Quiz 5

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Quiz 5
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2012-11-29 18:07:09
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  1. ca
    cancer
  2. cath
    catheter
  3. cc
    cubic centimeter
  4. CBR
    complete bed rest
  5. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  6. CBC
    complete blood count
  7. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  8. cal
    calcium
  9. CNA
    certified nursing assistant
  10. c/o
    complaing of
  11. c
    with
  12. cl liq
    clear liquid
  13. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulomnary disease
  14. C
    centigrade
  15. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  16. CHD
    congenital heart disease
  17. cyanosis
    blue tinge to skin
  18. CC
    chief complaint
  19. CPK
    creatine phosphokinase
  20. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  21. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  22. CT
    computer tomography
  23. CCU
    critical care unit
  24. CVP
    central venous pressure
  25. Cx
    cervix
  26. CXR
    chest x-ray
  27. FRC
    functional residual capacity
  28. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  29. FF
    force fluids
  30. Fx
    fracture
  31. FTT
    failure to thrive
  32. FHT
    fetal heart tone
  33. freces/fecal
    BM
  34. foley
    self retaining catheter
  35. french
    diameter of catheter tube
  36. fdr
    feeder
  37. gtt
    gutte/drops
  38. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  39. GI
    gastrointestinal
  40. GT
    gastric tube
  41. Gait belt
    special webbed belt to transfer patients
  42. gastrostomy
    opening in stomach in which a tube is secured to feed patient
  43. genes
    found in chromosomes; control inherited traits
  44. gonads
    sex glands
  45. growth
    phsical changes
  46. hemiplegia
    paralyssis of one side of body
  47. hemoglobin
    gives blood it's red color
  48. hemorrhage
    excessive loss of blood
  49. hospice
    special nursing agency for terminally ill
  50. hypertension
    elevated blood pressure
  51. hypotension
    very low blood pressure

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