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One of the first issues to arise with regard to the end of life is:
whether or not to tell the patient about the fatal diagnosis
One defintion of mental illness is:
Behavior that deviates from the norm
Some aspects of Mexican culture and the living conditions of Mexicans in the US make ______ more likely
Spouse abuse
Americans often do not feel comfortable with comfortable with _________ when dealing with a Native American.
conversational silence
___________ are unlikely to seek medical help to prolong life.
Christian Scientists
__________ feel that organ donation should not be practiced for any reason.
Jehovah's Witnesses
A patient's level of pain should never be judged based on their __________
level of expresivness
It is helpful to try to assigne same sex health care providers for:
Middle Eastern patients
It is appropriate to involve ________ in patient care when the patient requests it.
clergy
Idioms are
figures of speech which patients from different cultures may not understand
ex: getting cold feet
In order to show respect, ______ patients often agree with a health care provider but have no idea of doing what they ask.
Asian
______________ tend to be hesitant to do things that would disrupt or change menstrual patterns
African Americans
Familisimo is:
The idea that the support of the extended family is important when dealing with health in general
In many cultures, ___________ is considered to be a problem.
being thin or not being overweight
In ________ patients are typically bathed once a week.
France
Third world countries often plan their lives around agriculture which means they have very little:
care about adhereing to a time schedule.
When explaining something to a patient from a different culture, one way to avoid confusion would be to:
have the patient repeat what they think they understood you to say.
Many cultures advocate a mixture of _______ and _________ medicine.
traditional and modern
Anglo American patients tend to be _______ when dealing with pain.
Stoic- nonverbal
It is important to remember that Hindus are often ___________ when it comes to diet.
Vegetarian
The text book for Gross anatomy is called
Essential Anatomy Dissector
The author finds it distasteful that often cadavers' _______ are smashed during dissection.
noses
The teacher warns the students not to destroy their cadaver's ______ while trying to dissect them. The students find this very difficult to do.
Hands/palms
vivisection has been historically practiced. what is it?
dissection of the living
A resurectionist was someone who
dug up dead bodies to be used for dissection.
The first real surgery the quthor sees is live but on:
a TV screen-- filmed in real time
A common feeling among medical students is:
I am struggling and everyone else isn't
The author tends to have unsettling ________ while taking gross anatomy.
dreams
A dr. tells the students that the best place to get an _______________ is in Florida.
Organ dontation
Exsanguination means:
draining all the blood from an organism
In a cross section view, the body is seen in thin:
Slices
Hemisection is:
Sawing through the pelvis and removing one leg.
Christine goes to Bolognato see the 541 year body of:
St. Catherine
When its time to dissect the head and neck the author has already:
seen Eve's face
Trash from the dissection is place:
under the dissection table in a bucket.
The first real surgery the quthor sees is live but on:
a TV screen-- filmed in real time
A common feeling among medical students is:
I am struggling and everyone else isn't
The author tends to have unsettling ________ while taking gross anatomy.
dreams
A dr. tells the students that the best place to get an _______________ is in Florida.
Organ dontation
Exsanguination means:
draining all the blood from an organism
The dissections are made harder for the author by the fact that her:
grandparents health is failing
The author's name is
Christine Montross
The author goes home and takes a shower- washing multiple times- after what dissection process?
sawing open the skull
The Anatomy act in the U.S. allowed:
unclaimed bodies to be used for dissection
Ted Goslow is
the gross anatomy professor
The dissections are made harder for the author by the fact that her:
grandparents health is failing
The author's name is
Christine Montross
The author goes home and takes a shower- washing multiple times- after what dissection process?
sawing open the skull
The Anatomy act in the U.S. allowed:
unclaimed bodies to be used for dissection
Ted Goslow is
the gross anatomy professor
The author of The scalpel is:
Lori Alvord
In Navajo traditional healing, a ________ is often used to begin the healing process.
Song
What type of physician is Dr. Alvord?
A general surgeon
Who is Jeanette Cupp?
The author- her original name
What is a hogan?
The traditional dwelling place of a Navajo.
Where did Dr. Alvord go to college?
Dartmouth
Why did the author go to Alburquerque to find a job after college?
She couldn't find a job on the rez
The author's first job after college was as a
Medical research assistant
The author works for the IHS which stands for
Indian Health Service
Many heatlh problems of Native Americans arise from
Alcoholism
At the end of every examination, Dr. Alvord asks her patients "Nabidilikid" which means:
Do you have any questions?
What is the beauty way?
The Navajo traditional beleif that all things must exist in harmony.
How did Lori's father die?
In a drunk driving accident.
Many Navajo's beleive that disease is caused by an imbalance or by
an evil action or bad deed that the sick person did.
Who was Florena Woody?
The first patient to die from the "mystery virus".
At the end of every examination, Dr. Alvord asks her patients "Nabidilikid" which means:
Do you have any questions?
What is the beauty way?
The Navajo traditional beleif that all things must exist in harmony.
How did Lori's father die?
In a drunk driving accident.
Many Navajo's beleive that disease is caused by an imbalance or by
an evil action or bad deed that the sick person did.
Who was Florena Woody?
The first patient to die from the "mystery virus".
Jon's going away gift to Lori while they were dating was a
crystal vase to hold all the flowers he would send her while he was gone.
Lori's Dr encouraged her not to ___________ while she was pregnant.
Look at bad things
Lori developed PIH while she was preganat, which meant that her blood pressure was
too high
Whos is Thomas Hataathlii?
A native american medicine man
What did Lori name her baby?
Christopher Kodiak