Medical Language for Modern Health Care https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0073513725.jpeg 3 9780073513720 Medical Language for Modern Health Care, third Edition, uses a Contextual Learning approach to introduce medical terminology within a healthcare environment. Chapters are broken into lessons that present and define terminology through the context of A & P, pathology, as well as clinical and diagnostic procedures. The text is setup in a way that covers one topic at a time, offering contextual content, tables, and exercises all in one place. Word Analysis and Definition Tables provide a color-coded guide to word parts and combining forms, as well as definitions and pronunciations. Now featuring newly added chapters covering Geriatrics, Oncology, Radiology, and Pharmacology. With unfolding patient case studies and documentation, students are introduced to various roles in the healthcare environment, illustrating the real-life application of medical terminology.
Medical Language for Modern Health Care

Medical Language for Modern Health Care

3rd Edition
By David Allan and Karen Lockyer
ISBN10: 0073513725
ISBN13: 9780073513720
Copyright: 2014
09780073513720

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Welcome/FM

1. Roots and Combining Forms

2. Suffixes and Prefixes

3. Word Analysis and Communication

4. The Body as a Whole

5. Digestive System

6. Urinary System

7. Male Reproductive System

8. Female Reproductive System

9. Nervous System

10. Cardiovascular System

11. Blood

12. Lymphatic and Immune System

13. Respiratory System

14. Musculoskeletal System

15. Integumentary System

16. Special Senses of the Eye and Ear

17. Endrocrine System

18. Mental Health

19. Geriatrics (NEW)

20. Cancer (Oncology) (NEW)

21. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (NEW)

22. Pharmacology (NEW)

About the Author

David Allan

David M. Allan received his medical training at Cambridge University and Guy’s Hospital in England. He was chief resident in Pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital in New York City before moving to San Diego, California. Dr. Allan has worked as a family physician in England, a pediatrician in San Diego, and an associate dean at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has designed, written, and produced more than 100 award-winning multimedia programs with virtual reality as their conceptual base.

Karen Lockyer

Karen D. Lockyer
Karen Lockyer holds a degree in Health Information (RHIT), a national coding certification
(CPC), and a BS from Rutgers University. She is also a credentialed member of AHIMA
(American Health Information Management Association) and AAPC (American Academy of
Professional Coders).
Mrs. Lockyer has worked in medical practice administration and the Health Information
Management fields for many years. She has taught medical terminology for high school,
community college, and workforce development areas at the National Institutes of Health and
the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management. She has also taught coding and
billing for undergraduate and certificate programs at the community college level.