9780131121126

Medical Terminology Get Connected!

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131121126

  • ISBN10:

    013112112X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/28/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This is a true introductory-level #x1C;essentials#x1D; text focusing solely on medical terminology, and on teaching students how to build and translate medical terms with confidence. #xA0;Designed to be fun, accessible, and eye-catching, its powerful approach guides students step-by-step through mastering relevant word parts, understanding word roots, and word assembly. To help students learn meanings, correct spelling, pronunciation, and other components of each term, the book contains numerous exercises, tips, and colorful figures for learning and practice. It is flexible enough to be used either in support of lectures, or as an independent student workbook. #xA0; #xA0; MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: GET CONNECTED!encourages students to #x1C;get connected#x1D; to an engaging multimedia assessment experience onwww.MyMedicalTerminologyLab.com.#xA0; This powerful website in combination with the book is ideal for helping students see how word parts connect to form medical terms and how anatomical parts connect to form body systems.#xA0; With engaging features throughout the book is designed to #x1C;connect#x1D; with readers - helping them understand the interconnectedness of the elements that lead to the mastery of medical terminology.

Table of Contents

SECTION I. BASIC WORD BUILDING

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology

2. Suffixes

3. Prefixes

4. Anatomical Terminology

 

SECTION II. MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 

5. Dermatology: Integumentary System

6. Orthopedics: Musculoskeletal System

7. Cardiology: Cardiovascular System

8. Hematology: Blood

9. Immunology: Immune Systems

10. Pulmonology: Respiratory System

11. Gastroenterology: Digestive System

12. Urology and Nephrology: Urinary System and Male Reproductive System

13. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Female Reproductive System

14. Neurology: Nervous System

15. Endocrinology: Endocrine System

16. Ophthalmology: The Eye

17. Otorhinolaryngology: Ear, Nose, and Throat

 

SECTION III: APPENDICES

Appendix I. Word Parts

Appendix II. Abbreviations & Symbols

Appendix III. Selected English-Spanish Glossary

Appendix IV. Answer Keys

Index/Glossary

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