An emetic drug would have which of the following actions?
Introduction of a fiberoptic instrument through the abdominal wall for diagnostic purposes is called
Surgical removal of an inflamed gallbladder containing stones is termed
Cirrhosis is a condition involving
abnormal outpocketing of the large intestine
inflammation of the small intestine
constriction of the esophagus with a tumor
degeneration of the liver
The guaiac test is used to determine presence of
blood in the stool
twisting of the small intestine
blood in vomit
You read in a medical report that a patient had a proctoscopic examination. You conclude that the physician will be looking for, among other possibilities, a tumor in the
Dysphagia is a term describing difficult, painful or abnormal
passing of stool
emptying of the stomach
passing gas (flatulence)
chewing of food
A patient from a car accident has a swollen belly and the surgeon suspects bleeding into the abdomen. He/she will puncture the belly and drain any fluid looking for blood. This procedure is termed
If I have GERD, I have
blood in my stool
alcoholic liver disease
CHALLENGE QUESTION! The following question has multiple word parts, some from previous modules. Take it apart piece by piece. Make me proud! Cholangioenterostomy describes a procedure that
examines the interior of the gallbladder with a lighted fiberoptic instrument.
surgically creates an opening between the intestines and the abdominal wall.
surgically creates a passageway between the gallbladder duct to the intestine.
Involves X-rays showing the gallbladder draining into the intestine.
surgically removes gallstones through an opening in the abdomen.