9780134701226

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY COMPLETE!

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134701226

  • ISBN10:

    0134701224

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-01-12
  • Publisher: PEARSON

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Summary

For college-level courses in medical terminology.

Today’s self-guided learning approach to medical terminology
Medical Terminology Complete! presents the most current language of healthcare through a programmed, self-guided approach. Students learn the key medical terms used in medical offices, hospitals, and clinics — alongside essential A&P information — and get extensive step-by-step practice building medical terms. The 4th edition improves clinical training for students poised to enter healthcare careers. New types of exercises after each chapter — Define the Combining Form and Complete the Labels exercises — round out a comprehensive series of practice opportunities.

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Author Biography

Bruce Wingerd is a member of the Biology Department at National University in San Diego, California. Previously, he has held teaching/administrative positions at Edison State College (now called Florida Southwestern State College), Broward College, and San Diego State University. His degrees are in the fields of zoology and physiology, and he has taught courses in medical terminology, human anatomy, advanced human anatomy, and anatomy and physiology for more than 30 years. He has written numerous textbooks, lab manuals, and multimedia learning resources in medical terminology, human anatomy, anatomy and physiology, histology, and comparative mammalian anatomy. His goal in teaching and writing is to provide students with learning tools that will help them reach their potential through education. He enjoys counseling students in the health sciences, developing novel approaches to teaching and learning, and leading faculty in the drive for excellence in education.

Table of Contents

Welcome!
Discover What Makes This Book Unique
Online Learning
Comprehensive Instructional Package
Preface
About the Author and Illustrators
Acknowledgments
Our Development Team
A Commitment to Accuracy

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO WORD PARTS AND WORD CONSTRUCTION
Learning Objectives
The Programmed Learning Approach
Constructed and Nonconstructed Terms
The Word Parts
Forming Words from Word Parts
Chapter Review

CHAPTER 2: UNDERSTANDING SUFFIXES
Learning Objectives
Getting Started with Suffixes
    Suffix Introduction
    Suffixes That Indicate an Action or State
    Suffixes That Indicate a Condition or Disease
    Suffixes That Indicate Location, Number, or a Quality
    Suffixes That Indicate a Medical Specialty
    Suffixes That Indicate a Procedure or Treatment
Chapter Review

CHAPTER 3: UNDERSTANDING PREFIXES
Learning Objectives
Getting Started with Prefixes
    Prefix Introduction
    Prefixes That Indicate Number or Quantity
    Prefixes That Indicate Location or Timing
    Prefixes That Indicate a Specific Quality About a Term
Chapter Review

CHAPTER 4: THE HUMAN BODY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
Learning Objectives
Organization of the Body
    Anatomy and Physiology Introduction
Medical Terms Introduction
Understanding Medical Reports
Chapter Review

CHAPTER 5: THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Integumentary System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Integumentary System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Integumentary System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Integumentary System
    Abbreviations of the Integumentary System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 6: THE SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
    Signs and Symptoms of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
    Diseases and Disorders of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
    Abbreviations of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 7: BLOOD, THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM, AND IMMUNOLOGY
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology
    Signs and Symptoms of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology
    Diseases and Disorders of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology
    Treatments and Procedures of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology
    Abbreviations of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 8: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Cardiovascular System

    Signs and Symptoms of the Cardiovascular System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Cardiovascular System
    Abbreviations of the Cardiovascular System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 9: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Respiratory System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Respiratory System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Respiratory System
    Abbreviations of the Respiratory System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises


CHAPTER 10: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms of the Digestive System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Digestive System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Digestive System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Digestive System
    Abbreviations of the Digestive System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 11: THE URINARY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms for the Urinary System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Urinary System

    Diseases and Disorders of the Urinary System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Urinary System
    Abbreviations of the Urinary System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 12: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM AND OBSTETRICS
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms for the Reproductive System and Obstetrics
    Signs and Symptoms of the Male Reproductive System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Male Reproductive System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Female Reproductive System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Female Reproductive System
    Signs and Symptoms of Obstetrics
    Diseases and Disorders of Obstetrics
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of Obstetrics
    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
    Abbreviations of the Reproductive System and Obstetrics
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 13: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND MENTAL HEALTH
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms for the Nervous System and Mental Health
    Signs and Symptoms of the Nervous System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Nervous System
    Mental Health Diseases and Disorders
    Abbreviations of the Nervous System and Mental Health
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 14: THE SPECIAL SENSES OF SIGHT AND HEARING
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms for the Special Senses of Sight and Hearing
    Signs and Symptoms of the Eyes and Sight
    Diseases and Disorders of the Eyes and Sight
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Eyes and Sight
    Signs and Symptoms of the Ears and Hearing
    Diseases and Disorders of the Ears and Hearing
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Ears and Hearing
    Abbreviations of the Eyes and Ears
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

CHAPTER 15: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Medical Terms for the Endocrine System
    Signs and Symptoms of the Endocrine System
    Diseases and Disorders of the Endocrine System
    Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Endocrine System
    Abbreviations of the Endocrine System
Chapter Review
Medical Report Exercises

Appendices
A. Word Parts Glossary
B. Abbreviations
C. Word Parts for Describing Color, Number, and Plurals

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