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  • Answer: A great understanding of medical terminology is important forpeople who work in a healthcare setting for many reasons. Mistakesare less likely to happen if everyone understands the terms beingused and they must know the terms to ensure patients are gettingthe proper medications and treatment that they need.
  • Answer: Rhin = nose or nasal.
    It means nose.
  • Answer: The suffix "dosis" or "osis", from ancient Greek, simply means "an abnormal or diseased state" of the word to which it is attached, as in "lordosis", "scoliosis" and kyphosis" which describe abnormal curvatures of the spine, "neurosis" an early generic term for certain mental illnesses and "endometriosis" in which uterine tissue grows elsewhere in the abdominal cavity.
  • Answer: the combinnig form orth/0 means = straight
  • Answer: There are various health and medical journals available online where you can find health articles with medical terminologies. Actually, most of them have it. There are online libraries that provide this or there are actual publications that do so.
  • Answer: Pharm- is the combining form for drug.
  • Answer: Routine medical education depends on a few things. Checking the blood pressure. pulse and heart sound are pre-clinical checking up procedures.
  • Answer: In the case of the patient, by knowing the symptoms and possible causes of the illness, they can better communicate with their doctor and use precise terms. In the case of the doctor, they should already know the terminology.
  • Answer: It is important that you know about medical terminology as its the source of information that you need to be successful at your job. Without knowing this it could lack down on your job as you need to understand the medical side so that you can offer people with problems the right medication in what they need, or advice which is helpful and CORRECT. That is one of the main reasons, so that everything you say and do is CORRECT and HELPFUL!
  • Answer: Signs and symptoms are the basis of a medical diagnosis.

    A medical diagnosis is determined through certain characteristic signs and symptoms which it is possible to conceive under this term.

    There are medical diagnoses which are objective knowledge. These diagnoses are based on signs which it is possible to prove on a physical basis. On the other hand there are medical diagnosis which are subjective knowledge. These diagnoses are based on symptoms which it is not possible to prove on a physical basis.

    Symptoms are conceived in a person`s mind1 therefore it is not possible to prove them on physical basis.

    For example myocardial infarction is a diagnosis which it is possible to prove on a physical basis through evidence of characteristic electrocardiographic and laboratory findings. The same is true with pneumonia, a bone fracture and so on.

    Fibromyalgia is a symptom based diagnosis as is migraine or tension headache. Such a diagnosis is based on characteristic symptoms and therefore it can not be proven on a physical basis.

    1) Immanuel Kant says in his treatise Critique of Pure Reason:

    "There is a great difference between a thing´s being presented to the mind as an object in an absolute sense, or merely as an ideal object. In the former case I employ my conceptions to determine the object; in the latter case nothing is present to the mind but a mere schema, which does not relate directly to an object ....".

    In medicine there are diagnoses which are determined by such ideal objects and therefore a prove on a physical basis is not possible.
  • Answer: A patient aging report is a list of the patients balance by age, date, and amount of the last payment, and telephone number. If a medical practice did not produce patient aging reports on a regular basis the practice may not be getting money owned to them in an accurate time. The patient may also not be getting billed correctly and maybe over or under charged for things. Nothing would be up to date and may become very disorganized.
  • Answer: This is because while combining two medical root words one should keep in mind the anatomical arrangement of those root words. Whichever organ comes first anatomically, should be used first. In the above case the gastro i.e. the stomach comes before entero i.e. intestine so only the work gastroenteritis is valid.
  • Answer: Risks attaching basis
    A basis under which reinsurance is provided for claims arising from policies commencing during the period to which the reinsurance relates. The insurer knows there is coverage during the whole policy period even if claims are only discovered or made later on.
    All claims from cedant underlying policies incepting during the period of the reinsurance contract are covered even if they occur after the expiration date of the reinsurance contract. Any claims from cedant underlying policies incepting outside the period of the reinsurance contract are not covered even if they occur during the period of the reinsurance contract. Losses occurring basisA Reinsurance treaty under which all claims occurring during the period of the contract, irrespective of when the underlying policies incepted, are covered. Any claims occurring after the contract expiration date are not covered.
    As opposed to claims-made or risks attaching contracts. Insurance coverage is provided for losses occurring in the defined period. This is the usual basis of cover for short tail business.

Can you list at least 5 occupations where medical terminology is used on a routine basis?

  • Nurses
    Medical Coding and Billing
    Nurses Aids (CNA,STNA)

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