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Medical Language - Immerse Yourself

Medical Language - Immerse Yourself - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0135055786

Cover of Medical Language - Immerse Yourself 2ND 11 (ISBN 978-0135055786)
ISBN13: 978-0135055786
ISBN10: 0135055784

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $106.00

Medical Language - Immerse Yourself - 2ND 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135055786

Susan M. Turley

ISBN13: 978-0135055786
ISBN10: 0135055784

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Medical Language is a medical terminology text that truly immerses readers within the language of medicine, so that students can apply their vocabulary within a real-world context. As opposed to fostering rote memorization, this book engages students in an interactive learning experience that will give them a vital tool and inspire them to become truly proficient in medical language.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE

CHAPTER 1 The Structure of Medical Language

CHAPTER 2 The Body in Health and Disease

PART II MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 3 Gastroenterology - Gastrointestinal System

CHAPTER 4 Pulmonology - Respiratory System

CHAPTER 5 Cardiology - Cardiovascular System

CHAPTER 6 Hematology and Immunology - Blood and Lymphatic System

CHAPTER 7 Dermatology - Integumentary System

CHAPTER 8 Orthopedics - Skeletal System

CHAPTER 9 Orthopedics - Muscular System

CHAPTER 10 Neurology - Nervous System

CHAPTER 11 Urology - Urinary System

CHAPTER 12 Male Reproductive Medicine - Male Genitourinary System

CHAPTER 13 Gynecology and Obstetrics - Female Genital and Reproductive System

CHAPTER 14 Endocrinology - Endocrine System

CHAPTER 15 Ophthalmology - Eye

CHAPTER 16 Otolaryngology - Ears, Nose, and Throat

PART III OTHER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 848

CHAPTER 17 Psychiatry

CHAPTER 18 Oncology

CHAPTER 19 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

APPENDICES A-1

APPENDIX A Glossary of Medical Word Parts: Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes

APPENDIX B Glossary of Medical Abbreviations

ANSWER KEY AK-1

PHOTO CREDITS PC-1

INDEX I-1