Cardiology/thoracic Words and Phrases

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Health Professions Institute, Jan 1, 2004 - Medical - 652 pages
Cardiology Words and Phrases, 2nd ed. (1995) has been so completely revised and improved, the name has been changed- to Cardiovascular/Thoracic Words and Phrases, 3rd ed. (2004). We've added many new categories of terms. In addition to the words and phrases from the last edition, which includes Cardiac Imaging (invasive and noninvasive), Cardiac Surgery (scads of surgical instruments and new procedures), Cardiopulmonary, Cardiothoracic, Cardiovascular, Pediatric Cardiology, we've added terms from the following list. Diagnostic cardiology (invasive and noninvasive diagnostic procedures like EKG terms, electrophysiology, and lab tests) Therapeutics and rehabilitation terms Pulmonary and Respiratory (thousands more terms pertaining to asthma, respiratory allergies, bronchitis, tuberculosis and other pulmonary conditions, ventilators, as well as diagnostic procedures, ventilatory terminology, blood gases, and lab tests) Pulmonary surgery (tracheostomy, tracheotomy) Medications and drug classes (cardiovascular, anticoagulants and thrombolytics, and pulmonary and respiratory) Syndromes, diseases, and anomalies (have been expanded, including genetic, acquired, congenital, physiologic and structural defects.)

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
17
Section 3
59
Section 4
74
Section 5
80
Section 6
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Section 7
156
Section 8
197
Section 20
335
Section 21
389
Section 22
403
Section 23
414
Section 24
434
Section 25
454
Section 26
464
Section 27
473

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
290
Section 18
315
Section 19
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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About the author (2004)

John H. Dirckx, M.D.," has been director c the student Health center at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, since 1968. His longstanding interest in classical and modern languages has led to the writing of seven books and numerous articles on the language, literature, and history of medicine.

He is author of "The Language of Medicine: It Evolution, Structure, and Dynamics," 2nd ed. (New York: Praeger Publishers, 1983); "H & P: A Nonphysician's Guide to the Medical History and Physical Examination" (Modesto, Ca.: Health Professions Institute, revised 1991); "Laboratory Medicine: Essentials of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology," 2nd ed. (Modesto: Health Professions Institute, 1995); and "Roundsmanship: An Introductory Manual" (Modesto: Health Professions Institute, 1987).

He is a frequent contributor of educational articles on medical language and medicine to medical transcription periodicals, including "Perspectives on the Medical Transcription Profession" (published by Health Professions Institute) and "Journal of AAMT" (American Association for Medical Transcription), and is medical consultant for The SUM Program for Medical Transcription Training developed by Health Professions Institute.

His hobbies include book-collecting and music. He is married, the father of five daughters, and has seven grandchildren.

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