Medical language (2nd ed )

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Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL LANGUAGE3

Chapter 1

The Structure of Medical Language3

Welcome to Medical Language5

Communication and Medical Language6

Medical Words and Word Parts7

Medical Language Origins20

Medical Word Singular and Plural Nouns21

The Health Record22

Abbreviations25

Chapter Review Exercises26

Chapter 2

The Body in Health and Disease33

The Body in Health35

Body Planes and Body Directions Approach35

Body Cavities Approach42

Quadrants and Regions Approach43

Anatomy and Physiology Approach44

Microscopic-to-Macroscopic Approach45

Body Systems Approach45

Medical Specialties Approach46

Vocabulary Review52

The Body in Disease62

Disease Categories62

Onset, Course, and Outcome of Disease63

Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings66

Healthcare Professionals66

Healthcare Settings67

Vocabulary Review69

Abbreviations74

Chapter Review Exercises76

PART II MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AND BODY SYSTEMS87

CHAPTER 3

Gastroenterology Gastrointestinal System87

Anatomy and Physiology89

Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal System89

Physiology of Digestion96

Vocabulary Review99

Diseases and Conditions107

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures123

Medical and Surgical Procedures127

Abbreviations134

Drug Categories133

Chapter Review Exercises136

CHAPTER 4

Pulmonology Respiratory System153

Anatomy and Physiology155

Anatomy of the Respiratory System155

Physiology of Respiration160

Vocabulary Review163

Diseases and Conditions169

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures180

Medical and Surgical Procedures182

Abbreviations189

Drug Categories187

Chapter Review Exercises191

CHAPTER 5

Cardiology Cardiovascular System205

Anatomy and Physiology207

Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System207

Physiology of a Heartbeat217

Vocabulary Review219

Diseases and Conditions229

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures241

Medical and Surgical Procedures248

Abbreviations257

Drug Categories254

Chapter Review Exercises259

CHAPTER 6

Hematology and Immunology Blood and Lymphatic System275

Anatomy and Physiology277

Anatomy of the Blood277

Physiology of Blood Clotting286

Anatomy of the Lymphatic System287

Physiology of the Immune Response289

Vocabulary Review292

Diseases and Conditions300

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures310

Medical and Surgical Procedures315

Abbreviations320

Drug Categories318

Chapter Review Exercises321

CHAPTER 7

Dermatology Integumentary System337

Anatomy and Physiology339

Anatomy of the Integumentary System339

Physiology of an Allergic Reaction344

Vocabulary Review345

Diseases and Conditions350

Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedures369

Medical and Surgical Procedures370

Abbreviations377

Drug Categories376

Chapter Review Exercises380

Chapter 8

Orthopedics Skeletal System395

Anatomy and Physiology397

Anatomy of the Skeletal System397

The Structure of Bone411

Physiology of Bone Growth419

Vocabulary Review415

Diseases and...