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Week 7 Vocab.

cystitis Bladder inflammation usually occurring as a result of a urinary tract infection
cystoscopy Examination of the bladder with a cystoscope, usually to evaluate the bladder for a source of bleeding or tumor
dysuria Painful of difficult urination, symptomatic of numerous conditions
incontinence Loss of self-control, especially of urine, feces, or semen
nephritis Inflammation of the kidneys
nephrologist Study of the kidneys
nephrosclerosis Hardening of the connective tissues of the kidneys
nephrostomy The formation of an artificial fistula into the renal pelvis
suprapubic Located above the pubic arch
ureterostenosis Stricture/narrowing of the ureter
ureterostomy The formation of a permanent fistula opening into the urethra by perineal section and the fixation of the membranous urethra in the peritoneum
p After
pc After meals
per by
PERRL Pupils equal, round, reactive to light
PERRLA Pupils equal, round, reactive to light with accommodation
pm After noon
PMH Previous medical history
PND Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
po By mouth
POD Postoperative day
Post op Postoperative
PP Postpartum
prep Prepared for
prn As needed
Pt Patient
PT Physical therapy
q Every
qd Every day
qh Every hour
qid Four times a day
qod Every other day
qs Sufficient quantity
Created by: mzephier