Doctor Talk - Made Easy: Home (Watercooler) Version

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 236 pages
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Medical Terminology has forever been considered much too difficult and complex for the average person to understand. Well, no more! The author of Doctor Talk - Made Easy Home Version uses simple explanations and comic relief to lighten an otherwise very serious subject. Doctor Talk is a must-read!
 

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Great book...funny stuff!!

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I loved this book! It was so well written and explained what Doctors say very clearly.
I liked the way she added some humor to the book. I would recommend this book
for every family. She
explains the reproductive organs and sex so simply. A young
pre-teen could understand it.
Iris
 

Contents

Structure of the human body
1001
Introduction to medical Word analysis 18
1018
General Medical Vocabulary 26
1026
The respiratory system 40
1040
The cardiovascular system CVS 60
1060
The urinary system 81
1081
The digestive system 94
1094
The reproductive systems 112
1112
The musculoskeletal system 134
1134
The sensory system 151
1151
The nervous system 166
1166
Psychiatry and psychology 178
1178
Puzzle answer keys 199
1199
Glossary of Word Parts 209
1209
Index 217
1217
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About the author (2010)

The author has been involved with medical terminology in one way or another for most of her adult life. She excelled at a medical terminology program many years ago and worked as a medical transcriptionist for several years afterwards in a hospital. She then moved on to teaching anatomy, physiology and medical terminology to medical transcription students and did that for many years. Her most recent encounter with teaching was overseas, where she taught medical terminology to students whose first language wasn't English. That was quite the challenge and prompted her to write her first version of Doctor Talk ndash; Made Easy for English as a second language students. Her ability to "keep it simple, stupid" is unparalleled. She chose to write Doctor Talk ndash; Made Easy in order to share the exciting and amazing world of medical terminology with others. The human body is a very interesting and complex machine and the depth to which one could go is endless - and most books do just that...go into endless depth. For the home this book is more than adequate for a good understanding of the human body and the "doctor talk" surrounding it.

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