This book uses a consistent and logical system to help readers build their understanding of medical terminology as it relates to the human body. It also has a real-world focus that relates medical terminology to various health professions, thereby capturing the users' interest and providing information about potential future health careers. Facilitates comprehension through the use of charts and tables and online exercises. Each books comes with a free Cross-platform CD-ROM that offers a host of interactive study aids: practice tests, labeling exercises, word building, spelling bee, flashcards, and audio glossary. Each body system chapter is organized in the same format and includes important subtopics related to the system presented such as anatomy and physiology, word building, vocabulary, pathology, procedures, diagnostic/lab tests and abbreviations. Special Topics chapter (15) presents medical terminology specific to various healthcare industries. There is a new Pharmacology chapter (14). Med Term Tips—brief scenarios and hints interspersed throughout—maintain readers' interest by providing quick facts about medical terminology. Pharmacology terms representing the 200 most commonly prescribed drugs in the country have been added to each body systems chapter (3-14). Medical Terminology reference book for those in various healthcare professions.