Unscramble to letters to find the medical term. Cartoon by Brian Brooks 0Read More
Unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS) is replacing the medical term persistent vegetative state. “Let’s look at WHY?”Read More
Are you referring to brain-injured patients who recover some consciousness as being in a persistent vegetative state? If so it is time to update your vocabulary to include the new term which is more descriptive and void of negative connotation.Read More
How often have you seen students overwhelmed by the number of word parts they need to memorize in a short period of time?
Read this article on how you can help them effectively use the ‘old fashioned’ paper flashcard method to learn word parts and save time doing it.Read More
Test your knowledge about terms related to blood clots. For example, are phlebitis and thrombophlebitis synonymous? How does a thrombus differ from an embolus? Take the challenge and to learn more read the feedback on each question!Read More
When you visit the MedTerm Topics blog, are you interested in doing the crosswords only? Or perhaps only the quizzes? Are you interested in knowing which posts you can use for the chapter you are teaching or studying? Read this post and find out how to easily and quickly find what you are looking for.Read More