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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. Shortness of breath

2. A test performed during the Physical Examination in which the hand is evaluated for signs of a possible navicular bone fracture

3. Diabetes mellitus

4. Sinus rhythm

5. Lumbar/sacral spine

6. The presence of diverticula in the colon due to weakness of muscle layers in the colon wall

7. Central venous pressure (aka RAP- right atrial pressure);

8. Diabetic medication

9. Atrial fibrillation

10. Crackling or grating sound - usually of bones

11. Bipolar disorder

12. Intrauterine pregnancy

13. Small red spots on the skin

14. Normal sinus rhythm

15. Condition of being swollen or distended; abnormal fullness

16. Dorsal - or in back of


18. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

19. Blood thinner

20. Pain control/sedation

21. Atelectasis; collapsed or airless lung

22. In front and to each side of an entity

23. Peripheral vascular disease

24. Pain control/sedation

25. Relating to the armpit

26. A skin layer

27. Removal of foreign matter or dead tissue from a wound

28. Diabetic ketoacidosis

29. Muscle pain

30. Sound due to inflammation of lung lining

31. Liver function tests; includes AST - ALT - total protein - total bilirubin - direct bilirubin - alkaline phosphatase - and calcium (basically - everything in the CMP that's not the BMP tests); used to diagnose liver disease or damage or pancreatitis

32. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator

33. Sublingual

34. Excessive bend in lower (cervical) anterior curve of spine

35. Pus or pus-like

36. A device used to deliver supplemental oxygen to a patient

37. Dyspnea on exertion

38. Ventricular fibrillation

39. Cerebrospinal fluid

40. Beats per minute

41. Bloody stool

42. Bilateral lower extremities

43. Nostrils

44. Pain medication

45. Narcotic

46. Relating to the palm of the hand

47. Abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation

48. Altered mental status; e.g. intoxicated - demented - delusional - unconscious

49. Every hour ('quaque hora')

50. Left lower extremity