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AWPT week 1

Abbreviation, word part, terminology week 1

Arrhythmia no rhythm
Diastole resting phase of the heart
Systole contracting phase of the heart
Hypertension High B/P
Hypotension low B/P
Phrexia fever
Antipyretic lowers fever
Sphygmomanometer B/P cuff
Thermometer measures temperature
Thready weak, rapid pulse
anthropometric height and weight measurements
-pnea breath
-a/an without, not
anti- against
hyper- above, excessive, beyond
hypo- below, under, deficient
T,P,R,B/P Temperature, Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure
cc cheif complaint
c/o complains of
Pt. patient
lbp lower back pain
sob shortness of breath
Dx diagnose
Sx symptoms
c_ with
s_ without
B with circle around it bilateral
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, & throat
Ht. height
Wt. weight
RTC return to clinic
Created by: Seanmorrone