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2010-09-07 11:32:20


circle the correct term to complete the following sentences
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  1. ms. daley, who has 9 children, visited her general practitioner because she was experiencing problems with urination. after examining her, the dr. found that her bladder was protrding into her vagina and told her she had a (rectocle. cystocele. hiatal hernia)
  2. susan coughed constantly for a week. her physician told her that her chest x-ray examination showed evidence of pneumonia. her sputum (material coughed up from the bronchial tubes) was found to contain (ischemic, pleuritic, pneumococcal) bacteria
  3. mr manion went to see his family dr because he couldnt keep his left upper eyelid fromsagging. his dr told him he had a neurologic problem called horner syndrome, characterized by (necrosis, hydronephrosis, ptosis) of his eyelid
  4. jill broke her left arm in a fall while mountain biking. after 6 weeks in a cast to treat the fracture, her left arm was noticeably smaller and weaker than her right arm-the muscles had (atrophied, hypertrophied, metastasized) her dr recommended physical therapy to strengthen the affected arm
  5. ms. brody was diagnosed with breast cancer. the 1st phase of her treatment included a(nephrectomy,mastectomy, pulmonary resection)to remove her breast and the tumor. after the surgery her drs recommended (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hydrotherapy)using drugs such as doxorubicin (adriamycin and paclititaxel) and paclitaxel(taxol)
    mastectomy; chemotherapy
  6. at age 29, kevin's facial features became coaeser and his hands and tongue enlarged. after a head ct(computed tomography) scan,drs diagnosed the cause of these changes as(hyperglycemia. hyperthyroidism, acromegaly) a slowly progressive endocrine condition involving the pituitary gland
  7. each winter during cold and flu season, daisey developed (chondromalacia, bronchitis.cardiomyopathy)her dr prescribed antibiotics and respiratory therapy to help her recover
  8. after undergoing(arthroscopy, laparotomy, radiotherapy) on his knee, alan noticed swelling and inflammation near the small incisins. dr. nicholas assured him that this was a common side effect of the procedure that would resolve spontaneously
  9. under the microscope, dr vance could see grape-like clusters of bacteria called (eosinophils,streptococci, staphylococci) she made the diagnosis of (staphylococcemia, eosinophilia,streptococcemia) and the patient started on antibiotic therapy
    staphylococci; staphylococcemia
  10. david enjoyed weight lifting, but he recently noticed a bulge in his right groin region, he visited his dr who made the diagnosis of (hiatal hernia, rectocele, inguinal hernia) and recommended surgical repair
    inguinal hernia