There's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects
Medical Terminology Demystified covers all the basic terms of disease and injury, abnormal anatomy and physiology, surgical techniques, drugs, and other therapies--in the context of real, practical health issues. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dale Layman, Ph.D., Grand Ph.D. in Medicine, is Professor of Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology at Joliet Junior College. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Biology Demystified, Anatomy Demystified, and Physiology Demystified. He is the first Grand Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine in the United States and has received numerous other international honors and awards for his writing and creative thinking.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: The Foundations of Medical Terminology
Chapter 1: The Basic Ideas or "Hey! It's Greek (or Latin) to Me!"
Chapter 2: Terms of Anatomy, Anesthesia, and Surgery
Chapter 3: Terms of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Chapter 4: Terms of Therapy: Feeling Better!
TEST: PART 1
Part 2: Cells and Body Defense
Chapter 5: Terms of Diagnosis, Immunity, and the Lymphatic System
Chapter 6: Terms Related to Disorders of the Cells and Body Tissue
TEST: PART 2
Part 3: Bones and Muscles
Chapter 7: Terms of Skeletal and Muscular Disorders, or "There's Too Much Trouble in This Joint!"
TEST: PART 3
Part 4: Moving Our Blood and Air
Chapter 8: Terms Related to Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
Chapter 9: Terms Related to Disorders of the Respiratory System
TEST: PART 4
Part 5: Our Body Senses
Chapter 10: Terms Related to Disorders of the Glands and Skin
Chapter 11: Terms Related to Disorders of the Nervous System and Special Senses
TEST: PART 5
Part 6: Welcome to Life in the Land "Down Under"!
Chapter 12: Terms Related to Disorders of the Digestive Tract
Chapter 13: Terms Related to Pregnancy and Urogenital Disorders
TEST: PART 6
ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONS