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An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care By Andrew Hutton

An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care
by Andrew Hutton

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Serves as a comprehensive guide to the language of medicine. Following an introduction to the basic components of medical words, this work deals with a different body system. By breaking words into their component parts and applying knowledge through exercises and examples from patient care, it helps reader learn how words are formed.
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An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care: A Self-Teaching Package by Andrew Hutton

A knowledge of medical terminology is essential for many health care professions. This attractive an easy to use self-teaching text provides a simple, interactive, comprehensive guide to the language of medicine. Following a brief introduction to the basic components of medical words, each unit deals with a different body system and follows a standard plan: Word exercise; An anatomy exercise; A word check; and A self assessment. By breaking words into their component parts and applying knowledge through exercises and examples from patient care, the reader learning how words are formed and becomes familiar with the common roots, and suffixes of medial words as well as how they will be encountered in practice. In addition, the text provides a comprehensive glossary/index, which cross-references the text, as well as a list of common abbreviations.

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About Andrew Hutton


The author has produced the two previous editions and is a successful teacher and developer of learning materials in this area.

Table of Contents


How to use this book; Introduction; Levels of organisation; The digestive system; The breathing system; The cardiovascular system; The blood; The lymphatic system and immunology; The urinary system; The nervous system; The eye; The ear; The skin; The nose and mouth; The muscular system; The skeletal system; The male reproductive system; The female reproductive system; The endocrine system; Radiology and nuclear medicine; Oncology; Anatomical position; Pharmacology and microbiology; Answers to word exercises; Answers to self-assessment tests; Abbreviations; Glossary

Additional information

GOR001396503
An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care: A Self-Teaching Package by Andrew Hutton
Andrew Hutton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2002-01-15
352
0443070792
9780443070792
N/A
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