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Medical Terminology: Language for Health Care with Student and Audio CD's + Flashcards / Edition 2

Medical Terminology: Language for Health Care with Student and Audio CD's + Flashcards / Edition 2

by Nina Thierer, Lisa Breitbard

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Medical Terminology: Language for Health Care provides the comprehensive coverage needed for a 2-term or intensive 1-term Medical Terminology course. It provides clear instruction on the basics of anatomy and physiology, using a body systems approach, and making use of extensive new line art figures and photos. The text includes both clinical and administrative office examples and cases that provide a realistic context for introducing terms and definitions. The up-to-date coverage includes a new chapter on Alternative Medicine, and information on HIPAA guidelines. The student textbook comes with a free Student CD-ROM with interactive exercises and activities, and a 2-CD Audio Program for building pronunciation skills. Wordbuilding exercises are included in every body system chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073272955
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 12/09/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 802
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.39(d)

About the Author

Nina Thierer (B.S., CMA, CPC), teaches in the Medical Assisting program at Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne, IN.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Program

1 Learning Terminology

2 Prefixes and Suffixes in Medical Terms

3 Body Structure

4 The Integumentary System

5 The Musculoskeletal System

6 The Cardiovascular system

7 The Respiratory System

8 The Nervous System

9 The Urinary System

10 The Female Reproductive System

11 The Male Reproductive System

12 The Blood System

13 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems

14 The Digestive System

15 The Endocrine System

16 The Sensory System

17 Human Development

18 Terms in Oncology—Cancer and Its Causes

19 Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Oncology, and Surgery

20 Terms in Psychiatry

21 Terms in Dental Practice

22 Terms in Pharmacology

23 Terms in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Appendix A—Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes

Appendix B—Abbreviations—Ones to Use and Ones to Avoid

Appendix C—English Glossary

Appendix D—Spanish Glossary

Appendix E—Normal Laboratory Values

Appendix F-Medical Terminology Style


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