Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health

Editor: Gale
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Gale

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-41-449888-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 419
Book Status: Available
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This fully updated third edition of this award-winning title covers topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. The Encyclopedia covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Advisory Board
  • Contributors
  • A
  • Abdomen
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Abortion
  • Abrasion
  • Abscess
  • Acid-Base Balance
  • Acid-Fast Culture and Smear
  • Activities of Daily Living Evaluation
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Administration of Medication
  • Adolescent Nutrition
  • Adrenal Gland Computed Tomography
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Adrenocortical Hormone Tests
  • Adrenomedullary Hormone Tests
  • Adult Day Care
  • Advance Directive
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Aerobic Training/Endurance Training
  • Aerosol Drug Administration
  • Aging and the Aged
  • AIDS
  • AIDS Counseling
  • AIDS Tests
  • Air Embolism
  • Airway Management
  • Alcohol-Related Neurological Disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Tests
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ambulatory Electrocardiography
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • American Sign Language
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Amino Acid Disorders Screening
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amylase and Lipase Tests
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • Anaerobic Bacteria Culture
  • Analgesics
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anatomy
  • Anemias
  • Anesthesia, General
  • Anesthesia, Local
  • Anesthesia, Topical
  • Anesthesiology
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antacids
  • Antepartum Testing
  • Anthrax
  • Antianxiety Drugs
  • Antiasthmatic Drugs
  • Antibiotics
  • Antibodies
  • Anticancer Drugs
  • Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Drugs
  • Antidepressant Drugs
  • Antidiabetic Drugs
  • Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Test
  • Antifungal Drugs, Systemic
  • Antifungal Drugs, Topical
  • Antiglobulin Tests
  • Antihistamines
  • Antihypertensive Drugs
  • Antiparkinson Drugs
  • Antipsychotic Drugs
  • Antiretroviral Drugs
  • Antiseptics
  • Antiulcer Drugs
  • Antiviral Drugs
  • Anxiety
  • Apgar Testing
  • Aphasia
  • Appendicitis
  • Apraxia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Art Therapy
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arterial Line
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopy
  • Artificial Organs
  • Asbestosis
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Astigmatism
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Audiology
  • Audiometry
  • Auditory Integration Training
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Disease Tests
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Autopsy
  • B
  • Back and Neck Pain, Physical Therapy for
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteria
  • Balance and Coordination Tests
  • Ball and Socket Joint
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Bandages and Dressings
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barium Enema
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Beds and Bed Preparation Techniques
  • Behavioral Optometry
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Berg Balance Scale
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioelectricity
  • Bioethics
  • Biological Rhythms
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Equipment Technologist
  • Biomedical Equipment Technology
  • Biotin
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Birth Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Bladder Ultrasound
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood
  • Blood Circulation
  • Blood Coagulation
  • Blood Culture
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Blood Gases
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Blood Specimen Collection
  • Blood Vessels
  • Body Positioning in X-Ray Studies
  • Boils
  • Bone
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
  • Bone Radionuclide Scan
  • Bone X Rays
  • Brain
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breathing, Regulation of
  • Breech Birth
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bruxism
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Burns
  • Bursitis
  • C
  • Caffeine
  • Calcium
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Screening Guidelines for Men and Women
  • Cancer Therapy, Supportive
  • Canker Sores
  • Carbohydrates
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Cycle
  • Cardiac Marker Tests
  • Cardiac Monitor
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Technology
  • Cardiac Tissue
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Cardioversion
  • Carotid Duplex Sonography
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cast Care
  • Cataracts
  • Catheterization, Female
  • Catheterization, Male
  • Cell Division
  • Cell Membranes
  • Cellular Functions
  • Central Catheter Maintenance
  • Central Nervous System
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Cesarean Section
  • Charcoal, Activated
  • Chemical Exposure/Warfare
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chest CT Scan
  • Chest Physical Therapy
  • Chest Tube
  • Chest X Ray
  • Child Abuse
  • Childbirth
  • Childbirth Education
  • Chiropractic
  • Choking
  • Cholesterol
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Circumcision
  • Cirrhosis
  • Classification of Teeth
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Clostridium Difficile Toxin Test
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Coagulation Tests
  • Cocaine
  • Code of Ethics for Nurses
  • Cognitive-Perceptual Rehabilitation
  • Cold Injuries
  • Cold Sore
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Color Blindness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colostomy
  • Colostomy Care
  • Colposcopy
  • Coma
  • Common Cold
  • Community Health Programs
  • Community Nutrition
  • Complementary Nursing Therapies
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Computed Radiography
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging Equipment
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scans
  • Computers in Health Care
  • Concussion
  • Consciousness, Levels of
  • Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
  • Contact Lenses
  • Continuous Passive Motion Device
  • Contraception
  • Cooling Treatments
  • Copper
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Corticosteroids
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Cough
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Cricothyrotomy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cross Infection
  • Crutches and Crutch Walking
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Cyanosis
  • Cybermedicine
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cytomegalovirus Antibody Screening Test
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • D
  • Dance Therapy
  • Death and Dying
  • Decompression Sickness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Defibrillation
  • Defibrillators, Portable
  • Dehydration
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Dental Abscess
  • Dental Anatomy
  • Dental and Periodontal Charting
  • Dental Anomalies
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Caries
  • Dental Casts
  • Dental Crowns, Inlays, and Bridges
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Fillings
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Indices
  • Dental Instruments
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Dental Patient Preparation
  • Dental Prostheses
  • Dental Specialties
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dental X Rays
  • Denture Care
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatology
  • Development Assessment
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Dialysis, Kidney
  • Dialysis Technology
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet and Health
  • Diet Therapy
  • Dietary Assessment
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Dietetics
  • Digestive System
  • Digital Subtraction Angiography
  • Dilatation and Curettage (D & C)
  • Disablement, Models of
  • Disease Transmission
  • Dislocations and Subluxations
  • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • DNA Typing
  • Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drug Dosages
  • Drug Interactions
  • Drug Testing
  • Drug Tests
  • Dynamic Spatial Reconstructor
  • Dysarthria
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphasia
  • E
  • Ear Instillation
  • Ear Irrigation
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema
  • Edema
  • Electroanalgesia
  • Electrocardiography
  • Electrocardiography Unit
  • Electroencephalography
  • Electroencephalography Unit
  • Electrolyte Balance
  • Electrolyte Tests
  • Electromyography
  • Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
  • Electroneurography
  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Electronystagmography
  • Electrophysiology Study of the Heart
  • Electrosurgery Machines
  • Electrotherapy
  • Elimination Diet
  • Embolism
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emphysema
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Endocrine System
  • Endocrinology
  • Endoscope
  • Endotracheal Tube Management
  • Endurance Testing
  • Enema
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterostomy
  • Epididymitis
  • Epidural Anesthesia
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epithelial Tissue
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Esophageal Function Tests
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Ethical Codes and Oaths
  • Euthanasia
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Evoked Potential Studies
  • Exercise
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Glasses
  • Eyedrop Instillation
  • F
  • Fad Diets
  • Falls
  • Family Medicine
  • Family Therapy
  • Fasciotomy
  • Fats, Dietary
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Feedback Systems
  • Fertility Treatments
  • Fetal Age Study
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Fetal Biophysical Profile
  • Fetal Cell Screen
  • Fetal Development
  • Fetoscopy
  • Fever
  • Fibrin Degradation Products Test
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • First Aid
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flow Cytometry Analysis
  • Fluid Balance
  • Fluoride Therapy
  • Fluoroscope
  • Fluorosis
  • Folic Acid
  • Food Allergies
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Foot Care
  • Foot Orthoses
  • Foreign Bodies
  • Fractures
  • Fungal Culture
  • Fungi
  • G
  • Gait and Balance Assessment
  • Gait and Balance Problems
  • Gait Training
  • Gallbladder
  • Gallbladder X Rays
  • Gallium Scan
  • Gangrene
  • Gas Exchange
  • Gas Laws
  • Gases, Properties of
  • Gastric Analysis
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan
  • Gene Therapy
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genital Culture
  • Genital Herpes
  • Geriatric Assessment Tests
  • Geriatric Nutrition
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gingivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gliding Joint
  • Glucose Tests
  • Gout
  • Gram Stain
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • H
  • Hallucination
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head Injury
  • Headache
  • Health Care Financing
  • Health Care, Quality of
  • Health History
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Health Services Administration
  • Hearing
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart-Lung Machines
  • Heart
  • Heart Failure
  • Heartburn
  • Heat Disorders
  • Heat Treatments
  • Heimlich Maneuver
  • Helicobacter Pylori Test
  • Helicobacteriosis
  • Hematocrit
  • Hematology
  • Hemodialysis Shunt, Graft, and Fistula Care
  • Hemoglobin Test
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Henderson Theory of Nursing
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis Virus Tests
  • Herbalism, Western
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disk
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Hinge Joint
  • Hip Fractures Rehabilitation
  • HIPAA
  • HIV Preventative Measures
  • Hives
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Home Care
  • Homeopathy
  • Homosexuality
  • Hospice
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections
  • Hospital Administration
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Human Leukocyte Antigen Test
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Hypercoagubility Tests
  • Hyperopia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthermia/Hypothermia Unit Management
  • Hyphema
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothermia
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopy
  • I
  • Immovable Joint
  • Immune Response
  • Immune System
  • Immunoassay Tests
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Immunoelectrophoresis
  • Immunofixation Electrophoresis
  • Immunology
  • Impacted Tooth
  • Impedance Plethysmography
  • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
  • Indium Scan
  • Industrial Toxicology
  • Infant Nutrition
  • Infection
  • Infection Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Infectious Mononucleosis Test
  • Infertility
  • Influenza
  • Informed Consent
  • Inheritance, Principles of
  • Integumentary System
  • Intensive Care Unit Equipment
  • Internal Medicine
  • Intersex States
  • Intestinal Obstructions
  • Intestine, Large
  • Intestine, Small
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
  • Intradermal Injection
  • Intramuscular Injection
  • Intraoperative Care
  • Intravenous Fluid Regulation
  • Intravenous Medication Administration
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Intravenous Tubing and Dressing Change
  • Intravenous Urography
  • Intussusception
  • Iontophoresis
  • Ipecac
  • Iron
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Tests
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemia
  • Itching
  • J
  • Jaundice
  • Johnson Theory of Nursing
  • Joint Fluid Analysis
  • Joint Integrity and Function
  • Joint Mobilization and Manipulation
  • Journal Therapy
  • K
  • Kidney Failure, Acute
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Kidney Function Tests
  • Kidney Radionuclide Scan
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder X-Ray Study
  • Kidneys
  • King Theory of Nursing
  • KOH Test
  • L
  • Lactation
  • Lactation Consulting
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language Disorders
  • Laparoscope
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laxatives
  • Learning Theory
  • Leukemias, Acute
  • Leukemias, Chronic
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Life Support
  • Lipid Tests
  • Lipids
  • Lipoproteins Test
  • Lithotripsy
  • Liver
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Liver Radionuclide Scan
  • Long-Term Insurance
  • Lower Limb Orthoses
  • Lower Limb Prostheses
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Perfusion and Ventilation Scan
  • Lungs
  • Lymphatic System
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphoma
  • M
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Magnesium
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Unit
  • Malabsorption Syndrome
  • Malabsorption Tests
  • Malaria
  • Malocclusion
  • Malpractice
  • Mammography
  • Managed Care Plans
  • Marijuana
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mastitis
  • Maxillofacial Trauma
  • Mechanical Circulation Support
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Charts
  • Medical Electrodes
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Gases
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Lasers
  • Medical Law
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Records
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medicare
  • Medication Preparation from a Vial
  • Meditation
  • Melanoma
  • Memory
  • Meningitis
  • Menopause
  • Mercury Hygiene
  • Metabolism
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  • Microbiology
  • Microscope
  • Microsurgery
  • Mifepristone
  • Migraine Headache
  • Mineral Deficiency
  • Minerals
  • Miscarriage
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Movement Disorders
  • Movement Therapy
  • Multiple-Gated Acquisition (MUGA) Scan
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Personality Disorder
  • Multiple Pregnancy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Muscle Relaxants
  • Muscle Testing
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Muscular System
  • Music Therapy
  • Myelography
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocarditis
  • Myopia
  • N
  • Nasal Cannula/Face Mask Application
  • Nasal Instillation
  • Nasal Packing
  • Nasal Trauma
  • Nasogastric Intubation and Feeding
  • Nasogastric/Nasointestinal Tube Insertion
  • Nasopharyngeal Culture
  • Near-Drowning
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Neglect
  • Neonatal Care
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Respiratory Care
  • Nephrology
  • Nephrostomy Tube Care
  • Nervous System, Autonomic
  • Nervous System, Somatic
  • Neural Tube Defect
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Physical Therapy
  • Neurons
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Neurosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Niacin
  • Nicotine And Related Disorders
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nuclear Medicine Therapy
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Diagnosis
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Interviews
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmologic Ultrasounds
  • Ophthalmology
  • Opticianry
  • Optometry
  • Optometry Assisting
  • Oral Airway Insertion
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Oral Hygiene Aids
  • Oral Medication Administration
  • Orchitis
  • Organ Donation
  • Orthodontic Appliances
  • Orthopedic Tests
  • Orthopedics
  • Osmolality Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Otoscope
  • Otoscopic Examination
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Overdose
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • P
  • Pacemakers
  • Pain
  • Pain Management
  • Pancreas
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pap Test
  • Paracentesis
  • Paralysis
  • Parasites
  • Parathyroid Glands
  • Parathyroid Hormone Test
  • Parathyroid Scan
  • Parentage Testing
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patient-Controlled Analgesia
  • Patient Confidentiality
  • Patient Education
  • Patient Representation
  • Patient Rights
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericarditis
  • Perinatal Infection
  • Periodontitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Personal Hygiene for Cognitive Impairment
  • Personal Hygiene for Physical Impairment
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phantom Limb
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phimosis
  • Phlebography
  • Phlebotomy
  • Phonophoresis
  • Phosphorus
  • Phototherapy
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Assisting
  • Physiology
  • Pituitary Gland
  • Pituitary Hormone Tests
  • Pivot Joint
  • Placenta Previa
  • Placental Abruption
  • Plasma Protein Tests
  • Plasma Renin Activity
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgery
  • Platelet Aggregation Test
  • Platelet Function Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Polysomnography
  • Porphyrias
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Unit
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Postmortem Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Postpartum Care
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postural Evaluation
  • Power of Attorney
  • Prealbumin Test
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Premature Infants
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Nutrition
  • Preoperative Care
  • Presbyopia
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Private Insurance Plans
  • Professional-Patient Relationship
  • Prophylactic Antibiotic Premedication
  • Prophylaxis
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Ultrasound
  • Prosthetics
  • Protein Electrophoresis Test
  • Protein Metabolism
  • Proteins
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychiatric Assisting
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • Psychological Tests
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Puberty
  • Public Health
  • Public Health Administration
  • Puerperal Infection
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonology
  • Pulse Assessment
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Q
  • Qigong
  • R
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Radiology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Rapid Streptococcus Antigen Tests
  • Rash
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Rectal Medication Administration
  • Red Blood Cell Indices
  • Reflex Tests
  • Reflexes
  • Refractive Eye Surgeries
  • Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Technology
  • Relaxation
  • Reproductive Health
  • Reproductive System, Female
  • Reproductive System, Male
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory System
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy Apparatus
  • Restorative Dental Materials
  • Restraint Use
  • Reticulocyte Count
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinopathy
  • Retrograde Cystography
  • Rh Factor
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Riboflavin
  • Rinne and Weber Tests
  • Robot-Assisted Surgery
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • S
  • Salivary Gland Scan
  • Sarcomas
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Scrotal Nuclear Medicine Scan
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Sedimentation Rate Test
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Semen Analysis
  • Sensory Reeducation
  • Sensory Testing
  • Sepsis
  • Septic Shock
  • Sex Hormones Tests
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexuality and Disability
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Cultures
  • Shiatsu
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Shock
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sinus Endoscopy
  • Sinusitis
  • Skeletal Muscles
  • Skeletal System
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Culture
  • Skull
  • Skull X Rays
  • Sleep and Wakefulness
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slightly Movable Joint
  • Smell
  • Smoking
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Smoking-Cessation Drugs
  • Snoring
  • Social Work in Health Care
  • Social Work Law
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech Disorders
  • Speech Pathology
  • Speech Reading
  • Speech Therapy
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Spinal Cord
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Orthoses
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Traction
  • Spirometry Tests
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Participation by Children
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Sputum Analysis
  • Sputum Culture
  • Sputum Specimen Collection
  • Standard Precautions (Universal Precautions)
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Stenting
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Stethoscope
  • Stomach
  • Stomatitis
  • Stone Analysis
  • Stool Culture
  • Stool Ova & Parasites Test
  • Stool Specimen Collection
  • Strength Training
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Antibody Tests
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Stress
  • Stress Test
  • Stroke
  • Stuttering
  • Subcutaneous Injection
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Sublingual and Buccal Medication Administration
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Surgical Technology
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis
  • Syphilis Tests
  • Syringe and Needle
  • T
  • T'ai Chi
  • Taste
  • Technetium Heart Scan
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
  • Tendinitis
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Thallium Heart Scan
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Thermometer
  • Thermoregulation
  • Thiamine
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thorax
  • Throat Culture
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Thrombosis Risk Tests
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Thyroid Radionuclide Scan
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tooth Development, Permanent
  • Tooth Development, Primary
  • Tooth Extraction
  • Tooth Polishing
  • Topical Medicine Application
  • TORCH Test
  • Total Body Hydraulic Lift Usage
  • Toxicology
  • Trace Metal Tests
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Tracheotomy
  • Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Unit
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transfusion Therapy
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Traumatic Amputations
  • Travel Health
  • Triglycerides
  • Triple Marker Screen Test
  • Tube Feedings
  • Tuberculin Skin Test
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tumor Marker Tests
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor
  • Type and Screen
  • Tzanck Preparation
  • U
  • Ultrasonic Encephalography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Ultrasound Unit
  • Universal Precautions
  • Upper GI Exam
  • Upper Limb Orthoses
  • Upper Limb Prostheses
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary System
  • Urine Culture
  • Urine Specimen Collection
  • Uterine Stimulants
  • V
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginal Medicine Administration
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Sonography
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Veganism
  • Vegetarianism
  • Venous Doppler Ultrasound
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventilation Assistance
  • Ventilation Management
  • Ventilators
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Vertebral Column
  • Viruses
  • Vision
  • Visual Disorders
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Signs in Children
  • Vital Signs in the Aging
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin B Complex
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin Tests
  • Vitamin Toxicity
  • Vitamins
  • Voice Disorders
  • Vomiting
  • W
  • Water and Nutrition
  • Water Fluoridation
  • Weakness
  • Wheelchair Prescription
  • Wheezing
  • Whiplash
  • White Blood Cell Count and Differential
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Culture
  • Wounds
  • X
  • X-Ray Unit
  • X Rays of the Orbit
  • Y
  • Yoga
  • Z
  • Z-Track Injection
  • Zinc
  • Organizations