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forehead

frontal region

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region over temple

temporal region

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back of head

occipital region

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base of skull

basilar region

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having a large head

macrocephaly, hydrocephalus

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having a small head

microcephalus

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top of head

parietal (right or left)

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hives

urticaria

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itching

pruritus

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Bending

flexion

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to straighten

extension

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revolve around

rotation

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move away from median line

abductin

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move toward median line

adductor

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blue in color

cyanotic

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by mouth

orally

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By rectum

by rectum

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breathing in

inhalation

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rubbing into skin

topically

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under the skin

subcutaneous

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within the skin

intradermal

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within the muscle

intramuscular

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within the spinal canal (2)

intraspinal, intrathecal

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within the vein

intravenous

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pouring into body cavity

instillation

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(period) if present when admitted

menses present

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painful period

dysmenorrhea

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total absence of period

amenorrhea

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profuse or prolonged flow/period

menorrhagia

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cessation of peroid

menopause

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very unpleasant offensive

foul

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of the muscles

facial

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of the legs

paraplegia

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of one side of the body

hemiplegia

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of a single limb

monoplegia

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of all 4 extremities and usually the trunk

Quadriplegia

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large amount of profuse perspiration

Diaphoresis, diaphoretic

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flat on back, arms straight at side

supine

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on side, knees flexed

lateral

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on left side, left arm behind back, left leg slightly flexed, right leg greatly flexed

Sim's (left or right)

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head of bed semi-erect

Semi-Fowlers 40-45 degree, modified, knees & legs not flexed

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on back, buttocks near edge of table, knees well flexed and separated

lithotomy

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resting on knees and chest

knee-chest

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on back, pelvis and legs higher than head

Trendelburg

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on abdomen, face turned to one side

proen

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prone with hips over break in table and feet below level of head

jackknife

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number of beats per minute

rate

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rhythm regular or irregular, coupling, galloping

aaa

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beats missed at intervals

intermittent

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>100 beats per min. (bpm)

rapid, fast, tachycardia

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slow in rate, <50 bpm

slow, bradycardia

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only scarcely perceptible

tready, weak

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pulseless (2)

Imperceptible, absent

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pulse strength (0, 1, 2, 3, 4)

0=absent, not palpable, inaudible c Doppler

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1+ =

diminished/palpable

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2+ =

expected/normal

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3+ =

strong/full pulse

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4+ =

bounding, can't be obliterated

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normal rate

normal in rate and rhythm

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normal Healthy

normal for race

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blue in color

Cyanotic, mottled

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very white

extreme pallor, ashen

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redness

erythema

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shines

glossy

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raw surface

excoriation

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yellow in color

jaundiced

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containing colored area

pigmented

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scraped

abraded, denuded

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cold and moist

clammy

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not understandable

incoherent

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meaningless, wondering

rambling

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words run together

slurring

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difficulty speaking

dysphasia

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inability to swallow

aphagia

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other descriptive terms

red, swollen, inflamed, ulcerated

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descriptive terms

pink, moist, ddry, cracked, swollen, coated, inflamed, ulcerated