Medical Terminology: A Systems Approach (with 2 Cassettes) / Edition 4

Medical Terminology: A Systems Approach (with 2 Cassettes) / Edition 4

by Barbara A. Gylys, Mary E. Wedding, Mary Ellen Wedding
     
 

This classic text, now completely updated and revised to reflect the state of the art in health care delivery, has successfully helped hundreds of thousands of students master medical word building with the body-systems approach.

The direction is clear...

  • 5 introductory chapters cover combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, and terminology pertaining to the body

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Overview

This classic text, now completely updated and revised to reflect the state of the art in health care delivery, has successfully helped hundreds of thousands of students master medical word building with the body-systems approach.

The direction is clear...

  • 5 introductory chapters cover combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, and terminology pertaining to the body as a whole.
  • 11 body-system chapters help you develop an extensive medical vocabulary for each system
  • 8 comprehensive appendixes support and enhance the text
  • Full-color illustrations and design help you visualize body systems and master the terminology that describes them
  • Chapter outlines and objectives highlight key concepts
  • Numerous worksheets with answer keys in the rear of the book provide immediate feedback
  • Medical-record exercises relate content to real-life situations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803603967
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Elements of a Medical Word
2. Suffixes: Surgical, Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and Related
3. Suffixes: Adjective, Noun, Diminutive, Singular, Plural
4. Prefixes
5. Body Structure
6. Integumentary System
7. Gastrointestinal System
8. Respiratory System
9. Cardiovascular System
10. Blood, Lymph, and Immune Systems
11. Musculoskeletal System
12. Genitourinary System
13. Female Reproductive System
14. Endocrine System
15. Nervous System
16. Special Senses
Appendices: Answer Key
Common Medical Abbreviations
Index of Genetic Diseases
Index of Medical Word Elements
Index of Diagnostic Imaging Procedures
Index of Pharmacology
Index of Oncological Terms
General Index

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