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1. Review the surgical history, provide the following in your post. A. Identify one or two medical terms in this report. Deconstruct the components of specific medical terms to identify their meanings. In addition, please pay attention to the spelling and pronunciation of the words. 1.Appendicitis - Inflammation of the vermiform appendix. Append - referring to the appendix Ic - pertaining to Itis -inflammation (Refer to & Medical Terminology Simplified Book) 2.Hypertension - abnormally high blood pressure and especially arterial blood pressure. Hyper - above/beyond/excessive Tension - stretched/strained (Refer to & Medical Terminology Simplified Book) B. Define the abbreviations found in the surgical report. How did you find the meaning ofthese abbreviations?NPO - Nothing by mouth (Refer to the Medical Terminology simplified E-Book)WBC - White blood cell count (Refer to the Medical Terminology simplified E-Book)BUN - Blood Urea Nitrogen (Refer to the Medical Terminology simplified E-Book)
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