1. Discussion Questions A. Hemostasis (hee-moh-STAY-sis) hem/o means blood, -stasis means stopping or controlling, definition of the word is to stop or control bleeding. Biopsy (BYE-op-see) bi means pertaining to life, -opsy means view of, definition of word is the removal of living tissue for examination 2. Outpatient encounter A. Ms. Margaret based on the symptoms you have we have reason to believe that you might have hypothyroidism, this is condition which affects women over the age of 60 and it comes as a result of an upset in the normal balance of chemical reactions in your body. Early symptoms of hypothyroidism consist of fatigue, and weight gain both of which you have. Some risk factors to developing hypothyroidism consist of age, your sex, family history, diabetes, and arthritis among many. Given this information please be assured that once we get the results of your test back and have a definite diagnosis, we will prescribe medication which will aid your symptoms.
- Spring '14
- Endocrine System, Endocrine gland