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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Gastrointestinal Words in Medical Transcription

Some of these gastrointestinal system words and definitions are used in Medical Transcription field. In all medical transcription documents, these words are used in all parts especially in the physical examination part.

1.  Hypercardia - Hypertrophy (enlargement) of the heart.

2.  Hyperventillation - Excessive breathing. 

3.  Mastication - Chewing.

4.  Pulse oxymetry - A device to deduct the oxygen in the human.

4.   BAG - Blood Arterial Gas Analysis.

5.  Salivary amylase - the enzyme that digests carbohydrates in the human gastrointestinal system.

6.  Mastication - Chewing of food.

7.  Buccal Mucosa - Inner layer of mouth.

8.  Lingual - related to tongue.

9.  Hypoxemia - Reduced oxygen in blood.

10.  Sialorrhea - excessive formation of saliva (hypersalivation)

11.  Oral cavity - Space inside the mouth.

12.  Digestive tract - It consists of mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and anus.

13.  Small intestine - It consists of duodenum, jejunum, ileum, colon.

14.  Colon - It consists of ascending colon, descending colon, transverse colon, rectum, and anus.

15.  Wharton's duct - Submandibular duct (the duct present below the mandible).

In the next post, we will see important words used in Pulmonary System. Okay.


Monday, May 16, 2016

Medical Transcription Important Slangs

These slangs are short forms of important medial words often used in medical transcription documents as a short form. You should know about these important slangs so that you can become a successful medical transcription professional in the future.

1.  Meds - Medications

2.  Fluoro - Fluoroscope

3.  Bili - Bilirubin

4.  Retic - Reticulocyte

5.  Chem - Chemistry

6.  Echo - Echocardiogram

7.  Primip - Primipara  (a female who gives her first child birth).

8.  Cysto - Cystogram

9.   Dc'd - Discontinued

10.  Trach - Tracheostomy

11.  Dig or Dij - Digoxin

12.  Coag - Coagulants

13.  Fib - Fibers

14.  Ca or CA - Calcium

15.  K - Potassium

16.  Multip - Multiple

17.  Lap Chole - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

18.  'crit - Hematocrit

19.  Peds - Pediatrics

20.   Mets - Metastasis

21.  Lytes - Electrolyes

22.  Cath - Catheter

23.  Diff - Differential

24.  Nitro -  Nitroglycerine

In the next post, we will learn about important words used in Language of Medicine. Okay.

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