The Language of Medicine - 10th Edition

The Language of Medicine

10th Edition

Authors: Davi-Ellen Chabner
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Word Structure
  2. Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole
  3. Suffixes
  4. Prefixes
  5. Digestive System
  6. Additional Suffixes and Digestive System Terminology
  7. Urinary System
  8. Female Reproductive System
  9. Male Reproductive System
  10. Nervous System
  11. Cardiovascular System
  12. Respiratory System
  13. Blood System
  14. Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  15. Musculoskeletal System
  16. Skin
  17. Sense Organs: The Eye and the Ear
  18. Endocrine System
  19. Cancer Medicine (Oncology)
  20. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
  21. Pharmacology
  22. Psychiatry

Glossary

  • Medical Word Parts to English
  • English to Medical Word Parts

Appendix I: Plurals

Appendix II: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Eponyms, and Symbols

Appendix III: Normal Hematologic Reference Values and Implications of Abnormal Results

Appendix IV: Drugs

Appendix V: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms


Description

Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition! By presenting medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease, this proven resource makes it easy to learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Add an engaging student Evolve website with medical animations and videos, word games, flash cards, and more, and you’ll be ready to communicate confidently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career.

Key Features

  • Simple, clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science.
  • Practical applications such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in practice.
  • Self-study text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets.
  • Full-color illustrations depict anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the body’s structure and function.
  • Comprehensive glossaries and appendices serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323188876
eBook ISBN:
9781455742394
eBook ISBN:
9780323292146

Reviews

"It is important for today's healthcare practitioners to understand the correct meaning and use of medical terminology...The clinical importance of language is made clear throughout the book. The terminology comes to life  with practical application sections and with case studies  that discuss a range of medical conditions  and procedures. This is a well-presented and challenging workbook that will be usefulfor established practitioners as well as students."

Nursing Standard, November 2013


About the Authors

Davi-Ellen Chabner Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Newton Centre, MA