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Diagnostics Test 1
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Biggest artery in the body.
Divides body right and left side from top and bottom.
Exactly down the middle of the body.
Divides body front and back.
Horizontal cut though body from front to back at any level.
Away from midline (side)
Nearest from origin
Farthest from origin
Near surface of body
Far from surface
Patient lies on back with needs bent, feet flat on table. (Knees up!)
Patient lies on back with knees bent and feet stirrups.
Examination of anterior portion of body, including breast and abdominal area. (Head, knees, chest, legs, heart, abdomen, and arms)
Patient lies on tilted table head lower than legs.
Semi Fowlers position
Patient lies on back with head elevated.
Patient lies flat face down. (Back, feet, musculo skeletal system)
Patient lies on left side with left leg bent and left arm placed behind back. (Anal/ rectal exam) (colonoscopy)
Knee chest position
Patient lies face down supporting body with knee/chest. (anal/ proctologic)
Patient lies on special table. (same as jacknife) (proctologic exam)
Study of body structure.
Study of how the body functions.
Dead person used for disection.
Visual examination of the patients entire body and overall appearance.
To examine by feeling.
Tapping or striking the body to hear sounds or feel vibrations.
Process of listening to body sounds.
Process of measuring.
Systematic moving of patients body parts.
Anything private/ secret.
Subjective statement made by patients describing S&S or signs/illness.
Past medical history
Treatment, surgeries, allergies, and medications.
Diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol use.
Talking with patient/ family members. Including CC thoughts/ feelings/ and perceptions.
Things that are measurable.
Impression of patients problem/ diagnosis.
Plan of action
Test, consultations, patient education, medication, and follow ups.
Fully able to expand lungs, check symmetry.
Degree to which one sides the same as the other.
Before or in front.
Toward the rear or back.
Pertaining to thorax/chest.
Pertaining to spinal column.
Refers to cavity within skull where the eye is.
Pertaining to pelvis.
Pertaining to nose.
Pertaining to neck portion of spinal column, also entrance to uterus.
Mouth, oral cavity.
Pertaining to tailike structure.
Muscle of breathing separating thorax from abdomen.
Study of features that can be observed with naked eye by inspection/ dissection.
Referring to abdominal area in middle lower third of abdomen.
Where thighs join the trunk of the body.
Anatomy/ structure of organism.
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