Schaum's Outline of Medical Terminology / Edition 1

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Overview

The ideal review for your medical terminology course

More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, Schaum’s Outlines cover everything from math to science, nursing to language. The main feature for all these books is the solved problems. Step-by-step, authors walk readers through coming up with solutions to exercises in their topic of choice.

  • Comprehensive explanations of the various topics covered in medical terminology courses designed for nursing and allied health students
  • Relevant examples and extensive end-of-chapter review questions motivate students to understand new material and reinforce acquired skills
  • Nursing and other allied health professions are becoming increasingly popular as nurse practitioners and other healthcare workers continue to expand their realm of patient care tasks in the medical profession
  • Detailed explanations and review questions in the different areas of medical terminology
  • Comprehensive review of specialized terms for describing and dealing with disease and injury, surgical techniques, drugs and other therapies
  • Descriptions of prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; medical abbreviations; symbols; Latin and Greek nomenclature, and a brief glossary of Spanish terminology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071736527
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/22/2011
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 680,561
  • Product dimensions: 7.84 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

James Keogh is on the faculty of Columbia University teaching courses in its technology certification program. He has spent 15 years developing computer systems for major Wall Street firms such as Salomen, Inc. and Bear Stearns and has written several best-selling books for Prentice Hall and IDG.

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Table of Contents

1. The Medical Language
2. Symbols, acronyms, Plurals, Abbreviations
3. Understanding Common Diseases
4. Medical Testing Terminology
5. Medication Terminology
6. Cardiovascular System terminology
7. Digestive System Terminology
8. Ear/Eye Terminology
9. Endocrine System Terminology
10. Integumentary System Terminology
11. Lymphatic System Terminology1
2. Skeletal/Muscular System Terminology
13. Nervous System Terminology
14. Reproductive System Terminology
15. Urinary System Terminology
16. Surgery Terminology

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