Medical Terminology.txt

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Medical Terminology.txt
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Day 2 Medical terminology
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  1. Bradycardia?
    - Lower HR than normal range
  2. Tachycardia?
    - Higher HR than normal range
  3. Diaphoretic?
    - Sweatty
  4. Hypertensive?
    - Higher BP than normal range
  5. Hypotensive?
    - Lower BP than normal range
  6. DCAPBLS TICS?
    • Deformaties, contusions, abrasions, penetrations, burns, lacerations, swelling
    • Tenferness, intsability, crepitis, subcutaneous emphasema
  7. Systolic?
    • When the heart contracts
    • Top # on a BP reading
  8. Diastolic?
    • When the heart relaxes
    • Bottom # on a BP reading
  9. cyonotic?
    Blueish colour - lack of O2
  10. Jaundice?
    Yellowing of the body
  11. LLL refers to:
    Left Lower lung
  12. RML refers to:
    Right middle lung
  13. RUQ refers to?
    Right upper quadrent
  14. LLQ:
    Left lower quadrent
  15. What is it called when somebody has BGL above 8?
    Hyperglycemia
  16. What is hypoglycemia?
    BGL below the average of 4-8
  17. What is the difference between a sign and a symptom?
    • Sign - you can see what is happening
    • Symptom - Is what the patient feels
  18. Angina is to MI as TIA is to...
    • Stroke.
    • TIA and Angina are temporary blockages
  19. JVD is:
    Jugular Vein Distention
  20. Tacypnea
    Rapid breathing, above 20 resps/min
  21. Dyspnea
    Breathlessness
  22. Diaphoresis
    profuse sweating

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