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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. The injection of local anesthetic onto or near nerves for temporary pain relief

2. Atrioventricular block (1st - 2nd - or 3rd degree heart block)

3. Narcotic

4. Contraction of chewing muscles


6. Able to be felt - touched - or easily perceived

7. Removal of one or both breasts

8. Coronary artery disease

9. Dyspnea on exertion

10. Narcotic

11. Total hip replacement

12. Part of the EKG reading; may be asked to record 'normal axis' or an abnormality like LAD (left axis deviation)

13. Antibiotic

14. Epinephrine

15. Antibiotic

16. NSAID/muscle relaxant

17. Every hour ('quaque hora')

18. Widening of a blood vessel to pressure - causing formation of a blood sac that may become clotted

19. Escape of fluid into a cavity - joint - or other part

20. Last menstrual period

21. Abnormally fast breathing

22. Adverse drug reaction

23. Bacterial or viral infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord

24. Asthma/dyspnea

25. Inside

26. A neurological exam in which an object is drawn up the sole of a patient's foot to test for damage to nerves in the corticospinal tract (which runs along both sides of the spinal cord up to the brain); upgoing toes is abnormal

27. Blood thinner

28. Antibiotic

29. Antibiotic

30. Antibiotic

31. Relating to the palm of the hand

32. Fainting; loss of consciousness

33. With

34. Basic metabolic panel (part of the CMP); includes Na - Cl - K - CO2 - BUN - Creatine - Glucose; a measure of the body's electrolytes; often used to r/o hypoglycemia - dehydration - and electrolyte imbalances

35. Metered dose inhaler

36. Right lower quadrant of abdomen

37. Irritable bowel syndrome

38. Right upper lobe (of lung)

39. Obstruction of blood vessel by clot or foreign body

40. Tetanus-diphtheria shot

41. Intramuscular

42. 2 times per day ('bis in die')

43. Intrauterine device

44. Bony projections on either side of the ankle joint - from lower leg bones

45. Extremity sonogram

46. Difficulty speaking due to weakness - paralysis - lack of muscle coordination

47. Diabetic medication

48. Anti-reflux

49. Asthma/dyspnea

50. Basic life support