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Week 4

office mngmnt vocab

-pexy surgical fixation
PSA prostate-specific antigen
RBC red blood cell count
RLQ right lower quadrant
-rrhexis rupture
RUQ right upper quadrant
-scopy examination through a lighted scope
-stomy surgical creation of an opening for drainage
UE upper extremity
URI upper respiratory infection
ASA aspirin
-asthenia weakness
Bi- two
BUN blood, urea, nitrogen
CAD coronary artery disease
Study of the heart Cardiology
-derm skin
F/U follow-up
What specialty is study of the blood Hematology
Hx history
LMP last menstrual period
-megaly enlargement
MI myocardial infarction
mono- one
multi- many
What specialty is the study of the nerves neurology
NSAID nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs
What specialty is the study of medicines and drugs Pharmacology
-plegia paralysis
PWB partial weight bearing
Created by: cyanivy77
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