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Medical Language, 2/e

Susan M. Turley MA, BSN, RN, ART, CMT

ISBN-10:      0135055784

 

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.

Synopsis:

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

Contents

PART I        INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE 3

Chapter 1

 

The Structure of Medical Language 3

Welcome to Medical Language 5

Communication and Medical Language 6

Medical Words and Word Parts 7

Medical Language Origins 20

Medical Word Singular and Plural Nouns 21

The Health Record 22

Abbreviations 25

Chapter Review Exercises 26

Chapter 2

The Body in Health and Disease 33

The Body in Health 35

Body Planes and Body Directions Approach 35

Body Cavities Approach 42

Quadrants and Regions Approach 43

Anatomy and Physiology Approach 44

Microscopic-to-Macroscopic Approach 45

Body Systems Approach 45

Medical Specialties Approach 46

Vocabulary Review 52

The Body in Disease 62

Disease Categories 62

Onset, Course, and Outcome of Disease 63

Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings 66

Healthcare Professionals 66

Healthcare Settings 67

Vocabulary Review 69

Abbreviations 74

Chapter Review Exercises 76

PART II       MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS 87

CHAPTER 3

Gastroenterology • Gastrointestinal System 87

Anatomy and Physiology 89

Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal System 89

Physiology of Digestion 96

Vocabulary Review 99

Diseases and Conditions 107

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 123

Medical and Surgical Procedures 127

Abbreviations 134

Drug Categories 133

Chapter Review Exercises 136

CHAPTER 4

Pulmonology • Respiratory System 153

Anatomy and Physiology 155

Anatomy of the Respiratory System 155

Physiology of Respiration 160

Vocabulary Review 163

Diseases and Conditions 169

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 180

Medical and Surgical Procedures 182

Abbreviations 189

Drug Categories 187

Chapter Review Exercises 191

CHAPTER 5

Cardiology • Cardiovascular System 205

Anatomy and Physiology 207

Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System 207

Physiology of a Heartbeat 217

Vocabulary Review 219

Diseases and Conditions 229

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 241

Medical and Surgical Procedures 248

Abbreviations 257

Drug Categories 254

Chapter Review Exercises 259

CHAPTER 6

Hematology and Immunology • Blood and Lymphatic System 275

Anatomy and Physiology 277

Anatomy of the Blood 277

Physiology of Blood Clotting 286

Anatomy of the Lymphatic System 287

Physiology of the Immune Response 289

Vocabulary Review 292

Diseases and Conditions 300

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 310

Medical and Surgical Procedures 315

Abbreviations 320

Drug Categories 318

Chapter Review Exercises 321

CHAPTER 7

Dermatology • Integumentary System 337

Anatomy and Physiology 339

Anatomy of the Integumentary System 339

Physiology of an Allergic Reaction 344

Vocabulary Review 345

Diseases and Conditions 350

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 369

Medical and Surgical Procedures 370

Abbreviations 377

Drug Categories 376

Chapter Review Exercises 380

Chapter 8

Orthopedics • Skeletal System 395

Anatomy and Physiology 397

Anatomy of the Skeletal System 397

The Structure of Bone 411

Physiology of Bone Growth 419

Vocabulary Review 415

Diseases and Conditions 424

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 434

Medical and Surgical Procedures 436

Abbreviations 442

Drug Categories 440

Chapter Review Exercises 444

Chapter 9

Orthopedics • Muscular System 457

Anatomy and Physiology 459

Anatomy of the Muscular System 459

Physiology of a Muscle Contraction 472

Vocabulary Review 474

Diseases and Conditions 482

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 489

Medical and Surgical Procedures 490

Abbreviations 495

Drug Categories 440

Chapter Review Exercises 497

Chapter 10

Neurology • Nervous System 511

Anatomy and Physiology 513

Anatomy of the Central Nervous System 513

Physiology of a Neuron and Neurotransmitters 524

Vocabulary Review 526

Diseases and Conditions 536

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 553

Medical and Surgical Procedures 556

Abbreviations 562

Drug Categories 560

Chapter Review Exercises 564

Chapter 11

Urology • Urinary System 581

Anatomy and Physiology 583

Anatomy of the Urinary System 583

Physiology of the Formation of Urine 588

Physiology of Other Functions of the Kidneys 590

Vocabulary Review 591

Diseases and Conditions 597

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 606

Medical and Surgical Procedures 612

Abbreviations 619

Drug Categories 618

Chapter Review Exercises 621

Chapter 12

Male Reproductive Medicine • Male Genitourinary System 635

Anatomy and Physiology 637

Anatomy of the Male Genitourinary System 637

Physiology of Sexual Maturity, Spermatogenesis, and Ejaculation 642

Vocabulary Review 644

Diseases and Conditions 649

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 653

Medical and Surgical Procedures 655

Abbreviations 658

Drug Categories 657

Chapter Review Exercises 660

Chapter 13

Gynecology and Obstetrics • Female Reproductive System 673

Anatomy and Physiology 675

Anatomy of the Female Genital and Reproductive System 676

Physiology of Sexual Maturity, Oogenesis, Menstruation, and Conception 683

Physiology of Labor and Delivery 687

The Newborn 690

Vocabulary Review 691

Diseases and Conditions 701

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 714

Medical and Surgical Procedures 720

Abbreviations 731

Drug Categories 657

Chapter Review Exercises 734

Chapter 14

Endocrinology • Endocrine System 751

Anatomy and Physiology 753

Anatomy of the Endocrine System 754

Physiology of Hormone Response and Feedback 762

Vocabulary Review 764

Diseases and Conditions 771

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 784

Medical and Surgical Procedures 786

Abbreviations 789

Drug Categories 787

Chapter Review Exercises 791

Chapter 15

Ophthalmology • Eyes 805

Anatomy and Physiology 807

Anatomy of the Eye 807

Physiology of Vision 814

Vocabulary Review 816

Diseases and Conditions 821

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 829

Medical and Surgical Procedures 831

Abbreviations 839

Drug Categories 838

Chapter Review Exercises 841

Chapter 16

Otolaryngology • Ears, Nose, and Throat 853

Anatomy and Physiology 855

Anatomy of the ENT System 855

Physiology of the Sense of Hearing 864

Vocabulary Review 865

Diseases and Conditions 871

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 879

Medical and Surgical Procedures 882

Abbreviations 887

Drug Categories 885

Chapter Review Exercises 889

Part III         OTHER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 901

Chapter 17

Psychiatry 901

Anatomy and Physiology 903

Anatomy Related to Psychiatry 903

Physiology of Emotion and Behavior 905

Vocabulary Review 906

Symptoms, Signs, and Mental Disorders 908

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 922

Psychiatric Therapies 924

Abbreviations 927

Drug Categories 926

Chapter Review Exercises 929

Chapter 18

Oncology 943

Anatomy and Physiology 945

Anatomy Related to Oncology 945

Physiology of Cellular Division and Cancer 947

Vocabulary Review 951

Symptoms, Signs, and Types of Cancer 955

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures 963

Medical, Surgical, and Radiation Therapy Procedures 967

Abbreviations 976

Drug Categories 974

Chapter Review Exercises 978

Chapter 19

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 991

Anatomy and Physiology 993

Radiology 993

Nuclear Medicine 1007

Vocabulary Review 1012

Abbreviations 1020

Chapter Review Exercises 1021

           

APPENDICES

Appendix A            Glossary of Medical Word Parts: Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes A-1

Appendix B            Glossary of Medical Abbreviations A-17

Answer Key AK-1

Photo Credits PC-1

Index I-1

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135055786
Author:
Turley, Susan M.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Turley, Susan M., MA, BSN, RN, ART, CMT
Author:
Turley, James
Author:
Turley, Susan
Author:
Susan M. Turley MA, BSN, RN, ART, CMT
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Terminology as Topic
Subject:
General
Subject:
Dictionaries & Terminology
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Dictionaries and Encyclopedia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1088
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.5 x 1.5 in 1955 gr

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