Book Title: The Language of Medical Terminology

Authors: Lisa Sturdy and Susanne Erickson

Book Description: The Language of Medical Terminology is an open educational resource (OER) that begins with a focus on the practice of breaking down medical terms into their component parts. This is practiced through the beginning of the book in order to develop a solid foundation on medical term parts, their meaning and how to understand the full meaning behind medical terminology as a whole. The OER then continues onto the use of abbreviations, anatomy and physiology, body systems, common tests and procedures and finishes with content focusing on medical professionals in health care. This OER serves to provide the basic knowledge necessary to work in the health care setting.

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Book Description

The Language of Medical Terminology is an open educational resource (OER) that begins with a focus on the practice of breaking down medical terms into their component parts. This is practiced through the beginning of the book in order to develop a solid foundation on medical term parts, their meaning and how to understand the full meaning behind medical terminology as a whole. The OER then continues onto the use of abbreviations, anatomy and physiology, body systems, common tests and procedures and finishes with content focusing on medical professionals in health care. This OER serves to provide the basic knowledge necessary to work in the health care setting.

Authors

Lisa Sturdy and Susanne Erickson

License

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The Language of Medical Terminology by Lisa Sturdy and Susanne Erickson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Subject

Medicine and Nursing

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Title
The Language of Medical Terminology
Authors
Lisa Sturdy and Susanne Erickson
Editor
Nicholle Carriere
Reviewer
Robert Lawson
License

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The Language of Medical Terminology by Lisa Sturdy and Susanne Erickson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Primary Subject
Medicine and Nursing
Institution
NorQuest College
Publisher
NorQuest College
Publication Date
August 3, 2022