Medical Language: Focus on Terminology / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Completely up to date with the latest terms and procedures, MEDICAL LANGUAGE: FOCUS ON TERMINOLOGY, 3e emphasizes word parts and word-building.. Focusing on the terminology instead of the context, the text provides just enough content on the anatomy of each body system to help you understand the related disease, diagnostic and surgical terms. It also equips you with tools to analyze and define medical terms, along with techniques to build medical terms from roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The Third Edition's Medical Terminology Learning Lab, innovative digital solution, will helps you understand the relevance of medical terminology, including how you will apply and use this knowledge in your career.
About the Author
Marie A. Moisio, M.A., RHIA, has 25 years of experience in health information management. In addition to teaching medical billing, medical coding and health information processing for more than 15 years, she served as director of health information departments in a 400-bed regional medical center and a 450-bed regional psychiatric treatment facility. Her professional experience also includes service as a consultant for several long-term care facilities and physician offices as well as positions in health information management, compliance, coding practices, insurance claim auditing and patient record documentation. Moisio has taught numerous workshops covering legal aspects of health information management and documentation. She is also the author of A GUIDE TO HEALTH INSURANCE BILLING and UNDERSTANDING LABORATORY & DIAGNOSTIC TESTS.
Table of Contents
1.Medical Terminology Building Blocks. 2. General Body Terminology. 3. Integumentary System. 4. Skeletal System. 5. Muscular System. 6. Cardiovascular System. 7. Blood and Lymph Systems. 8. Respiratory System. 9. Digestive System. 10. Urinary System. 11. Endocrine System. 12. Male Reproductive System. 13. Female Reproductive System and Pregnancy. 14. Nervous System. 15. Sensory System: Vision and Hearing. 16. Specialty Terminology. Appendix. A. Word Element to Meaning, Meaning to Word Element. B. Abbreviation List. C. Health-Related Web Sites. Index.