The posture assumed when the head of the bed is raised 45-60 degrees and his or her knees are elevated slightly.
Enlargment of a Muscle organ
Reddened areas, sores, or ulcers of the skin occurring over bony prominnces.
belief in or relationship with some higher power, creative force, driving being, or infinite source of energy
A substance, usually a drug, that relaxes contractions of teh smoth muscle of the bronchioles to improve ventilation to the lungs.
Perscribed to improve aeration in asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and bronchiectasis.
a medication which is used to treat angina, a form of chest pain which develops when the supply of blood to the heart becomes restricted.
medications such as nitroglicerin and beta blockers are antianginals
normal quite breathing
Numerous tiny purple or red spots appearing on the skin as a result of tiny hemorrhages within the dermal or submucosal layers.
derrived from latin word perecchie, meaning flea bites
pet (fleas) looks like many flea bites......
A reddness tinge of skin color associated with a variety of skin rashes.
A deficiency of blood supply caused by obstruction of circulation to the body part.
Weak or Lax
Fibrous connective membrane of the body. Encases and holds together muscle fibers.
Perscribed or unavoidable restriction of movement in any area of a person's life.
Acute bacterial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue characterized most commonly by local heat, redness, pain, and swelling.
ocassionally by fever, malaise, chills, and headache.
Local and nonspecific defensive tissue response to injury or destruction of cells.
Producing or containing pus
Pertaining to or characteristic of old age or the process of aging.
A subjective indication of a disease or a change in condition as perceived by the patient.
data that are apparent only to the person affected; can be described or verified only by that person.
An evaluation or appraisal of a condition.
The process of making such an evaluation.
an examiners evaluation of the disease or condition based on the patients subjective report of teh symptoms and course of teh illness or condition and the examiner's objective finding.
circular movements of the limb or eye.
(one of the four basic movements allowed by various joints in the skeleton it is a combination of abduction, adduction, and extention flexation.)
Movement of the limb toward the midline or axis of the body.
Movment of a limb away from the midline or axis of the body.
Near to the point of referance or attachment, usually the trunk of the body.
Away from or furthest from the point of origin or attachment.
Away for furthest from the midline or central point.
Position in which the head is lower and the body and legs are on an inclined plane.
The ability to walk from place to place independently, with or without assistant device.