May 22 2017

Medical Monday: Ketosis

Ketosis is “excessive formation or secretion of ketones in the body, as in acidosis, diabetes, etc.” Ketones are acids that are built up when the body doesn’t have enough glucose to create energy, so it burns stored fats instead.

MACHINE BRIEFS:
OPTION #1: ketosis= KAOE/ TO*EZ
OPTION #2: ketosis= KAOE/ TOE/S*IS

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May 8 2017

Medical Monday: Fremitus

Fremitus is defined as follows: “A vibration or tremor, resulting from a physical action such as speaking or coughing, felt by hand and used to assess whether the chest is affected by disease.”

Machine Briefs:

OPTION #1: fremitus= FREM/A/T*US
OPTION #2: fremitus= FREM/MA/T*US
OPTION #3: fremitus= FREM/T*US

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January 23 2017

Medical Monday: Fovea

Fovea is defined as: “A small depression in the retina of the eye where visual acuity is highest. The center of the field of vision is focused in this region, where retinal cones are particularly concentrated.”

Machine Briefs:

OPTION #1: fovea= FOEF/YA*
OPTION #2: fovea= FOE/VAOE/YA*
OPTION #3: fovea= FOE/VAOE/A*
OPTION #4: fovea= FOEF/YI/A*

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