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UTD - HLTH 3101 - Class Notes - Week 9

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UTD - HLTH 3101 - Class Notes - Week 9

School: University of Texas at Dallas
Department: Health science
Course: Medical Terminology
Professor: Sandon
Term: Winter 2016
Tags: Medterm and Medical terminology
Name: HLTH 3101 Module 5 pt 1
Description: Module 5 pt 1
Uploaded: 02/26/2018
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background image Lona Sandon          HLTH 3101  Medical Terminology  Module 5: Medical Specialists  Lesson 1 | Medical Training and Specialty Choices    Family practitioner – provides primary care to all members of the family on a continuing bases    Hospitalist – specializes in general medical care of hospitalized patients    Pediatrician – diagnoses and treats children’s disorders  o  ped/o    child  o  iatr/o    physician, treatment  o  -ic    pertaining to  o  -ian    practitioner    Geriatrician – treats disease of older adults  o  ger/o    old age  o  geront/o  old age    Radiologist – specializes in interpreting diagnostic images (x-rays, ultrasound, MRI)  o  log/o     knowledge    Radiographer – radiologic technologist; records images using x-ray or radiation technology  o  radi/o    radiation technology    Ophthalmologist – diagnoses and treats eye disorders    Psychiatrist – diagnoses and treats disorders of the mind    Endocrinologist – works with hormonal deficiencies   Lesson 2 | Specialists in Cancer, Heart, Lungs, and Other Systems    Orthopedist – correcting abnormalities of the skeletal system  o  orth/o    straight  o  ped/o    foot    Rheumatologist – treat musculoskeletal diseases    Anesthesiologist – administers drugs to help patients lose sensation  o  esthesi/o  feeling, perception    Pathology – diagnosis of the cause and nature of disease  o  path/o    disease    Pulmonologist – treats lung disorders    Cardiologist – specializes in the heart    Thoracic surgeon – performs surgery on any of the chest organs    Hematologist – treats blood disorders 

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School: University of Texas at Dallas
Department: Health science
Course: Medical Terminology
Professor: Sandon
Term: Winter 2016
Tags: Medterm and Medical terminology
Name: HLTH 3101 Module 5 pt 1
Description: Module 5 pt 1
Uploaded: 02/26/2018
1 Pages 22 Views 17 Unlocks
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