Microscopic hematuria is where urine contians a small amount of blood. Blood quantity is too low to change the color of the urine, otherwise, it is known as gross hematuria.
Antenatal depression (aka prenatal depression) is a form of clinical depression that can affect a woman during pregnancy, and can be a precursor to postpartum depression if not properly Tx.
Discrimination is the treatment/consideration of/making a distinction in favor/against, a patient based on the group/class/category to which that patient belongs to, rather than on individual merit.
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a 10-item questionnaire developed to identify women who have postpartum depression. Items on the scale correspond to various clinical depression Sx (e.g. guilt feeling,...
Venipuncture is the process of obtaining IV access.
Administer therapeutic Tx (including medications, nutritions, chemotherapy)
Obtain blood for:
Monitor levels of blood components
Remove blood due to excess levels of iron or...
Foot disease generally aren't limited (i.e. they are related to, or manifest elsewhere int he body).
The foot is often the 1st place some of these diseases appear, because of the...
Anosmia is a lack of functioning olfaction (i.e. sense of smell). Specific anosmia is anosmic for a particular odor.
Temporary loss of smell:
Inflammation of the nasal mucosa, causing chronic mucosa changes...
Faruncle (aka boil) is a deep folliculitis (i.e. infection of the hair follicle).
Painful swollen area on the skin, caused by an accumulation of pus and dead tissue
Boils which are expanded,...
Bare weight involves weighing a bare child. Wt is an abbreviation for Weight. Birth weight is the body weight of a baby at birth. BW is an abbreviation for either Bare weight...
Expressive aphasia (aka non-fluent aphasia, Broca's aphasia, agrammatic aphasia) is loss of the ability to produce language (spoken or written).
Exhibit effortful speech
Speech may only include important content words and leave out...