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Medical terminology : an illustrated guide

Author: Barbara J Cohen
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Wolters Kluwer Health / Lippincott Williams & Williams, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Now in its Fifth Edition, this richly illustrated guide is a comprehensive introduction to medical terminology. It provides extensive coverage of terms related to structure and function, disorders, diagnosis and treatments. It features a user-friendly layout, basic approach to the subject, and numerous learning exercises. This edition includes updated terminology and drug information, an introduction to medical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara J Cohen
ISBN: 9780781776677 0781776678
OCLC Number: 137294852
Description: xxv, 761 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction to medical terminology --
1. Concepts of medical terminology --
Word parts --
Pronunciation --
Abbreviations --
Medical dictionaries --
Chapter review --
Case study --
2. Suffixes --
Noun suffixes --
Adjective suffixes --
Forming plurals --
Chapter review --
Case study --
3. Prefixes --
Common prefixes --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
4. Cells, tissues, and organs --
Body organization --
The cell --
Tissues --
Organs and organ systems --
Word parts pertaining to cells, tissues, and organs --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
5. Body structure --
Directional terms --
Body cavities --
Abdominal regions --
Body positions --
Word parts pertaining to body structure --
Chapter review --
Case studies. pt. 2. Disease and treatment --
6. Disease --
Types of diseases --
Infectious diseases --
Responses to disease --
Neoplasia --
Word parts pertaining to disease --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
7. Diagnosis and treatment ; surgery --
Diagnosis --
Treatment --
Alternative and complementary medicine --
Cancer --
Word parts pertaining to diagnosis and treatment --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
8. Drugs --
Drugs --
Herbal medicines --
Word parts pertaining to drugs --
Reference information on drugs --
Chapter review --
Case studies. pt. 3. Body systems --
9. Circulation : the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems --
The heart --
The vascular system --
Blood pressure --
Roots pertaining to the cardiovascular system --
Clinical aspects of the cardiovascular system --
The lymphatic system --
Clinical aspects of the lymphatic system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
10. Blood and immunity --
Blood --
Immunity --
Word parts pertaining to blood and immunity --
Clinical aspects of immunity --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
11. The respiratory system --
Upper respiratory passageways --
Lower respiratory passageways and lungs --
Breathing --
Gas transport --
Word parts pertaining to the respiratory system --
Clinical aspects of respiratory system --
Diagnosis of respiratory disorders --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
12. The digestive system --
The digestive tract --
The accessory organs --
Roots pertaining to digestion --
Clinical aspects of the digestive system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
13. The urinary system --
The kidneys --
Urine formation --
Roots pertaining to the urinary system --
Clinical aspects of the urinary system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
14. The male reproductive system --
The testes --
Transport of spermatozoa --
Formation of semen --
Roots pertaining to male reproduction --
Clinical aspects of the male reproductive system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
15. The female reproductive system ; pregnancy and birth --
The female reproductive system --
The mammary glands --
The menstrual cycle --
Contraception --
Roots pertaining to the female reproductive system --
Clinical aspects of female reproduction --
Pregnancy and birth --
Clinical aspects of pregnancy and birth --
Congenital disorders --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
16. The endocrine system --
Hormones --
The endocrine glands --
Other endocrine tissues --
Roots pertaining to the endocrine system --
Clinical aspects of the endocrine system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
17. The nervous system and behavioral disorders --
Organization of the nervous system --
The neuron --
The brain --
The spinal cord --
The autonomic nervous system --
Behavioral disorders --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
18. The senses --
The senses --
The ear --
Roots pertaining to the ear and hearing --
Clinical aspects of hearing --
The eye and vision --
Word parts for the eye and vision --
Clinical aspects of vision --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
19. The skeleton --
Divisions of the skeleton --
Bone formation --
Structure of a long bone --
Joints --
Roots pertaining to the skeleton, bones, and joints --
Clinical aspects of the skeleton --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
20. The muscular system --
Types of muscle --
Skeletal muscle --
Roots pertaining to muscles --
Clinical aspects of the muscular system --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle --
21. The skin --
Anatomy of the skin --
Associated skin structures --
Roots pertaining to the skin --
Clinical aspects of the skin --
Chapter review --
Case studies --
Crossword puzzle. Appendix 1. Commonly used symbols --
Appendix 2. Abbreviations and their meanings --
Appendix 3. Word parts and their meanings --
Appendix 4. Meanings and their corresponding word parts --
Appendix 5. Word roots --
Appendix 6. Suffixes --
Appendix 7. Prefixes --
Appendix 8. Metric measurements --
Appendix 9. Stedman's medical dictionary at a glance --
Answer key --
Figure credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Barbara Janson Cohen.
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