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The language of medicine

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th editionView all editions and formats
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An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach, The Language of Medicine presents medical terms within the context of the body's anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you'll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and Exercises
Terminology
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Davi-Ellen Chabner
ISBN: 9780323370813 0323370810
OCLC Number: 933440809
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 1041 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Basic word structure --
Terms pertaining to the body as a whole --
Suffixes --
Prefixes --
Digestive system. In person : living with Crohn's disease --
Additional suffixes and digestive system terminology. In person : cholecystectomy --
Urinary system. In person : kidney transplantation --
Female reproductive system. In person : prophylactic mastectomy --
Male reproductive system. In person : prostate cancer --
Nervous system. In person : sciatica --
Cardiovascular system. In person : coronary artery bypass surgery --
Respiratory system. In person : recurrent pneumonia --
Blood system. In person : hereditary hemochromatosis. In person : autologous stem cell transplant --
Lymphatic and immune systems. In person : Hodgkin lymphoma. In person : lymphoma treatment --
Musculoskeletal system. In person : rotator cuff tear. In person : neurologic lyme disease --
Skin. In person : metastatic melanoma --
Sense organs : the eye and the ear. In person : retinal tear --
Endocrine system. In person : living with diabetes. In person : my Cushing's journey --
Cancer medicine (oncology). In person : radiotherapy --
Radiology and nuclear medicine. In person : CT and MRI --
Pharmacology --
Psychiatry. In person : living with autism.
Responsibility: Davi-Ellen Chabner, BA, MAT.

Abstract:

An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach, The Language of Medicine presents medical terms within the context of the body's anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you'll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, and you will be ready to communicate fluently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career.

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