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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. Up-to-date

2. Turning of the palm or foot inward

3. After meals ('post cibum')

4. Diabetic medication

5. Prior to arrival

6. A test for meningitis in which the supine patient raises their leg to a 90 degree angle - then attempts to extend the knee; if the patient cannot extend the knee beyond 135 degrees due to pain - the test is positive

7. Diabetic medication

8. Hemoglobin and hematocrit

9. Anti-reflux

10. A vaginal swab test for microorganisms

11. Antibiotic

12. Wave change descriptors include elevation - depression - flattening - flipped

13. Pus or serum production

14. Left upper extremity

15. Cerebrovascular accident ('stroke')

16. Mid to lower back pain often due to a kidney abnormality

17. Important for osmoregulation

18. 4 HPI - 2 ROS - 8 Physical Exam

19. A urine test for the HCG pregnancy hormone

20. Joint pain

21. Nausea - vomiting - diarrhea


23. Blood sugar

24. Small red spots on the skin

25. Difficulty breathing - or shortness of breath

26. Anterior and posterior

27. Tenderness

28. Within normal limits

29. 6

30. Bottom of internal surface of a hollow organ

31. Prothrombin ('INR') time/partial thromboplastin time; coagulation tests for bleeding disorders

32. Pulmonary embolism

33. Fibrous tissue connecting bones

34. A neurological test for cerebellar function (e.g. balance - coordination) in which the patient drags their heel up and down their shins

35. Urine analysis

36. A serous-filled - blister-like elevation of the skin

37. Signs of excess glucocorticoid hormone; resembling Cushing's syndrome

38. Ventricular fibrillation

39. An EKG interval; abnormality may be described as poor R wave progression or short PR interval

40. Vital signs

41. Every hour ('quaque hora')

42. An exam for eye trauma or infection; the cornea is stained with fluorescein dye and observed under a blue fluorescent light

43. Post; after

44. Marijuana

45. Gout medication

46. Disease

47. Left lower extremity

48. Hives; itchy spots that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin

49. Right upper lobe (of lung)

50. Adverse drug reaction