In 2002, an estimated 1.7 million of nosocomial infections occurred in the United States resulting in 99,000 deaths. What are they? Maybe you have had one! What terms might you use instead? Read the article to find out.
Chapter 5: Respiratory System
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!
Solve this cartoon word scramble. It is a quick and fun way to review a body sound which can sometimes be an important component in identifying a medical condition. At the bottom of the post, you may click the link provided to actually hear it.
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.
Is it a cold or the flu? Is the common cold the same as an upper respiratory infection? Take the quiz and find out.
Crossword: Endoscopy. Take the challenge and solve this crossword. Click below to find out how many terms you know, plus learn how they are constructed.