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Chpt 2 Gen Plan


Disposition what happened to the pt at the end of the visit
Discharge "unload" - to send home or fluid coming out of the body
Prophylaxis preventive tx
palliative tx the symptoms - not getting rid of cause
observation watch/keep an eye on
reassurance tell pt problem is not serious or dangerous
supportive care tx symptoms and make pt feel better
sterile extremely clean, germ-free conditions
proximal closer to center
distal farther away from center
lateral out to the side
medial toward the middle
ventral/anterior/antral the front
dorsal/posterior the back
cranial toward the top
caudal toward the botton
prone lying down on belly
supine lying down on back
contralateral opposite side
ipsilateral same side
unilaterer one side
bilateral both sides
dorsum top of hand or foot
plantar bottom of foot
palmar palm of hand
saggital divide into right and left
coronal divide into front and back
transverse divide into top and bottom
Created by: JodyWitt