means patients arrive for treatment and leave after treatment is administered. They do not stay
ambulatory care (out patient care)
What are 2 principle categories of ambulatory care?
2. free standing
Old Final Heart
Muscle of the heart
What sets the myocardium apart from any other muscle?
Protects the heart and separates it from the lung
The inner most layer of tissue that lines the heart.
Abnormal collection of fluid in tissue spaces.
Local and systemic.
An escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, large or small.
Coagulation in the lumen of a blood vessel.
the pressure of the blood in the
Individuals or organizations who have sole or shared responsibility to compensate or reimburse
providers for care rendered to patients.
Payment for medical services made directly from the patient to the provider of care, also known
CH. 18 NOTES
secrete their hormones directly into bloodstream
send chemical substances via ducts to the outside of the body
1 thyroid (either side of trachea
2 parathyroids (4 - dorsal aspect of thyr
the study of body secretions and fragments. Blood, urine, feces and sputum are tested to
determine what is happening within the body
the study of tissues removed by surgical means
In the 1920's, the American college of surgeons asked its member organizations to submit
information on _.
The first central registry was established in _.
This act led to the establishment of Surveillance, Epid
Test 5 Fungi
Most infections grow on skin.
Infections that are internal.
An organism that exists harmlessly as part of the normal human body environment and does not
become a health threat until the body's immune system fail
TEST 5 PARASITES
What are the 3 types of worms?
1. Round worms
2. Tape worms
External parasites can be _.
_ can cause human disease.
Depends on another organism for its nourishment or protection.
pre-operative medication; barbiturates or a narcotic
pre-operative medication; atropine given orally to reduce bronchial secretions. sub scopolamine
regional vs. general anesthetics
1 positioning the pati
Test 5 Neoplasia
Means new growth; new cells that proliferate without control and serve no useful function.
An abnormal mass of tissue as a result of neoplasia; may be benign or malignant
An abnormality in the maintenance
Permanent change in a gene (mutation) which is transmitted to the next generation.
Problems in a gene can can be _ or _.
A gene mutation passed down or developed during meiosis.