Medical terminology is often heard/seen in general media such as newspapers and/or television
Medical terminology is often heard/seen in general media such as newspapers and/or television. During this semester, you have had some increased awareness of medical terms due to taking this course. With that thought in mind, I would like to you find an example in some form of media with medical terms being used AND define the medical terms used in your example. There are some options for this discussion questions.
Document medical terms heard on a television show such as Grey’s Anatomy, CSI, Scrubs, or even a news show. Locate a newspaper article that includes medical terms. Locate a magazine article that includes medical terms.
ASSIGNMENT: After locating media containing medical terminology, your article should include at minimum five medical terms-remember this can be diseases, procedures, tests, signs or symptoms. Also, you may provide medical terms for diseases, procedures, tests, signs or symptoms described in non-medical language.
1. Post the link if you are using some from the internet or copy of the article on the bulletin board. If you are using medical terms from a television show, post the document you have created containing those terms on the bulletin board. You must post the source of the document-if TV, include the name of show and the date the show was seen.
2. Define the medical terms found in your article.
Did you learn something?