Acquiring Medical Language2nd Edition
By Steven Jones and Andrew Cavanagh
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● Follows a language-focused approach.
● Introduces students to roots with illustrations of body systems and term blocks that include specific word roots, examples containing that root, and interesting facts.
● Structures each chapter around the SOAP framework of a medical note: Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan.
1 Introduction to Medical Language
2 Introduction to Health Records
3 The Integumentary System—Dermatology
4 The Musculoskeletal System—Orthopedics
5 The Nervous System—Neurology and Psychiatry
6 The Sensory System—Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
7 The Endocrine System—Endocrinology
8 The Blood and Lymphatic Systems—Hematology and Immunology
9 The Cardiovascular System—Cardiology
10 The Respiratory System—Pulmonology
11 The Gastrointestinal System—Gastroenterology
12 The Urinary and Male Reproductive Systems—Urology
13 The Female Reproductive System—Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Neonatology
Appendix A Prefixes
Appendix B Suffixes
Appendix C Roots Only Mentioned in Word Analysis