What is a sterile field?
a specified area that is considered free of microorganisms
What is an angiography?
procedure used to visualize blood vessels with contrast
What is arthrography?
looking at joints via xray after injecting contrast
What is atelectasis?
medical condition in which the lungs are not fully inflated
What is a Foley catheter?
indwelling catheter retained in the bladder by a balloon inflated with air or fluid
What is a lithangiogram?
study to look at the lymphatic system with contrast injected into a lymphatic channel
What is myelography?
xray exam of the spinal canal with contrast injected through a needle into the space around the spinal cord-checking for compressino
What is purulent?
consisting of or containing pus
What is serous?
resembling serum-pale yellow and transparent
What is subungual?
under the fingernail or toenail
What is the urinary meatus?
external urethral orifice-opening of urethra where urine is discharged
What is a voiding cystourethrogram?
uses fluoroscopy and contrast introduced through a catheter into the bladder-images are obtained before during and after voiding the kidneys bladder and urethra