Flashcards in Chapter 2 - The Body in Health and Disease Deck (33):
Study of stomach and intestines
Study of lungs
Study of heart
Study of blood
Study of skin
Study of bones and muscles
Study of nerves
Study of urinary system
Male Reproductive Medicine
Studies the structures that produce children
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Study of females.
Treatment of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
Study of organs or glands that secrete hormones.
Study of eye
Ears, nose, and throat system
Cause or origin of disease.
Abnormality in fetus or during gestation or birth
Progressive destruction of cells due to disease or aging process
Exposure to external substances
Inherited or spontaneous mutation in genetic material of cell
Medicine or treatment given to patient
Having no identifiable or confirmed cause
Caused by a pathogen. Can be direct or indirect.
New growth of either a benign or malignant tumor
Exposure to disease while in hospital setting
Lack of nutritious food
Physical examination: inspection, palpation, auscultation, percussion
Instrument to examine internal cavities and external surfaces
Fingers to feel mass or enlarged organs or detect tenderness or pain
Stethoscope for heart, lungs, intestines
Finger tapping over other finger that spreads over body cavity (listening to lung)
Sudden in natural and severe in intensity
Less sever in intensity
Sudden worsening in the severity of symptoms or signs
Temporary improvement in symptoms w/o the underlying disease being cured
Abnormal condition that still arises despite the original disease being resolved
Predicted outcome of disease