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For those of you who don't remember your 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.

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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.

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Write notes like a rockstar...common abbreviations used in the hospital and in nursing school. More

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A-Z of Medical Terminology 1 - Know Your Roots

Medical Terminology:The Basics (Quick Study Academic)

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Medical Terminology Flash Cards | Medical Terminology for Vocabulary Quizzes a no not without atom auri ...

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Surgical terms good for all new techs or surgical rns too

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Fractures- open closed. FOOSH-colle's, greenstick, scaphoid, snuffbox tenderness.

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patient positioning - KNOW THIS. So when your patient is suddenly hypotensive…

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Surgical Technology - General Surgery flashcards | Quizlet

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