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

    About the authors

    Sue Walker

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, National Centre for Health Information Research and Training (NCHIRT) and Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Maryann Wood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Jenny Nicol

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Visiting academic School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia