Unit 2 Seminar Grading To make an A come prepared… ▫Frequent interactions on concepts being discussed by students and instructor ▫Posts are on topic and contribute to the quality of the seminar ▫Arrive on time and stays the entire seminar
Unit 2 Review Chapters 2 & 3
Let’s Discuss… What problems might occur in the use of abbreviations in medical communications?
Abbreviations are frequently used in the medical field
Abbreviations Why are abbreviations used in medical terminology? What would be the benefit to using abbreviations? Have you ever used abbreviations in the medical field?
Abbreviations How will knowing abbreviations help you? What problems could occur with using abbreviations? Do you think there are times when abbreviations cannot/should not be used?
Chapter 2 Review Organization of the Body ▫Atoms to Cells ▫Cells to Tissues ▫Tissues to Organs ▫Organs to Body Systems ▫Body Systems to Human Body Cavities ▫Cranial ▫Spinal ▫Thoracic or chest ▫Abdominal ▫Pelvic ▫Abdominopelvic ▫Dorsal Cavity ▫Ventral Cavity
Combining Forms of Body Structure Cancer/o, carcin/ocancer Eti/ocause of disease Onc/otumor, mass Path/odisease Somat/obody
Combining Forms that Describe Color erythr/ored cyan/oblue leuk/owhiteleuk/owhite melan/oblack xanth/oyellow chlor/ogreen chrom/ocolor
Suffixes -al, -ic, -ouspertaining to -cytecell -genicproducing, originating, causing -logistperson who specializes -logythe study of -omatumor, swelling -pathydisease -sisstate of -stasiscontrol, stop, standing
Abbreviations ant anterior APanteroposterior infinferior lat lateral LLQleft lower quadrant LUQleft upper quadrant med medial PAposteroanterior RLQright lower quadrant RUQright upper quadrant sup superior
True or False A combining vowel is attached at the beginning of a medical term
False A combing vowel attaches a word root with another word root or suffix and is usually an O
True or False A suffix is attached at the end of a word root
True A suffix is attached at the end of a word root
True or false A combining form is a word root with a combing vowel attached
True A combining form is a word root with a combing vowel attached
True or False The word root is not the core of the medical term but found throughout the medical term
False The word root is the core of the medical term
Abbreviations How can you avoid some of the problems that may occur with using abbreviations? Facilities usually have a list of approved abbreviations, and a list of those that cannot be used Examples