Flashcards in General- Level 1 Deck (17):
Listening to sounds produced within the body, usually using a stethoscope.
The normal state of being or starting point
Ready or inclined to fight; aggressively uncooperative.
Affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local
Excessive loss of body water; dry lips and mucosa are some of the signs of dehydration
A disease which the provider thinks could be the cause of a patient's symptoms.
Mental or physical suffering or pain
Feverish; increased body temperature
A localized area of dead tissue resulting from lack of blood supply
Inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of the body
Extreme fatigue or drowsiness
General feeling of discomfort or illness
Extremely overweight; body mass index (BMI) over 40
Able to be touched or felt; plain to see.
The presence of infectious organisms or toxins in the blood