Medical Terminology: A Programmed Systems Approach / Edition 9

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This best-selling book makes learning medical terminology quick and easy. The word-building programmed learning system is designed to provide a comprehensive entry-level study of medical language for health career learners with little or no previous experience. In addition to the book, software and audio CDs provide additional methods of study for visual and auditory learners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401832179
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/30/2004
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Tannis Dennerll, BS, CMA is the Department Chair for Allied Health at Jackson Community College in Jackson, Michigan.


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Table of Contents

Preface v
Acknowledgments ix
List of Illustrations xi
About This Programmed System xiii
How to Use the Practice Software xvi
Section A Frames A.1 - A.18 How to Work the Program-Directions for Use of Programmed Learning xix
Unit 1 Frames 1.1 - 1.93 The Word-Building System-Introduction to Word Parts Including Word Roots, Suffixes, Prefixes, Parts of Speech, and Plural Formation 1
Unit 2 Frames 2.1 - 2.124 Surgical Suffixes, Dermatology, Hematology, and Diagnostic Imaging 25
Professional Profile: Registered radiographic technologist 39
Professional Profile: Cytotechnologist 45
Case Study: Discharge Summary, Acute chest pain 59
Unit 3 Frames 3.1 - 3.132 Oncology and the Central Nervous System 63
Professional Profile: Medical technologist 75
Professional Profile: Electroneurodiagnostic technologist 83
Case Study: Present Illness from H&P, Carcinoma in situ 95
Unit 4 Frames 4.1 - 4.146 Orthopedics, Osteopathy, and Body Regions 99
Professional Profile: Doctor of Osteopathy 103
Case Study: Arthroscopic Surgery Report, Septic arthritis 136
Unit 5 Frames 5.1 - 5.158 Pathology, Otorhinolaryngology, and Prefixes dys, brady, tachy, poly, syn 141
Professional Profile: Audiologist 151
Case Study: Cholecystectomy 178
Unit 6 Frames 6.1 - 6.130 Urology and Gynecology 183
Case Study: Transurethral Resection of the Prostate 221
Unit 7 Frames 7.1 - 7.87 Gastroenterology 226
Case Study: Endoscopy Report, Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 252
Unit 8 Frames 8.1 - 8.132 Neurology, Psychology, Anesthesiology, and Vascular Terminology 257
Professional Profile: Registered pharmacist, Pharmacy technician 268
Professional Profile: Physical therapist, Physical therapy assistant 287
Case Study: ER Summary, Obsessive-compulsive disorder 296
Unit 9 Frames 9.1 - 9.121 Anatomic Terms 301
Case Study: Consultation note, hypoventilation syndrome, diabetes mellitus type 1 335
Unit 10 Frames 10.1 - 10.162 Surgery, Diabetes, Immunology, Lesions, and Prefixes of Numbers and Direction 340
Professional Profile: Certified surgical technologist 342
Case Study: Mastectomy, Multifocal ductal carcinoma in situ 383
Unit 11 Frames 11.1 - 11.90 Descriptive Prefixes, Asepsis, and Pharmacology 389
Professional Profile: Registered diagnostic medical sonographer 403
Case Study: Neurology Operative Report, Hemiparesis with Subdural hygroma 417
Unit 12 Frames 12.1 - 12.91 Prefixes of Location and Medication Administration 421
Professional Profile: Nurse, LPN, RN, NP, CRNA, Clinical nurse specialist MSN, PhD 438
Case Study: Operative Report, bilateral adnexal masses, endometriosis 447
Unit 13 Frames 13.1 - 13.91 Respiratory System and Pulmonology 451
Professional Profile: Respiratory therapist 465
Professional Profile: Registered Health Information Administrator and Health Information Technician 469
Case Study: Postop visit, status asthmaticus, viral syndrome 476
Unit 14 Frames 14.1 - 14.114 Word Parts for Night, Sleep, Split, Skeletal System, and Orthopedics 480
Professional Profile: Registered occupational therapist 488
Case Study: Operative Report, Open reduction fractured elbow 511
Unit 15 Frames 15.1 - 15.144 Ophthalmology, Endocrinology, and Medical Specialties 515
Professional Profile: Certified ophthalmic assistants and Technicians 517
Professional Profile: Emergency medical technicians, Paramedics 538
Case Study: Phacoemulsification, cataract OD, myopia OD 549
Appendix A Answers to Unit Review Activities and Case Studies 555
Appendix B Abbreviations 565
Weights and Measures 565
Chemical Symbols 566
Diagnoses 567
Procedures 570
Health Professions and Groups 574
Charting Abbreviations 576
Appendix C Puzzle Solutions 580
Appendix D Additional Word Parts 596
Appendix E Glossary of Proper Names of Diseases and Procedures 598
Index of Terms 601
Index of Word Parts Learned 612
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