Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Volume 1

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Thomson/Delmar Learning, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 1053 pages
This comprehensive introduction to medical terminology is organized by body system with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic treatment and procedures. the second edition includes a new chapter on Oncology. Expanded exercises at the end of each chapter provide in-depth review of the material. Medical terms are broken down into component parts each time a new term is introduced. Specialty chapters on radiology/nuclear medicine, pharmacology, oncology, and mental health provide additional knowledge.

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Betty Davis Jones RN, MA, CMA (AAMA), is chair of the Department of Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Health Promotions at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Medical Assistants, the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants, the Gaston County Chapter of Medical Assistants, and the North Carolina Association of Medical Assisting Educators. Mrs. Jones is a registered nurse and a certified medical assistant (AAMA), and she holds a master of arts degree.

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