Common Medical Prefixes and Postfixes

For those who don't remember Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.

Mnemonics For Nursing - Different Nursing Assessment

Circulation Assessment – important for musculoskeletal assessments and for assessing when someone has a cast or ACE bandage on. Circulation Assessment – important for musculoskeletal assessments and for assessing when…

Posturing | Nursing Mnemonics and Tips... this website is awesome!!! All nursing students and nurses should check it out

Decorticate vs decerebrate posturing--helpful in neuro. Those are burning more calories, so need NG tube. Decerebrate posturing is worst.

Emergency Trauma Assessment --good idea to draw or paint and put in a frame for a Nursing friend!

Emergency Trauma Assessment ~ ABCDEFGHI ~ Nursing Mnemonics and Tips: Medical Surgical Nursing. This site will be handy later!

My med student friend just posted this - Imgur

Funny pictures about They rule our lives. Oh, and cool pics about They rule our lives. Also, They rule our lives.

Nursing: Cholecystitis

Cholecystitis: INFLAMMATION of the GALLBLADDER Bacterial, chemical irritation w/ stone Obstruction w/o stone d/t trauma, surgery, burns, se.


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