Flashcards in Chapter 1: Introduction To Medical Terminology Deck (34):
record of the heart
around the heart
inflammation of the heart
ulcer found in the stomach
pertaining to under the skin
study of the stomach and small intestine
What is the plural form of vertebra?
What is the plural form of thorax?
What is the plural form of appendix?
What is the plural form of metastasis?
What is the plural form of sarcoma?
What is the plural form of phalanx
What is the plural form of ganglion
What is the plural form of ovum
What is the plural form of nucleus
What is the plural form of biopsy
What is a medical record?
Details of hospital stay
What is an electronic medical record? (EMR)
A computer software program that allows entry of patient information.
History and Physical
Written by an admitting physician.
Records of patient's care throughout the day
Physician's Progress Notes
Contains updated assessment, diagnoses, and further plans for care.
Given by a specialist
report of treatment/therapy the patient received.
Written by the surgeon
Clinical lab and medical imaging reports
report of results of tissue removed from the patient
describes purpose, methods, benefits, and risks of procedures
Outline of patients hospital stay
Acute care hospital
Provides services for a short period of time
Long term care facility
Provides care for patients who need more time to recover
Provides services not requiring overnight hospital stay
What does HIPAA stand for?
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act