BevA 8

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BevA 8
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  1. ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL
    provides service to diagnose and treat short periods of time
  2. Lab, exrays, surgery, medicine, therapy, emergency, obstetrics
  3. AMBULATORY CARE CENTER
    care that doesn't need overnight hospitalization
  4. ANCILLARY REPORTS`
    • reports from various treatments and therapies
    • ex: rehabilitation, social services, respirarory
  5. ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S REPORT
    relates to the medications and fluids given to a patient, the patient's response to anesthesia, and vital signs durning surgery
  6. COMBINING FORM
    word roots combined, their meaning
  7. COMBINING VOWEL
    a vowel that links the word root to another word root or suffix
  8. CONSULTATION REPORT
    report given by specialist the physician has asked to evaluate the patient
  9. DIAGNOSTIC REPORT
    • results of diagnostic test done by a clinical lab
    • ex: x-rays, blood test
  10. DISCHARGE SUMMARY
    • comprehensive outline of the patients complete hospital stay
    • ex: admission, admitting diagnosis, test results, treatments and the patient's response, final diagnosis and a follow-up plan
  11. GENERAL HOSPITALS
    same as an Accute Care
  12. HMO (Health Maintanance Organization
    provides a wide range of services by a group primary-care physician, specialist and other healthcare professionals in a prepaid system
  13. HISTORY AND PHYSICAL
    • written or dictated by the admitting physician
    • patient history, results of exam, initial diagnosis, and plan for treatment
  14. HOME HEALTH CARE
    nursing, therapy, personal care, or housekeeping services in patient's home
  15. HOSPICES
    supportive treatment for terminally ill patient and their family
  16. INFORMED CONSENT
    document voluntarily signed by the patient or responsible person that clearly explains purpose, method, procedures, benifits and risks of diagnostic or treatment procedure
  17. LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
    • provides long-term care for patients who need extra time to recover or can not take care of themselves
    • (same as Nursing Home)
  18. MEDICAL RECORD
    detailed report of patient's hospital stay,
  19. NURSE'S NOTES
    • record of patient's care throughout the day
    • vital signs, treatment specifics, patient's response to treatment and patient's condition
  20. NURSING HOME
    same as Long-Time Care Facilities
  21. OPERATIVE REPORT
    • detailed report from surgeon in reference to a surgery
    • pre and postoperitive diagnosis, specific detail the processure and how patient tolerated this processure
  22. OUTPATIENT CLINICS
    • provide service not requiring overnight hospitalization
    • surgeries, diagnostic testing and therapy
  23. PATHOLOGIST'S REPORT
    • report from Pathologist on samples from patients
    • ex: bone marrow. blood, tissue
  24. PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE
    provides treatment in a private office setting
  25. PHYSICIAN'S ORDERS
    complete list of care, medicines, tests, and treatment a physician plans for patient
  26. PHYSICIAN'S PROGRESS NOTES
    • physician's daily record of patient's condition,
    • result of exam, test results, assesment and diagnoses and further plans for patient care
  27. PREFIX
    • at the beginning of a word
    • ex: info on location of organ, number of parts, or frequency
  28. REHABILITATION CENTERS
    • provides intensive physical and occupational therapy
    • in patient and out patient care
  29. SPECIALTY CARE HOSPITALS
    • provides care for specific diseases
    • ex: psychiatric hospital
  30. SUFFIX
    • at end of the word to add meaning
    • ex: disease or procedure
  31. SURGICAL CENTER
    • over night no required care
    • (same as Ambulatory Care and Outpatient Clinic)
  32. WORD ROOT
    • foundation of the word, gives general meaning
    • body system or part of the body

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