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New Clinicals Final

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Otoscope
Instrument used to look into the ear
Ophthalmascope
Instrument used to look into the eye
Other words for respiration
Inspiration/Espiration, inhalation/exhalation, taking in air
Diastole, Diastolic
Relaxation phase of the heart, last sound heard in BP
Systolic
Contraction phase of the heart, first sound heard
Subjective information
If a pt. c/o N&V, where is this charted?
3 signs of child abuse
bruises, broken bones, lacerations, poor hygiene, head injuries, malnutrition, negelected well baby visits, burns
3 signs of elder abuse
Anxiety, hostile, confused, bruises, welts, neglect
3 factors that increase body temperature
bacterial infection, physical activity, food intake, exposure to heat, stress, emotions, ache, pregnancy
3 factors in decreasing body temperature
viral infection, fasting, decreased activity, depression, age, exposure to cold
Orthostatic hypotesion
Suddenly low blood pressure when standing
VIS sheet has 3 purposes
Education on the vaccine, benefits & risks of vaccine, and its a federal law
2 pieces of medical equipment to assist in gait
walker & gait belt
4 components of pt. medical history
Chief complaint, allergies, family history, social history, past medical history, medications
What does the diaphragm do?
contracts & relaxes
bradypnea
respirations less than normal
Snellen chart
Stand 20' away from chart
In orthostats, what information is important to record
symptoms
When taking temperature in the ear, it is call aural & ______?
tympanic
Ausculation
To listen to sounds in the body with a stethoscope
Percussion
To elicit sounds from the body by tapping
Korotkoff sounds
Sounds made when taking BP
Hyperpnea
increased respiration rate & depth
3 words for increased body temp
Febrile, pyrexia, fever
E in SOAPER charting means?
Education
Popliteal
Pulse taken behind the knee
Brachial
artery used to take BP
Apical
Pulse for orthostats and is in the chest
Radial
On thumb side of the wrist
Present Illness (PI), chief concern
subjective info that pt tells you