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Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide by Barbara Janson Cohen, BA, MSEd
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Now in its Sixth Edition, Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide is geared to the mid-level medical terminology course, and includes moderate amounts of anatomy and physiology. The author uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages, with Key Terms sections listing those terms most commonly used and later Supplementary Terms sections presenting more specialized terms. This edition has a more reader-friendly design, provides more complete representation of the health professions, and includes dental terminology. Written pronunciations are included for all appropriate terms. A robust online ancillary package aids retention through exercises, games, and activities. PASSport to Success(t) allows students to identify their personal learning style and target exercises and activities best suited to their learning style. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking-Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Table of Contents

User's Guide Part One: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 1: Concepts of Medical Terminology 2: Suffixes 3: Prefixes 4: Cells, Tissues, and Organs 5: Body Structure Part Two: DISEASE AND TREATMENT 6: Disease 7: Diagnosis and Treatment; Surgery 8: Drugs Part Three: BODY SYSTEMS 9: Circulation: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 10: Blood and Immunity 11: The Respiratory System 12: The Digestive System 13: The Urinary System 14: The Male Reproductive System 15: The Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth 16: The Endocrine System 17: The Nervous System and Behavioral Disorders 18: The Senses 19: The Skeleton 20: The Muscular System 21: The Skin Appendix 1: Commonly Used Symbols Appendix 2: Abbreviations and Their Meanings Appendix 3: Word Parts and Their Meanings Appendix 4: Meanings and Their Corresponding Word Parts Appendix 5: Word Roots Appendix 6: Suffixes Appendix 7: Prefixes Appendix 8: Metric Measurements Appendix 9: Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a Glance Answer Key Figure Credits Index
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
6th Revised edition
Illustrations
col. Illustrations
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
624
Dimensions
213x277x27
ISBN-13
9781605476049
Product ID
4019830

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