Card Set Information
Fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs; often result of surgical injury
Stone formation in the gallbladder
inflammation of the gallbladder
bacterial infection of the dermis and subcutaneous fat layers of the skin, can complicate with abscesses
cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair or skin debris
a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division compared to the nearby tissue. Does not contain pus.
a cutaneous surface change indicating infection or damage
Degenerative disc disease
degeneration of one or more of intervertabel discs of the spine. Painful and greatly affects quality of life.
Having at least 3 loose or liquid bowel movements each day.
Common symptom for both serious and non-serious conditions.
a pocket of clear serious fluid that sometimes develops in the body after surgery. Plasma seepage from ruptured blood vessels.
artificial induction of join ossification between two bones via surgery.
Bariatric surgery status
Weight loss surgery
Excess body fat to the point of causing life threatening conditions.
a BMI rating of 30.0 and above
A BMI rating between 25.0 and 30.0
a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period
sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow or infrequent breathing during sleep.
Endocrine disorder in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Common cause is too little iodine intake.
formation of multiple cysts in the ovary, due to hormonal imbalance
adjustment of the LAP-BAND to optimize weight loss capability. can be done in a surgeon's office.
I hearby certify that the scribe's documentation was performed under my direction and accurately the care given today.
Discussed Risks/Benefits/Alternatives to surgery. all questions answered.
A fleshy growth occurring on the lining of the colon that can develop into cancer if untreated.
a benign tumor composed of adipose tissue (body fat), usually found in elder patients. Painless, 1 to 6 cm in size.
Neoplasm of the skin
Abnormal growth of skin that can develop into a tumor. Can be benign to malignant.