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1 Unit 8 Seminar Image:

2 NERVOUS SYSTEM & COMMON BEHAVIORAL TERMS Unit 8 Review

3 Chapter 15 Combining Forms Cerebr/o = cerebrum, brain Cerebell/o = cerebellum Encephal/o = brain Meningi/o, mening/o = meninges Myel/0 = spinal cord Neur/o = nerve Radic/0, radicul/o, rhiz/o = nerve root Esthesi/o = sensation, feeling Ment/o, psych/o = mind Mon/o = one, single Phas/o = speech Poli/0 = gray matter Gangli/0, ganglion/o = ganglion

4 Chapter 15 Suffixes -iatrist = specialist, physician -iatry = treatment, specialty -ictal = seizure, attack -paresis = slight paralysis Image: www. bc-injury-law.com

5 True or False Phrenic means pertaining to the cerebrum.

6 False Phrenic means pertaining to the mind. Cerebral means pertaining to the cerebrum.

7 True or False The term coma means fainting.

8 False The term coma means profound unconsciousness. The term syncope means fainting.

9 True or False A manner of walking is called ataxia.

10 False A manner of walking is called gait. Lack of muscle coordination is called ataxia.

11 True or False 4.The body’s “chemical” messengers are the nerve impulses.

12 False The body’s “chemical” messengers are the hormones.

13 Multiple Choice The most superior portion of the brainstem is called the: A.Midbrain B. Pons C.Medulla oblongata D.Cerebrum

14 Answer A.Midbrain

15 Multiple Choice The meaning of the suffix -paresis is: A.mind B.treatment, specialty C.seizure, attack D.slight paralysis

16 Answer D.slight paralysis

17 Multiple Choice The medical term that means protrusion of the meninges (through a defect in the skull or vertebral column) is: A.meningitis B.meningocele C.Meningomyelocele D.poliomyelitis

18 Answer C.Meningomyelocele

19 Multiple Choice The medical term dysphasia refers to: A.condition of difficult speaking B.without (loss of) feeling or sensation C.condition of without speaking (loss of the ability to speak) D.paralysis of half (right or left side of the body)

20 Answer A.condition of difficult speaking

21 Multiple Choice The medical term schizophrenia refers to a(n): A.emotional disorder characterized by feelings of apprehension, tension, or uneasiness B.disorder characterized by an acute emotional response to a traumatic event C.disorder typified by a disturbance in mood, manic and depressive in nature D.large group of psychotic disorders characterized by gross distortions of reality

22 Answer D.large group of psychotic disorders characterized by gross distortions of reality

23 Multiple Choice The meaning of the medical term tetany is a condition: A.affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium B.resulting from a deficiency of the thyroid hormone thyroxine C.caused by excessive thyroid hormones D.brought about by overproduction of growth hormone

24 Answer A.affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium

25 Final Project Due Unit 8 Part I – Read the provided Medical Scenarios  Review the chart provided  Select at least 15 terms the patient would not understand  Provide a technical (card/i/o/graphy + the meaning) AND layman's (you have a problem with your heart muscle....etc.) definition for each of these terms. Part 2 – Explain the "how's' and "why's" of identified medical procedures  Prepare > 500 word "script" for a health professional to use when explaining to the patient his condition and the proposed procedures.

26 Identify Word PartsSingular/Plural FormTechnical/Consumer Definitions Build Related Word Root Terms Card/i/ologyCardiology (s) Cardiologies (pl) 1.The study of cardiac system including the cardiovascular system. 2.Having problems with the heart muscle and would like to perform tests to find out exactly what is going on. Cardiac Pericardial Cardiography Cardiopulmonary HS111 Medical Terminology Project 9 Section I:

27 Section II: Prepare a 500 word or more "script" for a health care professional to use when explaining to the patient his condition and the proposed procedures. (Begin your script below and include any references using APA format) Use Kaplan University APA 101 document for examples. Mr. Jones, after careful review of your C-spine films and soft-tissue films and still feeling something stuck in your throat. You still seem to have trouble swallowing…. EXAMPLE:

28 Questions Reference Brooks, M. L. (1985). Exploring medical language: A student-directed approach. (7 ed.) Elsevier.


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