Comprehensive Medical Terminology

Third Edition
Author: Betty Davis Jones
ISBN #: 1418039209
©2008   Publish Date: 07/23/2007
Binding: PB
Pages: 1136
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $149.95


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.

Product Benefits:

  • Word Building Rules chapter guides the learner through the process of combining word parts to form medical terms
  • FREE interactive StudyWARE CD-ROM engages learners with quizzes, 3-D animations, and a variety of games to build knowledge
  • Numerous end-of-chapter exercises provide in-depth review of the material
  • Medical scenarios encourage learners to synthesize information on pathological conditions and apply that knowledge to situations a health care worker might encounter in clinical practice
  • "Do This" and "Say It" segments actively involve the learner in the learning process
  • Vocabulary sections facilitate learning term definitions, plus word part breakdowns and definitions
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Table of Contents:

Word Building Rules
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
Child Health
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
Oncology (Cancer Medicine)
Mental Health

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