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Accrual basis

a system in which money charged is not considered income until the money is received

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Tachyphagia

rapid eating

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hemoglobin

pigment containing iron in red blood cells

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Skin resistance

the reason paste or jelly is used when running an ECG is the reduce what?

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tumors

ultrasound should not be used for what?

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remission

lessening of symptoms

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IPPB

used in the treatment of pneumonia, emphysema & COPD

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itemized statement

a listing of specific services rendered and fees charged

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intracellular

inside the cells

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goiter

enlargement of the thyroid gland

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pectoralis major

main upper chest muscle

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anterior

the front of the body

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cardiac failure

the heart is no longer able to pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body

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ECG cycle

one complete heart beat

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protoplasm

gelatinous substance in cells composed of water, protein, sugar, acids, fats and minerals

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Lead III

sensors are placed on the left arm and left leg

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QID

four times a day

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autoclave

timing period begins when adequate pressure and proper temperature have been reached

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UTI

on microscopic exam of urine, this is indicated by the presence of numerous white blood cells

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fissure

anal crack or tear in the lining of the anus

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segmented neutrophil

white blood cell most often seen when performing a differential

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arteries

carry oxygen rich blood from the heart to the body

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gallbladder

small sac attached to the underside of the liver and stores bile

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400x

when using the microscope with a 10x ocular and 40x objective in place the total magnification is what?

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lipids

another name for fats

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osteoarthritis

inflammation of the joint and bone

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myocardium

muscle wall of the heart

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PA and lateral

most common positions for chest x-ray

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pyelolithotomy

incision into the renal pelvis for removal of calculi

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tension headache

most common type of headache

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papancolaou smear

used to detect cervical cancer

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chronic disease

has a slow onset and lasts for months to years

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sciatic

nerve to be concerned with when giving an injection

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antibiotic

chemical substance that kills living microorganisms

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lithotomy

used for a vaginal exam

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pancreas

secretes insulin directly into the bloodstream

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ledger card

a patient's financial account

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sonogram or echogram

technique that employs high-frequency sound waves which bounce off tissues and are then recorded

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pericordium

the area of the chest overlying the heart

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breach of contract

based on a failure to perform an agreed upon undertaking

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necroscopy

refers to death

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active-immunity

when antigens or microorganisms are injected into the patient

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intradermal injection

used for allergy testing

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alveoli

air sacs in the lungs in which the exchange of gases takes place

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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tsp

teaspoon

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transfer forceps

instrument used to set up a sterile field

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glucose

a simple sugar to which all forms of carbohydrates are ultimately converted

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endocrinologist

physician that diagnoses and treats disease of the glands of internal secretion

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tendonitis

inflamed condition of tendon and tendon muscle

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auto

refers to self

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antacids

drugs that neutralize the hydrochloric acid in the stomach

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sedative

mild hypnotic drug that is relaxing but doesn't necessarily produce sleep

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-centesis

puncture to remove fluid

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Z-track

injection given into the gluteal muscle of the buttocks

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greenstick

bone that is partially bent and partially broken

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prognosis

prediction of outcome

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anatomical position

standing erect with palms turned anterior

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-otomy

means incision or cut into

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diuretic

agent which affects blood pressure by increasing the flow of urine and reducing volume of fluid in the body

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prone position

lying face down

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anticoagulant

drug that prevents clotting of blood

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urinary system

composed of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra

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histologist

one who studies tissue

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wheat germ

a source of B complex and E

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basophil

during a differential is recognized by large blue to purple staining granules

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sphenoid

bat-shaped bone that extends behind the eyes and forms part of the base of the skull

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anemia

condition indicated that certain elements are lacking in the blood

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gross income

all payments received are referred to as what?

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atriomegaly

enlargement of the atrium of the heart

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hemostatic forcep

used to clamp off small vessels and bleeders

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mandibular

facial bones that compose the lower jaw

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villi

microscopic projections in the wall of the small intestine which absorb nutrients into the blood stream

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myelography

roentgenographic inspection of the spinal cord by the use of a radiopaque medium injected into the intrathecal space

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fraud

can be proven by keeping poor records and failing to report all income to the IRS

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intercostal

between the ribs

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lead

substance used to prevent x-ray exposure

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Schedule V

in the controlled substance act, over the counter drugs are under this schedule

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abortion

premature termination of a pregnancy before the embryo or fetus is able to exist on its own

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Q wave

the first wave to show downward deflection on a normal ECG

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opthalmoscope

instrument to view the eye

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afferent

conducting toward

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erythrocytosis

abnormal increase in red blood cells

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epidermis

outermost layer of the skin

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gyneco

combining form for woman

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10% bleach solution

used to decontaminate all exposed work surfaces after a procedure

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hysteropathy

any uterine disorder

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dys

painful

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clavicle

collar bone; slender bone on each side of the body connecting the breastbone to the shoulder

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radial artery

most common place to take a pulse

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thermography

diagnostic technique which detects regions of heat and cold in the body

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bradycardia

slow heart rate

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hypertension

high blood pressure

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medconsonlator

indicated for torticollis

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larynx

voicebox

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SIDS

mysterious condition which kills apparently healthy infants between the ages of 4 weeks and 7 months

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itis

inflammation

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cellulose

fibrous form of carbohydrate that is not digested

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aging accounts receivable

used to identify past due accounts for collections

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visible and invisible

fats may be classified as what?

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