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Medical Language, 2nd edition

  • Susan Turley

Published by Pearson (January 7th 2010) - Copyright © 2011

2nd edition

Overview

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

PART I INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE

CHAPTER 1 The Structure of Medical Language

CHAPTER 2 The Body in Health and Disease

 

PART II MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 3 Gastroenterology • Gastrointestinal System

CHAPTER 4 Pulmonology • Respiratory System

CHAPTER 5 Cardiology • Cardiovascular System

CHAPTER 6 Hematology and Immunology • Blood and Lymphatic System

CHAPTER 7 Dermatology • Integumentary System

CHAPTER 8 Orthopedics • Skeletal System

CHAPTER 9 Orthopedics • Muscular System

CHAPTER 10 Neurology • Nervous System

CHAPTER 11 Urology • Urinary System

CHAPTER 12 Male Reproductive Medicine • Male Genitourinary System

CHAPTER 13 Gynecology and Obstetrics • Female Genital and Reproductive System

CHAPTER 14 Endocrinology • Endocrine System

CHAPTER 15 Ophthalmology • Eye

CHAPTER 16 Otolaryngology • Ears, Nose, and Throat

 

PART III OTHER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 848

CHAPTER 17 Psychiatry

CHAPTER 18 Oncology

CHAPTER 19 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

 

APPENDICES A-1

APPENDIX A Glossary of Medical Word Parts: Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes

APPENDIX B Glossary of Medical Abbreviations

ANSWER KEY AK-1

PHOTO CREDITS PC-1

INDEX I-1

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