Introduction to Medical Terminology (Studyware)

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9781418030179: Introduction to Medical Terminology (Studyware)

Designed for the beginning health care student, Introduction to Medical Terminology, Second Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these "building blocks" is emphasized in every chapter. Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to the specialties, pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures that follow. A workbook offers word part and comprehensive medical terminology reviews, flashcards, and learning exercises in a variety of formats that require written answers.

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Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.

Carol L. Schroeder has been working for more than 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating, and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating innovative activities and approaches--such as the Simplified Syllabus and Human Touch stories--to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

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Preface Acknowledgments How to Use This Book How to Use StudyWARETM CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Overview of Introduction to Medical Terminology Vocabulary Related to the Introduction to Medical Terminology Primary Medical Terms Word Parts Are the Key Word Roots Suffixes Prefixes Determining Meanings on the Basis of Word Parts Medical Dictionary Use Pronunciation Spelling Is Always Important Using Abbreviations Singular and Plural Endings Basic Medical Terms to Describe Diseases Look-Alike Sound-Alike Terms and Word Parts Abbreviations Related to the Introduction to Medical Terminology Career Opportunities: setting your goals Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 2: THE HUMAN BODY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE Overview of the Human Body in Health and Disease Vocabulary Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease Anatomic Reference Systems Structures of the Body Cells Genetics Tissues Glands Body Systems and Related Organs Pathology Aging Abbreviations Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 3: THE SKELETAL SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Skeletal System Vocabulary Related to the Skeletal System Structures and Functions of the Skeletal System The Structure of Bones Joints The Skeleton Medical Specialties Related to the Skeletal System Pathology of the Skeletal System Diagnostic Procedures of the Skeletal System Treatment Procedures of the Skeletal System Abbreviations Related to the Skeletal System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 4: THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Muscular System Vocabulary Related to the Muscular System Functions of the Muscular System Structures of the Muscular System Types of Muscle Tissue Muscle Contraction and Relaxation Contrasting Muscle Motion How Muscles Are Named Medical Specialties Related to the Muscular System Pathology of the Muscular System Diagnostic Procedures of the Muscular System Treatment Procedures of the Muscular System Abbreviations Related to the Muscular System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 5: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Cardiovascular System Vocabulary Related to the Cardiovascular System Functions of the Cardiovascular System Structures of the Cardiovascular System The Blood Vessels Blood Medical Specialties Related to the Cardiovascular System Pathology of the Cardiovascular System Diagnostic Procedures of the Cardiovascular System Treatment Procedures of the Cardiovascular System Abbreviations Related to the Cardiovascular System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 6: THE LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems Vocabulary Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems Introduction Medical Specialties Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems Functions of the Lymphatic System Structures of the Lymphatic System Functions and Structures of the Immune System Pathogenic Organisms Oncology Abbreviations Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 7: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Respiratory Systems Vocabulary Related to the Respiratory System Functions of the Respiratory System Structures of the Respiratory System Respiration Medical Specialties Related to the Respiratory System Pathology of the Respiratory System Diagnostic Procedures of the Respiratory System Treatment Procedures of the Respiratory System Abbreviations Related to the Respiratory System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 8: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Digestive System Vocabulary Related to the Digestive System Structures of the Digestive System Digestion Medical Specialties Related to the Digestive System Pathology of the Digestive System Diagnostic Procedures of the Digestive System Treatment Procedures of the Digestive System Abbreviations Related to the Digestive System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 9: THE URINARY SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Urinary System Vocabulary Related to the Urinary System Functions of the Urinary System Structures of the Urinary System The Excretion of Urine Medical Specialties Related to the Urinary System Pathology of the Urinary System Diagnostic Procedures of the Urinary System Treatment Procedures of the Urinary System Abbreviations Related to the Urinary System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 10: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Nervous System Vocabulary Related to the Nervous System Functions of the Nervous System Structures of the Nervous System The Central Nervous System The Peripheral Nervous System The Autonomic Nervous System Medical Specialties Related to the Nervous System Pathology of the Nervous System Diagnostic Procedures of the Nervous System Treatment Procedures of the Nervous System Mental Health Abbreviations Related to the Nervous System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 11: SPECIAL SENSES: THE EYES AND EARS Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Eyes and Ears Vocabulary Related to the Special Senses Functions of the Eyes Structures of the Eyes Medical Specialties Related to the Eyes Pathology of the Eyes and Vision Diagnostic Procedures of the Eyes and Vision Treatment Procedures of the Eyes and Vision Functions of the Ears Structures of the Ears Medical Specialties Related to the Ears Pathology of the Ears and Hearing Diagnostic Procedures of the Ears and Hearing Treatment Procedures of the Ears and Hearing Abbreviations Related to the Special Senses Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 12: SKIN: THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Integumentary System Vocabulary Related to the Integumentary System Functions of the Integumentary System The Structures of the Skin and its Related Structures Medical Specialties Related to the Integumentary System Pathology of the Integumentary System Diagnostic Procedures of the Integumentary System Treatment Procedures of the Integumentary System Abbreviations Related to the Integumentary System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 13: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the Endocrine System Vocabulary Related to the Endocrine System Functions of the Endocrine System Structures of the Endocrine System Medical Specialties Related to the Endocrine System Pathology of the Endocrine System The Pituitary Gland The Pineal Gland The Thyroid Gland The Parathyroid Glands The Thymus The Pancreatic Islets The Adrenal Glands The Gonads Abbreviations Related to the Endocrine System Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 14: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions of the reproductive systems Vocabulary Related to the Reproductive Systems Terms Related to the Reproductive Systems of Both Sexes Functions of the Male Reproductive System Structures of the Male Reproductive System Medical Specialties Related to the Male Reproductive System S Pathology of the Male Reproductive System Diagnostic Procedures of the Male Reproductive System Treatment Procedures of the Male Reproductive System Sexually Transmitted Diseases Functions of the Female Reproductive System Structures of the Female Reproductive System Medical Specialties Related to the Female Reproductive System and Childbirth Pathology of the Female Reproductive System Diagnostic Procedures of the Female Reproductive System Treatment Procedures of the Female Reproductive System Pregnancy and Childbirth Pathology of Pregnancy and Childbirth Assisted Reproduction Abbreviations Related to the Reproductive Systems Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity CHAPTER 15: DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND PHARMACOLOGY 344 Overview of Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology Vocabulary Related to Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology Basic Examination Procedures Basic Examination Positions Laboratory Tests Endoscopy Centesis Imaging Techniques Pharmacology Medical Technologist Abbreviations Related to Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology Career Opportunities Health Occupation Profile Study Break Review Time The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Activity APPENDIX A: PREFIXES, COMBINING FORMS, AND SUFFIXES APPENDIX B: ABBREVIATIONS AND THEIR MEANINGS INDEX

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