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An introduction to medical terminology for health care

Author: Andrew Hutton
Publisher: Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"By separating words into their components and recombining them to make new words, the reader learns how compound words are formed and becomes familiar with the meanings of prefixes, suffixes and roots. The anatomy exercises, case histories and medical notes consolidate the reader's understanding of how and why each medical term is used. Answers to all exercises and self-assessment tests are included."--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Programmed Instruction
Terminology
Terminology Problems, exercises, etc
Programmed instruction
Terminology Programmed Instruction
terminology [MESH]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hutton
ISBN: 9780443100758 0443100756
OCLC Number: 144595061
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 383 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Unit 1: Levels of organisation --
2. The digestive system --
3. The respiratory system --
4. The cardiovascular system --
5. The blood --
6. The lymphatic system and immunology --
7: The urinary system --
8. The nervous system --
9. The eye --
10. The ear --
11. The skin --
12. The nose and mouth --
13. The muscular system --
14. The skeletal system --
15. The male reproductive system --
16. The female reproductive system --
17. The endocrine system --
18. Radiology and nuclear medicine --
19. Oncology --
20. Anatomical position --
21. Pharmacology and microbiology --
22. Final self-assessment tests.
Other Titles: Medical terminology for health care
Responsibility: Andrew R. Hutton.

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Provides a guide to the language of medicine. Following an introduction to the basic components of medical words, this work deals with a different body system, and helps the reader learn how words  Read more...

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