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  • Sue Walker Maryann Wood Jenny Nicol

    M A S T E R I N G

    Medical TerminologyA U S T R A L I A a n d N E W Z E A L A N D

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    Mastering Medical Terminology: Australia and New Zealand 2e is the essential resource for Australian and New Zealand health students seeking to develop their medical vocabulary.

    Structured to maximise learning through practice, the textbook is divided logically into five modules to guide the learner through the fundamentals of word structure and meaning. It supports the study and understanding of human body structure and function and the application of medical terminology in a healthcare environment.

    NEW TO THIS EDITION

    Fully revised and updated to reflect current medical terminology and the healthcare environment

    Content written with updated medical, diagnostic and therapeutic information

    An extensive range of activities, exercises and questions in each chapter to reinforce learning and apply to clinical practice

    KEY FEATURES

    Australian and New Zealand terminology, perspectives, spelling and pronunciation

    More than 15 different types of activities including crossword puzzles, anagrams, MCQs, match the column, fill in the blank, label the diagram, analyse and interpret medical documents and word building exercises

    Over 100 supporting illustrations and tables Simple and understandable explanations for complex medical terms Pronunciation guide for medical terms ACCOMPANYING RESOURCES MedWords App: Listen and learn audio glossary featuring over 2000 terms Record and playback function to check your pronunciation Test yourself with MCQs and flashcards Available for purchase for Android from Google Play and for iOS

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    About the authors

    Sue Walker BAppSc (MRA), GradDip (Public Health), MHlthScDirector, National Centre for Health Information Research and Training (NCHIRT) and Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Maryann Wood BBus (Health Admin), MHlthScLecturer, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Jenny Nicol BBus (Health Admin), MPH, Cert IV TAEVisiting academic, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

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  • M A S T E R I N G

    Medical Terminology A U S T R A L I A and N EW Z E A LAND

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    Sue Walker BAppSc (MRA), GradDip (Public Health), MHlthSc Maryann Wood BBus (Health Admin), MHlthSc

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  • Elsevier Australia (a division of Reed International Books Australia Pty Ltd) Tower 1, 475 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, NSW 2067 ACN 001 002 357

    Copyright 2017 Elsevier Australia. 1st edition 2013 Elsevier Australia.

    All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Details on how to seek permission, further information about the Publisher s permissions policies and our arrangements with organizations such as the Copyright Clearance Center and the Copyright Licensing Agency, can be found at our website: www.elsevier.com/permissions .

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    National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

    Walker, Sue (Susan Mary), 1959-

    Mastering medical terminology / Sue Walker, Maryann Wood, Jenny Nicol.

    Second edition

    9780729542401 (paperback)

    Includes index.

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  • ContentsPreface ixAcknowledgments xReviewers xiHow to use this book xii

    Module 1: IntroductionChapter 1 Basic word structure 2

    Objectives 2Introduction 3Basic word structure 3Important points to note about word

    elements and basic word structure 5New word elements 5Exercises 8

    Chapter 2 Building a medical vocabulary 15Objectives 15Introduction 16Pronunciation of terms 16Spelling conventions 16Forming plurals 17Eponyms 17Mnemonics 19Exercises 20

    Module 2: Th e body as a frameworkChapter 3 The human body 26

    Objectives 26Introduction 27New word elements 27Vocabulary 29Abbreviations 30Structural organisation of the body 30The anatomical position 31Body cavities 33Abdominopelvic regions and quadrants 33Divisions of the spinal column 34Positional and directional terms 35Planes of the body 35Exercises 37

    Chapter 4 Musculoskeletal system 45Objectives 45Introduction 46Bones 46

    New word elements relating to bones 46Vocabulary relating to bones 50Abbreviations relating to bones 50Functions and structure of bones 50Pathology and diseases relating to bones 51

    Joints 53New word elements relating to joints 53Vocabulary relating to joints 54Abbreviations relating to joints 54Functions and structure of joints 54Pathology and diseases relating to joints 55

    Muscles 58New word elements relating to muscles 58Vocabulary relating to muscles 59Abbreviations relating to muscles 59Functions and structure of muscles 59Pathology and diseases relating

    to muscles 62Tests and procedures 64Exercises 67

    Chapter 5 Integumentary system 78Objectives 78Introduction 79New word elements 79Vocabulary 80Abbreviations 81Functions and structure of the

    integumentary system 81Pathology and diseases 82Tests and procedures 91Exercises 94

    Module 3: Internal workings of the bodyChapter 6 Haematology 104

    Objectives 104Introduction 105New word elements 105Vocabulary 107Abbreviations 107Functions and composition of blood 108Analysis of blood samples 111Pathology and diseases 112Tests and procedures 114Exercises 118

    Chapter 7 Lymphatic and immune systems 128Objectives 128Introduction 129New word elements 129Vocabulary 130Abbreviations 130Functions and structure of the

    lymphatic and immune systems 131Pathology and diseases 133

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  • vi Contents

    Tests and procedures 136Exercises 137

    Chapter 8 Endocrine system 145Objectives 145Introduction 146New word elements 146Vocabulary 147Abbreviations 148Functions and structure of the

    endocrine system 148Pathology and diseases 151Tests and procedures 158Exercises 159

    Chapter 9 Cardiovascular system 168Objectives 168Introduction 169New word elements 169Vocabulary 171Abbreviations 171Functions and structure of the

    cardiovascular system 172Pathology and diseases 177Tests and procedures 183Exercises 187

    Chapter 10 Respiratory system 197Objectives 197Introduction 198New word elements 198Vocabulary 200Abbreviations 201Functions and structure of the

    respiratory system 201Pathology and diseases 203Tests and procedures 209Exercises 213

    Chapter 11 Digestive system 224Objectives 224Introduction 225New word elements 225Vocabulary 227Abbreviations 228Functions and structure of the

    digestive system 228Pathology and diseases 232Tests and procedures 241Exercises 246

    Chapter 12 Nervous system 254Objectives 254Introduction 255

    New word elements 255Vocabulary 257Abbreviations 257Functions and structure of the

    nervous system 258Pathology and diseases 263Tests and procedures 268Exercises 270

    Chapter 13 The senses 279Objectives 280Introdu