Synopses & Reviews
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.
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 The Integumentary System The Skeletal System Muscles and Joints The Nervous System The Blood and Lymphatic Systems The Cardiovascular System The Respiratory System The Digestive System The Endocrine System The Special Senses The Urinary System The Male Reproductive System The Female Reproductive System Obstetrics Child Health Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Oncology (Cancer Medicine) Pharmacology Mental Health Gerontology Glossary Index