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Medical Terminology : An Anatomy and Physiology System With CD

Medical Terminology : An Anatomy and Physiology System With CD - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130311825

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ISBN13: 978-0130311825
ISBN10: 0130311820
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
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Medical Terminology : An Anatomy and Physiology System With CD - 2ND 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130311825

Bonnie Fremgen and Suzanne Frucht

ISBN13: 978-0130311825
ISBN10: 0130311820
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

An Anatomy and Physiology Systems Approach
Second Edition

A consistent, logical format combined with a true-to-life portrait of medical terminology in the health field make this text the ideal for presenting essential information in a way that will gain interest. Appropriate in all medical terminology courses, it uses full-color photographs, figures, and illustrations of actual procedures to facilitate understanding. Text exercises combined with a comprehensive technology package provide a broad spectrum of practice and review opportunities. Features include:

  • A New refined and consistent organization - working in the same format, each chapter includes important subtopics including: anatomy and physiology, word building, vocabulary, pathology, procedures, diagnostic/lab tests and abbreviations.
  • New end-of-chapter Chart Note Transcription Exercises - critical thinking patient scenarios that focus on utilizing medical terminology in medical reports.
  • New Professional Profile Boxes - highlights of real-life career opportunities pertaining to each chapter's discussions.
  • A New Special Topics Chapter -presents the medical terminology specific to healthcare industries.
  • New Word Building - demonstrates how definitions can be reasoned out by translating individual word parts.
  • A New Chapter on Pharmacology.
  • Case Studies - scenarios complete with critical thinking questions.

For complete utilization of resources check out the NEW comprehensive technology package that accompanies this text!

  • Student CD-ROM - packaged FREE with every text - Hosting a variety of interactive study aids, this cross-platform CD-ROM includes practice tests, labeling exercises, word building, spelling bee, flashcards, and an audio glossary.
  • Companion Website: www.prenhall.com/fremgen - Visit this online study aid and find objectives, an audio glossary, chapter challenge, and "check your progress" exercises.
  • Online Courses in BlackBoard, WebCT, and CourseCompass platforms.

Other Titles of Interest
Mulvihill/Zelman/Holdaway/Tompary/Turchany, Human Diseases, 5/e, 0-8385-3930-0
Shannon/Wilson/Stang, Prentice Hall's Health Professional's Drug Guide 2002, 0-13-042036-0

Author Bio

Fremgen, Bonnie F. : Robert Morris College

Bonnie F. Fremgen, Ph.D., is a former associate dean of the Allied Health Program at Robert Morris College. She has taught medical law and ethics courses as well as clinical and administrative topics. In addition, she has served as an advisor for students' career planning. She has broad interests and experiences in the health care field, including hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians' offices.

Dr. Fremgen holds a nursing degree as well as a master's in health care administration. She received her Ph.D. from the College of Education at the University of Illinois. She has performed postdoctoral studies in Medical Law at Loyola University Law School in Chicago.

Dr. Fremgen is currently co-director of the Center for Business Ethics at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

Suzanne S. Frucht : Northwest Missouri State University

Suzanne S. Frucht is an Assistant Professor of Physiology at Northwest Missouri State University. She received a BA in Biological Sciences in 1975 and a BS in Physical Therapy in 1977, both from Indiana University. She worked full-time as a physical therapist in various health care settings, including acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, and home health from 1977 to 1991.

Dr. Frucht received a MS degree in Biological Sciences from NWMSU in 1987. Based on her health care experience and graduate degree, she was invited to teach Medical Terminology part-time in 1988. Discovering a love for the challenge of teaching at the college level she joined the NWMSU biology faculty full-time in 1991. While continuing to work full-time on the faculty she obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in 1999.

Today, she teaches a varied course load including Medical Terminology, Basic Physiology and Anatomy, Human Physiology, Comparative Anatomy, and Histology. To remain up-to-date in health care she continues to work as a PT on an occasional basis and takes continuing education courses to maintain her physical therapy license.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology.
2. Body Structure.
3. The Integumentary System.
4. The Musculoskeletal System.
5. The Endocrine System.
6. The Cardiovascular System.
7. The Lymphatic and Immune System.
8. The Respiratory System.
9. The Digestive System.
10. The Urinary System.
11. The Reproductive System.
12. The Nervous System.
13. The Special Senses: Eyes and Ears.
14. Pharmacology.
15. Special Topics.
Appendix A: Answer Key.
Appendix B: Abbreviations and Meanings.

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