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Unlocking Medical Terminology

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ISBN-10: 0130488402

ISBN-13: 9780130488404

Edition: 2006

Authors: Bruce Wingerd

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Keying Interest!! As any good teacher knows, making the subject interesting, fun, and relevant can make a world of difference. Unlocking Medical Terminology by Bruce Wingerd does just that!! This dynamic new worktext uses two techniques to ensure the most successful learning experience. Makes Learning Fun! Interesting and engaging applications presented in an interactive, self-study format to increase your understanding of medical terminology Decoder key to reveal the hidden answers on each exercise page Crossword puzzles and word jumbles in each chapter Case studies Challenging games and quizzes, along with flashcards, videos, and animations on a feature-packed CD-ROM that comes free with each book. 2) Stair-Step Approach A progressive approach that mirrors the way many people learn. Instead of assuming you will absorb volumes of information in one step, this book presents topics in smaller pieces. Self-quizzes give you the opportunity to master the information before you build upon it in the next section. This approach allows you to work at your own pace and ensures success. Each step is organized around the core elements of learning medical terminology: word parts, anatomy & physiology, and word building. ldquo;Word Parts Focusrdquo; breaks down the essential components of terms in each chapter. ldquo;Getting to the Root of Itrdquo; takes a close look at word roots, which are the basis for many basic anatomy & physiology terms. ldquo;Letrsquo;s Construct Termsrdquo; assembles all the word parts presented throughout the chapter and builds more complex words relating to pathology conditions and procedures.
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Book details

List price: $70.40
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Reviewers
Word Parts: The Building Blocks of Medical Terminology
Learning Objectives
The Four Word Parts
Defining Medical Terms
Constructing Medical Terms
Pronunciation of Medical Terms
Spelling
Singular and Plural Endings
Helpful Study Tips
Chapter Review
The Human Body in Health and Disease
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Human Body
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Diagnosis
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
Cells, Tissues, and Cancer
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of Cells, Tissues, and Cancer
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-The Genetics of Cancer
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of Cells, Tissues, and Cancer
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Integumentary System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Integumentary System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Wound Repair
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Integumentary System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Fractures
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Nervous System and Mental Health
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Nervous System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Accumulation of Fluids in the Brain
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Nervous System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Special Senses: The Eyes
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Eyes
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Glaucoma and Intraocular Pressure
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Eyes
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Special Senses: The Ears
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Ears
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Otitis Media in Children
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Ears
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece it All Together!
The Endocrine System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Endocrine System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Diabetes Mellitus
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Endocrine System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Cardiovascular System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Cardiovascular System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Heart Disease
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Cardiovascular System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
Blood and the Lymphatic System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of Blood and the Lymphatic System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Diseases Focus-HIV Mode of Infection
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of Blood and the Lymphatic System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Respiratory System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Respiratory System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Tuberculosis
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Respiratory System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Digestive System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Digestive System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-The Common Cause of GI Ulcers
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Digestive System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Urinary System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Urinary System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Renal Failure and Dialysis
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Urinary System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Male Reproductive System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Male Reproductive System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Enlarged Prostate
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Male Reproductive System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
The Female Reproductive System
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Female Reproductive System
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Cancers of Female Organs
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
Obstetrics and Human Development
Learning Objectives
Word Parts Focus
Anatomy and Physiology Overview
Getting to the Root of It-Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of Obstetrics and Human Development
Let's Construct Terms!
Symptoms and Signs
Diseases and Disorders
Disease Focus-Crossing the Placental Blood Barrier
Treatments, Procedures, and Devices
Abbreviations of Obstetrics and Human Development
Chapter Review
Word Parts Checklist
Medical Terminology Checklist
Show What You Know!
Piece It All Together!
Word Parts
Abbreviations
Endings in Medical Terminology
Pharmacology Terms
Alternative Medicine: Therapies and Treatments
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
Answers to Self Quiz Exercises
Index