An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care book cover

An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care

A Self-Teaching Package

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.

Paperback, 392 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10075-8

Contents

  • How to use this book
    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 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
    Abbreviations
    Glossary

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