Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Abbreviations Starting with J: Part 1

This short set of Medical Terminology flash cards includes six abbreviations starting with the letter J. A few are older terms that are rarely used today. For example, juvenile-onset diabetes is typically categorized as Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Examine context clues if you see an abbreviation that has more than one possible meaning. If there is any doubt, spell the word out. Follow facility policy regarding use of abbreviations.

  1. Click on the first slide to enlarge to full screen.
  2. Click on the slide or thumbnail at the bottom to advance to the next slide.
  3. Study the abbreviations backwards by clicking on the last slide and clicking on the thumbnails to advance to the previous slides.

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How many of these abbreviations did you already know? Feel free to share your comments in the comment section at the bottom of this article.

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Medical Abbreviation Flash Cards by Katrena


juvenile-onset diabetes


jugular venous pressure; jugular venous pulse

j, jaund



juvenile rheumatoid arthritis





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