Quiz 8

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Quiz 8
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2012-12-03 18:58:32
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terminology I,K,M,N Glossary F,K,L,M
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  1. IV
    intravenous
  2. IM
    intramuscular
  3. IVP
    intravenous pylogram
  4. I&O
    intake and output
  5. ICU
    intensive care unit
  6. IPPB
    intermittent positive pressure breathing
  7. K
    potassium
  8. KUB
    kidneys, ureters, bladder
  9. KVO
    keep vein open
  10. MOM
    milk of magnesia
  11. MS
    morphine sulphate
  12. mm
    milimeter
  13. ml
    mililiter
  14. MI
    myocarial infarction
  15. NA
    nursing assistant
  16. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  17. NG
    naso-gastric
  18. Na
    sodium
  19. NaCl
    sodium chlonde
  20. NAS
    no salt added
  21. noc
    night
  22. NS
    normal saline
  23. N &V
    nausea and vomiting
  24. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  25. false imprisonment
    restraining person without official and lawful permission
  26. fecal impaction
    hard feces
  27. feces
    stool
  28. flatulence
    gas in stomach and intestines
  29. flexion
    bending of a body part
  30. foley
    self retaining catheter
  31. foot drop
    pt foot is permanently flexed
  32. fowlers
    semi sitting position
  33. Kardex
    file card with pt routine care info
  34. lateral
    side laying position
  35. liable
    responsible for ones own actions
  36. libel
    writing false statements
  37. lithotomy
    lying on back; knees bent and apart
  38. logrolling
    turning pw in one movement careful not to twist body
  39. malignant
    cancerous tumor
  40. malpractice
    negligence by a professional
  41. medical asespsis
    clean technique
  42. menarche
    girls first period
  43. meninges
    3coverings of the brain and spinal cord
  44. menopause
    cessation of periods
  45. menstruation
    monthly periods
  46. metabolism
    burning of good for energy
  47. metastasis
    spread of cancer to other parts
  48. microbe
    small living plant or animal

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