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Mastering Medical Terminology 2nd Edition - WALKER

Mastering Medical Terminology 2nd Edition

By: WALKER, WOOD, NICOL

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Published: 13th October 2016
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Mastering Medical Terminology: Australia and New Zealand 2e is the essential resource for Australian and New Zealand health students seeking to develop their medical vocabulary.

Structured to maximise learning through practice, the textbook is divided logically into five modules to guide the learner through the fundamentals of word structure and meaning. It supports the study and understanding of human body structure and function and the application of medical terminology in a healthcare environment.

Key Features

  • Australian and New Zealand terminology, perspectives, spelling and pronunciation
  • More than 15 different types of activities including crossword puzzles, anagrams, MCQs, match the column, fill in the blank, label the diagram, analyse and interpret medical documents and word building exercises
  • Over 100 supporting illustrations and tables
  • Simple and understandable explanations for complex medical terms
  • Pronunciation guide for medical terms
  • Supporting resources on evolve, including:
    • Instructor Resources:
    • Lesson plans
    • Semester Plan
    • PowerPoint slides
    • Test Bank
    • Image collection
New to this Edition
  • Fully revised and updated to reflect current medical terminology and the healthcare environment
  • Content written with updated medical, diagnostic and therapeutic information
  • An extensive range of activities, exercises and questions in each chapter to reinforce learning and apply to clinical practice
  • Includes eBook on VitalSource

MODULE 1: Introduction 
01 Basic Word Structure
02 Building a Medical Vocabulary
MODULE 2: The Body as a Framework 
03 The Human Body
04 Musculoskeletal System
05 Integumentary System
MODULE 3: Internal Workings of the Body 
06 Heamatology
07 Lymphatic and Immune Systems
08 Endocrine System
09 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
MODULE 4: Systemic Conditions 
19 Oncology
20 Infectious Diseases
21 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
22 Pharmacology
MODULE 5: Special Applications
23 Alternative and Complementary Therapies
24 Public Health, Epidemiology and Clinical Research Terms

ISBN: 9780729542401
ISBN-10: 0729542408
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 13th October 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 2