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Medical Language for Modern Health Care
Medical Language for Modern Health Care

Medical Language for Modern Health Care

ISBN10: 126001794X | ISBN13: 9781260017946
By Rachel Basco, Rhonna Krouse-Adams and David Allan

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Medical Language for Modern Health Care 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.

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 and Tendons, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR)
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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About the Author

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.

Rhonna Krouse-Adams

Rhonna Krouse-Adams is an Associate Professor in the department of Health Sciencesat the College of Western Idaho. She received a MS from Boise State University. In 2009.Rhonna was provided the unique opportunity to be a founding member of a brand-newcommunity college that opened in 2010. There she was able to build the Health ScienceDepartment and a nationally recognized Public Health degree. Presently, Rhonna servesand the curriculum developer for both the health science and public health programs anddeveloping educational content for her school and others. Her present project is with theLeague of Innovation and the CDC devolving curriculum on infectious disease for colleges across the country.

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.


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