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Bone wit Chapter 5

Bone wit Chapter 5 Naomi Schutte-Smith

Audiometer An instrument used to measure hearing.
Auscultation Listening to the sound made within the body to detect a disease.
Bariatric Branch of machine that deals with treatment and control of obesity and diseases that come with it.
Body mechanics Utilization of the correct muscles to maintain proper balance, posture, and body alignment to accomplish a task safely and efficiently without undue strain on any muscle or joint.
Clinical Diagnosis A tentative diagnosis of a patient's condition obtained through evaluation of health/physical history.
Diagnosis Scientific method of determining and identifying a patients symptoms.
Differential Diagnosis Find out if two or more diseases with similar symptoms.
Inspection Observing a patient to determine disease.
Mensuration Measuring a patient.
Ophthalmoscope Examining of the inside of the eye.
Otoscope Examining internal ear canal and tympanic membrane.
Palpation Felling with the hands to find disease.
Percussion Tapping body to find disease.
Percussion hammer Instrument with rubber head; used to test reflexes
Prognosis Probable course and outcome of a patient's condition and the patient's prospects for recovery.
Speculum An instrument for opening a body orifice or cavity for viewing.
Symptom Any change in the body or its functioning that indicates a disease might be present.