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

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

by Jane Rice, Barbara Cousins
     
 

This easy-to-use book contains a learner-friendly presentation of the most commonly used terms, abbreviations, drugs, diseases, and disorders related to health and medicine. It follows a body systems approach arranged by medical/surgical specialty areas. Chapter topics include: The Integumentary System: Dermatology; The Skeletal

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This easy-to-use book contains a learner-friendly presentation of the most commonly used terms, abbreviations, drugs, diseases, and disorders related to health and medicine. It follows a body systems approach arranged by medical/surgical specialty areas. Chapter topics include: The Integumentary System: Dermatology; The Skeletal System: Orthopedics; The Muscular System: Rheumatology and Orthopedics; The Nervous System: Neurology and Neurosurgery; Special Senses: Opthamology and Otorhinolaryngology; The Endocrine System: Endocrinology; The Cardiovascular System: Cardiology; Blood, Lymph, and the Immune System: Hematology and Immunology; The Digestive System: Gastroenterology; The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Medicine; The Urinary System: Urology; The Female Reproductive System: Gynecology; The Male Reproductive System: Urology. For anyone who is interested in acquiring a basic understanding of medical terminology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130423337
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
421
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology.

2. Organization of the Body.

3. The Integumentary System: Dermatology.

4. The Skeletal System: Orthopedics.

5. The Muscular System: Rheumatology and Orthopedics.

6. The Nervous System: Neurology and Neurosurgery.

7. Special Senses: Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology.

8. The Endocrine System: Endocrinology.

9. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiology.

10. Blood, Lymph, and the Immune System: Hematology and Immunology.

11. The Digestive System: Gastroenterology.

12. The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Medicine.

13. The Urinary System: Urology.

14. The Female Reproductive System: Gynecology and Obstetrics.

15. The Male Reproductive System: Urology.

Appendix A: Answer Key.

Appendix B: Glossary of Word Elements.

Appendix C: Abbreviations.

Appendix D: List of Tables and Figures Included in the Text Index.

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