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Abney's Med Terms

Stack #88579 Kelly's Med Term List For 9-1-07

Pnea Breath
Tachypnea Increased rate of breathing.
Bradypnea Slowness of respirations.
Afebrile Without fever.
Arrhythmia Variation from the normal rhythm pattern.
Bradycardia Slow heart beat
Tachycardia Fast heart beat
Diastole Dilation of the heart ventricles.
Systole Contraction of the heart ventricles.
Febrile With fever.
Hypertension Persistently greater than 140/90
Hypotension Low blood pressure
Dilation Expansion of an organ.
Curettage The cleansing of a diseased surface.
Apical Pertaining to the apex of the heart.
Baseline Initial measurement which future measurements are compared.
Cheyne-Stokes Regular pattern of irregular breathing rate
Emphysema Chronic pulmonary disease.
Eupnea Normal breathing.
Hyperventilation Increase in ventilation rate.
ECG Electrocardiogram
GI Gastrointestinal
GYN Gynecology
HEENT Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, And Throat
I&D Incision and Drainage
N&V Nausea and Vomiting
NVD Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
PT Physical Therapy.
Pt Patient
ROM Range of Motion
ROS Review of Systems
SOAP Subjective data, Objective data, Assessment, and Plan
SOB Shortness of Breath
URI Upper Respiratory Infection
WNL Within Normal Limits
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
C With
S Without
BP Blood Pressure
T Temperature
P Pulse
R Respirations
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