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Med Term

chapter 2 Hw

If a patient says that their pain has been going on for awhile, what would that pain be labelled? Chronic
Certain diseases, traits, and other symptoms that run in the family are considered what? genetic/hereditary
If you go back to check on your patient and the pain seems to be getting worse, what word would you use in their chart? exacerbation
When looking at a patient's chart, how can you tell what steps have already been taken? (hint: colors) S: subjective (blue) O: objective (red) A: assessment (yellow) P: plan (green)
what abbreviations would you use when a patient goes through the surgical steps? ( before, during and after) pre- op (before surgery) OR (operating room) post-op (after surgery)
What is the difference between PICU and NICU? Pediatric intensive care unit neonatal intensive care unit
What does is mean if a patient is said to be "afrebile"? the patient does not have a fever
If the pain is localized, what does that mean? The pain stays in a certain part of the body
what 3 terms mean the front? Ventral, Antral, Anterior
What is the difference between plantar and palmar? palmar is palm of hand plantar is sole of foot
Created by: keinhorn