Terminology for Allied Health Professionals
This text uses a contextual approach to present clinical and technical information by combining actual medical reports and real-world examples with basic medical terminology. This format allows readers to apply material in the context in which it is used in the medical environment. Practice exercises integrated throughout each chapter reinforce learning by helping you pinpoint specific areas for review in mastering content.
- Mixed media product | 640 pages
- 216.4 x 279.4 x 26.4mm | 1,456.05g
- 21 Feb 2003
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 5th Revised edition
Table of contents
Building a medical vocabulary (roots, prefixes, suffixes); introduction to body structure; the medical history and physical examination; pharmacology; the integumentary system; the musculoskeltal system; surgery; the cardiovascular system; the blood and lymph system; oncology; radiology and nuclear medicine; the respiratory system; the digestive system; discharge summaries; the urinary system; the female reproductive system; the male reproductive system; pathology and autopsies; the endocrine system; the nervous system; mental health; the eye; the ear, nose, and throat. Appendices: answers to selected exercises; word elements to meanings; meanings to word elements; abbreviations; medications.