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National Library of Medicine Offers Medical Vocabulary Tutorial

Words matter and can be confusing, especially when they denote different things to different people or in certain contexts. “Love” means one thing on Valentine’s Day and another on the tennis court. The word “point” conjures numerous meanings—a detail, the sharp end of a pin or a finger singling out something in the distance. To […]


Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

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