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Medical Language for Modern Health Care,9780073374307

Medical Language for Modern Health Care

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Medical Language for Modern Health Care, Second Edition,uses Contextual Learning Theory to introduce medical terminology within a healthcare environment. Chapters are broken into lessons that introduce and define terminology through the context of A & P, pathology, and clinical and diagnostic procedures/tests. Each 2-page spread covers one topic at a time, offering contextual content, a Word Analysis and Definition Table, and exercises all in one place. Word Analysis and Definition Tables provide a color-coded guide to word parts and combining forms, as well as definitions and pronunciations. With unfolding patient case studies and documentation, students are introduced to various roles in the healthcare environment, illustrating the real-life application of medical terminology in modern health care while facilitating active learning. Now available with LearnSmart: Medical Terminology and Connect Plus+, students and instructors can access all their course materials in one place. Connect Plus+ provides market-leading content, a proven course architecture, and unmatched flexibility to help students apply the principles in the textbook. LearnSmart is the only individualized, diagnostic study tool that creates a specific learning plan for each student, adapting as they progress through content.

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy of Word Building—The Language of Health Care

2 The Body as a Whole—The Language of Anatomy

3 Integumentary System—The Language of Dermatology

4 Special Senses of the Eye and Ear—The Language of Ophthalmology and Otology

5 Musculoskeletal System—The Language of Orthopedics

6 Digestive System—The Language of Gastroenterology

7 Blood—The Language of Hematology

8 Cardiovascular System—The Language of Cardiology

9 Respiratory System—The Language of Pulmonology

10 Nervous System—The Language of Neurology

11 Urinary System—The Language of Urology

12 Male Reproductive System—The Language of Reproduction

13 Female Reproductive System—The Language of Gynecology and Obstetrics

14 Endocrine System—The Language of Endocrinology

15 Lymphatic and Immune Systems—The Language of Immunology

16 Life Span—The Languages of Pediatrics and Gerontology

17 Nutrition—The Language of Nutrition

18 Rehabilitation Medicine—The Language of Rehabilitation

19 Mental Health—The Language of Psychology and Psychiatry

20 Infection—The Language of Infectious Diseases

21 Genetics—The Language of DNA

22 Cancer—The Language of Oncology

23 Complementary and Alternative Medicine—The Language of CAM

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