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Scribeamerica Introductory Vocab

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1. Blood Pressure

2. Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug

3. Twice Daily

4. Nitroglycerin

5. Higher on the body - nearer to the head

6. IV Drug Abuse

7. Change

8. Right Upper Quadrant

9. Dyspnea On Exertion

10. Upper Respiratory Infection

11. Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin)

12. IV Drug Abuse

13. Four Times a Day

14. High blood pressure - HTN

15. Incision and Drainage

16. Down - Below - Less - Decrease - Lower

17. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

18. Coughing up very large amounts of blood

19. Located towards the front of the body

20. Very large amounts of blood in the vomit

21. Treatment

22. Gastrointestinal

23. Inflammation of the cholecyst (gallbladder)

24. ST elevation MI - real-time ongoing death of heart tissue due to ischemia. Diagnosed by an EKG

25. Prior To Arrival

26. Left Upper Extremity

27. Alcohol

28. Coughing up very large amounts of blood

29. Status Post (after)

30. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - lung disease commonly seen in smokers

31. Long-standing - constant. Opposite of acute

32. Fast heart rate (HR greater than 100 bpm)

33. Sweating

34. Farther from the midline (a line that can be traced from nose to belly-button)

35. Per Os (by mouth)

36. 'Passing out' - loss of consciousness or fainting

37. Genitourinary

38. History of Present Illness

39. As needed

40. Dangerous infection of the blood; Serious infection

41. Urinary Tract Infection

42. Problems 'difficulty' with breathing

43. Redness/Red

44. Muscular pain - 'muscle aches'

45. Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

46. Left Lower Quadrant

47. Twice Daily

48. Pupils are equal - round - and reactive to light

49. Slow heart-rate (HR less than 60 bpm)

50. Headache