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Chapter 2

word parts, terms and/or abbreviations

Definition of chronic it has been going on for a while now
Definition of palpation to feel
Definition of prognosis the chance for things getting better or worse
What does the abbreviation NKDA stand for? No known drug allergies
What does the abbreviation BID stand for? Twice daily
What does the abbreviation PACU stand for? Post-anesthesia care unit
What does the term licensed practical nurse mean? Trained and certified to provide basic care to a patient
What does the term ultrasonagrapher mean? Trained in performing ultrasound imaging on a patient
What does dorsum mean? the top of the hand or foot
What does the term sagittal mean? Divides the body in slices right to left
Created by: mweaver92