Class 1 Vocab- WRONG!!!

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Class 1 Vocab- WRONG!!!
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  1. Validates the importance of using the assessment techniques.
    Evidence
  2. What the person says about himself during hisory taking
    Subjective Data
  3. What you as the health professional observe by inspecting, percussing, palpating, and ausculating during the pxy examination
    Objective Data
  4. Subjective data, objective data, the patient's record, and laboratory studies form this
    Database
  5. Process of analyzing health data and drawing conclusions to identify diagnoses
    Diagnostic Reasoning
  6. The standards of practice in nursing that include assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluatoin
    Nursing Process
  7. Clincial judgements about a person's response to an actual or potential health state
    Nursing Diagnoses
  8. Emergent, life threatening, and immediate issues
    First-level Priotity Problems
  9. Issues next in urgency- those requiring your prompt intervention to forestall further deterioration
    Second-level Priority Problems
  10. Issues that are important to the patient's health but can be addressed after the more urgent health problems are addressed
    Third-level priority problems
  11. Issues in which the approach to treatment involves multiple disciplines
    Collaboritive problems
  12. Consideration of the whole person. Views that mind, body, and spirit
    Holistic health
  13. Consists of spoken or unspoken rules for behavior. Concerns what the person needs and expects from health care and what you, the health professional, have to offer
    Contract
  14. Both you and the patient should be seated comfortably at eye level
    Equal status seating
  15. Ask for specific information. Limits the pt's answer.
    Closed or Direct Questions
  16. The conventional code of good manners that governs behavior and varies cross-culturally
    Etiquette
  17. The most culturally variable nonverbal behavior
    Eye contact
  18. A subjective sensation that the person feels from the disorder
    Symptom
  19. An objective abnormality that you as the examiner could detect on pxy examination
    Sign
  20. The HEEADSSS method
    home environment, education & employment, eating, peer-related activities, drugs, sexuality, suicide/depression, and safety
  21. a significant behavioral or psychological pattern that is associated with distress or disability and has a signifant risk of pain, disability, or death or a loss of freedom
    mental disorder
  22. mental disorders due to brain disease of known specific organic cause
    organic disorders
  23. an organic etiology has not yet been established for a mental disorder
    psychiatric mental illness
  24. ABCT
    appearance, behavior, cognition, and thought processes
  25. Concentrated watching. Close, careful scrutiny, first of the individual and then the body system as a whole. Always comes first.
    Inspection
  26. Follows and confirms points you noted during inspection. Applies your sense of touch to assess texture, temp, moisture, organ location and size, swelling, vibration, etc.
    Palpation
  27. Tapping the person's skin with short, sharp strokes to assess underlying structures.
    Percussion
  28. Intensity of a loud or soft sound
    Amplitude
  29. Frequency. The number of vibrations per second
    Pitch
  30. Timbre. A sunjective difference due to a sound's distinctive overtones
    Quality
  31. the length of time the note lingers
    Duration
  32. listening to sounds produced by the body
    Ausculation
  33. Illuminates the internal eye structures
    Ophthalmoscope
  34. Aquired during hospital stay
    Nosocomial infection
  35. Examining the body areas appropriate to the problem only
    Mini database
  36. The maximum pressure that is felt on the artery during left ventricular contraction
    Systolic
  37. The elastic recoil, or resting, pressure that the blod exerts constantly between each contraction
    Diastolic
  38. The difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures and reflects stroke volume
    Pulse pressure
  39. The pressure forcing blood into the tissues, averaged over the cardiac cycle
    Mean arterial pressure (MAP)
  40. The opposition to the blood flow through the arteries
    Peripheral vascular resistance
  41. Refers to how tightly the blood is packed into the arteries
    Volume of circulating blood
  42. The "thickness" of blood
    Viscosity
  43. A period when Korotkoff sounds disappear during ausculation
    Ausculatory gap
  44. Components of a BP reading first described by a Russian surgeon in 1905
    Korotkoff sounds
  45. A congenital form of narrowing of the aorta
    Coarctation
  46. A noninvasive method to assess arterial oxygen saturation (Spo2)
    Pulse oximeter
  47. Foundation of hypertension control
    Lifestyle modifications
  48. Thin but tough. Cells bound tightly together into sheets that form a rugged protective barrier. Stratified.
    Epidermis
  49. Forms new skin cells. Major ingredient is keratin.
    Basal cell layer
  50. Consists of dead keratinized cells that are interwoven and closely packed. Cells are constantly being shed and being replaced with new cells from below
    Horny cell layer
  51. The inner supportive layer consisting of mostly connective tissues, or collagen.
    Dermis
  52. Freckles
    Ephelides
  53. Mole
    Nevus
  54. Macular only and occures in children and adolescents. Progresses into the ______ in young adults
    • Junctional nevus
    • Compound nevi
  55. When red-pink tones from the oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood are lost, the skin takes on the color of connective tissue (collagen), which is mostly white.
    Pallor
  56. An intense redness of the skin from excess blood (hyperemia) in the dilated superficial capillaries
    Erythema
  57. Fine, faint hair that covers most of the body
    Vellus hair
  58. the darker, thicker hair that grows on the scalp and eyebrows and axillae, the pubic area, and the face and chest in the male
    Terminal hair
  59. Coiled tubules that open directly onto the skin surface and produce a dilute saline solution called sweat. Widely distributed throughout the body
    Eccrine glands
  60. Produce a thick, milky secretion and open into the hair follicles. Located mainly in the axillae, anogenital area, nipples, and navel
    Apocrine glands
  61. The vascularity of the skin diminishes while the vascuar fragility increases; a minor trauma may produce dark red discolored areas.
    Senile purpura
  62. Bluish mottled color that signifies decreased perfusion; the tissues do not have enough oxygenated blood.
    Cyanosis
  63. A yellowish skin color indicated rising amnts of bilirubin in the blood
    Juandice
  64. Profuse perspiration
    Diaphoresis
  65. Small, smooth, slightly raised bright red dots that commonly appear on the trunk in all adults older than 30 yrs.
    Cherry (senile) angiomas
  66. Commonly called liver spots. Small, flat, brown macules
    Senile lentigines
  67. Lesions that are raised, thickened, areas of pigmentation that look crusted, scaly, and warty
    Keratoses
  68. Looks dark, greasy, "stuck on." Develop mostly on the trunk but als on the face and hands and on unexposed as well as on sun exposed areas. Not cancerous.
    Seborrheic keratosis
  69. Red-tan lesions that are scaly plaques that increase over the years to become raised and roughened. Less common
    Actinic (senile or solar) keratosis
  70. Skin tags. Overgrowth of normal skin that form a stalk and are polyp-like
    Acrochordons
  71. Raised yellow papules with a central depression. More common in men. Forehead, nose, or cheeks. Pebbly look.
    Sebaceous hyperplasia
  72. A graphic family tree
    Pedigree or Genogram
  73. A questionaire to identify excessive or uncontroled drinking
    CAGE
  74. CAGE
    • Cut down
    • Annoyed
    • Guilty
    • Eye-opening
  75. Being aware of one's own existence, feelings, and thoughts and aware of the environment. Most elementary of mental health status
    Conciousness
  76. Using the voice to communicate one's thoughts and feelings
    Language
  77. A prolonged display of feelings that color the whole emotional life
    Mood
  78. A temporary expression of feelings or state of mind
    Affect
  79. The awareness of the objective world in relation to the self
    Orientation
  80. The power of concentration, the abilty to focus on one specific thing w/o being distracted by many environmental stimuli
    Attention
  81. The ability to law down and store experiences and perceptions for later recall
    Memory
  82. Pondering a deeper meaning beyond the concrete and literal
    Abstract reasoning
  83. The way a person thinks, the logical train of thought
    Thought process
  84. What the person thinks
    Thought content
  85. An awareness of objects through the 5 senses
    Perceptions
  86. Dry skin
    Xerosis

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