Is it a cold or the flu? Is the common cold the same as an upper respiratory infection? Take the quiz and find out.
Chapter 5: Respiratory System
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.
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 Jumble. It is a quick and fun way to review a body sound which can sometimes be an important component in identifying a medical condition. Click on the link to 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.
Rearrange the letters to find the medical term for a nose bleed. Use the cartoon and clues to help you.