Medical Diagnostic Suffixes: Diagnostic Tests

Medical Diagnostic Suffixes Medical diagnostic suffixes are used suffixes related to diagnosis. —-gram:record, radiographic image —-graph:instrument used to record; record —-graphy:process of recording, radiographic imaging —-rrhaphy:suturing,repairing —-scopic: pertaining to visual examination —-scopy: visual examination —-tome: instrument used to cut —-tomy: cut into or …

What is a Surgical Tech?

What is a Surgical Tech? A surgical tech (surgical technologist), also referred to as an operating room technician, helps with operating room preparation, arranging equipment, and help medical doctors and nurses during surgical operations. These operations may take place in a hospital or …

Respiratory System Acronyms and Abbreviations

The following resources have provided helpful information on Respiratory System Acronyms and Abbreviations. RespiratorySystemAbbreviations Citation: lor.gvtc.org/uploads/MED125/RespiratorySystemAbbreviations.pdf ABGs arterial blood gases AP anteriorposterior CO2 carbon dioxide COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation CT scan computed tomography scan CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph MRI …

Certified Medical Assistant Exam

Certified Medical Assistant Exam   The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) provides the CMA designation to medical assistants who have achieved certification through the Certifying Board of The American Association of Medical Assistants. The Occupational Analysis of the CMA outlines the responsibility …

Routes of Administration

Routes of Administration Routes of administration are the way a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Classification is usually based on the location of application or target. enteral: the use of oral ingestion as a mode of drug administration; also …

Medical Prefixes – Quiz

Medical Prefixes Medical Terminology Quiz – Prefixes 1. The prefix that means “under” is: a. per- b. sub- c. trans- d. epi-   2. What is the meaning of the prefix in the term hemiparesis? a. one b. half c. lateral d. four …
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