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Haney Medterm c24-22

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What is an infusion of a radiopaque contrast medium, barium sulfate, into the rectum and held in place in the lower intestinal tract while x-ray films are obtained of the lower GI tract called? barium enema
What is an oral administration of a radiopaque contrast medium, barium sulfate, which flows into the esophagus as the person swallows called? barium swallow
What is the direct visualization of the lining of the large intestine using a fiberoptic colonoscope called? colonoscopy
What is a surgical transplantation of a donor cornea into the eye of a recipient usually under local anesthesia called? corneal transplant
What is the procedure that uses a catheter which has a small mechanically driven cutter that shaves the plaque and stores it in a collection chamber called? directional coronary atherectomy
What are the devices that amplify sound to provide more precise perception and interpretation of words communicated to the individual with a hearing deficit called? hearing aids
What is the surgical procedure that uses an argon laser to treat conditions such as glaucoma, retinal detachment, and diabetic retinopathy called? retinal photocoagulation
What measures the amount of glucose in the blood at the time the sample was drawn? serum glucose tests
What is the surgical removal of the prostate gland by making an incision into the abdominal wall, just above the pubis called? suprapubic prostatectomy
What is the common abbreviation for "Alzheimer's disease"? AD
What is the common abbreviation for "activities of daily living"? ADL
What is the common abbreviation for "benign prostatic hypertrophy"? BPH
What is the common abbreviation for "coronary artery bypass graft"? CABG
What is the common abbreviation for "coronary artery disease"? CAD
What is the common abbreviation for "catheterization"? Cath
What is the common abbreviation for "congestive heart failure"? CHF
What is the common abbreviation for "cerebrovascular accident; stroke"? CVA
What is the common abbreviation for "cardiovascular disease"? CVD
What is the common abbreviation for "dual energy x-ray absoptiometry"? DEXA
What is the common abbreviation for "electrocardiogram"? ECG
What is the common abbreviation for "echocardiogram"? ECHO
What is the common abbreviation for "retired seniors volunteer program"? RSVP
What is the common abbreviation for "shortness of breath"? SOB
What is the common abbreviation for "transient ischemic attack"? TIA
What is the common abbreviation for "upper respiratory infection"? URI
Created by: DHassen13