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Language of Medicine - With CD

Language of Medicine - With CD - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-1437705706

Cover of Language of Medicine - With CD 9TH 11 (ISBN 978-1437705706)
ISBN13: 978-1437705706
ISBN10: 1437705707

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Language of Medicine - With CD - 9TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-1437705706

Davi-Ellen Chabner

ISBN13: 978-1437705706
ISBN10: 1437705707

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

The market-leader in medical terminology, Chabner's popular, proven The Language of Medicine brings medical language to life and helps you develop the understanding to communicate fluently in the health care setting. Terms and complex medical processes are accessible and easy to understand at all learning levels with an approach that explains terms in the context of anatomy and physiology, as well as how the body works in health and disease. Organized by body system, this combined text/workbook details additional key areas of health care, such as cancer and psychiatry, and is accompanied by full-color illustrations, exercises, and unique supplemental resources that reinforce your comprehension and help you establish the practical foundation for a successful career in health care. Clear, straightforward approach makes content easy to understand without any previous medical or scientific background.Text/workbook combination facilitates valuable independent study opportunities through labeling exercises, pronunciation tests, and review sheets.Practical case studies, vignettes, and exercises familiarize you with real-life applications of terminology.Full-color images reinforce anatomical and pathophysiological terms.Pronunciation of Terms list at the end of each chapter breaks down terms phonetically to help you master proper pronunciations. Medical report exercises in each chapter utilize chart notes, histories, and reports to give you practice working with realistic documents.Additional pathology photos clarify terminology and help you identify medical conditions you may encounter in practice.Updated content reflects the latest advances in digestive system operative procedures, the human genome project, normal values for tests in practical applications, and muscle function.The companion CD tests your ability to identify terms by their pronunciation and provides a fun, engaging way to review terms through games, study tips, photographs, video clips.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Ch. 1 Basic Word Structure 1
Ch. 2 Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole 31
Ch. 3 Suffixes 75
Ch. 4 Prefixes 109
Ch. 5 Digestive System 139
Ch. 6 Additional Suffixes and Digestive System Terminology 185
Ch. 7 Urinary System 213
Ch. 8 Female Reproductive System 253
Ch. 9 Male Reproductive System 305
Ch. 10 Nervous System 333
Ch. 11 Cardiovascular System 383
Ch. 12 Respiratory System 441
Ch. 13 Blood System 487
Ch. 14 Lymphatic and Immune Systems 529
Ch. 15 Musculoskeletal System 559
Ch. 16 Skin 629
Ch. 17 Sense Organs: The Eye and the Ear 669
Ch. 18 Endocrine System 719
Ch. 19 Cancer Medicine (Oncology) 769
Ch. 20 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 817
Ch. 21 Pharmacology 849
Ch. 22 Psychiatry 887
Glossary 925
App. I 949
App. II 951
App. III 961
App. IV 965
Index 969

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