Flashcards in Ch. 2 Deck (101)
An abnormal process in which aspects of social, physical, emotional, or intellectual condition or function of a person are diminished or impaired, with general term for impairment being disease, and specific illness being considered disease or disorders
A disease that develops without an apparent or known cause
An unfavorable response to medical treatment
Pertaining to physician or treatment
Pertaining to individual
A hospital acquired infection that was not present or incubating before the patient's admission to the hospital and is acquired 72 hours after admission
Conditions that exist at, or before, birth
A deviation from what is considered normal, typically as a result of congenital defects
Laboratories, doctors' offices, and other organizations that work with possible disease causing organisms and/or radiation that require special conditions for containment
The capability of a pathogenic organism to be transmitted from one individual to another
Invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
An infection that has spread to the circulating blood from any part of the body
3 major bacterial classifications based on shape
Cocci, bacili (rod), spirilla
Culture and sensitivity test, an antibiotic sensitivity test performed on bacteria cultured artificially in a petri dish to then determine which antibiotics are effective against that particular pathogen
What type of infection is hepatitis?
What type of infection is fever blisters?
What type of infection is HPV?
What type of infection is herpes?
What type of infection is infectious mononucleosis?
What type of infection is measles?
What type of infection is mumps?
What type of infection is pneumonia?
Viral or bacterial
What type of infection is poliomyleitis?
What type of infection is smallpox?
What type of infection is tetanus?
What type of infection is diptheria?
What type of infection is meningitis?
Bacterial or viral
What type of infection is whooping cough?
What type of infection is TB?