Sp & D Week 3 Sq4

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O-R-T-H-O-P-N-E-Ainability to breathe in a reclined position; positional breathing difficulty
P-E-R-I-P-H-E-R-A-Lnear the edge or on the edge of; away from the center; surrounding
P-U-L-S-E O-X-I-M-E-T-E-Rinstrument measuring the proportion of oxygenated hemoglobin in blood
P-Y-R-E-X-I-Afever greater than 101F orally or greater than 102F rectally
R-A-L-E-Scourse crackling sound, heard when auscultating the lungs, indicating an accumulation of fluid
S-T-E-R-T-O-R-O-U-Sloud, laborious breathing; snoring
S-T-R-I-D-O-Rharsh, high pitched breath sound indicating upper airway obstruction
S-Y-S-T-O-L-Ehighest pressure or contraction phase of the cardiac cycle
T-A-C-H-Y-C-A-R-D-I-Arapid heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute
T-A-C-H-Y-P-N-E-Aabnormally rapid breathing, usually greater than 20 breathes per minute
W-H-E-E-Z-E-Shigh pitched vibration or hum while breathing, often during expiration
B-R-U-I-T-Svibration or blowing sound heard while auscultating an artery indicating narrowing of the vessel or an aneurysm
C-Y-A-N-O-S-I-Sbluish color appearing on skin indicating lack of oxygen
J-A-U-N-D-I-C-Ea yellowish appearance on the skin or sclera of the eye indicating high levels of bilirubin or problems related to he liver
S-C-L-E-R-O-D-E-R-M-Acondition in which skin and other connective tissues harden or tighten
T-I-N-N-I-T-U-Snoise or ringing in ears intermittently or constantly
V-E-R-T-I-G-Osensation of whirling of surroundings; dizziness
L-A-B-R-Y-R-I-N-T-H-I-T-I-S inflammation within the inner ear often causing vertigo
P-A-L-L-O-Rpale color compared to natural skin color indicating shock, stress or anemia
P-Y-O-R-R-H-E-Adischarge of pus or purulent matter
T-O-N-O-M-E-T-R-Ymeasurement of intraocular pressure, screening for glaucoma
P-R-O-N-Elying flat with anterior surface down
S-U-P-I-N-Elying flat with anterior surface up
D-O-R-S-A-L R-E-C-U-M-B-E-N-Tlying on back with hips and knees flexed
P-E-R-C-U-S-S-I-O-Nan exam technique using tapping of fingers on areas of the body to assess hardness, fullness or hollowness of underlying tissues