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ulcers
diagnose
treatment
association
cause
lymphocyte
lymphoid
cytotoxin
cagapositive
gastricmaltlymphoma
esophagealadenocarcinoma
casecontrolstudy
antibiotics
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Peptic Ulcers and Gastric Bleeding Crossword

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Two types of Peptic Ulcer Diseases are Gastric and_____________? Duodenal
PUD is the _________________ of the GI lining. Erosion
Lack of appetite Anorexia
Feeling the urge to vomit Nausea
Perforation and Obstruction are _________ threatening Life
Non-threatening complication due to PUD? Bleeding
Diet restrictions for PUD include spicy foods, carbonated drinks, ____________________ and alcohol. Caffeine
Primary cause of PUD: __________________H. Pylori. Bacterium
Newest therapeutic medication used for PUD. Antibiotics
Test to determine diagnosis include, Tests for H. Pylori, _______________ GI series and EGD. Upper
Are from ulcer perforation, tumor, gastric surgery. Gastric Bleeding
Mild symptoms of Gastric Bleeding are slight weakness and ______________________? Diaphoresis
A severe symptom of Gastric bleeding? Hypovolemic Shock
What is occult in the stool? Blood
Observable findings in Gastric Bleeding are hematemesis and _______________________? Melena

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Unit 2: Careers In Healthcare Crossword

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Process whereby a government authorizes people to work in a given job. Licensure
2-yr. degree associate's Degree
required in some health occupations. Preformed by regulatory body Regiatration
Treatment of diseases of the pulp,nerves, blood vessels and the root of teeth. Endodontics
straightening of teeth orthodontics
dental treatment of children Pedodontics
Treatment and prevention of disease of the gums,bone, and the structures supporting the teeth. Periodontics
Replacement of natural teeth with fake ones prosthodontics
DMD Dentist
Working under supervision of medical techs. can perform basic lab test Medical Laboratory Assistants
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine Doctor of Chiropractic
Diagnoses,treats, and prevents diseases or disorders Doctor Of Medicine
Works under supervision of physicians Physician Assistants
Administers medication to cause loss of sensation or feeling during surgery Anesthesiologist
Diseases of the heart cardiologist
Diseases of the skin Dermatologist
Acute illness or injury Emergency Physician
Promotes wellness, treat illness or injury in all age groups Family Physician
Diseases of the stomach and instine Gastroenterologist
Doctor for old people Gerontologist
Doctor for females Gynecologist
Doctor for internal Organs Internist
Brain Doctor Neurologist
Pregnancy and delivery doctor Obstetrician
Doctor for Tumors/Cancer Oncologist
Eye Doctor Ophthalmologist
Child Doctor Pediatrician

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Lung Cancer Crossword

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Addictive habit Smoking
Commonly caused by smoking lung cancer
Treatment for lung cancer chemotherapy
Alternative treatment for lung cancer radiotherapy
Symptom of lung cancer wheezing
Abnormal condition of a body part Disease
An association to encourage people to quit smoking Quitline
To determine the identity of a disease Diagnose
The state of having no protection from something harmful exposure
Poisonous substance found in your home radon
Continuing to exist in spite of an ordeal Survival
The process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs Breathing
Internal body organ Lung

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Breast Cancer Awareness Crossword

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Represents Breast Cancer Awareness PINK RIBBON
One in _____ woman are diagnosed with breast cancer EIGHT
Annual __________ help detect early signs of breast cancer MAMMOGRAMS
Breast Cancer Awareness Month OCTOBER
The first recording of cancer comes from EGYPT
It is recommended to get regular exams at age FORTY
Poor _____ hygiene can increase your risk of breast cancer ORAL
Green and white _____ both contain catechins, extracts that seem to show benefit in breast cancer prevention TEA
The largest breast cancer orginazation SUSAN G KOMEN
This orginazation was created to help breast cancer surviros avoid debt THE PINK FUND INC
This orginazation gives back the most to breast cancer research DR SUSAN LOVE FOUNDATION
The most common treatment for breast cancer is SURGREY
150 ______ are diagnosed with breast cancer each year MEN
Breast cancer is a _________ tumor MALIGNANT
Early ________ saves lives DETECTION

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T. Mendez spp. Crossword

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What type of staphylococcus bacteria most commonly causes skin infection? MRSA
Which opportunistic bacteria are an important part of a healthy human intestinal tract, but also can cause disease by making a toxin called Shiga toxin? E. coli
What rod-shaped bacteria, closely related to Salmonella, causes diarrheal disease? Shigella
What is the causative agent of whooping cough? Bordatella pertussis
What is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease by using inactivated toxic compounds that cause illness rather than the micro-organism? Toxoid Vaccine
What do you call the therapeutic use of bacteriophages to treat pathogenic bacterial infections? Phage Therapy
What is the name of the family of enzymes involved in bacterial resistance to broad-spectrum antibiotics, consisting of all antibiotic agents that contain a β-lactam ring in their molecular structures? Beta-lactamases
What do you call an energy-dependent mechanism responsible for moving compounds (i.e. neurotransmitters, toxic substances, and antibiotics) out of the cell? Active Efflux
What is the term for a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections? Antibiotic
Which neurotoxic protein causes severe flaccid paralytic disease in humans, however it is also used commercially in medicine, cosmetics, and research. Botulinum Toxin
Which obligate intracellular parasite is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in humans and leading cause of infectious blindness worldwide? Chlamydia trachomatis
Which retroviral infection is most associated with AIDS? HIV
What is the most sexually transmitted disease in the United States and leading cause of 99.7 percent of all cases of cervical cancer in women? HPV
Which bacteria is a gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium found usually in the upper gastrointestinal tract? Helicobacter pylori
What is the term that best describes a patient that is a carrier for a disease or infection, but experiences no symptoms? Asymptomatic

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Infective Endocarditis Crossword

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What is a microorganism that causes Infective Endocarditis? Streptococci
What are tender red lesions on the hands and feet? Osler Nodes
What is a treatment for Infective Endocarditis? Antibiotics
What are clumps of tissue called that develop on the heart valves? Vegetations
What is a risk factor for developing Infective Endocarditis? Rheumatic fever
What is the most common valve associated with Infective Endocarditis? Mitral valve
How do you diagnose Infective Endocarditis? Blood cultures
What is a complication of Infective Endocarditis? Embolism
Do heart valves have direct blood flow to them? NO
What valve is affected with IV drug users? Tricuspid

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Ovarian Cancer Crossword

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About 20,000 ________ in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year. WOMEN
Using ______ powder in the genital area may increase the risk of this cancer. TALCUM
Women who have never been ________ are at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. PREGNANT
For women who carry the _____ or other genes that predispose them to ovarian cancer have a higher risk. BRCA
For women at a higher risk, doctors recommend surgery to remove the ovaries and ___________ tubes. FALLOPIAN
Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, abnormal vaginal ________, pain or pressure in the area below their stomach and between their hip bone, back pain and a change in bathroom habits. DISCHARGE
Ovarian cancer forms in the tissue of the _____. OVARY
The symptoms of ovarian cancer often mimic symptoms of ________ and digestive system disorders. BLADDER
No _________ test exists that can test for ovarian cancer in all women. SCREENING
Generally a _______ examination and transvaginal ultrasound are used to diagnose ovarian cancer. PELVIC
The standard treatment for ovarian cancer is surgery followed by ________. CHEMOTHERAPY
Ovarian cancer is ______ diagnosed in its early stages. RARELY
The majority of ovarian cancers are __________ carcinoma. EPITHELIAL
There are ______ main types of ovarian tumors. THREE

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Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

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Should be trimmed and clean at all times Fingernails
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care Standard
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear PPE
PPE to remove first Gloves
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective C DIFF
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection Handwashing
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds Twenty
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this Blood
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms Droplet
The separation of infected persons from others Isolation
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB) Airborne
Type of precaution to use for pathogens can be transferred by direct contact (hand or skin-to-skin) or indirect contact (touching surfaces or items in room) Contact
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI Catheters
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident Hygiene
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia Oral
The name of the virus that causes respiratory infections typically between the months of October and April. Have you taken the vaccine against it this year? Influenza
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel. dry
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________ Gloves
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant? MRSA
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids washed
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________ staff
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________. Resistance
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace? Everyone
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection Skin
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient disinfected
Never ______ needles after use. recap

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Lifestyle Diseases Crossword

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Two _________ and five vegetables. fruit
Food like spinach, carrots, and cauliflower. vegetables
Means that the disease runs in the family. heredity
Healthy choice for helping to reduce risk of lifestyle disease through movement. exercise
Lifestyle disease associated with glucose control. Diabetes
Lifestyle disease associated with the cardiovascular system. heart disease
Lifestyle disease associated with the digestive tract. bowel cancer
Lifestyle characteristic that involves how we fuel our body. Nutrition
Helps our body to recover over night. sleep
Unhealthy _______________ are the key cause of lifestyle diseases. behaviours
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with how old we are. age
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with whether we are male or female. gender
Disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth in the body. cancer
Blockage of blood flow to the brain. Stroke
__________________ plays a key part in the development of lung, mouth, and throat cancer. smoking
Diet, body weight, physical activity, sun exposure, and drug abuse are all _________________ risk factors. controllable
High blood pressure. hypertension
A fat like substance that occurs only in food of animal origin. cholesterol
Lack of sufficient amount of nutrient, which can often result in illness. deficiency
Chemical process that takes place in the cells after the body absorbs nutrients. metabolism
The body's process of breaking down food into simpler compounds for the body to use. digestion

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Pressure Ulcer Crossword

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_____________ and repositioning residents is important. TURNING
Keeping a residents skin clean and _______ helps prevent pressure ulcers. DRY
______ must be evaluated and updated often when a resident has a pressure ulcer. CAREPLANS
It is important to protect the skin from______. MOISTURE
Preventing weight ____ is important. LOSS
The elderly may be at a greater risk due to the changes in the skin related to AGING
_____ puts a resident at risk. INCONTINENCE
Pressure ulcers can be very painful for a ______. RESIDENT
A pressure ______ is any lesion caused by a constant pressure that harms the tissue underneath the skin. ULCER
A resident being unable to _____ themselves puts him/her at risk. REPOSITION
If a resident has had a pressure ulcer before, he/she is more at ______ for getting another one. RISK
Skin _____ should be done every time the resident gets a shower. CHECKS
_____ is the force that occurs when the skin sticks to a surface and the body slides. SHEAR
Encouraging a resident to eat/drink at _______ can help prevent weight loss. MEALTIMES
Getting enough ______ and protein is very important. FLUIDS
Food _____ records are important for the dietitian/nurses to know when a resident is not eating. INTAKE
As a care_____, you must report to the nurse when residents have a change in their skin. GIVER
Pressure _____ are those areas where bones cause force on the skin and squeezes them against an outside force. POINTS

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