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Medical Terminology for Health Professions

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9780766812970

ISBN10:
0766812979
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Pub. Date:
6/16/2000
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CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

This innovative update of the best-selling text, Medical Terminology for Health Professions, targets those who need to grasp the concepts of medical terminology quickly and easily. Written in easy-to-understand language that appeals to all learning types, this book simplifies the process of learning hundreds of difficult to pronounce medical terms into manageable steps. Full-color illustrations and an attractive new design make this book inviting and straightforward to use. Learning exercises included in both the book and the Activity CD-ROM provide valuable interactive practice for the reader as you master the concepts of medical terminology.(KEYWORDS: anatomy, physiology, prefix, suffix, word building, terminology)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
To the Student ix
To the Instructor xi
Acknowledgments xv
How to Use This Book xvi
How to Use the Student Activity CD-ROM xviii
Introduction to Medical Terminology
1(18)
Overview of Introduction to Medical Terminology
1(1)
Vocabulary Related to Medical Terminology
2(1)
Word Parts Are the Key!
3(1)
Word Roots (Combining Forms)
3(2)
Suffixes
5(1)
Prefixes
6(1)
Determining Meanings Based on Word Parts
7(1)
Medical Dictionary Use
7(2)
Pronunciation
9(1)
Spelling is Always Important
9(1)
Using Abbreviations
9(1)
Singular and Plural Endings
10(1)
Basic Medical Terms
11(1)
Look-Alike Sound-Alike Terms and Word Parts
11(2)
Learning Exercises
13(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
18(1)
The Human Body in Health and Disease
19(20)
Overview of the Human Body in Health and Disease
19(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease
20(1)
Anatomic Reference Systems
21(2)
Major Body Cavities
23(2)
Cytology
25(3)
Congenital Disorders
28(1)
Histology
28(1)
Glands
29(1)
Organs and Body Systems
29(1)
Pathology
29(4)
Learning Exercises
33(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
38(1)
Word Part Review
39(4)
Word Part Practice Session
40(1)
Word Part Post-Test
41(2)
The Skeletal System
43(28)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Skeletal System
43(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Skeletal System
44(1)
Functions of the Skeletal System
45(1)
Structures of the Skeletal System
45(1)
The Structure of Bones
45(1)
Joints
46(2)
The Skeleton
48(6)
Medical Specialties Related to the Skeletal System
54(1)
Pathology of the Skeletal System
55(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Skeletal System
60(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Skeletal System
60(1)
Joints
61(1)
Joint Replacement
61(1)
Spinal Column
61(1)
Bones
62(1)
Treatment of Fractures
63(2)
Learning Exercises
65(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
70(1)
The Muscular System
71(23)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Muscular System
71(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Muscular System
72(1)
Functions of the Muscular System
73(1)
Structures of the Muscular System
73(1)
Types of Muscle Tissue
73(2)
Characteristics of Muscles
75(1)
Range of Motion
75(2)
How Muscles are Named
77(3)
Medical Specialties Related to the Muscular System
80(1)
Pathology of the Muscular System
80(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Muscular System
85(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Muscular System
85(2)
Learning Exercises
87(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
93(1)
The Cardiovascular System
94(27)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Cardiovascular System
94(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Cardiovascular System
95(1)
Functions of the Cardiovascular System
96(1)
Structures of the Cardiovascular System
96(1)
The Heart
96(4)
The Blood Vessels
100(3)
The Blood
103(2)
Medical Specialities Related to the Cardiovascular System
105(1)
Pathology of the Cardiovascular System
105(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
110(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
111(3)
Learning Exercises
114(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
120(1)
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
121(21)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
121(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
122(1)
Medical Specialities Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
123(1)
Functions and Structures of the Lymphatic System
123(3)
Pathology and Diagnostic Procedures of Lymphatic Structures
126(1)
Functions and Structures of the Immune System
126(2)
Pathology and Diagnostic Procedures of the Immune System
128(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Immune System
129(1)
Pathogenic Organisms
129(2)
Oncology
131(5)
Learning Exercises
136(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
141(1)
The Respiratory System
142(22)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Respiratory System
142(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Respiratory System
143(1)
Functions of the Respiratory System
144(1)
Structures of the Respiratory System
144(4)
Respiration
148(1)
Medical Specialities Related to the Respiratory System
148(1)
Pathology of the Respiratory System
148(6)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Respiratory System
154(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Respiratory System
155(2)
Learning Exercises
157(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
163(1)
The Digestive System
164(22)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Digestive System
164(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Digestive System
165(1)
Functions of the Digestive System
166(1)
Structures of the Digestive System
166(5)
Digestion
171(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Digestive System
172(1)
Pathology of the Digestive System
172(4)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Digestive System
176(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Digestive System
177(3)
Learning Exercises
180(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
185(1)
The Urinary System
186(18)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Urinary System
186(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Urinary System
187(1)
Functions of the Urinary System
188(1)
Structures of the Urinary System
188(1)
The Excretion of Urine
189(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Urinary System
190(1)
Pathology of the Urinary System
190(3)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Urinary System
193(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Urinary System
194(3)
Learning Exercises
197(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
203(1)
The Nervous System
204(26)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Nervous System
204(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Nervous System
205(1)
Functions of the Nervous System
206(1)
Structures of the Nervous System
206(2)
The Central Nervous System
208(4)
The Peripheral Nervous System
212(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
212(2)
Medical Specialties Related to the Nervous System
214(1)
Pathology of the Nervous System
215(4)
Mental Health
219(2)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Nervous System
221(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Nervous System
221(2)
Learning Exercises
223(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
229(1)
Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears
230(22)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Eyes and Ears
230(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Special Senses
231(1)
Medical Specialities Related to the Eyes and Ears
232(1)
Functions of the Eyes and Ears
232(1)
Structures of the Eyes
232(4)
Pathology of the Eyes
236(4)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Eyes
240(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Eyes
240(1)
Structures of the Ears
241(1)
Normal Action of the Ears
242(1)
Pathology of the Ears
243(1)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Ears
244(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Ears
244(1)
Learning Exercises
245(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
251(1)
Skin: The Integumentary System
252(22)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Integumentary System
252(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Skin
253(1)
Functions of the Integumentary System
254(1)
Structures of the Integumentary System
254(2)
Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
256(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Integumentary System
257(1)
Pathology of the Integumentary System
257(8)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Integumentary System
265(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Integumentary System
265(2)
Learning Exercises
267(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
273(1)
The Endocrine System
274(19)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Endocrine System
274(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Endocrine System
275(1)
Functions of the Endocrine System
276(1)
Structures of the Endocrine System
276(1)
Medical Specialities Related to the Endocrine System
276(1)
Pathology of the Endocrine System
276(1)
Diagnostic Procedures Related to the Endocrine System
276(2)
The Pituitary Gland
278(2)
The Thyroid Glands
280(1)
The Parathyroid Glands
281(1)
The Adrenal Glands
281(1)
The Pancreatic Islets
282(2)
The Thymus
284(1)
The Pineal Gland
285(1)
The Gonads
285(2)
Learning Exercises
287(5)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
292(1)
The Reproductive Systems
293(28)
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Reproductive Systems
293(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Reproductive Systems
294(1)
Functions of the Male Reproductive System
295(1)
Structures of the Male Reproductive System
295(2)
Medical Specialities Related to the Male Reproductive System
297(1)
Pathology of the Male Reproductive System
297(1)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
298(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
298(2)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
300(1)
Functions of the Female Reproductive System
300(1)
Structures of the Female Reproductive System
300(3)
Medical Specialties Related to the Female Reproductive System
303(1)
Pathology of the Female Reproductive System
303(2)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
305(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
306(2)
Assisted Reproduction
308(1)
Pregnancy and Childbirth
308(6)
Learning Exercises
314(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
320(1)
Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
321(23)
Overview of Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
321(1)
Vocabulary Related to Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
322(1)
Basic Examination Procedures
323(2)
Basic Examination Positions
325(2)
Laboratory Tests
327(2)
Endoscopy
329(1)
Centesis
329(1)
Imaging Techniques
329(2)
Radiology
331(1)
Radiographic Projections and Positioning
331(1)
Computed Tomography
332(1)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
333(1)
Fluoroscopy
333(1)
Diagnostic Ultrasound
333(1)
Nuclear Medicine
334(1)
Radioimmunoassay
334(1)
Pharmacology
334(3)
Learning Exercises
337(6)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
343(1)
Comprehensive Medical Terminology Review
344(19)
Overview of Comprehensive Medical Terminology Review
344(1)
Vocabulary Review List
345(1)
Study Tips
346(1)
Review Session
346(6)
Review Session Answer Key
352(1)
Confirming Mastery
353(1)
Medical Terminology Final Examination
353(8)
Final Test Answer Key
361(2)
Appendix A: Prefixes, Word Roots (Combining Forms), and Suffixes 363(15)
Appendix B:Abbreviations and Meanings 378(14)
Appendix C:Glossary of Pathology and Procedures 392(35)
Index 427


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