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Chapter 20 Key Words

A specific type of brain tissue, deterioration that causes memory loss of mental function Alzheimer disease
the process of inhaling a foreign body or substance into the trachea or a bronchus aspiration
the signs and symptoms characteristic of child abuse battered child syndrome
a lesion that develops over bony prominence when pressure is exerted over time decubitus ulcer
calcium loss in bones that causes them to become more radiolucent demineralization
inflammation of(colonic diverticulitis)one or more of the small sacs pouches that form in the walls of the digestive track diverticulitis
the care of elderly patients geriatrics
the term for a large group of disorders in the - associated with brain for brain damage or impaired cerebral unction organic brain syndrome
Calcium loss in bones that causes them to become more radiolucent; demineralization osteopenia
calcium loss in bones often through aging that result in bones becoming porous and brittle and more radiolucent osteoporosis
a degenerative condition of the nervous system that causes tremors Parkinson Disease
care of children pediatrics
a selection of alternatives of all which are acceptable valid choice
the radiology exam that evaluate the degree of maturity of the skeleton bone age study
the growth plate of the femoral head has separated and the epiphyseal is displaced medially slipped capital femoral epiphysis
bones that show periosteal reaction from the repeated bruising to the bone classic metphyseal lesion (CML)
bone destroying cells that break down & remove old bone leaving pits osteoclast
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