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Chapter 3 Orin Words

Anacusis complete hearing loss.
Bias formation of an opinion without foundation or reason; prejudice.
Clarification explanation; removal of confusion or uncertainty.
Cultures a laboratory process where by microorganisms are grown in a special medium often for the purpose of identifying a causative agent in an infectious disease.
Demeanor the way a person look, behaves, and conducts him/herself.
Discrimination making a difference in favor or against someone.
Dysphasia difficulty speaking.
Dysphonia impairment of voice; hoarseness.
Feedback in communication, the response to input from another.
Grief great sadness caused by loss.
Messages words sent from one person to another; information sent through spoken, written, or body language.
Mourning to demonstrate signs of grief; grieving.
Nonlanguage not expressed in spoken language. ex: laughing, crying, sighing.
Paralanguage factors connected with, but not essentially part of language. ex: tone of voice or volume.
Paraphrasing restating what you heard using your own words.
Presbycusis loss of hearing associated with aging.
Reflecting repeat what one heard using open-ended questions.
Sterotyping to play in a fixed mild, without consideration of differences.
Summarizing briefly reviewing the information discussed to determine the patients comprehension.
Therapeutic having t do with treating or curing disease; curative.
Created by: rpennington3