Glossary of Excelsior College
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- What would be reported in a patient getting Meperidine?
- Hand Tremors
- What would be a sign that a neonate has made a transition from interuterine life?
- Heart Murmur
- What should be reported in a female taking birth control pills?
- Blurred vision
- Ibruprofen, Naproxen, Tolmetin, Indomethacin, and Acetaminophen are all single agent therpies used for mild pain releif. These are ___________ that can cause___________problems
- NSAIDS that can cause GI problems.
- During the excitement phase of sexual stimulation, men and women both have _________________ erection.
- A patient tells the nurse her last menstral period started dec. 26th. During what days is she most likely to get pregnant?
- Jan. 18-22
- A painless chancre on the perineum is a sign of?
- __________are put in newborn's eyes to prevent gonorrhea
- Irregular periods is a side affect associated with what med?
- Breast self exam should extend into the part of the breast in the?
- Smoking cessation programs are a form of what type of prevention?
- Primary prevention
- Chemotherapy for a cancer patient is what type of prevention?
- The __________health department administers medicade.
- Amenorrhea is a ___________sign of pregancy
- Quickening can occur at how many weeks gestation?
- 16-22 weeks gestation
- A fetal heartbeat is a ___________ sign of pregancy.
- Progesterone plays an important part in?
- If a patient is pre-eclamptic, she should have her ________checked often.
- Blood pressure
- A neonate born through ceasarean section can normally have __________during respiration
- Dutus arteriosis is how blood passes through
- The fetal lungs
- Before an amniocentesis, what factor should be determined?
- RH factor
- Post-partum, if the uterus is well contracted, the most likely cause of bleeding is?
- Birth canal lacerations
- Nodules in the breast in early pregnacy is caused by?
- Ductal Proliferation
- You should notify the doctor if the post-partum woman's uterus is not
- What is used to prevent neonatal bleeding problems?
- If the newborn has an increased bilirubin, it is also important to know
- The gestational age.
- Signs/sym of meniere's disease?
- Progresive deafness
Ringing in the ears
Sensation of fullness or pressure in the ears
- Central vision is most affected by
- Macular degeneration
- What is a cateract?
- Opacity of the lens of the eye, it's capsule, or both.
- What does miotic drops do to the pupil?
- Miotic drops constricts the pupil
- Sign/Sym. of Retinal Detachment?
- Blurred vision
Flashes of light
Loss of visual acurity
- Tonometry is to test what?
- Intraocular pressure
- What can happen in crytoporchiditis?
- After a coloporrhaphy, a patient should take
- Pelvic Inflam. Disease increases the woman's risk of what type of pregnacy?
- Patient should avoid __________after mastoid surgery
- Heavy lifting
- An error in refraction in which light rays are focused in front of the retina, enabling the person to see distintly for only a short distance
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