ISBN: 9780702044953
Page Count: 440
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care, 5th Edition

by Andrew Hutton, BSc, MSc
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ISBN: 9780702044953
Page Count: 440
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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A thorough knowledge of medical terminology is essential for all health care roles whether clinical or administrative in nature. The new edition of this attractive and easy to use self-directed learning manual provides a simple, interactive and comprehensive guide to the language of medicine.

    • A self-directed learning package that requires no previous knowledge of medical terminology
    • New design with icons to direct the reader and facilitate the learning process
    • Case Histories help put the words into a ‘real life’ context
    • Over 120 clear images enable students to associate medical terms with human anatomy and medical equipment
    • Self-assessment modules allow readers to test their knowledge of the meaning of word components and their association with a disease, anatomical feature or medical specialty
    • Simple, non-technical descriptions of pathological conditions, symptoms, laboratory tests, medical instruments and clinical procedures
    • Numerous fill-in word exercises to ensure fast and effective learning
    • Comprehensive abbreviation lists and a glossary
    • A valuable resource for readers taking the City and Guilds (AMSPAR) exams or CMA (AAMA) exams in medical terminology
    • Fresh design and updated artwork program gives added appeal to the volume
    • Each unit contains a list of common associated words often used in conjunction with specific medical terms in patient records and medical publications
    • More information on pathological conditions, laboratory tests and clinical procedures
    • Self-assessment exercises on medical specialties
    • Revised lists of common abbreviations associated with each speciality
  • Introduction

    Unit 1 Levels of organization

    Unit 2 The digestive system

    Unit 3 The respiratory system

    Unit 4 The cardiovascular system

    Unit 5 The blood

    Unit 6 The lymphatic system and immunology

    Unit 7 The urinary system

    Unit 8 The nervous system

    Unit 9 The eye

    Unit 10 The ear

    Unit 11 The skin

    Unit 12 The nose and mouth

    Unit 13 The muscular system

    Unit 14 The skeletal system

    Unit 15 The male reproductive system

    Unit 16 The female reproductive system

    Unit 17 The endocrine system

    Unit 18 Radiology

    Unit 19 Oncology

    Unit 20 Anatomical position

    Unit 21 Pharmacology and microbiology

    Unit 22 Final self-assessment tests

    Answers to word exercises

    Answers to self-assessment tests

    Abbreviations

    Glossary

    Index

  • Andrew Hutton, BSc, MSc, Lecturer in Life Science, Edinburgh, UK
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