ANATOMY

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ANATOMY
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2015-10-18 21:44:39
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  1. ACIDOSIS
    AN ACID CONDITION OF THE BODY. CAN OCCUR WITH DECREASED VENTILATIONS. NOT ENOUGH CARBON DIOXIDE IS ELIMINATED. CO2 BECOMES CARBONIC ACID
  2. ALKALOSIS
    CAN OCCUR WITH EXCESSIVE VENTILATIONS- BLOWING OFF TOO MUCH CARBONIC DIOXIDE
  3. ADJUNCTS
    THINGS THAT HELP WITH OXYGEN. INVOLVING WITH PRODUCING A PATENT AIRWAY
  4. AGITATION
    EMOTIONAL STATE OF BEING AGITATED, RESTLESS, ANXIOUS, NERVOUS
  5. AGGRAVATION
    EMOTIONAL STATE OF BEING ANGRY, OR EXTREMELY UNHAPPY ABOUT SOMETHING.
  6. ALGORITHM
    ILLUSTRATIVE METHOD TO SUMMARIZE ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT INFORMATION.
  7. ANTECUBITAL
    FRONT OF THE ELBOW, LANDMARK TO START AN IV
  8. ARTHRITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE JOINTS
  9. ASPIRATE
    TO WITHDRAW FLUIDS, ASPIRATE FLUIDS FROM A DROWNING BECAUSE LUNGS HAVE ACCUMILATED FLUID IN THE LUNGS.
  10. ATROPHY
    WASTING AWAY OF TISSUE,
  11. BIFURCATE
    TO SPLIT IN TWO, THE TRACHEA BIFURCATES AT THE CARINA INTO TWO MAIN STEM BRONCHI.
  12. BLUNT TRAUMA
    INJURY CAUSED BY BLUNT FORCE, NO BREAK IN THE SKIN, CONTUSION LIKE IN APPEARANCE.
  13. CHILD
    PEDIATRICS OF 1-14 YEARS IN AGE.
  14. COMPROMISE
    TO MAKE WORSE, COMPROMISED AIRWAY-EXAMPLE
  15. CONTRAINDICATED
    A CONDITION THAT RENDERS A TREATMENT IMPROPER OR UNDESIRABLE.
  16. COPIOUS
    LARGE AMOUNTS, COPIOUS IRRIGATION OF A WOUND WITH SALINE.
  17. DERMATOLOGY
    STUDY OF THE SKIN
  18. ECTOPIC
    OUT OF ORDINARY LOCATION, IN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY THE FETUS ATTACHES OUTSIDE THE UTERUS.
  19. EDEMA
    SWELLING OF THE TISSUES DUE TO EXCESSIVE FLUID IN THE AREA.
  20. ELECTRODES
    THE LEADS PLACED ON THE PATIENTS CHEST TO TAKE A ECG.
  21. EMBOLUS
    A LUMP OF SOMETHING TRAVELING THROUGH BLOOD VESSELS , IT COULD BE AN AIR BUBBLE, BLOOD CLOT, ETC
  22. EMPHYSEMA
    • MEANS " TRAPPED AIR"
    • CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE THAT INVOLVES TRAPPING AIR.
  23. SUBCUTANEOUS EMPHYSEMA
    • SIGN OF A TEAR IN THE TRACHEA DUE TO A CHEST INJURY WHERE AIR IS LEAKING OUT AND TRAPPED IN THE SKIN OF THE CHEST.
    • " RICE CRISPPIES"
  24. EPISTAXIS
    NOSE BLEED

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