What does the ter m “ vital si gns” mean? Describe the pati ent’s  vital signs i n your own words.

Direct i ons: Write out the  meaning  f or each combining  form, prefix, and suffix. Then  locate a  new term  f rom the chapter that uses the word part. Combining Forms  Meaning  Chapter Term  Meaning

1.  alveol/o

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2.  bronch/o

3.  bronchi/o

4.  bronchiol /o

5.  coni /o

6.  chol ecyst/o

7.  chol edoch/o

8.  col /o

9.  col on/o

10.  divert i cul/o

PART 2

Word Parts Assi gnment (Part 2): Direct i ons: Bel ow are ter ms built f rom  word parts. Analyze each ter m by  li sti ng and defini ng  the word  parts used to buil d  it . Medi cal Ter m  Word Part/Meani ngs

1.  Bronchoscope

2.  Atelectasis

3.  Pneumoconiosis

4.  Pyothorax

5. Endotracheal

6.  Appendicitis

7.  Cholelithiasis

8.  Cholangiogram

9.  Cholecystectomy

10.  Choledocholithotripsy

PART 3

1.  ABGs

2.  ARF

3.  AP view

4.  ARD

5.  ARDS

6.  N & V

7.  & P

8.  PUD

9.  TPN

10.  UGI

PART 4

Case Study Assignment (Part 4) Direct i ons: Bel ow i s a case study presentati on of  a patient w i th a condi t ion covered  i n Chapter 10. Read  the case study, and answer the questions bel ow. Some  questions wi ll  ask for  i nf or mat ion not incl uded  wi thi n thi s chapter. Use your textbook, a  medical di ct ionary, or any other ref erence  mater ial you choose to  answer these questi ons.   Be sure to ci te any outside sources, incl uding the  textbook,  i n APA  for mat. An 88-year-ol d  femal e was seen i n the physi cian’s office compl aini ng of SOB, dizziness, orthopnea,  el e v ated temperature, and a product i v e cough. Lung auscul tation  re veal ed ral es ov er the R bronchus.  CXR rev eal ed  flui d  i n the RUL. The pat ient was sent  to  the hospi tal w i th an admitt i ng diagnosi s of  pneumoni a. Vital signs upon admi ssi on were:  temperat ure 102°F, pul se 100 and rapi d,  respi rat i ons 24  and l abored, bl ood pressure 180/110. She was treated wi th IV ant i bi ot ics and IPPB. She responded well  to treat ment and was rel eased home to her  famil y w i th  oral ant ibi otics on the thi rd day. Cri t i cal Thi nking Questi ons Answer the questi ons below regarding thi s case study. Do not just copy words out of  the case study;  transl ate all medical ter ms. To answer some of  these questi ons, you may need  to  look up  inf or mati on  f rom another chapter of thi s textbook.

1.    What i s thi s pati ent’s admitt i ng diagnos i s? Look thi s condi t i on up i n a reference source,  and  i ncl ude a short descri ption of i t .

2.    Li st and def ine each of  the pat i ent’s presenting symptoms  i n your own words.

3.    Defi ne auscul tat i on and CXR. Descri be what each rev eal ed i n your own words.

4.    What does the ter m “ vital si gns” mean? Describe the pati ent’s  vital signs i n your own words.

5.    Descri be the treat ments she receiv ed whil e  i n the hospital i n your own words.

6.    Expl ai n the change  i n her  medi cat i on when she was di scharged home.