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The Language of Medicine: A Write-in Text Explaining Medical Terms,9781416036746

The Language of Medicine: A Write-in Text Explaining Medical Terms

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9781416036746

ISBN10:
1416036741
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Pub. Date:
4/5/2006
Publisher(s):
ELSEVIER SAUNDERS PUBLISHING
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Summary

This market-leading text helps readers understand and learn complex medical terms by dividing them into their component parts, clearly explaining the meanings of these terms in the context of how the body works in health and disease. The text brings the language of medicine to life with a workbook format organized by body system, offering additional chapters on specific key areas of health care such as cancer and psychiatry. Anatomy and physiology sections are generously illustrated in full color and reinforced with exercises on combining forms in terminology and word parts. A NEW, bonus animation CD-ROM offers 30 narrated animations on relevant topics presented in the book. Visit www3.us.elsevierhealth.com/promo/Chabner/language to learn more! Trusted Language of Medicine instructional method has been used by nearly 2 million students to learn, understand, remember and apply medical terminology. All chapters have been extensively reviewed by medical experts, including some of the leading practitioners in the field, ensuring that content is up to date, accurate, and relevant to current medical practice. Clear illustrations of anatomy, physiology, and pathology provide a real-world context and point of reference for learning medical terms and how they apply to practice. Simple, clear, non-technical explanations of terms makes the knowledge accessible even to readers with little or no previous medical or science background. Organization by body system with additional chapters on specialty medical areas helps readers understand medical words based on how they apply within the body system, function, or application. Explanations of clinical procedures, laboratory tests, and abbreviations related to each body system or medical specialty show medical terminology in practice. Pronunciation of Terms list at the end of each chapter provides phonetic spellings and spaces to write the meanings of terms. An audio glossary of over 3,000 terms on CD-ROM strengthens learning through auditory reinforcement while encouraging correct pronunciation. Case Scenarios and Practical Applications in each chapter with case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, laboratory and x-ray reports allow readers to apply knowledge to real work situations. A wealth of exercises including Section Exercises, exercises within each chapter, Comprehensive Exercises, review sections, and Pronunciation Exercises challenge readers to test their understanding of material. A new Animation CD-ROM offers 30 narrated animations with corresponding page numbers to related content in the book. A Companion CD-ROM packaged with the book includes a full audio glossary of all medical vocabulary words, interactive exercises, and more. Practical Application Exercises at the end of each chapter and throughout text chapters provide "real life" scenarios that show medical language in action. New conditions and updated, accurate information allows readers to relate to current information such as SARS, the latest information on ear infections, HIV encephalopathy, and hormone replacement research. The most recent advances are reflected throughout, especially in fast-changing medical fields where accuracy and active application to current medicine is essential. New dynamic photographs showing some of the most common skin conditions. Expanded and enhanced section of laboratory tests featuring a bolded summary before the full explanation. A more intuitive organization, relocating the radiological oncology material from the radiology chapter to the oncology chapter (Chapter 19).

Table of Contents

Basic Word Structure
Objectives in Studying the Medical Language
1(2)
Word Analysis
3(2)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Prefixes
5(8)
Practical Applications
13(1)
Exercises
14(8)
Answers to Exercises
22(3)
Pronunciation of Terms
25(4)
Review Sheet
29(2)
Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole
31(44)
Structural Organization of the Body
32(8)
Body Cavities
40(6)
Abdominopelvic Regions and Quadrants
46(2)
Divisions of the Back (Spinal Column)
48(2)
Positional and Directional Terms
50(2)
Planes of the Body
52(2)
Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes
54(4)
Practical Applications
58(1)
Exercises
59(6)
Answers to Exercises
65(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
66(4)
Review Sheet
70(5)
Suffixes
75(34)
Introduction
75(1)
Combining Forms
76(1)
Suffixes and Terminology
77(7)
Appendices
84(7)
Practical Applications
91(1)
Exercises
92(7)
Answers to Exercises
99(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
101(4)
Review Sheet
105(4)
Prefixes
109(30)
Introduction
109(1)
Combining Forms and Suffixes
110(1)
Prefixes and Terminology
111(6)
Appendices
117(7)
Practical Applications
124(1)
Exercises
125(6)
Answers to Exercises
131(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
132(4)
Review Sheet
136(3)
Digestive System
139(46)
Introduction
139(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
140(11)
Vocabulary
151(3)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Terminology
154(6)
Pathology of the Digestive System
160(10)
Exercises
170(7)
Answers to Exercises
177(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
179(6)
Additional Suffixes and Digestive System Terminology
185(28)
Introduction
186(1)
Suffixes
186(3)
Combining Forms and Terminology
189(2)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
191(6)
Practical Applications
197(1)
Exercises
198(6)
Answers to Exercises
204(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
206(3)
Review Sheet
209(4)
Urinary System
213(40)
Introduction
214(1)
Anatomy of the Major Organs
215(2)
How the Kidneys Produce Urine
217(3)
Vocabulary
220(1)
Terminology: Structures, Substances, and Urinary Symptoms
221(5)
Urinalysis
226(1)
Pathological Terminology: Kidney, Bladder, and Associated Conditions
227(3)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
230(6)
Practical Applications
236(1)
Exercises
237(6)
Answers to Exercises
243(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
245(5)
Review Sheet
250(3)
Female Reproductive System
253(52)
Introduction
254(1)
Organs of the Female Reproductive System
255(3)
Menstruation and Pregnancy
258(3)
Hormonal Interactions
261(1)
Vocabulary
262(3)
Terminology: Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Prefixes
265(5)
Pathology: Gynecological/Breast, Pregnancy, Neonatal
270(7)
Clinical Tests, Procedures, and Abbreviations
277(6)
Practical Applications
283(2)
Exercises
285(9)
Answers to Exercises
294(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
296(7)
Review Sheet
303(2)
Male Reproductive System
305(28)
Introduction
306(1)
Anatomy
306(3)
Vocabulary
309(2)
Combining Forms and Terminology
311(3)
Pathological Conditions; Sexually Transmitted Infections
314(4)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
318(2)
Practical Applications
320(2)
Exercises
322(5)
Answers to Exercises
327(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
328(3)
Review Sheet
331(2)
Nervous System
333(50)
Introduction
334(1)
General Structure of the Nervous System
334(4)
Neurons, Nerves, and Glia
338(2)
The Brain
340(3)
The Spinal Cord and Meninges
343(2)
Vocabulary
345(3)
Combining Forms and Terminology
348(4)
Pathological Conditions
352(8)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
360(3)
Practical Applications
363(1)
Exercises
364(8)
Answers to Exercises
372(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
374(7)
Review Sheet
381(2)
Cardiovascular System
383(58)
Introductions
384(1)
Blood Vessels and the Circulation of Blood
384(4)
Anatomy of the Heart
388(3)
Physiology of the Heart
391(2)
Blood Pressure
393(1)
Vocabulary
394(2)
Combining Forms and Terminology
396(3)
Pathological Conditions: The Heart and Blood Vessels
399(13)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
412(6)
Practical Applications
418(2)
Exercises
420(9)
Answers to Exercises
429(3)
Pronunciation of Terms
432(6)
Review Sheet
438(3)
Respiratory System
441(46)
Introduction
442(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration
442(4)
Vocabulary
446(2)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Terminology
448(6)
Diagnostic and Pathological Terms
454(6)
Clinical Procedures and Abbreviations
460(6)
Practical Applications
466(2)
Exercises
468(8)
Answers to Exercises
476(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
477(7)
Review Sheet
484(3)
Blood System
487(42)
Introduction
488(1)
Composition and Formation of Blood
488(5)
Blood Groups
493(1)
Blood Clotting
494(1)
Vocabulary
495(3)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Terminology
498(4)
Pathological Conditions
502(4)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
506(4)
Practical Applications
510(2)
Exercises
512(7)
Answers to Exercises
519(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
521(5)
Review Sheet
526(3)
Lymphatic and Immune Systems
529(30)
Introduction
530(2)
Lymphatic System
532(2)
Immune System
534(3)
Vocabulary
537(2)
Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Terminology
539(1)
Disorders of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
540(5)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
545(1)
Practical Applications
546(1)
Exercises
547(5)
Answers to Exercises
552(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
554(3)
Review Sheet
557(2)
Musculoskeletal System
559(70)
Introduction
560(1)
Bones
561(23)
Formation and Structure
561(2)
Processes and Depressions in Bones
563(1)
Cranial Bones
564(2)
Facial Bones
566(2)
Vertebral Column and Structure of Vertebrae
568(2)
Bones of the Thorax, Pelvis, and Extremities
570(3)
Vocabulary
573(3)
Combining Forms and Suffixes
576(4)
Pathological Conditions and Fractures
580(4)
Joints
584(8)
Types of Joints
584(1)
Bursae
584(1)
Vocabulary
585(1)
Combining Forms and Suffixes
586(1)
Pathological Conditions
587(5)
Muscles
592(6)
Types of Muscles
592(1)
Actions of Skeletal Muscles
593(2)
Vocabulary
595(1)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, and Prefixes
596(2)
Pathological Conditions
598(1)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
598(3)
Practical Applications
601(2)
Exercises
603(11)
Answers to Exercises
614(3)
Pronunciation of Terms
617(9)
Review Sheet
626(3)
Skin
629(40)
Introduction
630(1)
Structure of the Skin
630(3)
Accessory Organs of the Skin
633(2)
Vocabulary
635(1)
Combining Forms and Suffixes
636(4)
Lesions, Signs and Symptoms, Abnormal Conditions, and Skin Neoplasms
640(10)
Laboratory Tests, Clinical Procedures, and Abbreviations
650(2)
Practical Applications
652(1)
Exercises
653(7)
Answers to Exercises
660(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
662(5)
Review Sheet
667(2)
Sense Organs: The Eye and the Ear
669(50)
Introduction
670(1)
The Eye
670(19)
Anatomy and Physiology
670(4)
Vocabulary
674(2)
Combing Forms, Suffixes, and Terminology: Structures and Fluids; Conditions
676(4)
Errors of Refraction
680(2)
Pathological Conditions
682(3)
Clinical Procedures
685(4)
Abbreviations
689(1)
The Ear
689(9)
Anatomy and Physiology
689(3)
Vocabulary
692(1)
Combing Forms, Suffixes, and Terminology
693(2)
Symptoms and Pathological Conditions
695(1)
Clinical Procedures
696(2)
Abbreviations
698(1)
Practical Applications
698(1)
Exercises
699(9)
Answers to Exercises
708(3)
Pronunciation of Terms
711(6)
Review Sheet
717(2)
Endocrine System
719(50)
Introduction
720(2)
Thyroid Gland
722(2)
Parathyroid Glands
724(1)
Adrenal Glands
724(2)
Pancreas
726(2)
Pituitary Gland
728(4)
Ovaries
732(1)
Testes
732(2)
Vocabulary
734(3)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, Prefixes, and Terminology: Glands and Related Terms
737(4)
Abnormal Conditions
741(8)
Laboratory Tests
749(1)
Clinical Procedures
750(1)
Abbreviations
750(1)
Practical Applications
751(2)
Exercises
753(6)
Answers to Exercises
759(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
761(5)
Review Sheet
766(3)
Cancer Medicine (Oncology)
769(48)
Introduction
770(1)
Characteristics of Tumors
770(2)
Carcinogenesis
772(4)
Classification of Cancerous Tumors
776(2)
Pathological Descriptions
778(2)
Grading and Staging Systems
780(2)
Cancer Treatment
782(8)
Vocabulary
790(4)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, Prefixes, and Terminology
794(2)
Laboratory Tests
796(1)
Clinical Procedures
797(1)
Abbreviations
798(1)
Practical Applications
799(2)
Exercises
801(7)
Answers to Exercises
808(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
810(5)
Review Sheet
815(2)
Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
817(32)
Introduction
818(1)
Radiology
818(10)
Characteristics of X-Rays
818(2)
Diagnostic Techniques
820(6)
X-Ray Positioning
826(2)
Nuclear Medicine
828(4)
Radioactivity and Radionuclides
828(1)
Nuclear Medicine Tests: In Vitro and In Vivo Procedures
828(4)
Vocabulary
832(2)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, Prefixes, and Terminology
834(2)
Abbreviations
836(1)
Practical Applications
836(2)
Exercises
838(5)
Answers to Exercises
843(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
844(3)
Review Sheet
847(2)
Pharmacology
849(38)
Introduction
850(1)
Drug Names, Standards, and References
851(1)
Administration of Drugs
852(1)
Terminology of Drug Action
853(1)
Drug Toxicity
854(1)
Classes of Drugs
854(9)
Vocabulary
863(5)
Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Terminology
868(2)
Abbreviations
870(1)
Practical Applications
871(2)
Exercises
873(7)
Answers to Exercises
880(2)
Pronunciation of Terms
882(4)
Review Sheet
886(1)
Psychiatry
887(38)
Introduction
888(1)
Psychiatric Clinical Symptoms
889(1)
Psychiatric Disorders
890(9)
Therapeutic Terminology
899(3)
Vocabulary
902(3)
Combining Forms, Suffixes, Prefixes, and Terminology
905(3)
Abbreviations
908(1)
Practical Applications
909(1)
Exercises
910(7)
Answers to Exercises
917(1)
Pronunciation of Terms
918(5)
Review Sheet
923(2)
Glossary
925(24)
Appendix I
949(2)
Plurals
949(2)
Appendix II
951(10)
Abbreviations
951(8)
Acronyms
959(1)
Symbols
959(2)
Appendix III
961(4)
Normal Hematological Reference Values and Implications of Abnormal Results
961(1)
Cell Counts
962(1)
Coagulation Tests
962(1)
Red Blood Cell Tests
962(1)
Serum Tests
963(2)
Appendix IV
965(4)
Drugs
965(4)
Index 969


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