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Scribeamerica Training Basics

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1. Small - inflamed - congested spots on the skin; pimples

2. Feverish

3. Laceration

4. Rapid ventricular response

5. Marijuana

6. CMP (or Chem 12) = BMP + LFTs

7. Increases heart rate

8. Beats per minute

9. Atrial fibrillation

10. Substance easily excreted by the kidneys

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

12. Left lower lobe (of lung)

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

14. Test for blood type

15. Tenderness upon removal of pressure

16. 'normal head'; undamaged head

17. A neurological test for upper motor neuron disease in which the patient holds their hands out; if their hands pronate - the test is positive

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

19. Pain medication

20. Turning of the palm or foot outward

21. Pain control/sedation

22. Jugular venous distension

23. Creatine phosphokinase; an enzyme found primarily in the brain - skeletal muscle - and cardiac tissue; elevated CPK levels are often markers of stress or injury to the brain - muscles - or especially heart

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

25. Hypertension

26. Myocardial infarction

27. Metered dose inhaler

28. Coughing blood

29. Antibiotic

30. Right upper lobe (of lung)

31. Mobile - not bed-ridden

32. Test for presence of C. difficult bacteria in stool; often used to determine if diarrhea is due to recent antibiotic use and proliferation of C. diff in the colon

33. Systolic (contractile)

34. An EKG interval; abnormality may be described as a shortened or prolonged QT interval

35. The out-pouching of a hollow or fluid-filled organ in the body - such as the colon

36. B-type natriuretic peptide; a protein excreted by overworked left ventricular muscle cells; elevated levels are markers for CHF and other cardiovascular events

37. Coronary artery disease

38. The out-pouching of a hollow or fluid-filled organ in the body - such as the colon

39. Intra-ocular pressure

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

41. Ear wax

42. Possible diagnoses

43. NSAID/muscle relaxant

44. Right upper quadrant of abdomen

45. Atrial fibrillation

46. Dilation and curettage

47. Dorsal - or in back of

48. Approximated

49. Above knee amputation

50. Tenderness in the RUQ of the abdomen; may indicate cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)