Introduction to Medical Terminology

ISBN-10: 140181137X

ISBN-13: 9781401811372

Edition: 2004

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Introduction to Medical Terminology emphasizes learning medical terminology by word part and usage and is organized by body systems. The practice software includes exercises, games and pronunciation of medical terminology. A workbook offers a wide-variety of learning exercises from matching and multiple choice to spelling and abbreviations to true/false and word building.
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List price: $144.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/30/2002
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
How to Use the Student Activity CD-ROM
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Overview of Introduction to Medical Terminology
Vocabulary Related to Medical Terminology
Word Parts Are the Key!
Word Roots
Suffixes
Prefixes
Determining Meanings on the Basis of Word Parts
Medical Dictionary Use
Pronunciation
Spelling Is Always Important
Using Abbreviations
Singular and Plural Endings
Basic Medical Terms
Look-Alike Sound-Alike Terms and Word Parts
Career Opportunities: Setting Your Goals
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Administrative Medical Assistant
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Human Body in Health and Disease
Overview of the Human Body in Health and Disease
Vocabulary Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease
Anatomic Reference Systems
Major Body Cavities
Cytology
Congenital Disorders
Histology
Glands
Organs and Body Systems
Pathology
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Emergency Room Technician
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Skeletal System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Skeletal System
Vocabulary Related to the Skeletal System
Functions of the Skeletal System
Structures of the Skeletal System
The Structure of Bones
Joints
The Skeleton
Medical Specialties Related to the Skeletal System
Pathology of the Skeletal System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Skeletal System
Treatment Procedures of the Skeletal System
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Paramedic
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Muscular System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Muscular System
Vocabulary Related to the Muscular System
Functions of the Muscular System
Structures of the Muscular System
Types of Muscle Tissue
Characteristics of Muscles
Range of Motion
How Muscles are Named
Medical Specialties Related to the Muscular System
Pathology of the Muscular System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Muscular System
Treatment Procedures of the Muscular System
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Physical Therapist
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Cardiovascular System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Cardiovascular System
Vocabulary Related to the Cardiovascular System
Functions of the Cardiovascular System
Structures of the Cardiovascular System
The Heart
The Blood Vessels
The Blood
Medical Specialties Related to the Cardiovascular System
Pathology of the Cardiovascular System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
Treatment Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Cardiac Sonographere
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Vocabulary Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Medical Specialties Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Functions and Structures of the Lymphatic System
Functions and Structures of the Immune System
Pathogenic Organisms
Oncology
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Lymphedema Therapist
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Respiratory System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Respiratory System
Vocabulary Related to the Respiratory System
Functions of the Respiratory System
Structures of the Respiratory System
Respiration
Medical Specialties Related to the Respiratory System
Pathology of the Respiratory System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Respiratory System
Treatment Procedures of the Respiratory System
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Respiratory Therapist
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Digestive System
Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Digestive System
Vocabulary Related to the Digestive System
Functions of the Digestive System
Structures of the Digestive System
Digestion
Medical Specialties Related to the Digestive System
Pathology of the Digestive System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Digestive System
Treatment Procedures of the Digestive System
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Certified Dental Assistant
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Urinary System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Urinary System
Vocabulary Related to the Urinary System
Functions of the Urinary System
Structures of the Urinary System
The Excretion of Urine
Medical Specialties Related to the Urinary System
Pathology of the Urinary System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Urinary System
Treatment Procedures of the Urinary System
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Urologist
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Nervous System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Nervous System
Vocabulary Related to the Nervous System
Functions of the Nervous System
Structures of the Nervous System
The Central Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
The Autonomic Nervous System
Medical Specialties Related to the Nervous System
Pathology of the Nervous System
Mental Health
Diagnostic Procedures of the Nervous System
Treatment Procedures of the Nervous System
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Mental Health Worker
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Eyes and Ears
Vocabulary Related to the Special Senses
Medical Specialties Related to the Eyes and Ears
Functions of the Eyes and Ears
Structures of the Eyes
Pathology of the Eyes
Diagnostic Procedures of the Eyes
Treatment Procedures of the Eyes
Structures of the Ears
Normal Action of the Ears
Pathology of the Ears
Diagnostic Procedures of the Ears
Treatment Procedures of the Ears
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Audiologist
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
Skin: The Integumentary System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Integumentary System
Vocabulary Related to the Skin
Functions of the Integumentary System
Structures of the Integumentary System
Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
Medical Specialties Related to the Integumentary System
Pathology of the Integumentary System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Integumentary System
Treatment Procedures of the Integumentary System
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Dermatologist
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Endocrine System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Endocrine System
Vocabulary Related to the Endocrine System
Functions of the Endocrine System
Structures of the Endocrine System
Medical Specialties Related to the Endocrine System
Pathology of the Endocrine System
Diagnostic Procedures Related to the Endocrine System
The Pituitary Gland
The Thyroid Gland
The Parathyroid Glands
The Adrenal Glands
The Pancreatic Islets
The Thymus
The Pineal Gland
The Gonads
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Clinical Instructor
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
The Reproductive Systems
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Reproductive Systems
Vocabulary Related to the Reproductive Systems
Functions of the Male Reproductive System
Structures of the Male Reproductive System
Medical Specialties Related to the Male Reproductive System
Pathology of the Male Reproductive System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
Treatment Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Functions of the Female Reproductive System
Structures of the Female Reproductive System
Medical Specialties Related to the Female Reproductive System
Pathology of the Female Reproductive System
Diagnostic Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
Treatment Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
Assisted Reproduction
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Career Opportunities
Health Occupation Profile: Certified Nurse Midwife
Study Break
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
Overview of Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
Vocabulary Related to Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
Basic Examination Procedures
Basic Examination Positions
Laboratory Tests
Endoscopy
Centesis
Imaging Techniques
Radiology
Radiographic Positioning and Projections
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Fluoroscopy
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Nuclear Medicine
Radioimmunoassay
Pharmacology
Career Opportunities
Study Break
Health Occupation Profile: Medical Technologist
Review Time
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
Prefixes, Word Roots (Combining Forms), and Suffixes
Abbreviations and Meanings
Glossary of Pathology and Procedures
Index
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