Medical Terminology: Mastering the Basics by Cindy DestafanoMedical Terminology: Mastering the Basics by Cindy Destafano

Medical Terminology: Mastering the Basics

byCindy Destafano, Fran Federman

Paperback | August 14, 2014

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Medical Terminology: Mastering the Basics is a dynamic worktext-and-multimedia program that delivers a streamlined, activity-oriented approach to teaching students the terms they need to know to be successful in a health sciences career. Organized by body systems, the worktext covers essentialroot words, prefixes, and suffixes and summarizes common diseases and disorders, diagnostic tests and procedures, and therapeutic treatments. Activities and assessments are interspersed throughout the text to reinforce students' knowledge and understanding of medical terms and their meanings. Whenstudents have completed the worktext, they should be able to accurately label anatomical diagrams; build, dissect, and define terminology related to the body systems; correctly spell and pronounce medical terms; identify common medical abbreviations and acronyms; and interpret medicalrecords.
Cindy Destafano is an Instructor at the Consolidated School of Business in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses in a variety of allied health subjects, including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, law and ethics for medical careers, medical coding, and medical transcription. Previously she was the Program Coordi...
Title:Medical Terminology: Mastering the BasicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:August 14, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1619605805

ISBN - 13:9781619605800

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology2. Integumentary System3. Digestive System4. Musculoskeletal System5. Lymphatic and Immune Systems6. Sensory Organs: Eyes and Ears7. Nervous System8. Reproductive System9. Respiratory System10. Cardiovascular System11. Endocrine System12. Urinary System