Mastering Medical Terminology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729543330, 9780729587860

Mastering Medical Terminology

3rd Edition

Australia and New Zealand

Authors: Sue Walker Maryann Wood Jenny Nicol
eBook ISBN: 9780729587860
eBook ISBN: 9780729587853
Paperback ISBN: 9780729543330
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2020
Page Count: 726
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Description

The third edition of Mastering Medical Terminology Australia and New Zealand is the go-to textbook for medical terminology. Written by Sue Walker, Maryann Wood and Jenny Nicol, the text has been fully updated to reflect current medical terminology and the local healthcare environment.

Terms are demystified through an interactive and easy-to-follow instructional process. Students learn the basics of word structures first, then tackle the more complex terminology associated with the human body as a whole and then each body system. The terminology associated with special applications is also included. 

The textbook includes a pronunciation guide and practice exercises, examples of terminology in context and diagrams and illustrations to enhance understanding.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Word Structure
    2. Building a medical vocabulary
    3. The human body
    4. Musculoskeletal system
    5. Integumentary system
    6. Haematology
    7. Lymphatic and immune systems
    8. Endocrine system
    9. Cardiovascular system
    10. Respiratory system
    11. Digestive system
    12. Nervous system
    13. The senses
    14. Urinary system
    15. Male reproductive system
    16. Female reproductive system
    17. Obstetrics and neonatology
    18. Mental health
    19. Oncology
    20. Infectious and parasitic diseases
    21. Radiology and nuclear medicine
    22. Pharmacology
    23. Complementary and alternative therapies
    24. Public health, epidemiology and research terms

Details

No. of pages:
726
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st August 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780729587860
eBook ISBN:
9780729587853
Paperback ISBN:
9780729543330

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