A LIVING LANGUAGE
Medical Terminology: A Living Language, Fifth Edition
Bonnie F. Fremgen Suzanne S. Frucht
MC 200 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
abd - abdomen
ABG - arterial blood gas
AC, ac - before meals
ACTH - adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH - antidiuretic hormone
ADL - activities of daily living
as lib - as desired
adm - admission
AFIB - atr
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Personality types you
DONT want on your staff
We've all had the experi- seem perfectly pleasant, hypotheticals and trained
ence of supervising or only to turn into rattlesnakes themselves to give the
j working with a nightmare once they get
Abraham Maslow Page l of!
Understanding Human Motivation
A member of the Chicago dynasty of psychologists and sociologists Abraham Maslow published his
theory of human motivation in 1943 Its pepularity continues unabated. Like his colleague
PAIN IS A WARNING SIGNALIT IS FOUND THAT FLUID EWCTS FROM DAMAGED SKIN
WILL CAUSE INTENSE PAIN IF IWECTED INTO HEALTHY T1SSUE, STIMDLATES PAIN
PAIN THRESHOLDPERHAPS VARIABLE LEVELS 0F ENDoRPHINS AND ELKAPHINS.
Diseases: the alteration of homeostasis. It may be a change in structure or function that is considered abnormal w/in
the body or it may be defined as any change from normal.
Disorder: derangement or abnormality of function. It can al
TEN COWANDMENTS FOR GOOD LISTENING
I. Stop talking You cannot listen if you are talking.
2. Put the talker at ease - Help himfher feel that helshe is free to talk
3. Show him/her that you want to listen - Look and act interested. Listen to understand.
Patient comes to the office for an appointment. The doctor has been called away from the office on an
emergency call. What would you say to the patient?
Patient calls the office with a chief complaint of nosebleed for two days. What questio
Principles and Practice
Timothy J. Gallagher
Colorado State University
Joseph D. Andrew, Jr.
2006 Freeload Press, Madison Wisconsin
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