For those who don't remember Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.
Medical Terminology:The Basics (Quickstudy: Academic) Compact chart. Includes information on the foundation of medical words, the human body, terminology sets, five senses, synonyms and as well as a glossary.
Prefix and Suffixes are useful fro understanding the nature of the word without ever having had seen it before. You can know the area that needs treatment or the type of problem the patient may be facing.
Trendelenberg-the best for pulling up a heavy patient in bed! Patient positioning - KNOW THIS. So when your patient is suddenly hypotensive, you can trendelenberg them to get that pressure up or do a passive leg raise.
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Phlebotomy Terminology List Below is a list of the most commonly used phlebotomy terminology and their definitions in alphabetical order. And, while it’s a great reference guide for students and medical professionals alike, it’s a lot more than just that!