Sp & D List 1 Sq4

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A-L-L-E-R-G-Yacquired hypersensitivity to a substance that does not normally cause a reaction
C-H-I-E-F C-O-M-P-L-A-I-N-Tspecific symptom or problem for which the patient is seeing the provider today
C-L-I-N-I-C-A-L D-I-A-G-N-O-S-I-S identification of a disease or injury by signs, symptoms, history and laboratory studies
O-B-J-E-C-T-I-V-Ea sign or condition of a patient which can be observed or measured by another person
S-U-B-J-E-C-T-I-V-Esymptom felt by patient which cannot be observed by others
A-F-E-B-R-I-L-Ewithout fever
A-P-I-C-A-L pertaining to the apex of the heart, a location for listening to heart sounds
A-P-N-E-Atemporary cessation of normal spontaneous breathing
C-A-T-H-E-T-E-R-I-Z-A-T-I-O-Nintroducing a flexible tube into the body for infusing or removing fluids
A-T-H-E-R-O-S-C-L-E-R-O-S-I-Shardening of the arteries from deposits of fatty substances and calcium
A-T-A-X-I-Apoor control of skeletal muscles due to a central nervous system disorder
B-R-A-D-Y-C-A-R-I-Aslow heart rate, usually less than 60 beats per minute
C-H-E-Y-N-E S-T-R-O-K-E-Sregular pattern of irregular breathing, may indicate brain dysfunction
O-R-T-H-O-S-T-A-T-I-C V-I-T-A-L S-I-G-N-Sblood pressure and pulse taken lying, sitting and standing and documented indicating the corresponding postition
I-N-C-R-E-M-E-N-Ta usually small amount or degree by which something is make larger or greater
L-U-M-E-Nthe bore or hollow interior of a needle
H-Y-P-E-R-P-N-E-Aabnormally deep gasping breaths
H-Y-P-E-R-T-E-N-S-I-O-Nhigh blood pressure; a medical providers diagnosis of persistent high blood pressure
H-Y-P-O-T-E-N-T-I-O-Nblood pressure below a designated level; blood pressure lower than normal for an individual causing symptoms related to insufficient blood flow
H-Y-P-O-V-E-N-T-I-L-A-T-I-O-Ndeficient filling of the lungs resulting in reduction of oxygen in the blood
C-O-N-J-U-N-C-T-I-V-I-T-I-Sinflammation of the mucus membrane lining the front of the eye and the inside of the eyelids
C-E-R-U-M-E-Nyellowish waxlike secretion in the ear canal; earwax
H-O-R-D-E-O-L-U-Minfection of any of the lacrimal glands in the eyelids causing redness, swelling and pain
A-U-S-C-U-L-T-A-T-I-O-Nan examination technique, usually using a stethoscope, for listening to sounds within the body
L-I-T-H-O-T-O-M-Yposition in which the patient is on their back with the hips and knees flexed and feet in stirrups with thighs apart, most often used for pelvic exams