Medical Language Instant Translator by Davi-ellen Chabner

Medical Language Instant Translator

byDavi-ellen ChabnerEditorDavi-ellen Chabner

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Find quick, practical explanations of specialized medical terminology! Davi-Ellen Chabner'sMedical Language Instant Translator, 6th Edition provides a handy reference that's ideal for everyday use in the classroom and in the health care environment. Access key information on diagnostic tests and procedures, commonly misunderstood medical terms, and interpreting medical reports. Find coverage of the top 100 prescription drugs, medical abbreviations, symbols, and acronyms, and more. Based on Chabner'sThe Language of Medicine,this compact resource makes it easier to understand complicated medical terms and communicate more effectively.

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Title:Medical Language Instant TranslatorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:334 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 8, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323378439

ISBN - 13:9780323378437

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Language of Medicine " How to Analyze Medical Terms " Understanding Medical ReportsNEW! " Glossary of Word Parts Used in Medical Terminology

- Medical Word Parts to English - English to Medical Word Parts

" Abbreviations " Acronyms " Eponyms " Symbols " Plurals " Medical Terms Easily Confused " Specialized Terms Used in Medical Records " Definitions of Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

- Radiology, Ultrasound, and Other Imaging Procedures - Nuclear Medicine Scans - Clinical Procedures - Laboratory Tests

Part II: Useful Information " Abbreviations for Selected Health Care Organizations, Associations, and Agencies " Professional Designations for Health Care Providers " Medical Coding Certifications " Surgical Terminology and Technology " Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms " Common Drugs and Their Uses " Major Diagnostic Categories and Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) " Internet Resources

Part III - Body Systems Illustrations " Index of Body Systems Illustrations " Cardiovascular System (Aorta & Major Arteries) " Cardiovascular System (Heart) " Digestive System " Ear " Endocrine System " Eye " Integumentary System (Skin) " Lymphatic System " Muscles (Anterior Superficial) " Muscles (Posterior Superficial) " Nervous System " Female Reproductive System " Male Reproductive System " Respiratory System " Skeletal System " Urinary System