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Comprehensive Medical Terminology : A Competency-Based Approach

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781401810047

ISBN10:
1401810047
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/23/2002
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

This comprehensive introduction to medical terminology is organized by body system with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic treatment and procedures. The second edition includes a new chapter on Oncology.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
About the Author xix
Acknowledgments xxi
About the Book and Components xxiii
How to Use the Activity CD-ROM xxv
Word Building Rules
2(18)
Overview
2(1)
Word Parts, Combining Forms, and Word Building Rules
2(5)
Word Structure
7(6)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
13(1)
Chapter Review Exercises
14(5)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
19(1)
Prefixes
20(15)
Overview
21(1)
Numbers
21(1)
Measurement
22(1)
Position and/or Direction
22(1)
Color
23(2)
Negatives
25(1)
Common Prefixes
25(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
29(5)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
34(1)
Suffixes
35(16)
Overview
36(1)
Noun Suffixes
37(1)
Plural Words
38(1)
Adjective Suffixes
39(1)
Specialties and Specialists
40(1)
Instruments, Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures
40(1)
Common Suffixes
41(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
45(5)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
50(1)
Whole Body Terminology
51(33)
Overview
52(1)
Structural Organization
52(3)
Body Planes
55(1)
Body Regions and Quadrants
56(3)
Body Cavities
59(1)
Divisions of the Back
60(1)
Direction
61(3)
Vocabulary
64(6)
Word Elements
70(2)
Common Abbreviations
72(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
72(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
75(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
83(1)
The Integumentary System
84(47)
Overview
85(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
85(5)
Vocabulary
90(9)
Word Elements
99(1)
Skin Lesions
100(3)
Pathological Conditions
103(12)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
115(3)
Common Abbreviations
118(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
118(5)
Chapter Review Exercises
123(6)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
129(2)
The Skeletal System
131(48)
Overview
132(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
132(16)
Vocabulary
148(3)
Word Elements
151(3)
Pathological Conditions
154(8)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
162(2)
Common Abbreviations
164(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
164(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
168(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
177(2)
Muscles and Joints
179(42)
Overview of Muscular System
180(1)
Anatomy and Physiology (Muscles)
180(6)
Vocabulary (Muscles)
186(2)
Word Elements (Muscles)
188(1)
Pathological Conditions (Muscles)
189(2)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Muscles)
191(1)
Common Abbreviations (Muscles)
191(1)
Overview of Joints
192(1)
Classifications of Joints
192(2)
Movements of Joints
194(2)
Vocabulary (Joints)
196(2)
Word Elements (Joints)
198(1)
Pathological Conditions (Joints)
199(6)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Joints)
205(1)
Common Abbreviations (Joints)
206(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
207(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
210(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
219(2)
The Nervous System
221(61)
Overview
222(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
222(6)
Vocabulary
228(9)
Word Elements
237(2)
Pathological Conditions
239(20)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
259(5)
Common Abbreviations
264(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
264(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
267(13)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
280(2)
The Blood and Lymphatic Systems
282(52)
Overview of the Blood System
283(1)
Anatomy and Physiology (Blood)
283(5)
Vocabulary (Blood)
288(5)
Word Elements (Blood)
293(2)
Pathological Conditions (Blood)
295(4)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Blood)
299(6)
Common Abbreviations (Blood)
305(1)
Overview of the Lymphatic System
306(1)
Anatomy and Physiology (Lymphatic)
306(3)
Vocabulary (Lymphatic)
309(1)
Word Elements (Lymphatic)
310(1)
Immunity
311(3)
Pathological Conditions (Lymphatic)
314(4)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Lymphatic)
318(1)
Common Abbreviations
319(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
319(5)
Chapter Review Exercises
324(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
332(2)
The Cardiovascular System
334(48)
Overview
335(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
335(7)
Vocabulary
342(4)
Word Elements
346(1)
Common Signs and Symptoms
347(2)
Pathological Conditions
349(16)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
365(4)
Common Abbreviations
369(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
370(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
373(7)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
380(2)
The Respiratory System
382(38)
Overview
383(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
383(4)
Physical Examination
387(1)
Vocabulary
388(2)
Word Elements
390(1)
Common Signs and Symptoms
391(4)
Pathological Conditions
395(8)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
403(3)
Common Abbreviations
406(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
407(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
410(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
418(2)
The Digestive System
420(52)
Overview
421(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
421(8)
Vocabulary
429(5)
Word Elements
434(4)
Common Signs and Symptoms
438(2)
Pathological Conditions
440(8)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
448(7)
Common Abbreviations
455(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
456(7)
Chapter Review Exercises
463(7)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
470(2)
The Endocrine System
472(45)
Overview
473(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
473(9)
Vocabulary
482(6)
Word Elements
488(2)
Pathological Conditions
490(10)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
500(1)
Common Abbreviations
501(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
502(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
506(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
515(2)
The Special Senses
517(54)
Overview of the Eye
518(1)
Anatomy and Physiology (Eye)
518(3)
The Process of Vision
521(1)
Vocabulary (Eye)
522(5)
Word Elements (Eye)
527(2)
Pathological Conditions (Eye)
529(11)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Eye)
540(3)
Common Abbreviations (Eye)
543(1)
Overview of the Ear
544(1)
Anatomy and Physiology (Ear)
544(1)
The Process of Hearing
545(2)
Vocabulary (Ear)
547(2)
Word Elements (Ear)
549(1)
Pathological Conditions (Ear)
550(4)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Ear)
554(3)
Common Abbreviations (Ear)
557(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
557(5)
Chapter Review Exercises
562(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
570(1)
The Urinary System
571(46)
Overview
572(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
572(8)
Vocabulary
580(4)
Word Elements
584(1)
Characteristics of Urine
585(2)
Common Signs and Symptoms
587(2)
Pathological Conditions
589(5)
Treatment of Renal Failure
594(4)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
598(5)
Urine Specimen Collections
603(1)
Common Abbreviations
604(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
604(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
607(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
615(2)
The Male Reproductive System
617(36)
Overview
618(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
618(2)
Vocabulary
620(4)
Word Elements
624(1)
Pathological Conditions
625(6)
Male and Female Sexually Transmitted Diseases
631(5)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
636(3)
Common Abbreviations
639(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
639(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
642(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
651(2)
The Female Reproductive System
653(49)
Overview
654(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
654(5)
Puberty and the Menstrual Cycle
659(2)
Vocabulary
661(3)
Word Elements
664(2)
Common Signs and Symptoms
666(1)
Family Planning
667(6)
Pathological Conditions
673(8)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
681(7)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Male and Female)
688(1)
Common Abbreviations
689(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
689(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
692(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
700(2)
Obstetrics
702(46)
Overview
703(1)
Pregnancy
703(2)
Physiological Changes During Pregnancy
705(4)
Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy
709(2)
Calculation of Date of Birth
711(1)
Vocabulary
711(9)
Word Elements
720(1)
Discomforts of Pregnancy
721(2)
Complications of Pregnancy
723(6)
Signs and Symptoms of Labor
729(2)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
731(4)
Common Abbreviations
735(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
735(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
739(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
747(1)
Child Health
748(39)
Overview
749(1)
Growth and Development
749(2)
Growth and Development Principles
751(2)
Vocabulary
753(4)
Word Elements
757(1)
Immunizations
758(1)
Communicable Diseases
759(5)
Pathological Conditions
764(9)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
773(1)
Common Abbreviations
774(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
774(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
777(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
785(2)
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
787(38)
Overview
788(1)
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Procedures and Techniques
788(17)
Vocabulary
805(4)
Word Elements
809(2)
Common Abbreviations
811(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
812(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
815(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
823(2)
Oncology (Cancer Medicine)
825(36)
Overview
826(1)
Cancer Terms
826(1)
Vocabulary
827(4)
Word Elements
831(1)
Benign versus Malignant Tumors
832(1)
Classification of Neoplasms
832(2)
Risk Factors
834(1)
Warning Signs of Cancer
834(1)
Specific Types of Cancers
835(9)
Treatment Techniques and Procedures
844(3)
Common Abbreviations
847(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
847(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
850(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
859(2)
Pharmacology
861(34)
Overview
862(1)
Drug Laws
862(1)
Drug Standards
863(1)
Drug References
864(1)
Vocabulary
865(4)
Word Elements
869(2)
Drug Sources
871(1)
Drug Names
871(1)
Drug Actions/Interactions
872(2)
Routes of Administration for Medications
874(3)
Drug Classification
877(4)
Common Charting Abbreviations
881(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
882(3)
Chapter Review Exercises
885(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
893(2)
Mental Health
895(45)
Overview
896(1)
Defense Mechanisms
896(2)
Vocabulary
898(6)
Word Elements
904(1)
Mental Disorders
905(16)
Treatments and Therapies
921(2)
Personality Tests
923(6)
Common Abbreviations
929
Written and Audio Terminology Review
926(4)
Chapter Review Exercises
930(9)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
939(1)
Gerontology
940(57)
Overview
941(1)
Assessing the Elderly Adult
941(1)
Vocabulary
942(4)
Word Elements
946(2)
Pathological Conditions and Changes in the Elderly Person
948(30)
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
978(6)
Common Abbreviations
984(1)
Written and Audio Terminology Review
985(2)
Chapter Review Exercises
987(8)
Answers to Chapter Review Exercises
995(2)
Glossary/Index 997


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