Medical Terminology Demystified

Paperback | December 8, 2005

byDale Layman

not yet rated|write a review

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.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$23.37 online
$28.95 list price (save 19%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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

From the Jacket

Talk the talk! Medical terms demystifiedThe first step toward working successfully in the booming allied health field, perhaps as a nurse, record keeper, or insurance biller -- or simply being able to take a more proactive role in your own healthcare -- is mastering the language. In Medical Terminology Demystified, Dr. Dale Layman -- a...

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...

other books by Dale Layman

Physiology Demystified
Physiology Demystified

Kobo ebook|Jul 26 2004

$26.29 online$34.12list price(save 22%)
Anatomy Demystified
Anatomy Demystified

Kobo ebook|Jun 21 2004

$25.29 online$32.81list price(save 22%)
Biology Demystified
Biology Demystified

Kobo ebook|Jul 22 2003

$20.29 online$26.25list price(save 22%)
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 7.1 × 1.23 inPublished:December 8, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071461043

ISBN - 13:9780071461047

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Medical Terminology Demystified

Reviews

Extra Content

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