Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Terminology A Competency Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0766804933
ISBN-13: 9780766804937
Edition: 1st
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List price: $57.95
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 968
Size: 8.52" wide x 10.79" long x 1.45" tall
Weight: 4.422
Language: English

Betty Davis Jones is the Department Chair for Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Medical Assistants, the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants and the North Carolina Association of Medical Assisting Educators. Mrs. Jones is a licensed registered nurse and a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and holds a Master of Arts Degree.

Prefacep. ix
About the Authorp. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvi
About the Bookp. xviii
How to Use the Practice CD-ROMp. xx
Word Building Rulesp. 1
Overviewp. 2
Word Parts, Combining Forms, and Word Building Rulesp. 2
Word Structurep. 7
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 9
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 10
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 12
Prefixesp. 14
Overviewp. 15
Numbersp. 15
Measurementp. 16
Position and/or Directionp. 16
Colorp. 17
Negativesp. 18
Common Prefixesp. 18
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 21
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 26
Suffixesp. 27
Overviewp. 28
Noun Suffixesp. 29
Plural Wordsp. 30
Adjective Suffixesp. 31
Specialties and Specialistsp. 32
Instruments, Diagnostic and Surgical Proceduresp. 33
Common Suffixesp. 34
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 38
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 42
Whole Body Terminologyp. 43
Overviewp. 44
Structural Organizationp. 44
Body Planesp. 47
Body Regions and Quadrantsp. 49
Body Cavitiesp. 51
Divisions of the Backp. 52
Directionp. 54
Vocabularyp. 57
Word Elementsp. 63
Common Abbreviationsp. 66
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 66
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 69
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 73
The Integumentary Systemp. 75
Overviewp. 76
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 76
Vocabularyp. 81
Word Elementsp. 90
Skin Lesionsp. 92
Pathological Conditionsp. 94
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 106
Common Abbreviationsp. 109
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 109
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 114
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 120
The Skeletal Systemp. 122
Overviewp. 123
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 123
Vocabularyp. 140
Word Elementsp. 143
Pathological Conditionsp. 147
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 155
Common Abbreviationsp. 157
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 158
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 162
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 169
Muscles and Jointsp. 170
Overview of Musclular Systemp. 171
Anatomy and Physiology (Muscles)p. 171
Vocabulary (Muscles)p. 177
Word Elements (Muscles)p. 179
Pathological Conditions (Muscles)p. 180
Diagnostic Techniques (Muscles)p. 182
Common Abbreviations (Muscles)p. 183
Overview of Jointsp. 183
Classifications of Jointsp. 183
Movements of Jointsp. 186
Vocabulary (Joints)p. 188
Word Elements (Joints)p. 190
Pathological Conditions (Joints)p. 191
Diagnostic Techniques (Joints)p. 197
Common Abbreviations (Joints)p. 199
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 199
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 203
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 211
The Nervous Systemp. 213
Overviewp. 214
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 214
Vocabularyp. 221
Word Elementsp. 231
Pathological Conditionsp. 233
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 254
Common Abbreviationsp. 259
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 260
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 266
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 275
The Blood and Lymphatic Systemsp. 277
Overview of the Blood Systemp. 278
Anatomy and Physiology (Blood)p. 278
Vocabulary (Blood)p. 283
Word Elements (Blood)p. 289
Pathological Conditions (Blood)p. 291
Diagnostic Techniques (Blood)p. 296
Common Abbreviations (Blood)p. 301
Overview of the Lymphatic Systemp. 302
Anatomy and Physiology (Lymphatic)p. 303
Vocabulary (Lymphatic)p. 306
Word Elements (Lymphatic)p. 307
Immunityp. 308
Pathological Conditions (Lymphatic)p. 312
Diagnostic Techniques (Lymphatic)p. 317
Common Abbreviations (Lymphatic)p. 317
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 318
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 323
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 329
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 331
Overviewp. 332
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 332
Vocabularyp. 339
Word Elementsp. 344
Common Signs and Symptomsp. 345
Pathological Conditionsp. 347
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 362
Common Abbreviationsp. 367
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 368
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 371
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 378
The Respiratory Systemp. 380
Overviewp. 381
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 381
Physical Examinationp. 385
Vocabularyp. 385
Word Elementsp. 388
Common Signs and Symptomsp. 389
Pathological Conditionsp. 393
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 402
Common Abbreviationsp. 404
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 405
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 408
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 414
The Digestive Systemp. 415
Overviewp. 416
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 416
Vocabularyp. 425
Word Elementsp. 430
Common Signs and Symptomsp. 434
Pathological Conditionsp. 436
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 444
Common Abbreviationsp. 451
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 452
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 459
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 465
The Endocrine Systemp. 466
Overviewp. 467
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 467
Vocabularyp. 476
Word Elementsp. 482
Pathological Conditionsp. 484
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 495
Common Abbreviationsp. 497
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 497
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 501
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 509
The Special Sensesp. 511
Overview of the Eyep. 512
Anatomy and Physiology (Eye)p. 512
The Process of Visionp. 515
Vocabulary (Eye)p. 516
Word Elements (Eye)p. 521
Pathological Conditions (Eye)p. 524
Diagnostic Techniques (Eye)p. 534
Common Abbreviations (Eye)p. 537
Overview of the Earp. 538
Anatomy and Physiology (Ear)p. 538
The Process of Hearingp. 539
Vocabulary (Ear)p. 541
Word Elements (Ear)p. 543
Pathological Conditions (Ear)p. 544
Diagnostic Techniques (Ear)p. 548
Common Abbreviations (Ear)p. 552
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 552
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 557
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 563
The Urinary Systemp. 565
Overviewp. 566
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 566
Vocabularyp. 574
Word Elementsp. 577
Characteristics of Urinep. 579
Common Signs and Symptomsp. 581
Pathological Conditionsp. 583
Treatment of Renal Failurep. 588
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 593
Urine Specimen Collectionsp. 597
Common Abbreviationsp. 598
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 598
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 602
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 607
The Male Reproductive Systemp. 609
Overviewp. 610
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 610
Vocabularyp. 612
Word Elementsp. 616
Pathological Conditionsp. 617
Male and Female Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 623
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 628
Common Abbreviationsp. 632
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 633
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 636
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 643
The Female Reproductive Systemp. 644
Overviewp. 645
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 645
Puberty and the Menstrual Cyclep. 651
Vocabularyp. 652
Word Elementsp. 655
Common Signs and Symptomsp. 657
Family Planningp. 659
Pathological Conditionsp. 666
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 674
Common Abbreviationsp. 681
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 682
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 682
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 686
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 692
Obstetricsp. 694
Overviewp. 695
Pregnancyp. 695
Physiological Changes During Pregnancyp. 697
Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancyp. 701
Calculation of Date of Birthp. 703
Vocabularyp. 704
Word Elementsp. 713
Discomforts of Pregnancyp. 714
Complications of Pregnancyp. 716
Signs and Symptoms of Laborp. 723
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 725
Common Abbreviationsp. 729
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 729
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 733
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 738
Child Healthp. 740
Overviewp. 741
Growth and Developmentp. 741
Growth and Development Principlesp. 743
Vocabularyp. 743
Word Elementsp. 747
Immunizationsp. 749
Communicable Diseasesp. 751
Pathological Conditionsp. 754
Diagnostic Techniquesp. 762
Common Abbreviationsp. 763
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 763
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 765
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 769
Radiology and Diagnostic Imagingp. 771
Overviewp. 772
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Procedures and Techniquesp. 772
Vocabularyp. 788
Word Elementsp. 793
Common Abbreviationsp. 795
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 796
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 799
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 805
Oncology (Cancer Medicine)p. 806
Overviewp. 807
Cancer Termsp. 807
Vocabularyp. 808
Word Elementsp. 812
Benign vs. Malignant Tumorsp. 813
Classification of Neoplasmsp. 814
Risk Factorsp. 815
Diagnosis of Neoplasmsp. 816
Specific Types of Cancersp. 817
Treatment Techniques and Proceduresp. 826
Common Abbreviationsp. 829
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 830
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 832
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 838
Pharmacologyp. 839
Overviewp. 840
Drug Lawsp. 840
Drug Standardsp. 841
Drug Referencesp. 842
Vocabularyp. 843
Word Elementsp. 847
Drug Sourcesp. 850
Drug Namesp. 850
Drug Actions/Interactionsp. 851
Routes of Administration for Medicationsp. 853
Drug Classificationp. 857
Common Abbreviationsp. 860
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 862
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 864
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 872
Mental Healthp. 874
Overviewp. 875
Defense Mechanismsp. 875
Vocabularyp. 877
Word Elementsp. 883
Mental Disordersp. 884
Treatments and Therapiesp. 902
Personality Testsp. 904
Common Abbreviationsp. 906
Written and Audio Terminology Reviewp. 906
Chapter Review Exercisesp. 911
Answers to Chapter Review Exercisesp. 916
Clossary/Indexp. 917
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