Fecal transfusion, stool transplant, human probiotic, fecal enema – why have these terms been replaced by fecal microbiota transplantation to describe this now standard procedure to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. infection? Watch this short Mayo Clinic video to learn more.
Is there radiation exposure during an MRI? How does an MRI differ from a CT scan? When is it ordered by the doctor? Watch this short video to find the answers.
Do you know someone with macular degeneration? Are you covering it in class? Find out why age-related macular degeneration could reach epidemic proportions.
Are benign prostatic hypertrophy and benign prostatic hyperplasia the same? What is an enlarged prostate gland? Watch the video to find the answers.
You have probably heard of tachycardia, but how about bradycardia?
Unravel the word parts to find its meaning, and watch a two minute video to learn more.
Breaking Down Medical Terminology How to approach medical terms by breaking them up into pieces (prefix, root, suffix). Terms relating to parts of the body, direction, rate, amount, medical procedures and diseases are introduced. Watch other