Glossary

Here’s a list of random terms found throughout this website, with their links. They’re included here simply FYI. Feel free to enjoy or ignore!

Afferent Pupillary Defect
Allergy
Allergy Medicines
Anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis Treatment (in the field)
Anemia of Chronic Disease
Antacid Medications
Antibiotics
Antibody
Anticoagulants (“blood thinners”)
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)
Artery
Ascites
Asthma Medications
Atherosclerosis
Autoimmune Disease
Autonomic Neuropathy
Biopsy
Blood Vessels
BNP blood test (for Heart Failure)
Bronchospasm
Cartilage
Cells
Clinicians
Colonoscopy
Complete Blood Count (CBC)
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)
Constipation – Basic Treatment
Contact Lenses
Covid Symptoms
Covid Tests
CT Scans
Culture & Sensitivity (C&S)
Dehydration
Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
Dialysis
Echocardiogram
Electrocardiogram (EKG, ECG)
Endoscopy
Enzymes
Eye Doctors
False-Positive / False-Negative
Fibromyalgia Scoring System
Foreign Body
Gastroenterologist
Generic Medications
Germs — Differences Among Them
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
Hemarthrosis
Hemoglobin
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
Hepatitis — Blood Tests
Hormones
Hypertension Meds That Cause Cough
Hyperventilation



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Imaging
Immune System
Immmunocompromise
Infarction
Infection
Inflammation
Iron Deficiency
Ischemia
Ketoacidosis
Kidney Function
Lipids
Liver Function Tests (LFTs)
Lumen
Lung Sounds (by Stethoscope)
Lyme Arthritis
Lyme Disease Rash
Lymph Nodes
Memory Questionnaire
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Image)
NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Drugs)
Ovulation
Oxygen Saturation (Oxymetry)
PCR Tests (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
Pinholing
Placebo
Platelets
Polyps
Postural Vital Signs
Precautionary Tale, A
Pregnancy Tests
Prenatal Diagnosis
Prostate Cancer Testing
Prostate Medications
Psychosis
Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs)
Radiation Risks From X-ray Tests
Raynaud’s Phenomenon
Red Blood Cells (RBCs)
Reticulocytes
Saline (aka Normal Saline)
Shortness of Breath – Definition
Spleen
Staphylococcus (“Staph”)
Statin Medications
Steroids
Streptococcus (“Strep”)
Stress
Stress Tests (Cardiac)
Syndrome (definition)
Syphilis Blood Tests
Thalassemia
Thrombosis; Venous Thrombosis
Thyroid Physiology
“True” Shortness of Breath
Ultrasound
Urinalysis
Urine – 24-hour Collection
Urine Specimen Collection
Veins
White Blood Cells (WBCs)
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