An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care

A Self-Teaching Package


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

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A knowledge of medical terminology is essential for employment in many health care professions. This attractive and easy to use self-teaching text provides a simple, interactive and comprehensive guide to the language of medicine.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10075-8

Table of Contents

How to use this book
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 and nuclear medicine
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