Building a Medical Vocabulary / Edition 4

Building a Medical Vocabulary / Edition 4

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by Peggy C. Leonard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721696422

ISBN-13: 9780721696423

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book provides an introduction to medical terminology. It is organized by body systems and begins with an orientation, using terms users may already be familiar with, then builds upon those terms to the more complex terminology. Each chapter presents concepts and illustrations reinforced by exercises, and ends with comprehensive review exercises. Programmed

Overview

This book provides an introduction to medical terminology. It is organized by body systems and begins with an orientation, using terms users may already be familiar with, then builds upon those terms to the more complex terminology. Each chapter presents concepts and illustrations reinforced by exercises, and ends with comprehensive review exercises. Programmed Learning sections are included, which help the reader actively participate in learning through immediate reinforcement and comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721696423
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
545
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 11.03(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Programmed Learning and the Structure of Medical Terms
Fields of Medicine
Body Structure
The Blood and Other Body Fluids
The Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
The Muscular and Skeletal Systems
The Nervous System and Psychologic Disorders
The Integumentary System
The Endocrine System
Basic Terminology - Review of Chapters 1-13
Appendices
Bibliography
Word Parts
Index/Glossary

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