Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards / Edition 2

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Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound, removable flash cards that presents medical terminology in one fun, portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master medical terminology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for exams. Topics include terminology for anatomy, positional and directional terms, body cavities, cells, congenital disorders, disciplines, body systems and structures, diseases, diagnostic procedures, and pharmacology.

  • Approximately 200 full-color cartoons use mnemonics and visual stimuli to help you learn and retain essential medical terminology with ease.
  • Subject and alphabetical listings offer you two ways to quickly access the appropriate card.
  • Handy size and spiral binding provide you with a sturdy, portable, study tool.
  • Perforated pages enable you to remove the cards from the binding and rearrange them for use as flash cards.
  • Color-coded pages differentiate topics, allowing you to easily locate a subject.
  • NEW cards and updated content include:
    • "Seeing" Medical Terminology
    • When to Use a Combining Vowel
    • Word Roots
    • More Prefixes
    • Pronunciation
    • Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms
    • Anatomical Position
    • Directional Terminology
    • Posterior and Dorsal
    • Medial and Lateral
    • Breathing
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Steven K. Hamick, BIS, RCP, RRT (William Beaumont Hospitals)
Description: These spiral bound note cards are a student learning aid intended to be used in tandem with medical terminology book. The book covers basic terminology as well as other subjects.
Purpose: It's clear the authors intend this book to be used in conjunction with medical terminology textbooks.
Audience: Although not specifically stated, the book is geared towards students taking medical terminology. Given the unique concept and layout, it's apparent the authors are experts.
Features: As a study guide for medical terminology, the book covers the entire gamut of medical terminology and includes sections on topics such as congenital disorders and pharmacology. Full color cartoon figures illustrate phonetic pronunciations and definitions. The format allows the pages to be removed and used as flash cards.
Assessment: This is an excellent learning aid for students taking medical terminology. Students will find the innovative, full color, detachable pages very useful for studying. This is a unique and highly recommended medical terminology study companion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323082730
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/14/2011
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 405,976
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Nursing Faculty, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Basic Terminology

  1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  2. "Seeing" Medical Terminology - NEW
  3. The Root of the Word - NEW
  4. Combining Forms
  5. When to Use a Combining Vowel - NEW
  6. Suffix-It's at the End of the Word
  7. Suffix Knights of Procedures and Interventions
  8. Medical Equipment Suffixes
  9. Suffixes and Surgical Issues
  10. Suffixes that Describe Pathology
  11. "RR" Suffixes
  12. Prefix- It's at the Beginning of the Word
  13. More Prefixes - NEW
  14. Pronunciation - NEW
  15. Rules for Using Singular and Plural Forms
  16. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms- NEW
  17. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms (continued)- NEW
  18. Anatomical, Positional, and Directional Terms

  19. Anatomical, Positional and Directional Terms
  20. Anatomic Position - NEW
  21. Directional Terminology - NEW
  22. Anterior and Ventral
  23. Superior and Inferior
  24. Posterior and Dorsal - NEW
  25. Cephalic and Caudal
  26. Medial and Lateral - NEW
  27. Ipsilateral and Contralateral
  28. Unilateral and Bilateral
  29. Proximal and Distal
  30. Supine and Prone
  31. Basic Examination Positions
  32. Supinate and Pronate
  33. Palmar and Plantar
  34. Afferent and Efferent
  35. Body Cavities and their Divisions

  36. Body Cavities
  37. Dorsal Cavity
  38. Cranial and Spinal Cavities
  39. Ventral Cavity
  40. Thoracic Cavity
  41. Abdominal and Pelvic Cavities
  42. Planes of the Body
  43. Horizontal Plane
  44. Vertical Plane
  45. Cells: Human Building Blocks

  46. Cells: Human Building Blocks
  47. Cytology
  48. Stem Cells
  49. Sources of Stem Cells
  50. Cell Membrane
  51. Cytoplasm
  52. Nucleus
  53. Chromosomes
  54. Genes
  55. Tissue
  56. Tissue Types
  57. Epithelial Tissue
  58. Connective Tissue
  59. Muscle Tissue
  60. Nerve Tissue
  61. Tissue Pathology
  62. Anaplasia
  63. Aplasia
  64. Dysplasia
  65. Hyperplasia
  66. Hypertrophy
  67. Hypoplasia
  68. Congenital Disorders

  69. Congenital Disorders
  70. Anomaly
  71. Dominant and Recessive Genes
  72. Genetic Disorders
  73. Cystic Fibrosis
  74. Down Syndrome
  75. Hemophilia
  76. Huntington's Disease/Huntington's Chorea
  77. Muscular Dystrophy
  78. Phenylketonuria
  79. Sickle Cell Anemia
  80. Tay-Sachs Disease
  81. Disciplines

  82. -logist and -logy
  83. Anesthesiology
  84. Cardiology
  85. Dermatology
  86. Geriatrics
  87. Gynecology
  88. Hematology
  89. Histologist
  90. Immunology
  91. Neonatology
  92. Neurology
  93. Oncology
  94. Ophthalmology
  95. Orthopedics and Other Related Fields
  96. Otorhinolaryngology
  97. Pathology
  98. Pediatrics
  99. Psychiatry
  100. Urology
  101. Body Systems and Main Structures

  102. Body Systems and Structures
  103. Musculoskeletal System (muscul/o, skelet/o)
  104. Bone Tissue (oste/o, osse/o)
  105. Joints (arthr/o)
  106. Cartilage (chondr/o)
  107. Muscles (my/o)
  108. Muscle and Fascia
  109. Ligaments and Tendons (tendin/o, ten/o)
  110. Muscle Pathology
  111. Introduction to Cardiovascular Terms
  112. Arteries (arteri/o, arter/o)
  113. Veins (phleb/o, ven/o)
  114. Blood Cell Types and Components
  115. Extravasation
  116. Atherosclerosis
  117. Angiography
  118. Immune System's First Line of Defense
  119. Immune System's Second Line of Defense
  120. Immune System's Third Line of Defense
  121. Lymphatic System
  122. Lymph Vessels
  123. Spleen
  124. Lymph-Related Blood Cells
  125. Respiratory System
  126. Nose and Pharynx
  127. Structures of the Lungs
  128. Breathing - NEW
  129. Tonsils
  130. Mucous and Mucus
  131. Gastrointestinal System
  132. Mouth, Esophagus, and Stomach
  133. Abdomen and Stomach
  134. Nausea
  135. Small and Large Intestine
  136. Liver, Pancreas, and Gall Bladder
  137. Urinary System
  138. Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary Bladder, Prostate, and Urethra
  139. -uria vs Urea
  140. Nervous System
  141. Spinal Cord
  142. Structures of the Brain
  143. Eye
  144. Core/o and Corne/o
  145. Ear
  146. Integumentary System
  147. Skin
  148. Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
  149. Sweat Gland Related Issues
  150. Infection and Inflammation
  151. Laceration and Lesion
  152. Strata and Striae
  153. Endocrine System
  154. Pituitary Gland
  155. Thyroid Gland
  156. Parathyroid Glands
  157. Adrenal Glands
  158. Pancreas
  159. Thymus Gland
  160. Testes
  161. Ovaries
  162. Menstrual Disorders
  163. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  164. Types of Diseases

  165. Types of Diseases
  166. Disease, Malaise, Dysfunction
  167. Infectious Diseases
  168. Organic Disorders
  169. Iatrogenic Disorders
  170. Idiopathic Disorders
  171. Nosocomial Infections
  172. Diagnostic Procedures

  173. Diagnostic Procedures
  174. Vital Signs
  175. Signs, Symptoms, and Syndrome
  176. Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, and Prognosis
  177. Acute, Chronic, Remission, and Relapse
  178. Assessment Tools
  179. Laboratory Tests
  180. Urinalysis
  181. -centesis
  182. Radiology
  183. CT Scan
  184. MRI
  185. Fluoroscopy
  186. Diagnostic Sonography
  187. Pharmacology

  188. Palliative Measures
  189. Anti-, -lytic, -cides
  190. Potentiation and Synergism
  191. Drug and Idiosyncratic Reactions
  192. Routes of Drug Administration
  193. Don't Confuse These!

  194. -ectomy, -stomy, -tomy
  195. Supination and Suppuration
  196. Cyt/o vs Cyst/o
  197. Os vs Oste/o
  198. Sacr/o vs Sarc/o
  199. Palpation and Palpitation
  200. Arteri/o, Ather/o, Arthr/o
  201. Fissure and Fistula
  202. Myc/o, Myel/o, My/o
  203. Ileum and Ilium
  204. Pyel/o, Py/o, Pyr/o
  205. Perone/o, Perine/o, Peritone/o
  206. Phall/o vs Phalang/o
  207. Prostate and Prostrate
  208. Vesic/o vs Vescul/o
  209. Viral and Virile
  210. Trauma and Triage
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