Medical Language for Modern Health Care 4 9780077820725 Medical Language for Modern Health Care, Fourth 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 anatomy and physiology, pathology, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures as well as pharmacology. The text 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 deconstruction, definitions, and pronunciations. Lessons are organized to present structure, function, disorders, procedures, and pharmacology. With unfolding patient case studies, students see real-life application of medical terminology through an introduction to various roles in the healthcare environment. BodyAnimat3D integrated 3D animations help students visualize the most difficult concepts, with pre- and post-assessment questions for every animation. New to This Edition • The content is focused on the terminology of anatomy and physiology, diseases, disorders, symptoms, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and pharmacology. • The up-to-date content is more precise, with new terms and their definitions. • Each content area and exercise set is tagged with its corresponding chapter learning outcome. • More than 50 percent of the books artwork and photos have been replaced with more current and relevant images. • The terms defined in the book have been reviewed for relevance against the provisional new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and the new ICDM-5. • In each of the chapters on body systems, new sections detailing diagnostic procedures, therapeutic procedures, and pharmacology have been added. • Additional activities and all new questions have been added to the materials on Connect.
Medical Language for Modern Health Care

Medical Language for Modern Health Care

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By David Allan and Rachel Basco
ISBN10: 007782072X
ISBN13: 9780077820725
Copyright: 2019
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1 The Anatomy of Medical Terms
2 Word Analysis and Communication
3 The Body as a Whole
4 Integumentary System
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 Skeletal System
15 Muscles, Tendons, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)
16 Special Senses of the Eye and Ear
17 Endocrine System
18 Mental Health
19 Geriatrics
20 Cancer
21 Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
22 Pharmacology

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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.

Rachel Basco

Rachel Basco earned her B.S. in cardiopulmonary science and M.S. in health sciences from Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Science Center, School of Allied Health Professions. She currently is completing her dissertation for her Ed.P. at Louisiana Tech University. She worked as a registered respiratory therapist for 10 years and then began her career in college instruction in respiratory therapy at the LSU School of Allied Professions in Shreveport, Louisiana. Professor Basco then found her interest to be in nonclinical education and began instructing biology courses at Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, Louisiana. She completed a graduate certificate in instructional design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout to improve her expertise in online learning. She is employed as a project director and adjunct instructor in medical terminology at Bossier City Community College.


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