definitioins

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definitioins
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2011-05-10 16:01:21
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  1. necrosis
    tissue damage
  2. ascites
    3rd spacing fluid in the abdomen
  3. anorexia
    loss of appetite
  4. what is the best test to see if someone has cancer
    biopsy
  5. normal sodium levels
    135-145
  6. normal potassium
    3.5-5.5
  7. normal RBC count
    • male: 3.5-8
    • female: 2.8-6.8
  8. orchiectomy
    surgical removal of one or both testicles
  9. dyslexia
    difficulty with writing, reading, spelling (learning disorders)
  10. dyscalculia
    difficulty with mathematics and computation (learning disorders)
  11. dysgraphia
    difficulty with writing, spelling, anc composition (learning disorder)
  12. dyspraxia
    difficulty with manual decterity and coordination (learning disorders)
  13. akathisia
    inability to keep still; feeling of restlessness (common deficits associated with dementia)
  14. anomia
    difficulty naming person or objects; no impairment of compregension (common deficits associated with dementia)
  15. aphasia/paraphasia
    impairment of comprehension and expression of language (both verbal and written) (associated with dementia)
  16. ataxia (page 207)
    poor mucle control during vounutary movement, poor balance (associated with dementia)

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