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HESI Nursing Vocabulary
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Sudden. Ex. The nurse noticed an abrupt change in the patient's level in pain.
To voluntary refrain from something. Ex. The doctor told the patient that he should abstain from lifting too much or it will tear his stitches.
The mains to obtain entry or a means of approach.
To hold fast or stick together. Ex. The tape must adhere to the patient's skin to hold the bandage in place.
Undesired, possibly harmful. Ex. Vomiting is an adverse effect to many medications.
Appearance of observable emotions. Ex. The nurse observed the affect that the medication had on the patient
Occurring every year.
To place, put on, or spread something. Ex. The nurse applied the medication to the patient's IV
Able to be heard
Present to two sides
Relation to the heart.
Hard protective device to cover a broken bone.
An opening or an empty area.
Come to an end or bring to an end.
Offsetting or making up for something.
An undesired problem that is the result of some other event.
Do as direct.
Brief, to the point.
Degree of viscosity; how thick or thin fluid is.
To draw together or become smaller.
Shape of outline of shape.
To draw together, to reduce in size..
A reason why something is not advisable or why it should not be done.
Expel feces Ex. Poop
A deficiency or lack of something
Downward measurement from a surface.
Tool or piece of equiptment
Identification of an injury or disease
The distance across the center of an object
To enlarge or expand
To make liquid less concentrated
Enlarged or expanded from pressure
To lift up or place in a higher position.
Produced within the body.
To make worse or more severe
More than what is needed or usual
Produced outside of the body
To increase in size or amount
Located outside of the body
cause of disease
Resulting in death
Extreme tiredness, exhaustion
Limp, lacking tone.
bending a joint
Reddened or ruddy appearence
Of or relating to the stomach and or the intestines
Sex. Male or Female.
Of or relating to blood
Maintenance of body fluid balance.
Measures contributing to cleanliness and good health
Diminished or lacking some usual quality or level
Likely to occur soon
Contamination or invasion of the body tissue by pathogenic organisms
Reddened, swollen, warm, and often tender.
To swallow for digestion
To begin or put into practice
So gradual as to not become apparent for long time.
In place, unharmed
Located within the body
Inserting or entering into a body part.
Changing rapidly and often
Present but not active or visible
Difficult to arous
An indication or sign of a condition
Of or relating to muscle and skeleton
Of or relating to the nervous system
Of or relating to the nervous system and blood vessels.
Substance or ingredient that provides nourishments
Close or obstructed
Significantly important and dangerous
Giving through or affecting the mouth
Obvious, easily observed
A characteristic or constant factor, limit.
Beginning suddenly or abruptly; convulsive
Causing or able to cause disease
Processes, causes, and effects of a disease, abnormality
Located from behind; in the back
Producing a strong effect
Capable of occurring or likely to occur.
To make more susceptible or more likely to occur
First or most significant
Of great importance
The anticipated or expected course or outcome
The underlying reason.
To occur again
Of or relating to the kidneys
Inhalation and exhalation of air.
To hold or keep.
Stringent, exact, complete
Under the tounge
To take addition to or to complete
To stop or subdue
Being equal or the same size, shape, and relative position
An indication often a problem.
Group of symptoms that, when occurring together, reflect a specific disease or disorder
Of or relating to the treatment of a disease or a disorder
Crossing through the skin
Transfer, such as of a disease from one person to another.
Process used to determine the priority of treatment for patients according to the severity of a of a patients condition and likelihood of benefit from the treatment
being everywhere at the same time
Adverse or negative
Excrete or expel urine.
Relating to blood vessels
Spoken, using words
extremely harmful and severe
MIcroscopic infectious agent capable of replicating only on living cells. Usually causing infectious disease
Excrete, or expel urine
Amount of space occupied by a fluid.
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