MOD A UNIT 1 VOCAB

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MOD A UNIT 1 VOCAB
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2011-03-04 13:51:02
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EXAMINATION ROOMS INSTRUMENTS
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EXAMINATION ROOMS & INSTRUMENTS
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  1. trich/o, pil/o
    hair
  2. onych/o, ungu/o
    nails
  3. seb/o
    sebum
  4. derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o
    skin
  5. hidr/o
    sweat
  6. kerat/o
    hard, horny
  7. Onychomycosis
    • onchy/o (nail)
    • myc/o (fungus)
    • -osis (abnormal condition)
    • Fungal infection of the nail
  8. Common contagious epithelial growths usually appearing on the skin of the hands, feet, legs, and face. Can be cause by any of 60 types of the HPV; aka warts.
    Verruca
  9. Baldness, or hair loss, resulting from genetic factors, aging, or disease.
    Alopecia
  10. First step in wound treatment, involving the removal of dirt, foreign bodies, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from the wound or burn to prevent infection and to promote healing.
    Debridement
  11. TB
    Tuberculosis
  12. Agent used to reduce friction by making a surface moist; use to facilitate anal and vaginal examinations.
    Lubricant
  13. Instrument used to examine the internal structure of the eye.
    Ophthalmoscope
  14. Instrument used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.
    Otoscope
  15. Insturment used to enhance examination in a cavity and to check for pupillary response to light.
    Penlight
  16. Instrument used to measure tendon reflexes?
    Percussion hammer
  17. Sample of a larger part, such as body tissue or cells.
    Specimen
  18. Instrument for viewing a cavity (ear, nose, etc)
    Speculum
  19. Instrument used to test hearing acuity by air or bone conduction.
    Tuning fork
  20. Used to measure blood pressure.
    Sphygmomanometer
  21. Disposable gloves are always worn when coming into contact with what?
    Body secretions
  22. Tables are usually covered with nonpermeable vinyl, which allows for easy cleaning with disinfectant.
    True
  23. After a patient has left the room and escorted to the front, what are the steps for cleaning the exam table?
    removed used paper coverings, clean the table with solution, dry the table, and recover with new paper.
  24. EPA approved cleaning product which includes bleach, what is the percentage allowed?
    10% bleach, 90% water.
  25. If a patient who shakes their head "yes" does not mean they fully understand what is expected, what else should you do?
    Ask the patient to explain or demonstrate to you what is expected.
  26. Just because a patient shakes their head "yes" it does not mean they fully understand what is expected, what else should you do?
    Ask the patient to explain or demonstrate to you what is expected.

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