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scrape of the skin due to something abrasive
new, usually of rapid onset and of concern, opposite of chronic
located towards the front of the body
normal, of no danger to health
slow heart rate (HR less than 60bpm)
enlarged heart
inflammation of the cholecyst (gallbladder)
long-standing, constant; opposite of acute
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; lung Dz commonly seen in smokers
The artery that supplies the heart tissue with blood
aka Stroke; lack of blood supply to the brain causing brain damage
sweating
farther from the trunk of the body
a blood clot in a deep vein, most often an extremity
problems with breathing
painful urination
a bruise
swelling
vommitting
nose bleed
redness/red
obviously; a lot; wholly
very large amounts of blood in the vomit
very large amounts of blood in the urine
coughing up very large amounts of blood
excessive or profuse bleeding
enlarged liver
high blood pressure
low blood pressure
low oxygen saturation of the body, not enough oxygen in the body
area of dead tissue after a lack of blood supply
lower on the body, farther from the head
lack of blood supply
splitting of the skin due to a trauma (a cut due to something sharp)
nearer to the midline
black tarry stool
death of cardiac muscle due to ischemia
muscular pain, 'muscle aches'
oriented to person, place, and time
pale skin
blocking of a pulmonary artery due to a blood clot
rear or backside of the body
nearer to the trunk of the body
pus-like
crackles; wet crackling noise in lungs
clear nasal discharge, 'runny nose'
rattling noise of mucous in the lungs
dangerous infection of the blood
ST elevation MI, real-time ongoing death of heart tissue due to ischemia
higher on the body, nearer to the head
body position lying face up
'passing out', loss of consciousness or fainting
fast heart rate (HR greater than 100bpm)
increased breathing rate
minor stroke; where neurological function is regained quickly with time
condition of dizziness, 'room spinning'
high pitched sound heard in the lungs with asthmatics or lung disease
down, below, less, decrease, lower
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up, above, more, increase, higher
greater than
less than
approximately
change
before
abdominal aortic aneurysm
atrial fibrillation
abdomen, abdominal
antibiotics
Against Medical Advice
Altered Mental Status
Acetylsalicylic Acid (aspirin)
twice daily
bilateral lower extremeties
bowel movement
blood pressure
with
cancer, carcinoma
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, open heart surgery
Coronary Artery Disease
Computerized Assisted Tomography
Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chest Pain
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Caesarean Section
cerebrospinal fluid
Cerebrovascular Accident or Costovertebral angle
Chest Xray
Complains of
cervical spine
diabetic ketoacidosis
diabetes mellitus
Do Not Resuscitate
Dyspnea on Exertion
Deep Venous Thrombosis
Diagnosis
Disease
electrocardiogram
alcohol
family history
fractrure
Gastrointestinal
Gravida/Para/Abortion
Gun Shot Wound
Genitourinary
Headache
Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
History of Present Illness
Hypertension
History
hemoglobin and Hematocrit
History of Present Illness and Physical Exam
Incision and Drainage
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Intrauterine Pregnancy
IV Drug Abuse
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Jugular Vein Distension
Left Lower Extremity
Left Lower Quadrant
Last Normal Menstrual Period
Loss of Consciousness
Lumbar Puncture
Left Upper Extremity
Left Upper Quadrant
Motorcycle Accident
Myocardial Infarction
Motor Vehicle Accident/Collision
Not applicable
No Acute Distress, No Acute Disease
Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
No Known Drug Allergies
Normal
Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Nitroglycerin
Nausea/Vomitting/Diarrhea
Oxygen Saturation
Overdose
Post, after
Primary Care Physician
Pulmonary Embolism or Physical Exam
Pupils are equal, round, and reactive to light
Per Os (by mouth)
as needed
patient
Prior to Arrival
Every day
every hour
at every bedtime
every 2 hours
four times a day
right lower extremity
right lower quadrant
Range of Motion
Review of System
Right Upper Extremity
Right Upper Quadrant
Prescription
Rule out
without
shortness of breath
Status Post (after)
Symptoms
Transient Ischemic Attack
Three Times a Day
Tympanic Membrane
Treatment
Urinalysis
Upper Respiratory Infection
Ultrasound
Up to Date
Urinary Tract Infection
Within Normal Limits

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