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A unique word-building approach to learning modern medical vocabulary
Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals helps students master the modern terminology of healthcare and learn techniques for decoding any new term throughout their careers. Written in a clear, concise style that focuses on the student, the text provides a solid foundation for developing an understanding of the technical language of medicine. Readers are introduced to medical terminology and its essential suffixes and prefixes, and then guided through each key body system. Innovative pedagogy throughout the book offers plenty of opportunities for students to learn, practice, and connect terminology to real-world clients and clinical settings. The 10th Edition has been updated throughout with new art, current happenings in the industry, and expanded review segments.
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Table of contents
1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
2. Suffixes and Prefixes
3. Organization of the Body
4. Integumentary System
5. Skeletal System
6. Muscular System
7. Digestive System
8. Cardiovascular System
9. Blood and Lymphatic System
10. Respiratory System
11. Urinary System
12. Endocrine System
13. Nervous System
14. Special Senses: The Ear
15. Special Senses: The Eye
16. Female Reproductive System with an Overview of Obstetrics
17. Male Reproductive System
18. Mental Health
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