Mastering Medical Terminology

1st Edition

Australia and New Zealand

Authors:

  • Sue Walker
  • Maryann Wood
  • Jenny Nicol
  • Key Features

    • Simple, non-technical explanations of medical terms
    • Explanations of clinical procedures, laboratory tests and abbreviations used in Australian clinical practice
    • Exercises and review activities to test understanding
    • Comprehensive glossary and appendices
    • Accompanying iPhone/Android app featuring audio glossary, flashcards and MCQs
    • Workbook available in print or online interactive format

    Table of Contents

    MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION

    Chapter 1: Basic Word Structure

    Chapter 2: Building a Medical Vocabulary


    MODULE 2: THE BODY AS A FRAMEWORK

    Chapter 3: The Body as a Whole

    Chapter 4: Muscular System

    Chapter 5: Skeletal System

    Chapter 6: Integumentary System


    MODULE 3: INTERNAL WORKINGS OF THE BODY

    Chapter 7: Mental Health

    Chapter 8: Digestive System

    Chapter 9: Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 10: Haematology

    Chapter 11: Lymphatic and Immune Systems

    Chapter 12: Respiratory System

    Chapter 13: Nervous System

    Chapter 14: Endocrine System

    Chapter 15: The Senses

    Chapter 16: Urinary System

    Chapter 17: Male Reproductive System

    Chapter 18: Female Reproductive System

    Chapter 19: Obstetrics and Neonatology


    MODULE 4: SYSTEMIC CONDITIONS

    Chapter 20: Oncology

    Chapter 21: Infectious Diseases

    Chapter 22: Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

    Chapter 23: Pharmacology


    MODULE 5: SPECIAL APPLICATIONS

    Chapter 24: Alternative and Complementary Therapies

    Chapter 25: Public Health, Epidemiological and Clinical Research Terms

    Details

    No. of pages:
    436
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780729541114
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729581110