Medical Terminology: A Living Language / Edition 3

Medical Terminology: A Living Language / Edition 3

by Bonnie F. Fremgen, Suzanne S. Frucht
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131849107

ISBN-13: 9780131849105

Pub. Date: 06/22/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Boasting a streamlined and reorganized format, the Third Edition provides users with a consistent and logical system to help them build their understanding of medical terminology as it relates to the human body. This book maintains a real-world focus that relates medical terminology to various health professions, thereby capturing the users interest and

Overview

Boasting a streamlined and reorganized format, the Third Edition provides users with a consistent and logical system to help them build their understanding of medical terminology as it relates to the human body. This book maintains a real-world focus that relates medical terminology to various health professions, thereby capturing the users interest and providing information about potential future health careers. This information is reinforced with various additional study resources that include exercises, a Companion Website, and a CD-ROM free with the book. New to this edition are: redistribution of the Pharmacology chapter throughout the book, Revised Special Topics chapter, Expanded Professional Profile feature, Updated medical terms, Professional Journal exercises, End-of-chapter review list. Practice exercises have also been revised. This book also boasts an abundance of artwork and superior pedagogical package that includes practice exercises and activities, Chart Note Transcription exercises, Med Term Tips, case studies, Pronunciation Practice, Professional Journal, "Getting Connected" multimedia extension exercises, and word building tables. All health professionals and medical terminology students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131849105
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/22/2004
Edition description:
Book and CD-ROM
Pages:
580
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexviii
Reviewersxxii
About the Authorsxxiii
Chapter 1Introduction to Medical Terminology2
Chapter 2Body Structure22
Chapter 3Integumentary System50
Chapter 4Musculoskeletal System82
Chapter 5Cardiovascular System128
Chapter 6Blood and the Lymphatic and Immune System164
Chapter 7Respiratory System198
Chapter 8Digestive System232
Chapter 9Urinary System268
Chapter 10Reproductive System294
Chapter 11Endocrine System334
Chapter 12Nervous System364
Chapter 13Special Senses: The Eye and the Ear396
Chapter 14Special Topics432
Appendix484
Chapter Review Answers499
Text Glossary507
Index561

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