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Cardiogram

record of the heart

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pericardium

around the heart

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carditis

inflammation of the heart

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hypertrophy

excessive development

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gastric ulcer

ulcer found in the stomach

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Hypodermic

pertaining to under the skin

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gastroenterology

study of the stomach and small intestine

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What is the plural form of vertebra?

vertebrae

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What is the plural form of thorax?

thoraces

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What is the plural form of appendix?

appendices

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What is the plural form of metastasis?

metastases

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What is the plural form of sarcoma?

sarcomata

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What is the plural form of phalanx

phalanges

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What is the plural form of ganglion

ganglia

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What is the plural form of ovum

ova

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What is the plural form of nucleus

nuclei

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What is the plural form of biopsy

biopsies

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What is a medical record?

Details of hospital stay

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What is an electronic medical record? (EMR)

A computer software program that allows entry of patient information.

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History and Physical

Written by an admitting physician.

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Nurse's Notes

Records of patient's care throughout the day

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Physician's Progress Notes

Contains updated assessment, diagnoses, and further plans for care.

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Consultation Report

Given by a specialist

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Ancillary Reports

report of treatment/therapy the patient received.

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Operative Report

Written by the surgeon

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diagnostic report

Clinical lab and medical imaging reports

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Pathologist's report

report of results of tissue removed from the patient

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Informed Consent

describes purpose, methods, benefits, and risks of procedures

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Discharge Summary

Outline of patients hospital stay

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Acute care hospital

Provides services for a short period of time

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Long term care facility

Provides care for patients who need more time to recover

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Ambulatory Care

Provides services not requiring overnight hospital stay

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What does HIPAA stand for?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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What are the 4 parts of a word part?

Word Root
Prefixes
Suffixes
Combining vowel