Building a Medical Vocabulary
with Spanish TranslationsBy
- Peggy Leonard, BA, MT, MEd, Chesterfield, MO
The language of medicine is complex, but learning it doesnt have to be. Using a conversational writing style and a logical, programmed approach, Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations, 8th Edition starts with common words you hear everyday and adds new root words, prefixes, and suffixes to introduce you to key medical terminology. Additionally, this valuable text comes with a wealth of engaging review tools - such as interactive games, sound files, and Programmed Learning sections - to enhance your understanding of textbook terms and principles, polish your pronunciation skills, and help you get comfortable communicating in the language of health care.
Paperback, 715 Pages
Published: October 2011
Introductory Chapters 1. Tools for Building Medical Terms2. Building on Familiar Terms3.
Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Surgical Terms 4. Diseases and Disorders5. Prefixes 6. Organization of the
Body7. Body Fluids and ImmunityBody Systems Chapters8. Circulatory System
9. Respiratory System10. Digestive System11. Urinary System12. Reproductive System 13. Reproduction
and Sexually Transmitted Diseases14. Musculoskeletal System15. Nervous System and Psychological Disorders16.
Integumentary System17. Endocrine System18. Review by ChapterAppendicesI. Medical Abbreviations
II. Enhancing Spanish Communications
III. Word Parts
IV. Solutions to Review Questions