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An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care 5e : A Self-Teaching Package - Andrew Hutton

An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care 5e

A Self-Teaching Package


Published: 2nd August 2016
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A thorough knowledge of medical terminology is essential for all health care roles whether clinical or administrative in nature. The new edition of this attractive and easy to use self-directed learning manual provides a simple, interactive and comprehensive guide to the language of medicine.

Key Features:
  • A self-directed learning package that requires no previous knowledge of medical terminology
  • New design with icons to direct the reader and facilitate the learning process
  • Case Histories help put the words into a 'real life' context
  • Over 120 clear images enable students to associate medical terms with human anatomy and medical equipment
  • Self-assessment modules allow readers to test their knowledge of the meaning of word components and their association with a disease, anatomical feature or medical specialty
  • Simple, non-technical descriptions of pathological conditions, symptoms, laboratory tests, medical instruments and clinical procedures
  • Numerous fill-in word exercises to ensure fast and effective learning
  • Comprehensive abbreviation lists and a glossary
  • A valuable resource for readers taking the City and Guilds (AMSPAR) exams or CMA (AAMA) exams in medical terminology
New to this Edition:
  • Fresh design and updated artwork program gives added appeal to the volume
  • Each unit contains a list of common associated words often used in conjunction with specific medical terms in patient records and medical publications
  • More information on pathological conditions, laboratory tests and clinical procedures
  • Self-assessment exercises on medical specialties
  • Revised lists of common abbreviations associated with each speciality

Unit 1 Levels of organization
Unit 2 The digestive system
Unit 3 The respiratory system
Unit 4 The cardiovascular system
Unit 5 The blood
Unit 6 The lymphatic system and immunology
Unit 7 The urinary system
Unit 8 The nervous system
Unit 9 The eye
Unit 10 The ear
Unit 11 The skin
Unit 12 The nose and mouth
Unit 13 The muscular system
Unit 14 The skeletal system
Unit 15 The male reproductive system
Unit 16 The female reproductive system
Unit 17 The endocrine system
Unit 18 Radiology
Unit 19 Oncology
Unit 20 Anatomical position
Unit 21 Pharmacology and microbiology
Unit 22 Final self-assessment tests
Answers to word exercises
Answers to self-assessment tests

ISBN: 9780702044953
ISBN-10: 0702044954
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 2nd August 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 22.1  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.25
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised