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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. Bloody urine

2. A test in which the patient's neck is manipulated in a sideways angle to check for radiation of pain down the arms and - thus - a possible pinched nerve in the neck

3. Removal of the gallbladder

4. Gastroesophageal reflux disease

5. Transient ischemic attack; temporary stoppage of blood flow to an area of the brain; results in stroke-like symptoms for 1-2 hours

6. Narrowing of a passage or opening

7. Anesthetic

8. Cervix

9. Part of the lower - dorsal pelvis

10. Number of viable offspring born to a woman; ex: P1

11. Ringing in the ears

12. Minor care; ex: suture removal - tetanus shot

13. The external portion of the ear

14. Emergency medical services

15. Aorta

16. After coughing

17. Intra-ocular pressure

18. Arterial blood gas; test often used to check for abnormal functioning of the lungs or kidneys; often used to r/o hypoxia - acidosis - alkalosis - or PE; only record pH - pO2 and pCO2

19. Insertion of a needle into a joint capsule to collect synovial fluid for tests of gout - arthritis - and synovial infection

20. Headache; can be frontal - temporal - parietal - occipital

21. Disease

22. No known drug allergies

23. Antibiotic

24. Neuro/vascular/tendon intact

25. Anti-reflux

26. Marijuana

27. Small bowel obstruction

28. Small bowel obstruction

29. Bundle branch block

30. Gallbladder

31. Outside

32. A skin layer

33. Breath or bowel sounds

34. A small discolored spot or area

35. Shortness of breath

36. Medical resonance imaging

37. Formation of calculi and concretions

38. Difficulty breathing when recumbent; ease of breathing only in sitting or standing positions

39. No acute distress - or no acute disease

40. Beats per minute

41. Tissue swelling

42. Excessive sweating

43. Dyspnea on exertion

44. Urine culture and sensitivity; a test that checks for organisms in the urine - cultures them - and tests them against various antibiotics to determine their sensitivity

45. Abdominal sonogram

46. Extremities

47. Low arterial blood pressure

48. Bundle branch block

49. Pregnant

50. Skin reddening due to irritation or capillary congestion