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Chapter2 Flash Cards

word parts, terms, and abbreviations

VS abbreviation for Vital Signs
NICU abbreviation for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
SOAP SOAP is an acronym that stands for the four general parts of a medical note: Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan.
NKDA No Known Drug Allergies
Operative Report A report that the surgeon completes and documents in detail the procedure that was performed, the events that transpired during the surgery, and the patient's outcome from the surgery.
Review of Systems Description of individual body systems in order to discover any symptoms not directly related to the main problem.
Plantar The sole of the foot
Palmar The palm of the hand
Sagittal Divides the body in slices right to left
Coronal Divides the body into slices from front to back.
Transverse Divides the body from top to bottom.
Created by: amoreno1991