Master medical terminology with every turn of the page! Essentials of Medical Language, 3e, presents new medical terminology to students in manageable quantities via short lessons and a 2-page spread format.This edition offers a completely redesigned learning experience through larger, more focused art and revised table of contents. Students will feel a new sense of engagement and motivation through Case Reports and a wide variety of exercises throughout the chapters. As a final improvement to this textbook, professors will discover a total revamp from top to bottom, providing them with text that is shorter and stronger, larger imaging, better chapter sequence, updated learning objectives, and more questions and exercises for students to practice.
David M. Allan David Allan received his medical training at Cambridge University and Guy's Hospital in England. He was Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital in New York City before moving to San Diego, California. Dr. Allan has worked as a family physician in England, a pediatrician in San Diego, and Associate Dean at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has designed, written, and produced more than 100 award-winning multimedia programs with virtual reality as their conceptual base. Dr. Allan resides happily in San Diego. Karen D. Lockyer Karen Lockyer holds a degree in Health Information (RHIT), a national coding certification (CPC), and a BS from Rutgers University. She is also a credentialed member of AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) and AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders). Mrs. Lockyer has worked in medical practice administration and the Health Information Management fields for many years. She has taught medical terminology for high school, community college, and workforce development areas at the National Institutes of Health and the federal government's Office of Personnel Management. She has also taught coding and billing for undergraduate and certificate programs at the community college level.