Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations / Edition 5

Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations / Edition 5

by Peggy C. Leonard
     
 

ISBN-10: 072168954X

ISBN-13: 9780721689548

Pub. Date: 02/22/2001

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:
9780721689548
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/22/2001
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
590
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.10(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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