Quiz 4

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Quiz 4
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  1. Dangling
    sitting patient on side of bed
  2. decubitus ulcer
    bedsore; pressure sore
  3. dehydration
    lack of body fluids
  4. dementia
    changes in the brain functions
  5. dermis
    inner layer of skin
  6. diabetes mellitus
    lack of insulin to sue sugar
  7. diarrhea
    liquid stool
  8. diastolic
    lower reading of B/P; heart is resting
  9. disinfection
    destruction of pathogens
  10. dorsal
    lying on back, knees bent but together
  11. drawsheet
    small sheet to turn pt&keep bottom sheet clean: lift sheet
  12. dysphasgia
    difficulty in swallowing
  13. dyspnea
    difficulty in breathing
  14. dysuria
    difficult or painful urination
  15. Ileostomy
    artificial opening of the ileum
  16. inhalation
    breathing in
  17. integumentary system
    the skin
  18. I/V
    intravenous therapy
  19. iris
    colored part of the eye
  20. ca
    cancer
  21. cath
    catheter
  22. cc
    cubic centimeter
  23. CBR
    complete bed rest
  24. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  25. CBC
    complete blood count
  26. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  27. cal
    calcium
  28. CNA
    certified nursing assistant
  29. cal
    calcium
  30. cl liq
    clear liquid
  31. COPD
    chronic obsructive pulmonary disorder
  32. C
    centigrade
  33. CHF
    congestive hear failure
  34. CHD
    congential heart disease
  35. cyanosis
    blue tinge to skin
  36. CC
    chief complaint
  37. CPK
    creatine phosphokinase
  38. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  39. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  40. CT
    computer tomography
  41. CCU
    critical care unit
  42. CVP
    central venous pressure
  43. Cx
    cervix
  44. CXR
    chest x-ray

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