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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

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

GI medications Crossword

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What is the pharmacological action of dexamethasone? Unknown
Should be used in combination with a glucocorticoid or a serotonin antagonist to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting Aprepitant
This drug can be adminstered PO, IM, or IV and is primarily used for nausea and vomiting related to surgery or other treatments. Ondansetron
Which patient would you not want to give Aprepitant: pt with seizures, diabetic, or liver failure Liver Failure
Which med can cause prolonged QT interval and can lead to serious dysrhythmia? Ondansetron
Is Aprepitant safe for children? NOPE
MOA: Lowers surface tension of the stool to allow penetration of water Docusate Sodium
What is the therapeutic use of Docusate Sodium? Constipation
For this drug, we use low dose for painful elimination of stool, and large doses for colon surgery or diagnostic testing Magnesium Hydroxide
True or False: Administration of Magnesium Hydroxide can lead deficient levels of magnesium FALSE
OSMOTIC diuretics can cause_____________. Dehydration
In addition to stool softeners/laxatives, the nurse should encourage the patient to eat a diet high in ____________. FIBER
How would you know the laxative was effective? The patient had a _____________________. Bowel Movement
This is the MOA for what drug class: Activates opioid receptors to decrease intestinal motility and to increase the absorption of fluid and sodium in the intestine Antidiarrheal
Antidiarrheal medications are pregnancy category C. Would they contraindicated? YES
For Administration of Antidiarrheals: nurses should educate patient to drink something with electrolytes and no ___________. Caffeine
The MOA of ____________ is activating the vomiting center to expel gastric contents and causes increase of upper Gi motility, increasing peristalsis. Prokinetic agents
Which drug is a prokinetic agent? Metoclopramide, Ondansetron, Docusate Metoclopramide
True or False: Metoclopramide is contraindicated in GI bleed, seizures, and those at risk EPS(such as elderly and young children) True
This drug is approved only for female clients who suffer from IBS/D that has lasted more than 6 months Alosetron
What would you not want to give with Alosetron because it will decrease the levels and therapeutic effects? Phenobarbital
What is the drug of choice for women who struggle daily with IBS/C? Lubiprostone
As a nurse, what should instruct your patient to do when taking the medication, Lubiprostone to decrease nausea? take with food
5-Amino Salicylates MOA is it decreases ________________ by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis? inflammation
Which of these is not a use for 5-aminosalicyates? nausea, IBS, Crohn's disease, ulcerative cholitis nausea
Which of these is not a contraindication for 5-Aminosalicylates? pregnancy, sensitivity to sulfanomides, thiazide diuretics, beta blockers, and salicylates, beta blockers
With a patient taking a probiotic and an antibiotic; how long should the nurse instruct her patient to take these apart? two hours
Which drug class helps restore the normal flora in the gut? probiotics
What drug class is needed to eliminate H. pylori bacteria? Antibiotics
Histamine 2 recpetor antagonized that works by blocking H2 receptors to reduce gastric acid and hydrogen ions in the stomach Ranitidine
This Histamine receptor antagonist drug can be given PO or IV: IV is given in acute situations; Cimetidine, Verapamil, and Labetalol Cimetidine
True or False: Ranitidine can be taken with or without food? true
A proton pump inhibitor that works by blocking basal and stimulated acid production and inhibits the enzyme that produces gastric acid Omeprazole
Would digoxin levels increase or decrease with omeprazole? increase
True or FAlse:Inform client they can have pneumonia, osteoporosis, rebound acid hypersecretion, and hypomagnesemia when taking Omeprazole True
This is used for a patient suffering from acute duodenal ulcers? Mucosal Protectant
This is the prototype for mucosal protectants Sucralfate
You would not give mucosal protectants in what patients: liver failure, diabetics, pregnancy, and kidney failure kidney failure
Do not crush or chew tablets of sucralfate, you should ___________- in water. dissolve
MOA: neutralized gastric acid by producing neutral salts and inactivated pepsin Antacids
Therapeutic use of Misoprostal in relation to GI: is prevention of gastric ____________ in patients taking long term NSAIDS ulcers

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

IBS/IBD/GERD/PUD Crossword

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Go to antacid, active ingredient in TUMS Calciumcarbonate
Mucus secreting cells in intestinal lining Gobletcells
Prokinetic agent, increases LES pressure Metoclopramide
Not recommended for acid reflux, dosed QID, forms viscous adhesive on ulcer crater Sucralfate
ADR of anti-histamine’s, dizziness, spinning room Vertigo
Side effect of GERD, ADR of Imodium Xerostomia
Omeprazole and sodium bicarb Zegerid
Brand only, PPI Dexilant
Blood in stool Hematochezia
Initial treatment for ulcerative colitis Mesalamine
Weakening of bone, extra intestinal manifestation Osteoporosis
250/500 mg capsules that are effective in entire GI tract Pentasa
________ tenderness, indicates severe to fulminant UC Rebound
lifestyle modification for nocturnal symptoms of GERD Wedge
Medication that is an irritant to mucosa in GERD Aspirin
use of loperamide may cause this condition toxicmegacolon
Food that decreases LES pressure peppermint
___ weeks of PPI is the choice for symptomatic relief and healing of erosive esophagitis Eight
PPI’s are dosed 30-60 mins before which meal? Breakfast
Food may relieve the pain when dealing with a ____ ulcer Duodenal
When there are drug interactions with antacid use, separate antacid by ____ hours Two
A dangerous complication of GI ulcers Perforation
Barrier to effective treatment of H. pylori infection Resistance
Drug used for prevention of NSAID ulcers, but contraindicated in pregnancy Misoprostol
An independent risk factor for stress-related mucosal bleeding Coagulopathy
used for IBS-D and hits Mu receptors Viberzi
emergency use in IBS-C and CIC Zelnorm
IBS-C in women, OI-Constipation Amitiza
classic symptom of PUD Epigastricpain
Protective factor for PUD Prostaglandins
Generic name for Sandostatin (inhibits gastric acid and releases gastrin) Octreotide
excessive fat in the stools due to malabsorption Steatorrhea
Malignant gastrinomas occur in 30-50% of patients with this syndrome Zollingerellisons
Generic name of Tagamet that has many drug interactions Cimetidine
Gives greatest symptom relief for GERD + highest healing rates PPI
antidiarrheal that is over the counter Loperamide
generic of Uceris, used to help treat ulcerative colitis Budesonide

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Crossword

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What agent has a lytic effect on lymphoid cells? steroid
What is a laboratory result that would concerning for tumor lysis syndrome? hyperkalemia
What is an agent used to prophylatically to prevent pneumocystis carinii? Bactrim
What is a one of the side effects of Vincristine? constipation
Daunorubicin and Vincistine are examples of this Vesicants
What is a baseline study needed prior to an anthracycline? echocardiogram
What is one of the sanctuary sites for leukemia? centralnervoussystem
What is one of the side effects of pegasparaginase anaphylacticreaction
What is the first phase of treatment called for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia? Induction
What is one of the factors considered in differentiating between standard and high risk leukemia? whitebloodcount
What is the best way to prevent spread of infection? handwashing
What is one of the common signs in the presentation of Acute Lymphocyitic Leukemia? limp
What is the first line antibiotic given for a patient with fever and neutropenia? cefipime
What is the term used for time period when blood counts are at the lowest? nadir
What sex treatment for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia is approximately 3 years 2 months? boys
What is a route of medication administration that should never be administered to a child with cancer? rectal
What is the term for low hemoglobin? anemia
What is the blood cell line that life span is 10 to 14 days? platelets
Beaumont is a member of this and we treat according to their protocols Childrensoncologygroup
Chemotherapy given via sipinal tap is termed this. Intrathecal

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

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

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

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