5 edition of Understanding medical terms found in the catalog.
by Technomic Pub. Co. in Lancaster, Pa., U.S.A
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401) and index.
|Statement||Walter F. Stanaszek ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Stanaszek, Walter F.|
|LC Classifications||R123 U53 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 424 p. :|
|Number of Pages||424|
|LC Control Number||98085738|
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PREFACE Welcome to the third edition to Understanding and Using Medical Terms, Elementary Level*. This new edition is the product of extensive revision and evaluation, not only by myself and my students, but by the many instructors who, along with their students, have used the previous edition and have contributed valuable suggestions and comments.
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The need for a thorough understanding of medical terminology has not diminished in the least for pharmacists and other health care practitioners in the five years between the publication of the first edition of this book and this second edition.
If anything, it has become : Robert J. Holt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek. This nineteenth century medical reference textbook, The Merck Manual has been adapted for users today and contains an online section on understanding medical terms. The section breaks down how the components into prefixes, Latin and Greek roots and suffixes and has a complete list of the most commonly used.
Knowing the meaning of a small number. medical terms correctly. State why caution is important when using abbreviations.
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For example, spondylolysis is a combination of "spondylo, " which means vertebra, and "lysis," which means dissolve, and so means.
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