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Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations

Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1437727845

Cover of Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations 8TH 12 (ISBN 978-1437727845)
ISBN13: 978-1437727845
ISBN10: 1437727840
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2012
International: No

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Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations - 8TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-1437727845

Peggy C. Leonard

ISBN13: 978-1437727845
ISBN10: 1437727840
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

The language of medicine is complex, but learning it doesn't have to be. Using a conversational writing style and a logical, programmed approach, Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations, 8th Edition starts with common words you hear everyday and adds new root words, prefixes, and suffixes to introduce you to key medical terminology. Additionally, this valuable text comes with a wealth of engaging review tools - such as interactive games, sound files, and Programmed Learning sections - to enhance your understanding of textbook terms and principles, polish your pronunciation skills, and help you get comfortable communicating in the language of health care.

  • Programmed Learning sections allow you to actively participate in learning and get instant feedback on your progress.
  • Thorough explanation of terms presents vocabulary in the context of medical settings to improve your understanding and term recall.
  • Consistent format in body systems chapters categorizes terms as anatomic, diagnostic, or therapeutic to acquaint you with the type of discussion that is occurring in health care reports.
  • Direct, conversational writing style makes reading and absorbing the material enjoyable.
  • Bookmark pronunciation guide doubles as a device to cover the answer column while working in the Programmed Learning sections of the text.
  • Health Care Reports and case studies encourage you to apply your knowledge to job-like situations.
  • Be Careful with These caution boxes highlight important distinctions you need to make among terms that are similar in spelling and/or pronunciation.
  • Function First sections introduce you to physiology and why each body system is important.
  • Moderate A&P coverage provides just the right amount of information you need to understand body

Table of Contents

Introductory Chapters

1. Tools for Building Medical Terms

2. Building on Familiar Terms

3. Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Surgical Terms

4. Diseases and Disorders

5. Prefixes

6. Organization of the Body

7. Body Fluids and Immunity

Body Systems Chapters

8. Circulatory System

9. Respiratory System

10. Digestive System

11. Urinary System

12. Reproductive System

13. Reproduction and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

14. Musculoskeletal System

15. Nervous System and Psychological Disorders

16. Integumentary System

17. Endocrine System

18. Review by Chapter

Appendices

I. Medical Abbreviations II. Enhancing Spanish Communications III. Word Parts IV. Solutions to Review Questions Glossary/Index

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