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subdural hematoma a blood clot under the dura mater, the fibrous membrane forming the outer envelope of the brain and spinal cord usually resulting from trauma to the head
patient intervention screen/ electronic health record a computer based client care document containing the same information as a kardex this is an electronic version of kardex.
stethoscope a device that amplifies sound, used by doctors to listen to the heart and to take blood pressure.
otoscope a device used to examine the ears
ophthalmoscope a device used to examine the eyes
sphygmomanometer a device used to take blood pressure
admitting/ provisional diagnosis a diagnosis subject to change after an actual dagnosis has been established
prophylactic a measure taken to prevent a problem from developing
loading dose a medication ordered as a single order stat medication with a dose that is higher than the usual or routine dose.
P-chart a paper chart
credentialling a process whereby a peer group judges an individuals qualifications to perform certain services
pre admission a process wherein clients who are booked for surgery receive preoperative and postoperative teaching and fill in documents ahead of time
emesis basin/ k basin a small basin, usually kidney shaped used for clients to vomit into or cough up sputum or phlegm. it is also used to hold solutions for a variety of purposes. It may be ordered sterile or just clean.
Created by: Barbie14