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Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide: Canadian Version with LiveAdvise by Barbara Janson Cohen, BA, MSEd
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The popular textbook Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide is now available in a Canadian edition, with Canadian regionalisms, spellings, drugs, diagnostic terms, and measurements. This richly illustrated introduction to medical terminology provides comprehensive coverage of terms related to structure and function, disorders, diagnosis, and treatments. It features a user-friendly layout, basic approach to the subject, and numerous learning exercises. A free bound-in CD-ROM contains Stedman's audio pronunciations and exercises for students. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology--an online student tutoring and faculty support service--is free with the book. A fully customizable online course created specifically for this text is available as an additional purchase.

Table of Contents

    Introduction to Medical Terminology 1 Concepts of Medical Terminology 2 Suffixes 3 Prefixes 4 Cells, Tissues, and Organs 5 Body Structure
      Disease and Treatment 6 Disease 7 Diagnosis and Treatment; Surgery 8 Drugs
        Body Systems 9 Circulation: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 10 Blood and Immunity 11 The Respiratory System 12 The Digestive System 13 The Urinary System 14 The Male Reproductive System 15 The Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth 16 The Endocrine System 17 The Nervous System and Behavioural Disorders 18 The Senses 19 The Skeleton 20 The Muscular System 21 The Skin Appendix 1: Commonly Used Symbols Appendix 2: Abbreviations and Their Meanings Appendix 3: Word Parts and Their Meanings Appendix 4: Meanings and Their Corresponding Word Parts Appendix 5: Word Roots Appendix 6: Suffixes Appendix 7: Prefixes Appendix 8: Metric Measurements Appendix 9: Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a Glance Answer Key EXPANDED CONTENTS
          Part One: Introduction to Medical Terminology Word Parts Pronunciation Abbreviations Medical Dictionaries Suffixes Prefixes Cells, Tissues, and Organs Body Structure
            Part Two: Disease and Treatment Disease Types of Diseases Infectious Diseases Responses to Disease
              Diagnosis and Treatment; Surgery Diagnosis Treatment Cancer
                Drugs Drugs Herbal Medicines Word Parts Pertaining to Drugs
                  Part Three: Body Systems Circulation: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Blood and Immunity The Respiratory System The Digestive System The Urinary System The Male Reproductive System The Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth The Endocrine System The Nervous System and Behavioural Disorders The Senses The Skeleton The Muscular System The Skin Appendix 1: Commonly Used Symbols Appendix 2: Abbreviations and Their Meanings Appendix 3: Word Parts and Their Meanings Appendix 4:Meanings and Their Corresponding Word Parts Appendix 5: Word Roots Appendix 6: Suffixes Appendix 7: Prefixes Appendix 8: Metric Measurements Appendix 9: Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a Glance Answer Key
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
275
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
826
Dimensions
213x277x31
ISBN-13
9780781772600
Product ID
3087012

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