The market-leader in medical terminology, Chabner's popular, proven "The Language of Medicine" brings medical language to life and helps you develop the understanding to communicate fluently in the healthcare setting. Terms and complex medical processes are accessible and easy to understand at all learning levels with an approach that explains terms in the context of anatomy and physiology, as well as how the body works in health and disease. Organized by body system, this combined text/workbook details additional key areas of health care, such as cancer and psychiatry, and is accompanied by full-color illustrations, exercises, and unique supplemental resources that reinforce your comprehension and help you establish the practical foundation for a successful career in healthcare.
Table of Contents
1. Basic Word Structure 2. Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole 3. Suffixes 4. Prefixes 5. Digestive System 6. Additional Suffixes and Digestive System Terminology 7. Urinary System 8. Female Reproductive System 9. Male Reproductive System 10. Nervous System 11. Cardiovascular System 12. Respiratory System 13. Blood System 14. Lymphatic/Immune System 15. Musculoskeletal System 16. Skin 17. Sense Organs: Eye and Ear 18. Endocrine System 19. Cancer Medicine (Oncology) 20. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 21. Pharmacology 22. Psychiatry Glossary Medical Word Parts to English English to Medical Word Parts APPENDICES I. Plurals II. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols III. Normal Hematologic Reference Values and Implications of Abnormal Results IV. Drugs V. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms