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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Computer File, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marjorie Canfield Willis
|Description:||xvii, 648 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in) + 1 folded out (21 x 10 cm)|
|Details:||System requirements for accompanying disc: IBM PC or compatible ; Windows ; CD-ROM drive ; mouse.|
|Contents:||Building a medical vocabulary: getting started --
Basic term components --
Fields of medical practice --
The medical record --
Integumentary system --
Musculoskeletal system --
Cardiovascular system --
Blood and lymph systems --
Respiratory system --
Nervous system --
Endocrine system --
Gastrointestinal system --
Urinary system --
Male reproductive system --
Female reproductive system.
|Responsibility:||Marjorie Canfield Willis.|
A text demonstrating how medical terminology is used in clinical practice. After material on the origin of medical language, basic term components, and common forms and symbols for documenting patient care, chapters on various body systems outline anatomical terms and terms related to symptoms, diagnoses, tests, surgeries, and therapies, and include practice exercises with space for answers, and medical record analysis exercises based on real-life cases. Includes a color atlas with photos and diagrams, and color and b & w photos throughout.
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