Social Psychology Module One Vocabulary
Social psychology the scientific study of the feelings, thoughts, and behaviors of individuals in
Dispositions internal factors such as beliefs, values, personality traits, or abilities that guide
Electronic Medical Records
Why Implement the
Reduces medical information errors
Accurately transfers patients information to other
Makes is easier to access patient information.
Improves the quality of care
Common Root Terms
Use in a sentence:
The patient went to the oncologist for
treatment of his malignant adenoma.
The patient went to the cancer doctor for treatment of his
cancerous gland tumor.
You can help diagnose many medical conditions by noting the patient's coloring. Let's examine some of
the common prefixes and suffixes related to color and also learn a few of their corresponding ailments.
Common Medical Abbreviations A through C
In this chapter, we'll cover such abbreviations as abd, meaning "abdominal"; BP, meaning "blood
pressure"; and c/o, meaning "complains of." Pay special attention to the sentence usage, because you'll
Medical Prefixes and Suffixes I through K
iasis (condition of)
cholelithiasis (condition of
Prefix or Suffix:
The physician told the patient to reduce his
In this chapter and the one that follows, we'll look at the Greek and Latin roots for the integumentary
cue + tis
cutitis (skin inflammation)
Latin (cutis; skin)