Terminology of Health and Medicine: A Self-Instructional Program / Edition 2

Terminology of Health and Medicine: A Self-Instructional Program / Edition 2

by Jane Rice
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130423335

ISBN-13: 2900130423336

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

An essential resource for anyone in a medical terminology course or in allied health, nursing, or biology programs, this self-study programmed resource presents the most commonly used terms, abbreviations, drugs, diseases, and disorders related to health and medicine. Arranged by body system and medical-surgical specialty areas, it provides a basic method for

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An essential resource for anyone in a medical terminology course or in allied health, nursing, or biology programs, this self-study programmed resource presents the most commonly used terms, abbreviations, drugs, diseases, and disorders related to health and medicine. Arranged by body system and medical-surgical specialty areas, it provides a basic method for acquiring the essentials needed to build a medical vocabulary with immediate feedback to the reader while allowing for review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900130423336
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
421

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Note to the Learnerxv
How to Work the Programxvii
Chapter 1Introduction to Medical Terminology2
Chapter 2Organization of the Body20
Chapter 3The Integumentary System: Dermatology40
Chapter 4The Skeletal System: Orthopedics70
Chapter 5The Muscular System: Rheumatology and Orthopedics98
Chapter 6The Nervous System: Neurology and Neurosurgery122
Chapter 7Special Senses: Otorhinolaryngology and Ophthalmology148
Chapter 8The Endocrine System: Endocrinology174
Chapter 9The Cardiovascular System: Cardiology198
Chapter 10Blood, Lymph, and the Immune System: Hematology and Immunology226
Chapter 11The Digestive System: Gastroenterology250
Chapter 12The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Medicine274
Chapter 13The Urinary System: Urology294
Chapter 14The Female Reproductive System: Gynecology and Obstetrics314
Chapter 15The Male Reproductive System: Urology344
Appendix AAnswer Key for the Review Exercises367
Appendix BGlossary of Word Elements383
Appendix CAbbreviations395
Appendix DList of Tables and Figures405
Index409

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