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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. Incision and drainage

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

3. A hypnotic and sedative mediation for seizure treatment

4. Fainting; loss of consciousness

5. A vaginal swab test for microorganisms

6. Anti-reflux

7. Narcotic

8. Pulmonary embolism

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

10. Used to diagnose carotid sinus syncope

11. Upon the skin; a route of drug administration

12. Asthma/dyspnea

13. Sac containing two testicles (divided by septum)

14. Non-specific bowel gas pattern

15. Antiarrhythmic

16. Pain control/sedation

17. Lumbar puncture ('spinal tap'); commonly used to abstract CSF that can be subjected to microbiological testing for suspected meningitis

18. Important for cellular integrity

19. Prescription

20. Computed tomography scan ('CAT Scan'); images bone and soft tissue

21. Status post

22. Part of the CMP; if present - includes CK - CKMB - myoglobin - troponin - ESD-1 - amylase - Mg

23. Emergency physician - or emergency petition

24. Motor vehicle collision (motor vehicle accident)

25. Joint pain

26. Turned inward

27. Left upper lobe (of lung)

28. Right lower quadrant of abdomen

29. An anti-seizure medication

30. Tissue swelling

31. White part of the eye

32. Pain medication

33. Test for blood type - compatibility with donor blood; reserves units of blood for the patient

34. Signs and symptoms

35. Upper respiratory infection

36. Peripheral vascular disease

37. Extremities

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

39. Abdominal aortic aneurysm

40. Head - eyes - ears - nose and throat

41. Abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation

42. Medical resonance imaging

43. Anesthetic

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

45. Anterior talofibular ligament; one of the lateral ligaments of the ankle and the most commonly injured ligament in sprained ankles

46. Obstruction of blood vessel by clot or foreign body

47. Tenderness upon removal of pressure

48. Used to diagnose carotid sinus syncope

49. Sexually transmitted disease

50. Nosebleed