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Chapter 15

  1. 1. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Chapter 15 Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
  2. 2. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Overview of Structures, Combining Forms, and Functions © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning
  3. 3. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Basic Diagnostic Procedures • Vital signs • Auscultation • Palpation and percussion • Basic examination instruments • Basic examination positions
  4. 4. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Laboratory Tests • Blood tests • Urinalysis
  5. 5. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Endoscopy • Visual examination • Endoscopic surgery
  6. 6. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Imaging Techniques • Radiography (x-ray) • Computerized tomography (CT) • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) • Fluoroscopy • Diagnostic ultrasound
  7. 7. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Nuclear Medicine • Utilizes radioactive substances for both diagnosis and treatment purposes.
  8. 8. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Radiographic Projections and Positioning • Projections • Positioning • Basic radiographic projections
  9. 9. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Terms Related to Pharmacology • Addiction • Adverse drug reaction (side effect) • Compliance • Contraindication • Drug interaction
  10. 10. © 2009 Delmar, Cengage Learning Terms Related to Pharmacology • Palliative • Paradoxical drug reaction • Placebo • Idiosyncratic reaction • Potentiation (synergism)

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