COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY This title has been archived.

Author: Betty Jones, RN, MA, CMA
Affiliation: Gaston College; Dallas, NC
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN 10: 1418039209
ISBN 13: 9781418039202
Edition: 3rd

Description:

Unlock a whole new world of knowledge with this comprehensive introduction to medical terminology! Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, emphasis is placed on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic techniques and procedures. The study of word parts, the foundation of medical terminology, is integrated into every chapter, which leads to strong comprehension.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Notice to the Reader
  • DEDICATION
  • Preface
  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Book and Components
  • How to Use Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Third Edition StudyWARE™

WORD BUILDING RULES

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Word Parts, Combining Forms, and Word Building Rules
  • Word Structure
  • Guidelines for Use of Possessive Forms
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

PREFIXES

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Numbers
  • Measurement
  • Position and/or Direction
  • Color
  • Negatives
  • Common Prefixes
  • Chapter Review Exercises

SUFFIXES

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Noun Suffixes
  • Plural Words
  • Adjective Suffixes
  • Specialties and Specialists
  • Instruments, Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures
  • Common Suffixes
  • Chapter Review Exercises

WHOLE BODY TERMINOLOGY

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Structural Organization
  • Body Planes
  • Body Regions and Quadrants
  • Body Cavities
  • Divisions of the Back
  • Direction
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Skin Lesions
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE SKELETAL SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

MUSCLES AND JOINTS

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW OF MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Muscles)
  • Vocabulary (Muscles)
  • Word Elements (Muscles)
  • Pathological Conditions (Muscles)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures (Muscles)
  • Common Abbreviations (Muscles)
  • OVERVIEW OF JOINTS
  • Classifications of Joints
  • Movements of Joints
  • Vocabulary (Joints)
  • Word Elements (Joints)
  • Pathological Conditions (Joints)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures (Joints)
  • Common Abbreviations (Joints)
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE BLOOD AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW OF THE BLOOD SYSTEM
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Blood)
  • Vocabulary (Blood)
  • Word Elements (Blood)
  • Pathological Conditions (Blood)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures (Blood)
  • Common Abbreviations (Blood)
  • OVERVIEW OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Lymphatic)
  • Vocabulary (Lymphatic)
  • Word Elements (Lymphatic)
  • Immunity
  • Pathological Conditions (Lymphatic)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments and Procedures (Lymphatic)
  • Common Abbreviations (Lymphatic)
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Signs and Symptoms
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physical Examination
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Signs and Symptoms
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Signs and Symptoms
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE SPECIAL SENSES

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW OF THE EYE
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Eye)
  • The Process of Vision
  • Vocabulary (Eye)
  • Word Elements (Eye)
  • Pathological Conditions (Eye)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures (Eye)
  • Common Abbreviations (Eye)
  • OVERVIEW OF THE EAR
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Ear)
  • The Process of Hearing
  • Vocabulary (Ear)
  • Word Elements (Ear)
  • Pathological Conditions (Ear)
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures (Ear)
  • Common Abbreviations (Ear)
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE URINARY SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER OUTLINE
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Characteristics of Urine
  • Common Signs and Symptoms
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Treatment of Renal Failure
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Urine Specimen Collections
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Male and Female Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Puberty and the Menstrual Cycle
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Signs and Symptoms
  • Family Planning
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments and Procedures
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Male and Female)
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

OBSTETRICS

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Pregnancy
  • Physiological Changes During Pregnancy
  • Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy
  • Calculation of Date of Birth
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Discomforts of Pregnancy
  • Complications of Pregnancy
  • Signs and Symptoms of Labor
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

CHILD HEALTH

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Growth and Development
  • Growth and Development Principles
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Immunizations
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

RADIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Procedures and Techniques
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

ONCOLOGY (CANCER MEDICINE)

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Cancer Terms
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Benign Versus Malignant Tumors
  • Classification of Neoplasms
  • Risk Factors
  • Warning Signs of Cancer
  • Specific Types of Cancers
  • Treatment Techniques and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

PHARMACOLOGY

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Drug Laws
  • Drug Standards
  • Drug References
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Drug Sources
  • Drug Names
  • Drug Actions/Interactions
  • Routes of Administration for Medications
  • Drug Classification
  • Common Charting Abbreviations
  • Examples of Error-Prone Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

MENTAL HEALTH

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Mental Disorders
  • Treatments and Therapies
  • Personality and Intelligence Tests
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises

GERONTOLOGY

  • CHAPTER CONTENT
  • KEY COMPETENCIES
  • OVERVIEW
  • Assessing the Elderly Adult
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Elements
  • Pathological Conditions and Changes in the Elderly Person
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments, and Procedures
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Written and Audio Terminology Review
  • Chapter Review Exercises