9780763749132

Essential Medical Terminology (Book with CD-ROM)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763749132

  • ISBN10:

    0763749133

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2007
  • Publisher: JONES & BARTLETT PUBLISHERS
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Summary

This popular introduction to medical terminology is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. The level of detail is appropriate for those students needing only a general knowledge of medical terminology, particularly medical secretaries, medical technologists, medical librarians, and persons in all allied and paramedical health professions. After studying the basics of pronunciation, students can study the chapters in any order the instructor deems appropriate. This text is highly accessible for all health care students, offering a wealth of valuable information at an attractive price.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Word Parts and Medical Terminology
Word Pronunciations
Word Parts
Root Words, Medical Terminology and Patient Care
Bacteria, Color, and Some Medical Terms
Body Openings and Plural Endings
Numbers, Positions and Directions
Medical and Health Professions
Abbreviations
Medical Abbreviations
Diagnostic and Laboratory Abbreviations
Review
Review of Root Words
Medical Terminology and Body Systems
Body Organs and Parts
Integumentary System
Gastrointestinal System
Respiratory System
Cardiovascular System
Nervous System
Genitourinary System
Musculoskeletal System
Eyes, Ears, and Teeth
Endocrine System
Answer Keys
Bibliography
Flash Cards
Index
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