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Medical Terminology Systems - Text Only

Medical Terminology Systems - Text Only - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0803612891

Cover of Medical Terminology Systems - Text Only 5TH 05 (ISBN 978-0803612891)
ISBN13: 978-0803612891
ISBN10: 0803612893
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Medical Terminology Systems - Text Only - 5TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803612891

Barbara A. Gylys and Mary Ellen Wedding

ISBN13: 978-0803612891
ISBN10: 0803612893
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

The new edition of this classic text uses a word-building and body systems approach to help your students learn medical terminology and achieve a high level of competence. It combines the format of a classroom teaching text with that of a workbook, focusing your students on the terms you want them to learn while also helping them develop an extensive medical vocabulary on their own.

Key Features

  • Uses word-building and body systems approach to teach terminology
  • All new, full-color illustrations allow your students to understand the relationships between body parts and key structures of the body
  • Medical records added to each body system chapter show your students how terms from medical records might be used in real-life situations
  • Key terms added to the front of each chapter for quick review
  • Flash card activity in every chapter enhances learning
  • Common psychiatric terms are now included
  • Extensive coverage of pathology helps students better understand human diseases and the medical terms pertinent to each
  • Fully revised table format speeds learning and increases retention
  • Includes a new appendix containing an alphabetical listing of generic and trade drugs, and includes corresponding pages in the text as a references

Table of Contents

1. Basic Elements of a Medical Word

2. Suffixes

3. Prefixes

4. Body Structure

5. Integumentary System

7. Respiratory System

8. Cardiovascular System

9. Blood, Lymph, and Immune Systems

10. Musculoskeletal System

11. Genitourinary System

12. Female Reproductive System

13. Endocrine System

14. Nervous System

15. Special Senses

Appendices

Answer Key

Abbreviations

Glossary of Medical Word Elements

Index of Genetic Disorders

Index of Pharmacology

Index of Oncological Terms

Index

Pronounciation Guidelines

Rules for Singular and Plural Suffixes

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