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dorsiflexion
backward flexion
fluorescein
red, crystalline substance used in dx examination of the eye to detect corneal lesions, abrasions, or foreign bodies
fontanel
any of the spaces closed by the membrane structure between the uncompleted angles of the parietal bone and the neighboring bones of the fetal skull
infarct
necrotic area of tissue following cessation of the blood supply
infiltrate
to penetrate the interstices of a tissue of substance
inguinal
pertaining to the groin region
mastectomy
surgical excision of the breast
menorrhagia
excessively heavy menstrual flow with cycles of normal length
sclera
dense fibrous opaque outer coat enclosing the eyeball except the part covered by the cornea
shaft
long, slender portion of a long bone
stellate
star-shaped; radiating from a center
stenosis
narrowing of a body opening or passage
stridor
harsh or high-pitched respiratory sound, caused by an obstruction of the air passages
tachypnea
extremely rapid respiration
throacostomy
procedure to install a chest tube
tinea
any of many superficial fungal infections of the skin
tinnitus
ringing in the ears
tonsillectomy
surgical excision of a tonsil
turgor
condition of being distended or swollen; normal fullness
vein
vessel carrying deoxygenated blood to the heart; excluding pulmonary veins
vertigo
condition of dizziness "room spinning sensation"
c-collar
cervical collar
c-spine
cervical spine
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
DED
died in ED
DOA
dead on arrival
DTs
delirium tremens
EMS
emergency medical services
ER
emergency room
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
ETT
endotracheal tube
FFP
fresh frozen plasma
GCS
glasgow coma scale
GSW
gunshot wound
LLE
left lower extremity
LLL
left lower lobe (lung)
LUL
left upper lobe (lung)
MCA
motorcycle accident
MAE
moves all extremities
MVC
motor vehicle collision
NAD
no acute distress
NCAT
normocephalic, atraumatic
NVID
neurovascularly intact distally
PTA
prior to arrival
RLE
Right lower extremity
RLL
right lower lobe (lung)
RML
right middle lobe (lung)
ROM
range of motion
RUE
right upper extremity
RUL
right upper lobe (lung)
SI
sacroiliac
SLR
straight-leg raise
trach
tracheotomy, tracheostomy
TTP
tender to palpation
VSS
vital signs stable
W/D
warm and dry
albuterol
respiratory updrafts/tx
compazine
nausea/vertigo
dialudid
pain control
ibuprofen
pain control
imitrex
pain control (migraines)
unasyn
abx
atarax
allergic rxn
xanax
anxiety