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Medical what is it

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This is a series of images of medical devices and paraphernalia for doctor and nurse to improve their medical vocabulary. Funny and educational?

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Medical what is it

  1. 1. What is it? Some Medical Vocabulary with images for Nurses and Doctors By Josette Molle & Chris Yukna
  2. 2. Does this help  ?
  3. 3. This weekly pillbox helps patients remember when and if they have taken their medicine.
  4. 4. She took a tongue depressor and said: “open your mouth and say Ah .
  5. 5. Two Medical Tongue Twisters If one doctor doctors another, does the doctor who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does he doctor the doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors ? The sixth Sheik’s sixth sheep’s surely sick.
  6. 6. The stethoscope is an acoustic medical device for auscultation, or listening to the internal sounds of an animal or human body. It typically has a small disc-shaped resonator that is placed against the chest, and two tubes connected to earpieces. It is often used to listen to lung and heart sounds. from Greek stēthos ‘breast’ + skopein ‘look at.’ Invented by French physician René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laënnec
  7. 7. Could this be of some help?
  8. 8. A small case or container, especially a round or cylindrical one. a small, soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole. Anatomy: a tough sheath or membrane that encloses something in the body, such as a kidney, a lens, or a synovial joint. Gelatin capsules, informally called gel caps or gelcaps, are composed of gelatin manufactured from the collagen of animal skin or bone. Vegetable capsules are composed of hypromellose, a polymer formulated from cellulose.
  9. 9. “Slip the thermometer under your tongue and I’ll be back in five minutes” Normal body temperature or Oral temperature is about 98.6°F or 37°C. This can vary considerably. In the intestines temperatures may reach 60°C!
  10. 10. This is also known as a Sphygmomanometer.
  11. 11. In 1881, the first blood pressure device was invented by Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch. It consisted of a rubber bulb that was filled with water to restrict blood flow in the artery. On the left is an early Riva-Rocc blood pressure cuff. Modern blood pressure measurement was not developed until 1905, when Dr. Nikolai Korotkoff discovered the difference between systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure.
  12. 12. mid 18th century: from French, or from Latin scalpellum, diminutive of scalprum ‘chisel,’ from scalpere ‘to scratch.’ Scalpel
  13. 13. Gauze 1560s, gais, from French gaze, conjectured to be from Arabic gazz "raw silk" or from Gaza, Palestinian city associated with production of this fabric. A bleached, woven cotton cloth, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges “We are going to clean your wound and wrap it in gauze.”
  14. 14. Otoscope During an ear exam, a tool called an otoscope is used to look at the outer ear canal and eardrum. The otoscope has a light, a magnifying lens, and a funnel-shaped viewing piece with a narrow, pointed end called a speculum.
  15. 15. late 16th century: from Latin, ‘tongs, pincers The obstetric forceps, allowing during birth, the extraction of a living child, was invented by the eldest son of the Chamberlen family of surgeons. The Chamberlens were French Huguenots from Normandy origin but working in Paris before they immigrated to England in 1569 to flee from religious violence perpetrated in France. In fact, the instrument was kept secret for 150 years by the Chamberlen family, although there is evidence for its presence as far back as 1634. Forceps (in childbirth)
  16. 16. Reflex hammer Did you know the first hammers weren’t used to test reflexes? They were initially used for percussion. The first hammer used for percussion was created by a Scottish physician Sir David Barry in the early 1800’s. In 1870, Wilhelm Heinrich Erb recognized the diagnostic use of the percussion hammer in the patellar (or knee-erk) reflex.
  17. 17. Most of these items would be found inside this:
  18. 18. Doctor’s black bag Dr. William Hyatt Gordon's article “The Doctor's Bag—What Should Be in It,” published in the April 1950 issue of GP.
  19. 19. In medicine, a catheter /ˈkæθɪtər/ is a thin tube made from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions. Catheters are medical devices that can be inserted in the body to treat diseases or perform a surgical procedure. By modifying the material or adjusting the way catheters are manufactured, it is possible to tailor catheters for cardiovascular, urological, gastrointestinal, neurovascular, and ophthalmic applications. The ancient Syrians created catheters from reeds. "Katheter — καθετήρ" originally referred to any instrument that was inserted, such as a plug. It comes from the Greek verb "kathiemai — καθίεμαι" meaning "let down", because the catheter was 'let down' into the body.
  20. 20. Some pertinent sites About the authors: Chris Yukna works at the Ecole des Mines, He has three websites that he tries to update periodically: Science General) Business Emporium (Esl business lessons & quizzes) Totally Unorthodox (where he puts everything else) Josette Molle is an amazing ESL & FLE teacher. She teaches at Atout Savoir and will be presenting at TESOL in November 2016 In Paris. From Professor Yukna: • 1. Medical Breakthroughs Quiz • 2. Medcards ICU deck • 3. Infectious Chronic Inflammatory Diseases • 4. Fortified with Iron quiz • 5. Do you want to have some pun? From Josette Molle: • 1. What's that? • 2. Qu'est-ce que c'est?