Medical Language

Paperback | January 7, 2010

bySusan M. Turley

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Something different you may have already noticed that there is something different about this book. Perhaps by examining the cover and thumbing through the pages, you have taken note of the abundance of real-world images. Maybe you have discovered some of the practice exercises that abound within these pages, placing you in the hypothetical role of an actual health care provider. Or perhaps you have already begun exploring the revolutionary CD-ROM that is packaged inside the back cover, rich with highly engaging and interactive activities that add a unique dimension to your learning. As you begin this exciting and important journey into the world of medicine we offer you a single promise-that you will soon become immersed in a new, exciting experience. And therefore we feel it is fitting for this textbook to follow suit. As a healthcare professional you will never be sitting on the sidelines. Your hard work, knowledge, competence, and interpersonal skills will have a direct impact on patient services throughout your career. Therefore it is with this spirit that we wish to empower you to affect others with the fruits of your learning. And thus, we encourage you to immerse yourself in the language and culture of healthcare. THE TITLE OF THIS BOOK As part of your training, you will learn how to construct and deconstruct medical terms using their basic elements, called word parts.

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Something different you may have already noticed that there is something different about this book. Perhaps by examining the cover and thumbing through the pages, you have taken note of the abundance of real-world images. Maybe you have discovered some of the practice exercises that abound within these pages, placing you in the hypothe...

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Medical Languageis a medical terminology text that trulyimmersesreaders within the language of medicine, so that students can apply their vocabulary within a real-world context.  As opposed to fostering rote memorization, this book engages students in an interactive learning experience that will give them a vital tool and inspire them ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:1088 pages, 10.6 × 8.4 × 1.5 inPublished:January 7, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135055784

ISBN - 13:9780135055786

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Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE

CHAPTER 1The Structure of Medical Language

CHAPTER 2The Body in Health and Disease

 

PART II MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 3Gastroenterology • Gastrointestinal System

CHAPTER 4Pulmonology • Respiratory System

CHAPTER 5Cardiology • Cardiovascular System

CHAPTER 6Hematology and Immunology • Blood and Lymphatic System

CHAPTER 7Dermatology • Integumentary System

CHAPTER 8Orthopedics • Skeletal System

CHAPTER 9Orthopedics • Muscular System

CHAPTER 10Neurology • Nervous System

CHAPTER 11Urology • Urinary System

CHAPTER 12Male Reproductive Medicine • Male Genitourinary System

CHAPTER 13Gynecology and Obstetrics • Female Genital and Reproductive System

CHAPTER 14Endocrinology • Endocrine System

CHAPTER 15Ophthalmology • Eye

CHAPTER 16Otolaryngology • Ears, Nose, and Throat

 

PART III OTHER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 848

CHAPTER 17Psychiatry

CHAPTER 18Oncology

CHAPTER 19Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

 

APPENDICES A-1

APPENDIX AGlossary of Medical Word Parts: Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes

APPENDIX BGlossary of Medical Abbreviations

ANSWER KEY AK-1

PHOTO CREDITS PC-1

INDEX I-1