Shift Quiz #3

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  1. Dysmenorrhea
    painful menstration
  2. Dyspareunia
    painful intercourse
  3. Dyspepsis
  4. Dysphagia
    difficultly swallowing
  5. Dyspnea
    difficult and labored breathing, shortness of breath
  6. Dysuria
    painful urination
  7. Ecchymosis
    hemorrhagic, non-elevated, irreguarly-formed, discolored area of skin caused by the seepage of blood beneath the epidermis (a bruise)
  8. Eczema
    inflammatory cx of the skin which may be acute or chronic, characterized by itching or burning, tiny papules & vesicles, oozing, crusting, and scaling.
  9. Edentulous
    without teeth
  10. Effusion
    escape of fluid into a cavity
  11. Emaciate
    to become extremely thin or lean, wasting
  12. Embolism
    obstruction of a blood vessel by blood clot or foreign substance
  13. Emesis
  14. Erythema
    unusual redness of the skin caused by capillary congestion
  15. Fascia
    fibrous membrane of connective tissue separating and supporting muscles and body organs
  16. Febrile
    pertaining to having a fever
  17. Hemothorax
    blood fluid present in the pleural cavity
  18. Hemorrhage
    excessive or profuse bleeding
  19. Ileus
    the presence of air/fluid levels on abd x-ray
  20. Ischemia
    temporary and localized anemia due to restricting circulation to a part
  21. Pneumothorax
    presence of air or gas in the pleural space that may occur spontaneously, due to trauma, or deliberately, introduced in a collapsed lung
  22. Sepsis
    presence of pathological microorganisms or their toxins in the blood
  23. Torsion
    the twisting of a bodily organ on its own axis
  24. ABG
    Arterial Blood Gas
  25. hCG
    Human chorionic gonadotropin
  26. CBC
    Complete Blood Count
  27. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  28. Chole
  29. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  30. CSF
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
  31. CXR
    Chest X-ray
  32. DKA
    Diabetic KetoAcidosis
  33. DVT
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
  34. ESRD
    End-Stage Renal Disease
  35. FB
    Foreign Body
  36. FHT
    Fetal Heart Tone
  37. Fx
  38. GB
  39. HCT
  40. Hbg
  41. I&D
    Incision & Drainage
  42. IM
  43. IV
  44. IVP
    intrauterine pregnancy
  45. KUB
    kidneys, ureters, bladder (Xray)
  46. LDH
    Lactate Dehydrogenase
  47. LP
    Lumbar Puncture
  48. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  49. MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  50. NPO
    Nothing per os (by mouth)
  51. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  52. PO
    Per os (by mouth), orally
  53. Pt
  54. PTT
    Partial Thromboplastin Time
  55. PTX
  56. r/o
    rule out
  57. SubL
  58. sono
  59. SubQ
  60. SSE
    soapsuds enema
  61. STAT
    at once, immediately
  62. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  63. TIA
    Transient Ischemic Attack
  64. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  65. UA
  66. UDS
    Urine Drug screen
  67. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity Level
  68. ASA (salicyclate) Toxicity Level
  69. Coumadin (warfarin)-PT/INR Toxicity Level
  70. Depakote (valproic acid) Toxicity Level
  71. Digoxin (lanoxin) Toxicity Level
  72. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Toxicity Level
  73. Phenobarbital Toxicity Level
  74. Tegretol (Carbamazepine) Toxicity Level
  75. Theiphylline Toxicity Level
  76. CXR DDx
    r/o pneumonia, PTX, CHF, rib fx
  77. CBC DDx
    r/o infection, anemia
  78. D-Dimer (measure of enzymes ax with clotting) DDx
    r/o deep vein thrombosis
  79. CT Head DDx
    r/o internal trauma, tumor, bleed
  80. UA DDx
    r/o UTI, hematuria, proteinuria
  81. Chem 7/BMP DDx
    r/o electrolye imbalance, hypoglycemia
  82. EKG DDx
    r/o acute MI, arrhythmia
  83. BNP (B-type natriuretic peptide-an enzyme that helps the body increase water excretion and urinary output) DDx
    r/o congestive heart failure
  84. Troponin DDx--part of Cardiac Panel
    r/o MI
  85. Blood Cultures (checks for organisms in the blood stream) DDx
    r/o sepsis
  86. BHCG (serum pregnancy test)DDx
    r/o pregnancy
  87. TILT (checks Pt BP at rest, sitting, standing) DDx
    r/o hypovolemia
  88. LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) DDx
    r/o sickle cell crisis
  89. Serum Ketones DDx
    r/o diabetic ketoacidosis
  90. Stool GUAIAC (blood in stool) DDx
    r/o GI Bleed
  91. CTA (CT Angiogram) Chest DDx
    Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
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Shift Quiz #3

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