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Medical Language by Susan M. Turley
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Medical Language is a medical terminology text that truly immerses readers within the language of medicine, so that students can apply their vocabulary within a real-world context. As opposed to fostering rote memorization, this book engages students in an interactive learning experience that will give them a vital tool and inspire them to become truly proficient in medical language.

Table of Contents

Contents PART I INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE 3 Chapter 1 The Structure of Medical Language 3 Welcome to Medical Language 5 Communication and Medical Language 6 Medical Words and Word Parts 7 Medical Language Origins 20 Medical Word Singular and Plural Nouns 21 The Health Record 22 Abbreviations 25 Chapter Review Exercises 26 Chapter 2 The Body in Health and Disease 33 The Body in Health 35 Body Planes and Body Directions Approach 35 Body Cavities Approach 42 Quadrants and Regions Approach 43 Anatomy and Physiology Approach 44 Microscopic-to-Macroscopic Approach 45 Body Systems Approach 45 Medical Specialties Approach 46 Vocabulary Review 52 The Body in Disease 62 Disease Categories 62 Onset, Course, and Outcome of Disease 63 Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings 66 Healthcare Professionals 66 Healthcare Settings 67 Vocabulary Review 69 Abbreviations 74 Chapter Review Exercises 76 PART II MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS 87 CHAPTER 3 Gastroenterology / Gastrointestinal System 87 Anatomy and Physiology 89 Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal System 89 Physiology of Digestion 96 Vocabulary Review 99 Diseases and Conditions 107 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 123 Medical and Surgical Procedures 127 Abbreviations 134 Drug Categories 133 Chapter Review Exercises 136 CHAPTER 4 Pulmonology / Respiratory System 153 Anatomy and Physiology 155 Anatomy of the Respiratory System 155 Physiology of Respiration 160 Vocabulary Review 163 Diseases and Conditions 169 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 180 Medical and Surgical Procedures 182 Abbreviations 189 Drug Categories 187 Chapter Review Exercises 191 CHAPTER 5 Cardiology / Cardiovascular System 205 Anatomy and Physiology 207 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System 207 Physiology of a Heartbeat 217 Vocabulary Review 219 Diseases and Conditions 229 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 241 Medical and Surgical Procedures 248 Abbreviations 257 Drug Categories 254 Chapter Review Exercises 259 CHAPTER 6 Hematology and Immunology / Blood and Lymphatic System 275 Anatomy and Physiology 277 Anatomy of the Blood 277 Physiology of Blood Clotting 286 Anatomy of the Lymphatic System 287 Physiology of the Immune Response 289 Vocabulary Review 292 Diseases and Conditions 300 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 310 Medical and Surgical Procedures 315 Abbreviations 320 Drug Categories 318 Chapter Review Exercises 321 CHAPTER 7 Dermatology / Integumentary System 337 Anatomy and Physiology 339 Anatomy of the Integumentary System 339 Physiology of an Allergic Reaction 344 Vocabulary Review 345 Diseases and Conditions 350 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 369 Medical and Surgical Procedures 370 Abbreviations 377 Drug Categories 376 Chapter Review Exercises 380 Chapter 8 Orthopedics / Skeletal System 395 Anatomy and Physiology 397 Anatomy of the Skeletal System 397 The Structure of Bone 411 Physiology of Bone Growth 419 Vocabulary Review 415 Diseases and Conditions 424 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 434 Medical and Surgical Procedures 436 Abbreviations 442 Drug Categories 440 Chapter Review Exercises 444 Chapter 9 Orthopedics / Muscular System 457 Anatomy and Physiology 459 Anatomy of the Muscular System 459 Physiology of a Muscle Contraction 472 Vocabulary Review 474 Diseases and Conditions 482 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 489 Medical and Surgical Procedures 490 Abbreviations 495 Drug Categories 440 Chapter Review Exercises 497 Chapter 10 Neurology / Nervous System 511 Anatomy and Physiology 513 Anatomy of the Central Nervous System 513 Physiology of a Neuron and Neurotransmitters 524 Vocabulary Review 526 Diseases and Conditions 536 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 553 Medical and Surgical Procedures 556 Abbreviations 562 Drug Categories 560 Chapter Review Exercises 564 Chapter 11 Urology / Urinary System 581 Anatomy and Physiology 583 Anatomy of the Urinary System 583 Physiology of the Formation of Urine 588 Physiology of Other Functions of the Kidneys 590 Vocabulary Review 591 Diseases and Conditions 597 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 606 Medical and Surgical Procedures 612 Abbreviations 619 Drug Categories 618 Chapter Review Exercises 621 Chapter 12 Male Reproductive Medicine / Male Genitourinary System 635 Anatomy and Physiology 637 Anatomy of the Male Genitourinary System 637 Physiology of Sexual Maturity, Spermatogenesis, and Ejaculation 642 Vocabulary Review 644 Diseases and Conditions 649 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 653 Medical and Surgical Procedures 655 Abbreviations 658 Drug Categories 657 Chapter Review Exercises 660 Chapter 13 Gynecology and Obstetrics / Female Reproductive System 673 Anatomy and Physiology 675 Anatomy of the Female Genital and Reproductive System 676 Physiology of Sexual Maturity, Oogenesis, Menstruation, and Conception 683 Physiology of Labor and Delivery 687 The Newborn 690 Vocabulary Review 691 Diseases and Conditions 701 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 714 Medical and Surgical Procedures 720 Abbreviations 731 Drug Categories 657 Chapter Review Exercises 734 Chapter 14 Endocrinology / Endocrine System 751 Anatomy and Physiology 753 Anatomy of the Endocrine System 754 Physiology of Hormone Response and Feedback 762 Vocabulary Review 764 Diseases and Conditions 771 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 784 Medical and Surgical Procedures 786 Abbreviations 789 Drug Categories 787 Chapter Review Exercises 791 Chapter 15 Ophthalmology / Eyes 805 Anatomy and Physiology 807 Anatomy of the Eye 807 Physiology of Vision 814 Vocabulary Review 816 Diseases and Conditions 821 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 829 Medical and Surgical Procedures 831 Abbreviations 839 Drug Categories 838 Chapter Review Exercises 841 Chapter 16 Otolaryngology / Ears, Nose, and Throat 853 Anatomy and Physiology 855 Anatomy of the ENT System 855 Physiology of the Sense of Hearing 864 Vocabulary Review 865 Diseases and Conditions 871 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 879 Medical and Surgical Procedures 882 Abbreviations 887 Drug Categories 885 Chapter Review Exercises 889 Part III OTHER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 901 Chapter 17 Psychiatry 901 Anatomy and Physiology 903 Anatomy Related to Psychiatry 903 Physiology of Emotion and Behavior 905 Vocabulary Review 906 Symptoms, Signs, and Mental Disorders 908 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 922 Psychiatric Therapies 924 Abbreviations 927 Drug Categories 926 Chapter Review Exercises 929 Chapter18 Oncology 943 Anatomy and Physiology 945 Anatomy Related to Oncology 945 Physiology of Cellular Division and Cancer 947 Vocabulary Review 951 Symptoms, Signs, and Types of Cancer 955 Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 963 Medical, Surgical, and Radiation Therapy Procedures 967 Abbreviations 976 Drug Categories 974 Chapter Review Exercises 978 Chapter19 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 991 Anatomy and Physiology 993 Radiology 993 Nuclear Medicine 1007 Vocabulary Review 1012 Abbreviations 1020 Chapter Review Exercises 1021 APPENDICES Appendix A Glossary of Medical Word Parts: Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes A-1 Appendix B Glossary of Medical Abbreviations A-17 Answer Key AK-1 Photo Credits PC-1 Index I-1
Release date Australia
February 28th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
Prentice Hall
Pages
1024
ISBN-13
9780135055786
Product ID
3820343

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