Make Room for Ruminants. Chapter 21: Hog Haven. Chapter 22: Birds of a Feather. Chapter 23: All the Rest Appendices. Index.
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