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pathology set 3 quiz 1

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Disadvantages of MRI   long scanning time resulting in image degration from pt. motion, claustrophobia, no implanted metal  
what type of crystal is used in a nuke med gamma camera?   sodium iodide  
what type of image is made in nuke med?   scintographic  
increased uptake of radiopharmaceuticals produce:   “hot-spots”  
decreased uptake of radiopharmaceuticals produce:   “cold spots”  
what 3 specialties is PET used most commonly?   oncology, cardiology, neurology  
etiology   the study of the cause of a pathologic process  
pathogenesis   the sequence of events that renders a disease apparent  
diagnosis   the identification of a disease or condition  
prognosis   the predicted outcome of a disease and the patient’s prospect of recovery  
procedure   any manipulation the patient is put through for evaluation of a disease process  
test   an analysis of specimens taken from a patient  
symptom   subjective, from the patients point of view  
sign   objective manifestations that can be physically measured or observed  
syndrome   a cluster of findings that characterize a specific abnormal disturbance  
incidence   the number of newly diagnosed cases of a disease in 1 year  
prevalence   the number of people who have any given at any given period of time  
morbidity rate   the ratio of sick to healthy people in a given area for a given disease  
mortality rate   the ratio of actual deaths to expected deaths for a particular disease  


   





 
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