Card set 1-Pathology

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Card set 1-Pathology
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2014-10-05 21:15:17
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  1. Define Pathology
    The study of the origin, nature and course of diseases.
  2. Define: Disease
    Disorder in the body
  3. Acute condition
    Immediate, brief and severe
  4. Chronic condition
    Having a long duration
  5. Subacute condition
    Less than acute
  6. Define Symptoms
    Sensation or change in body function experienced by a patient that is associated with a particular disease.
  7. Define sign
    Indication. (noticeable symptom)
  8. Define indication
    a special symptom or the like that points out a suitable remedy or treatment or shows the  presence of a disease
  9. Contraindication
    To indicate the inadvisability of something, such as a medical treatment
  10. Caution
    make adjustments to your plan
  11. Prognosis
    the likely course of a disease or ailment
  12. Primum Nocere
    meaning "do no harm"
  13. Etiology
    The origin of the disease

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