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Stack #31177

Stack #31177 ModuleC Unit IV Emergency Assisting

words/word partsdefinitions
crisis critical period of a disease
ambulat/o to walk
ana- up, apart, backward, excessive
anti- against
arteri/o artery
asphyxi/o lack of O2 (oxygen)
capill/o hair
cris/o turning point
cyan/o blue
diaphor/o sweat
-dipsia thirst
edem- swelling
-emesis vomiting
emet/o vomit
-emia blood, blood condition
epi- upon, above, on
erythr/o red
-esis state or abnormal condition
hem/o blood or relating to blood
-ia state or condition
-ic pertaining to
ket/o ketones
-osis disease or abnormal condition
-phylaxis protection
-rrhage hemorrhage
-rrhexis rupture
-stasis controlling or stopping
syncope/o cut off
ventilat/o breathing, exposing to air or fan
ambulatory able to walk
anaphylaxis severe allergic reaction
antiemetic drug used to stop vomiting & nausea
asphyxia suffocation
cyanosis bluish discoloration of skin
diaphoresis profuse sweating
edema swelling
epistaxis nosebleed
syncope fainting
assessment brief examination
dehydration excessive loss of body fluid
immobilize prevent from moving
NVD nausea vomiting & diarrhea
primary occuring first
respondeat superior "Let the Master Answer"
secondary occuring after first
shock condition in which patient presents with pale clammy skin, rapid weak pulse & decreased BP
trendelenburg position with head lower than feet
triage priority of treatment
Created by: rmorales