Flashcards in Communications Deck (32):
What does TCDB stand for?
Turn, cough, and deep breath
What does SC stand for?
What does the abbreviation DAT mean?
Diet As Tolerated
What does FUO mean?
Fever of Unknown Origin
What does N&V stand for?
Nausea and Vomiting
The study of living organisms is called what?
Microorganisms need these conditions to survive.
Temperature, pH, food, moisture, and oxygen
What disease is caused by protozoa in the intestines and results in loose stools?
What parasite must live in the cells of other living organisms? Also associated with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
What is the term used for softening of the bone?
What does CBC mean?
Complete Blood Count
What does CVA stand for?
What does "qod" mean?
Every other day
Term used for paralysis on one side of the body.
Stage of human development where the art of feeding, toilet training, and dressing is mastered is when?
What is the removal of the adenoids called?
What does L&D stand for?
Labor and Deliver
What does the suffix "-oid" mean?
What is the definition of the medical term dyskinesia?
Difficulty or abnormality of movement
What does TPR stand for?
Temperature, Pulse and Respirations
What does the term "chrom/o" mean?
What are 3 essential elements of communication?
Sender, Message, and Receiver
What is the condition called when a patient is any other position other than sitting with difficulty breathing?
What is the medical abbreviation for the right eye?
The study of the skin is called what?
A health profession will use a stethoscope to listen to sounds coming from a patient's body. The Term for this assessment is?
Blaming your actions on weaknesses on somebody else is what defense mechanism?
What is the medical term used for as needed?
In the urinary system, what does ADH mean?
What is the abbreviation used for electrocardiograph?
ECG or EKG
What does the abbreviation "qs" stand for?