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JVD

jugular venous distension

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JVP

jugular venous pulse

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SLR

straight leg raise

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NIDDM

non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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NSVD

normal spontaneous vaginal delivery

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SNF

skilled nursing facility

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BKA

below knee amputation

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RRR

regular rate and rhythm

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FTT

failure to thrive

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IPPA

inspection, palpitation, percussion, and auscultation

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BPH

benign prostate hypertrophy

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TBI

traumatic brain injury

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CTA

clear to auscultation; CT angio

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colic

periods of unexplained irritability and intense crying in infants, associated with abdominal pain

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corneal abrasion

abrasion to the clear portion of the eye that covers the iris and pupil

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phasia (both)

*aphasia - impairment in the ability to communicate through speech, writing, or sign due to bran dysfunction

*dysphasia - difficulty with speech

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scleral icterus

yellowing of the sclera (symptom of jaundice)

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flourescein

an exam that involves staining of the eye; (+) uptake indicates corneal abrasion

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hypocalcemia

low calcium

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incontinence

loss of bowel/urinary control

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sepsis

overwhelming infection of the body

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pneumothorax

air or gas in the pleural cavity due to perforation through chest wall or the pleura (traumatic vs. spontaneous)

'collapsed lung'

presenting complaints = cough, shortness of breath, unilateral chest/back pain

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fluctuance

when the wound is touched, there is a wave-feeling

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prone

lying face down

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names of lung lobes

- right superior/upper lobe (RUL)
- right middle lobe (RML)
- right inferior/lower lobe (RLL)
- left superior/upper lobe (LUL)
- left inferior/lower lobe (LLL)

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areas of the abdomen

RUQ - right upper quadrant - gallbladder, liver

RLQ - right lower quadrant - appendix, small intestine, large intestine, ovary in females

LUQ - left upper quadrant - spleen, pancreas

LLQ - left lower quadrant - small intestine, large intestine, ovary in female patients

Flanks - kidneys

Epigastric - stomach

Suprapubic - urinary bladder

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dysphagia

difficulty swallowing