Medical Language Instant Translator / Edition 4

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Overview

Your on-the-spot translator for complex medical terminology!

When you need to know what a medial term means—anytime and anywhere—turn to the Medical Language Instant Translator! This handy pocket companion equips you to…

  • quickly translate medical terms into everyday English, and translate everyday English into medical language.
  • understand commonly encountered diagnostic tests and procedures
  • identify the top 100 prescription drugs and their uses.
  • recognize the top 100 principal diagnoses and associated procedures.
  • Inside, you'll also find common medical abbreviations, plurals, acronyms…a quick-reference, full-color anatomy orientation guide…and many other convenient features.

    Carry the Medical Language Instant Translator wherever you go—so you'll never be at a loss for words!

The book contains color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437705645
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 641,911
  • Product dimensions: 3.82 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

The Language of Medicine
How to Analyze Medical Terms
Glossary of Word Parts Used in Medical Terminology
   Word Parts to English
   English to Word Parts
Abbreviations
Symbols
Plurals
Definitions of Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  Radiology, Ultrasound, and Imaging Procedures
  Nuclear Medicine Scans
  Clinical Procedures
  Laboratory Tests

Useful Information
Acronyms for Selected Health Care Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Professional Designations for Health Care Providers
The Top 100 Principal Diagnoses and Associated Principal Procedures
The Top 100 Prescription Drugs (Listed Alphabetically)
Normal Hematological Reference Values and Implications of Abnormal Results
Cell Counts
Coagulation Tests
Red Blood Cell Tests
Serum Tests

Body Systems Illustrations
Index of Body Systems Illustrations
The Cardiovascular System (Aorta and Major Arteries)
The Cardiovascular System (Heart)
The Digestive System
The Ear
The Endocrine System
The Eye
The Integumentary System
The Lymphatic System
The Nervous System
The Reproductive System, Female
The Reproductive System, Male
The Respiratory System
The Skeletal System
The Urinary System
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