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Unlock a whole new world of knowledge with this comprehensive introduction to medical terminology! Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, emphasis is placed on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic techniques and procedures. The study of word parts, the foundation of medical terminology, is integrated into every chapter, which leads to strong comprehension. Simple-to-complex definitions enhance your ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and charts.
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More than a simple dictionary, this is a teaching text, with plenty of pedagogical features, designed for students training for paramedical fields as well as such careers as medical transcriptionist, legal secretary, court reporter, insurance claims adjuster, and any position responsible for medical records and reports. Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, the 20 chapters emphasize anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, diagnostic techniques and procedures, and new coverage of gerontology. An activity CD-ROM is included. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This comprehensive introduction to medical terminology is organized by body system with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic treatment and procedures. The second edition includes a new chapter on Oncology.
About the Author
Betty Davis Jones is the Department Chair for Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Medical Assistants, the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants and the North Carolina Association of Medical Assisting Educators. Mrs. Jones is a licensed registered nurse and a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and holds a Master of Arts Degree.
Table of Contents
Word Building Rules. Prefixes. Suffixes. Whole Body Terminology. Integumentary System. Skeletal System. Muscles and Joints. Nervous System. Blood and Lymphatic Systems. Cardiovascular System. Respiratory System. Digestive System. Endocrine System. Special Senses. Urinary System. Male Reproductive System. Female Reproductive System. Obstetrics and Gynecology. Child Health. Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. Oncology (Cancer Medicine). Pharmacology. Psychiatry/Psychology. Appendices.
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