Medical Terminology Demystified by Dale LaymanMedical Terminology Demystified by Dale Layman

Medical Terminology Demystified

byDale Layman

Paperback | December 8, 2005

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There’s no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects

Medical Terminology Demystified covers all the basic terms of disease and injury, abnormal anatomy and physiology, surgical techniques, drugs, and other therapies--in the context of real, practical health issues. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam.

Dale Layman, Ph.D., Grand Ph.D. in Medicine, is Professor of Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology at Joliet Junior College. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Biology Demystified, Anatomy Demystified, and Physiology Demystified. He is the first Grand Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine in the United States and has received numerous oth...
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Title:Medical Terminology DemystifiedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.1 × 8.3 × 1 inPublished:December 8, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071461043

ISBN - 13:9780071461047

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Foundations of Medical Terminology

Chapter 1: The Basic Ideas or "Hey! It's Greek (or Latin) to Me!"

Chapter 2: Terms of Anatomy, Anesthesia, and Surgery

Chapter 3: Terms of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Chapter 4: Terms of Therapy: Feeling Better!

TEST: PART 1

Part 2: Cells and Body Defense

Chapter 5: Terms of Diagnosis, Immunity, and the Lymphatic System

Chapter 6: Terms Related to Disorders of the Cells and Body Tissue

TEST: PART 2

PART 3: Bones and Muscles

Chapter 7: Terms of Skeletal and Muscular Disorders, or "There's Too Much Trouble in This Joint!"

TEST: PART 3

Part 4: Moving Our Blood and Air

Chapter 8: Terms Related to Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels

Chapter 9: Terms Related to Disorders of the Respiratory System

TEST: PART 4

PART 5: Our Body Senses

Chapter 10: Terms Related to Disorders of the Glands and Skin

Chapter 11: Terms Related to Disorders of the Nervous System and Special Senses

TEST: PART 5

Part 6: Welcome to Life in the Land "Down Under"!

Chapter 12: Terms Related to Disorders of the Digestive Tract

Chapter 13: Terms Related to Pregnancy and Urogenital Disorders

TEST: PART 6

FINAL EXAM

ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONS