Oxygen

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61453
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Oxygen
Updated:
2011-01-23 12:43:23
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  1. Adventitious
    not normal, from an outside source
  2. Afebrile
    without a fever, when a fever breaks
  3. antipyretic
    • fever reducers-
    • ex NSAIDS and corticosteriods
  4. apical rate
    the heart rate as ausculated w a stethescope palced on the chest wass adjacent to the cardiac apex
  5. apnea
    absence of normal breathing
  6. ashen
    gray
  7. atelectasis
    collapse of the alveoli
  8. ausculatory gap
    when taking BP in a hypertensive pt, the sounds usually hears over the brachial artery disappear at high pressure and reappear when the pressure is at a lower level

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