disease was connected to filth and overcrowding, drained the marshes, built a sewer system to draine water
What did the Romans discover regarding sanitation, and what did they do about it?
they wraped blood stained bandages around the white poles outside to dry
How did the red and white poles originate?
earliest known female physician
first female physician in the united states
discovered the cause of yellow fever was a virus carried by a mosquito.
sir alexander fleming
accidently discovered that a mold that got on a culture prevented the bacteria from growing, which led to the development of penicillin.
invented the first artificial kidney
This doctor and a group of researchers successfully isolated the polio virus, leading to 1,830,000 children being protected with a vaccine by the end of the summer of 1954.
*founder of scientific medicine *illness not punishment for sin *stressed diet and cleanliness *listen to a person's chest to find diseases *fractures and surgery *Hippocratic Oath
urine, urinary tract
cerebrum (largest part of brain)
urinary bladder, cyst
intestines (usually small)
study, process of
established the legal code for medical practice that set fees for services and established rules of conduct.
accupuncture was originated by who?
malpighi and van leeuenhoek
invented the microscope
spread of disease causing death from exposure
How did the discovery of the Americas have an impact on colonists, native Indians and Europe?
obtains medical histories and patient information when patients are admitted to the hospital.
a laboratory technician who specializes in the formation, structure and function of cells
electrocardiogram technician ECG Tech
skilled in performing EKG (ECG) tests and are employed in medical clinics and hospitals.
professional trained to work under the direction of a physician in offices and a variety of health care settings
registered nurse RN
completed a course of study at a state approved school and passes the licensure exam
a professional RN who has had extensive training and experience in labor and delivery. manage normal pregnancies and deliveries that potentially have no risks of developing complications
nurse practitioner NP
an RN who has advanced training and clinical experience in a branch of nursing (they hold a master's degree) employed by physicians in private practice or clinics
practical nurse LVN or LPN
trained in basic techniques and direct patient care
studies and applies the principles of science of nutrition (the study of food and drink as it relates to growth and maintenance of living organisms)
a person with specialized training in the nutritional care of groups and individuals, including patient instruction for well balanced special or regular diets.
occupational therapist OT
a person that uses purposeful activity with individuals who are limited by physical injury or illness, psychosocial dysfunction, development or learning disabilities, and other issues, in order to maximize independence, prevent disability and maintain health
physical therapist PT
a person licensed to assist in the examiniation, testing and treatment of physically disabled or handicapped people, and those going through physical rehabilitation
physician assistant PA
a person trained in certain aspects of the practice of medicine or osetopathy to provide assistance to the physician.
doctor of chiropractic
doctor of dental surgery
doctor of podiatric medicine
doctor of philosophy
doctor of medicine
doctor of osteopathy
National Institutes of Health
world health organization
clinical laboratory improvement amendments
occupational safety and health administration
health insurance portability and accountability act
daily shower, use deodorant, shampoo hair often, brush and floss teeth, use mints and mouth wash when necessary.
the ease with which you move around reflects your poise and confidence.effects your posture and amount of fatigue you experience.
fingernails manicured and cut below the fingertips, wash hands pay close attention to nails. Keep hand cream or lotion handy to use after washing. Follow guidelines regarding polishes should be light colored and clean.
keep clean and away from face. Pin or use fastner to put up and back away from face.
clean and free from wrinkles and fit well, keep shoes clean and have shoestrings. Undergarments should not be seen beneath the uniform or through fabric.
only wear wedding ring and small single earings on each ear. prevent collecting germs. no facial piercings should be worn during work not professional grooming.
perfumes, colognes, aftershave could be offensive to some patients and can cause allergies. should not be worn if needed wear something light and clean-smelling
should be tasteful and skillfully applied.
cautious and prudent, not wasteful
When you tries to identify your fellings with those of another, you are exhibiting this?
a person who demonstrates ambition, hustle and is a self-starter has?
scheduling appointments, inpatient/outpatient admissions/procedures, creating/maintaining of medical records, filing records/documents, insurance and coding, billing and collections, bookkeeping
aseptic technique, vital signs, sterilization & minor surgery, collecting/processing and testing specimens, performing ECGs, administering medication, screening patients, assisting with procedures/treatments, responding to emergencies
role of liasison between patient, provider, np, physician, skills promote positive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, and external associates that conduct business with the practice.
legal and ethical concepts
these skills help prevent unnecessary litigation and keep the medical assistant practicing within his or her scope of practice.
patient education include disease prevention and management, medication management, and overall health maintenance.
these are functions that are necessary to keep the equipment and facility running effectively.
diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the central nervous center
a person that practices activities that contribute to the health and recovery of paitents from illness
showing up at an appointed time
diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders with physical agents (physical therapy)
provides direct care to females during pregnancy, childbirth and immediately therafter
If you never give out information about a patient without their permission, you are practicing?
diagnosing and treating tumors and cancer
diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the glands of internal secretion
evaluating and treating emotional problems through counseling of individuals, families and groups
He was responsible for the foundation of medical asepsis.
a member of the healthcare team that performs procedures of treatmet that maintain or improve the ventiltory function of the respiratory tract
diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat
spread of disease
What was the reason for the collapse of the Roman Empire?
diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the bones, musles, ligaments, tendons and fractures of the bones.
vital signs, assist with prodcedures, prepare meds, take pt history