Chapter 53 WTK - QOL
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a small glass container that can be sealed and its contents sterilized.
a severe and rapid multisystem allergic reaction.
inflammation of the mucous membranes.
becoming less intense, subsiding; a period of time when the symptoms of disease start to disappear.
an acute infectious disease characterized by the formation of a false membrane on any mucous surface, usually in the air passages, interfering with breathing.
a life-threatening condition that occurs when the small cartilage "lid" that covers your windpipe (known as the epiglottis) swells and blocks the air flow into your lungs.
a hormone produced by the adrenal medulla.
the size of a needle bore; the smaller the number, the larger the needle bore.
an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by a virus that is transmitted by contaminated food or water or by direct person-to-person contact.
acute infection of the liver transmitted through blood or body fluids.
becoming immune or the process of rendering a patient immune.
the interval between exposure to infection and the appearance of the first symptom.
an acute illness characterized by fever, pain, coughing, and general upper respiratory symptoms.
within the skin.
type of injection administered into a muscle.
to insert into the vein.
inflammation of the meninges of the brain and/or spinal cord.
unintentional injury that occurs in the course of handling injection materials used for medication administration.
occurring repeatedly; recurrent symptoms.
an acute infectious disease characterized by a paroxysmal cough, ending in a whooping inspiration.
inability to tolerate light due to medication effects or illness.
inflammation of the lung caused primarily by microbes, chemical irritants, vegetable dust, or allergy.
(German measles) a mild contagious viral disease that may cause severe damage to an unborn child.
(measles) an acute, highly contagious disease marked by a typical cutaneous eruption.
abnormal susceptibility to a substance.
a group; a set of things in the same class coming one after another.
beneath the skin.
any substance for prevention of a disease.
aka chicken pox is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella zoster virus.
a small glass tube or bottle containing medication or a chemical.
more or less round and evanescent elevations of the skin, white in center with a pale red edge, accompanied by itching.
a method of injecting medication intramuscularly.