quiz 6

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quiz 6
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2012-11-29 18:05:23
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  1. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  2. d/c
    discontinue/discharge
  3. drsg
    dressing
  4. Dx
    diagnosis
  5. DON
    director of nursing
  6. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  7. E
    enema
  8. EBL
    estimated blood loss
  9. ECG/EKG
    electrocardiogram
  10. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  11. EENT
    eyes,ear,nose,throat
  12. emesis
    vomit
  13. ESR
    erythro sed rate
  14. dangling
    sitting patient on side of bed
  15. decubitus ulcer
    bedsore; pressure sore
  16. dehydration
    lack of body fluids
  17. dementia
    changes in the brain functions
  18. dermis
    inner layer of skin
  19. diabetes mellitus
    lack of insulin to use sugar
  20. diarrhea
    liquid stool
  21. diastolic
    lower reading of B/P heart resting
  22. disinfection
    destruction of pathogens
  23. dorsal
    lying on back, knees bent but together
  24. drawsheet
    small sheet to turn patient & keep bottom sheet clean; lift sheet
  25. dysphagia
    difficulty in swallowing
  26. dyspnea
    difficulty in breathing
  27. dysuria
    difficult or painful urination
  28. edema
    fluid in the tissue
  29. embolus
    blood clot on the move
  30. empathy
    putting yourself in another's place
  31. endometrium
    lining of uterus
  32. esteem
    feeling good about self and one's worth
  33. ethics
    knowing the difference between what is right and what is wrong; doing the right thing
  34. exhalation
    breathing out

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