HS111 Unit 4 Assignment 2

HS111 Unit 4 Assignment 2

Sections 1, 2 and 3 are worth 30 points each. You must place the hyphen correctly in Section 1 and 2. In section 3 you must place the combining form with the slash to receive full credit. Section 4 is worth 60 points.This assignment contains 4 sections and APA formatting, which is worth 150 points. Incorrect spelling and not placing the hyphen or slash mark properly will result in deductions from the total score. In Section 1, you will identify the prefix for the given definition.In Section 2, you will identify the suffix for the given definition. In Section 3, you will identify the combining form for the given definition. In Section 4, you will proofread the Progress Report listed below. Next, you will identify the 15 mistakes that are listed in the report. The mistakes could be misspellings, incorrect abbreviations or misuse of a medical term. Please list them in the chart below under the heading “Medical Terminology Error.” After you have listed the errors, you will need to identify the correct term or abbreviation. Please list them in the chart below under the heading “Correct Term.” Complete the title page and at the end of the project, be sure to list all applicable references and cite them in APA format.Submit to the Assignment 2 Dropbox.

Unit 4 Assignment 2


HS111-_4_ (section #) Medical Terminology

Definition Prefix
2.on, upon, overepi-
3.Painful, abnormal, difficult, laboreddys-
4.through, completedia-
5.beside, beyond, around, abnormalpara-
6.absence of, withouta-, au-
8.many, muchpoly-
11.Normal, goodeu-
12.Fast, rapidtachy-
13.Below, incomplete, deficient, underhypo-
15.After, beyond, changemeta-
Definition Suffix
1.Loosening, dissolution, separating-lysis
3.Abnormal fear or aversion to specific things-phobia
4.Cut into, incision-tomy
5.Abnormal condition-osis
6.Eating or swallowing-phagia
8.Vision (condition)-opia
9.Constriction or narrowing-stenosis
10.Birth, labor-tocia
11.Visual examination-scopy
13.One who studies and treats-logist
14.Tumor, swelling-oma
15.Surgical crushing-tripsy
Definition Combining Form
1.Combining form for tailcaud/o
2.Combining form for spinal columnrachi/o
3.Combining form for urea, nitrogenazot/o
4.Combining form for prostate glandprostat/o
5.Combining form for meatusmeat/o
6.Combining form for intestineenter/o
7.Combining form for lightphot/o
8.Combining form for atriumatri/o
9.Combining form for nerveneur/o
10.Combining form for tarsalstars/o
11.Combining form for spermatozoon, sprmspermat/o, sperm/o
12.Combining form for glans penisbalan/o
13.Combining form for adenoidsadenoid/o
14.Combining form for lifebi/o
15.Combining form for rederythr/o

Section 4 – Progress note is on the next page. Scroll down to view. Enter your answers in the table located on page 5. References are to be listed under the table where indicated.

Section 4: Identifying the mistakes and the correct terms.

Main Street Hospital and Medical Center

6000 North Tree Street – Branch, Pennsylvania 12345 – (555) 123-4567



DATE OF BIRTH:08/06/1952DATE OF ADMISSION:01/15/2015


CHIEF COMPLAINT: Severe pain between the shoulder blades, shortness of breathe, nausea for the past 3 hours.

PRESENT ILLNESS: Darelen Denton is a 62-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department via ambulance. In transport, patient received O2 at 4 liters via nasal cannula, baseline EKG, Normal Saline IV started in left hand, 325 mg aspirin by mouth (po). Patient complained she was short of breath and experiencing severe pain between her shoulder blades. She stated that she has been feeling nasuseated for the past 3 hours. She states she has a history of stable angina and is currently taking medication as needed. She states she did not take the nitroglycerin because she was not experiencing chest pain, just back pain. She states that her last check-up with the Pulmonologist showed that her EKG did not show any changes since her last visit. She denies episodes of syncope. The patient does report that she tripped over something on the floor, which resulted in her falling and hitting her back on a large table. In addition, she states that her heart rate has been ranging from 130/ 90 to 140/92. Patient states her Primary care physician placed her on blood pressure medication 2 months ago due to the increase.

ALLERGIES: Penisyllin, IVP dye, mold, pollen

CURRENT MEDICATIONS: Lovastatin 20 mg po per day, Enalapril 20 mg po bid, Nitroglycerin 0.4 mg sub q prn for chest pain.

PHYSICAL EXAM: Temperature 98.6, Blood pressure 140/90. Pulse 110. Respirations 26. Her lungs are clear, showing mild signs of distress. Heart sounds are normal, irregular rhythm and bradycardia noted. No edema noted in extremities. Patient skin is cool to touch, slightly clammy. EEG shows prolonged QRS wave, with ischemic ST changes and PVCs. Chest radiograph clear.

IMPRESSION: Aarythmia, CPK and Troponin levels were elevated indicative of Myelocardial infarction. The EKG revealed a high heart rate and complete block.

PLAN: Cardiology consult. Nitroglycerin 0.4 mcg given sublingual. Oxygen started at 4 liters via nasal cannula, Morphine sulfate 4 mg given IV for pain. Heparin (anticoagulant) drip started IM. Immediate transfer to Cardiac Cath Lab for PCTA. CPK and Troponin q 4 hours, H & H and PTT q 6 hours, Heparin adjusted per scale.

Medical Terminology ErrorCorrect Term
Sub qSub l
her heart rateher blood pressure
Chest radiographChest Xray
sulfate 4mgsulfate 4mcg
CPK and Troponin q 4CPK q 4
H&H and PTT q 6 hoursH&H of PTT q 6 hours

REFERENCE: (APA formatted references are required – list them below)



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