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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Medical Transcription Important Units - Lesson 316

This post is the continuation of the lesson 314 of Important Medical Transcription Units. Please memorize these units by reading them. All units are very important one when you do live transcription work or any other dummy files for transcription training. The next lesson will also be the continuation of this lesson.

1. IU - Internation Unit

2. IV - Intravenous

3. J- Joule

4. K - Kelvin

5. kg - kilogram

6. km - kilometer

7. L - litre

8. lb.- pound

9. m - metre

10. mA - milli ampere

11. mcg - microgram

12. mCi - millicurie

13. mEq/l - milli equivalent/litre

14. mg - millgram

15. mg/cc - milligram/cubic centimetre

16. mIu - milli internation units

17. mL - milli litre

18. mg/kg - milligram/kilogram

19. mmol - millimole

20. mOsm - milliosmol

In the next post, we will see more important prefixes and suffixes. Okay.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Medical Transcription Suffixes and Prefixes - Lesson 315

In this lesson, we will see about important suffixes and prefixes. In the next lesson, we will see about important plural words used in medical transcription. These suffixes and prefixes are very much useful in live files and in practice files. Now we will see one by one.

1. Nephro- means pertaining to kidneys

2. -opsy means to view

3. ichtylo- pertaining to fish

4. -ectomy means excision of part or all of an organ

5. myelo- means pertaining to spinal cord

6. myo- means pertaining to muscle

7. neo- means new

8. infra- means situated below or beneath

9. pseudo- means false

10. dys- means painful or difficult

11. -genesis means condition of producing or forming

12. exo- means outside

13. -odynia means pain

14. -lysis means breakthrough

15. -a means without 

16. -oma means tumor or mass

17. histo- means pertaining to tissue

18. -plasty means denoting plastic surgery

19. -scopy means pertaining to use of an instrument

20. -ptosis means sagging

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Medical Transcription Important Suffixes and Prefixes - Lesson 314

In this post, we will see about important suffixes and prefixes that are used in medical transcription. Even there are thousands of prefixes and suffixes, all medical transcriptionists should memorize these words. They are used often in all live files by physicians everyday. Please understand meaning of each word. Now we will about one by one now.

1. -tomy means cutting or incision

2.  -graphy means process of writing or process of recording

3.  oligo- means scanty or deficient

4.  super- means above or excessive

5.  inter- means between

6. -uria means pertaining to write

7. -pathy means disease

8.  post- means after

9.  -plasia means development or formation

10. -algia means denoting a painful condition

11. -osis means a condition, usually an abnormal condition

12. -rrhea means pertaining to flow or discharge

13. meno- means pertaining to menses

14. crypto- means hidden or concealed

15. myco- means fungal

16. mono- means one or single

17. poly- means more than one

18. hema- means pertaining to blood

19. intra- means within

20. hyper- means above or excessive

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Medical Transcription Important Units of Measurement - Lesson 313

Medical Transcription Units of measurement is the topic matter of this post. In the free medical transcription course lessons series, we are going to see this topic today. These units are used in denoting measurements and scales of healthcare related things.Measurements are used in food materials, drugs, equipment usages, and use of x-rays etc. As a free medical transcription course learner, you must all know about these unites importantly. Everyday doctors will dictate in all type of medical files about units. Now we will see about each unit one by one.

1. a.c. - ante cebum - before meals

2. ad lib - ad libitum - at pleasure

3. a.m. - ante meridum - morning

4. b.i.d. - bis in die - twice daily

5. C - Calorie

6. cc - cubic centimeter

7. cm - centimeter

8. cm3 - cubic centimeter

9. d - die - day

10. dL - deci litre

11. EU - Euphorium

12. F.- Faraday

13. ft. - fect

14. g - gram

15. gm - gram

16. gr. - gravida

17. hr. - hora/hour

18. h.s. - hora somni - at bed time

19. IM - Intramuscular

20. IU- International Unit

In the next lesson, we will see more about these units. You should all memorize these units by reading it again and again with its meaning.

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