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_____ disorders are a group of neurotic disorders with symptoms suggesting physical disease, but with no demonstrable organic causes.
Somatoform: In people who have Somatoform disorder, medical test results are either normal or don't explain the person's symptoms.
_____ disorders are a group of neurotic disorders with symptoms suggesting physical disease, but with no demonstrable organic causes.
Chlamydia
When a patient is able to understand language and form speech patterns but is unable to express them properly because of physical impairment of the speech pathways, this condition is called:
dysarthria.
During the first week of life a baby will lose ______ percent of its body weight due to excretion of extra-cellular fluid present at birth.
5—10
At what age do the posterior fontanelles close on an infant?
3 months
Elderly persons commonly appear to have organic ill­nesses such as cardiac conditions when, in reality, they are:
severely depressed
Back labor is back pain caused by the fetus pressing against the _____ during labor.
spine
The use of crack/cocaine by a pregnant woman puts the fetus at risk for sickle cell disease. True or False
False
When caring for a patient with cerebral palsy the paramedic should assume the patient understands everything you say and do. True or false
false: Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders involving movement, learning, hearing, seeing, and thinking that occur due to problems with brain development.
In the year 2030, it is projected that one in ____ people will be age 65 or older in the United States.
5
Pregnant woman complains of sudden severe tearing abdominal pain with some minor vaginal bleeding. Her abdomen is stiff and very tender. What do you suspect?
Abruptio placenta: Placenta abruptio is separation of the placenta from the site of uterine implantation before delivery of the fetus.

Symptoms: Tearing abdominal pain, back pain, Classic presentation includes a sudden, sharp, tearing pain and the development of a stiff board like abdomen. Bleeding can be severe or not present depending on many factors.
Pregnant woman in her third trimester complains of headache, dizziness, confusion, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting and is hypertension. What do these symptoms most likely indicate.
pre-eclampsia
This childhood virus causes painful red blisters in the throat and on the tongue, gums, hard palate, inside of the cheeks, and the palms of hands and soles of the feet. It is commonly called (blank).
"Hand, foot, and mouth disease" (coxsackievirus syndrome)
Shoulder (blank) in birth is when the anterior shoulder of the infant cannot pass below the pubic symphysis, or requires significant manipulation to pass below the pubic symphysis.
dystocia
"Psych" drugs are used for emotional illnesses and sometimes prescribed for (blank).
migraine headaches.
Growth spurts in adolescents usually begin with.......
enlargement of the feet and hands.