Chapter 15: Diagnostic, Procedures, Nuclear Medicine, and Pharmacology
the process of producing a picture or record
visual examination instrument
direct visual examination
the presence of glucose in the urine
the presence of blood in the urine
extremely high fever
abnormally low body temperature
the presence of ketones in the urine
instrument used to examine the interior of the eye
instrument used to examine the external ear canal and tympanic membrane
instrument used to enlarge the opening of a body canal
instrument used when measuring blood pressure
instrument used to listen to sounds within the body
into the middle layers of the skin
directly into muscle tissue
directly into a vein
into the fatty layer just below the skin
absorbed through intact skin
listening through a stethoscope for sounds within the body.
performed from inside the esophagus, is an ultrasonic imaging technique used to evaluate heart structures.
The diagnostic procedure that uses the sound produced by tapping the body surface with the finger is known as
abnormal crackle-like respiratory sounds heard when breathing in.
uses a thin, fan-shaped x-ray beam that rotates around the patient to produce multiple cross-sectional views of the body.
traditional Chinese medical practice using very thin needles inserted into specific points of the body.
visualization of body parts in motion by projecting x-ray images on a luminous fluorescent screen.
substance that eases the pain or severity of a disease but does not cure it.
unexpected response to a drug that is peculiar to the individual.
means taken into the body or administered in a manner other than through the digestive tract.
a factor in the patient's condition that makes the use of a particular medication dangerous or ill advised.
abnormal sound heard during auscultation of an artery.
evaluation or appraisal of a condition
Basic metabolic panel
Which term refers to a group of eight specific tests that provide important information about the current status of the patient’s kidneys, electrolyte balance, blood sugar, and calcium levels?
Which term is considered to be the fifth vital sign in certain settings, such as a hospital?
Which technique is used when only a small amount of blood is needed as a specimen for a blood test?
Which term describes the path that the x-ray beam follows through the patient’s body from the entrance to the exit?
magnetic resonance angiography
Which technique is used to help locate problems within blood vessels throughout the body?
A _____ drug is sold under the name given the drug by the manufacturer.
pain relieving creams
primary active ingredient is capsaicin.
A form of massage that uses soft-tissue manipulation focusing on applying pressure to trigger points to treat injuries and alleviate pain is known as
Which term refers to an abnormal heart sound that is most commonly a sign of defective heart valves
a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders with x-rays and other forms of radiant energy.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging