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- 1 What describes an abnormal high pitched musical breathing sound that is heard during inspiration?
- 2 Which form of medication administration involves a liquid or ointment that is rubbed into the skin?
- 3 What radiology is the use of radiographic imaging to guide a procedure such as a biopsy?
- 4 Is an imaging technique that records the echoes of pulses of sound waves?
- 5 What is another term for conventional or Western medical practices and systems of health care?
- 6 Which system is used most often to prescribe and administer medication?
What describes an abnormal high pitched musical breathing sound that is heard during inspiration?
Stridor is an abnormal, high-pitched, musical breathing sound. It is caused by a blockage in the throat or voice box (larynx). It is most often heard when taking in a breath.
Which form of medication administration involves a liquid or ointment that is rubbed into the skin?
Most often topical administration means application to body surfaces such as the skin or mucous membranes to treat ailments via a large range of classes including creams, foams, gels, lotions, and ointments. Many topical medications are epicutaneous, meaning that they are applied directly to the skin.
What term means the administration of a medication by a manner other than through the digestive tract?
Parenteral Medication means any medication administered in a manner other than by the digestive tract or topical application, as by intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intradermal injection.
Is a medical professional trained to draw blood from patients?
A phlebotomist, also called a phlebotomy technician, is an allied health professional trained to draw blood for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, blood donations, or research.
What radiology is the use of radiographic imaging to guide a procedure such as a biopsy?
Interventional radiology (IR) is the use of medical imaging techniques to guide doctors as they diagnose and treat certain problems with blood vessels and lymph vessels throughout the body. IR is also called image-guided therapy.
Is an imaging technique that records the echoes of pulses of sound waves?
Ultrasound is a medical imaging technique that uses high frequency sound waves and their echoes. The sound waves are above human hearing, and the echoes from the sound waves bouncing off tissue inside the body are turned into electrical pulses that can be put together into a digital image.
How are topical medicines administered?
Apply a small amount of cream gently in the direction of hair growth using a gloved hand — do not rub vigorously. When applying a medicated cream (such as a steroid cream or ointment) apply sparingly and only to affected areas. Emollients can usually be used more plentifully.
What is pharmaceutical ointment?
In pharmaceutical. Ointments are one of many semisolid preparations, which also include creams, pastes, and jellies. Solid pharmaceuticals include pills, tablets, lozenges, and suppositories. In this form the compounds are more stable, with less risk of chemical reaction, and the dosage is easier to determine.
What is another term for conventional or Western medical practices and systems of health care?
Also called allopathic medicine, biomedicine, conventional medicine, mainstream medicine, and orthodox medicine.
Which system is used most often to prescribe and administer medication?
Oral administration This is the most frequently used route of drug administration and is the most convenient and economic.
What do phlebotomists do?
What Does a Phlebotomist Do? Phlebotomists take samples of blood for testing. Phlebotomists also collect blood from donors for those in need of blood transfusions. Most blood is taken from veins, but phlebotomists must also learn how to draw blood from capillaries.
Is a phlebotomist a doctor?
A phlebotomist is a healthcare professional who is trained to draw blood from a patient for lab tests that are ordered by a medical doctor. Phlebotomy entails a relatively short training period. A Phlebologist is a medical doctor with many years of medical school and postgraduate training.