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Patient's Bill of Rights
developed for fairness and effectiveness of healthcare system - encourage people to take interest in their health - posted visibly in facility
unscheduled patient - conflict
accomodate patient as best as possible - patient should be squeezed in for a brief apt
personal and medical history
information gathered from patient - past illnesses , surgeries, daily health habits
patient's family history
important info - health of family members - causes and record of death
decision made based on info regarding patient history and results of doctor's examination
last name, first name, middle - hyphenated is used as one unit - apostrophes are not used - titles and seniority used only on identical names - the and a are omitted
arranged in alphabetical order - must be enough room in filing cabinet for proper distribution
date labeled files used as reminder for time sensitive matters - used as follow up method - checked daily
front of body
positional term is anterior
thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, pelvic cavity
abdominal and pelvic cavity referred to as this because nothing seperates them
includes bones, muscles and joints - framework for organs - protects organs - ability to move
very strong, broad at ends and have large surface for muscle attachment
femur and humerus
small rounded resemble sesame seed - found near joints - increases efficiency of muscles near a joint
vomer - facial
bone that forms the posterior/inferior part of the nasal septal wall between the nostrils
collarbone - curved horizontal bones attach to upper sternum at one end - help stabalize the shoulder
finger bones - each finger has three phalanges except for the thumb
proximal, middle, distal phalanx
amphiathroses joints are joined together by cartilage slightly moveable - vertebrae and pubic bone
free moving joints are surrounded by joint capsules - most have bursae (sacs of fluid between bones of joint and tendons hold muscle in place)
allow skeleton to move - responsible for movement of organs - pump blood to circulatory system
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