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A condition in which the majority of the people in a country, a number of countries, or a geographic area are affected
Today's medical professional uses words with origins stemming from the _____ and _____ of classical and ancient languages.
romance and fantasy
The mythological staff belonging to Hermes, the messenger of the gods, is called what?
Caduceus, which was thought to have magical powers
What were the basis of care for the sick in ancient times?
Religious and mythological beliefs`
The Father of Medicine
Hippcrates, the most famous of ancient Greek physicians.
What is Hippocrates remembered for?
The Hipocratic Oath, which has been administered to physicians for more than 2000 years
In the United States, medical education was greatly influenced by what?
The Johns Hopkins University Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland, established in the early 1890s
In 1628 who discovered that the heart acts as a muscular pup, forcing and propelling the blood throughout the body?
Who is the Founder of Scientific Surgery?
First to develop vaccinations
Who directed that in his wards the students were to wash and disinfect their hands before going to examine the womean and deliver the children.
Who developed antiseptic methods by using carbolic acid for sterilization
Who performed the first human-heart transplant in 1967?
Who is considered one of the most brillant minds today helping to piece together the puzzle of the HIV virus
Dr. David Ho
Who was the most cited scientist that published between 1981 and 1994
Medical doctors that treat all ages from the newborn to the elderly.
Life of the business ends when the owner dies or closes the practice in which type of practice?
Private Practice (Sole Proprietorship)
A physician who has completed additional training and educational requirements to become more knowledgeable about specific conditions or medical areas
Treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT)
otorhinolaryngoloy-ENT specialist, otorhinolaryngologist
Used to reduce or prevent swelling by temporarily decreasing circulatory flow to the injured body part
what type of compress helps with infection?
Treatments used to relieve discomfort from deep muscle tissue and muscle strains and spasms
What is the duration for a cold compress?
15 to 20 minutes
What must be used to make certain the energy given off by the ultrasound head is taken to the body tissues
What temperature must the coupling agent be at?
instrument used to measure angles
The selection of _____ depends on the patient's balance, coordination, strength, ability to bear weight, and energy level.
What type of gait is used when the patient is capable of bearing partial weight on each leg
two point gait
What is prescribed when the patient needs optimal stability, support, and a way to be mobile?
What is used for a fracture or dislocation of the wrist and extends from about mid-palm to just below the elbow
short arm cast