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New Medical Verbs

New Medical Verbs - Nursing 2

TermDefinition
ASSESS to evaluate the patient’s condition
ASSIST to help
CURE to heal, to alleviate
DETERIORATE to get worse
DIAGNOSE to find out the problem
DISCHARGE to release someone from the hospital
EXAMINE to check if the patient is healthy
HOSPITALIZE to have the patient stay for observation
INCREASE the opposite of decrease
MEASURE to calculate a value
NURSE to take care of someone
PERFORM to do
PRESCRIBE to authorize the use of a medication
PREVENT to stop something from happening
PROVIDE to give
RECOVER to get better
SET UP to arrange
TAKE OFF to remove
TREAT to use medical methods to cure a patient