A doctor who works with animals.
Health career that focuses on the relationship between the structure of the spine and nervous system and how it affects the restoration of health.
The branch of healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health.
An Osteopathic healthcare provider specifically trained to manage the needs and treatments of older people.
They do fieldwork to determine what causes a certain outbreak of disease or an injury and how to prevent it from reoccurring.
They examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system.
They measure blood to identify appropriate mechanical, pharmacological, and thermal manipulation of the heart to maintain a physiological state.
They care for children from infancy to late teen years in a hospital.
A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests and interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient's diagnosis and treatment.
They collect blood for donation or for testing so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory.
They administer and score neurophysiological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities.
They dispense medications prescribed by physicians and monitor patient health.
They analyze non-biological trace evidence found at crime scenes in order to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances.
The study of the mind and behavior.
Devoted to the study of human movement with the foot and the ankle as their main focus.
They develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function.
Health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling.
They provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, reduce pain, and prevent permanent disabilities.
They seek to understand the aging process by studying what happens to our cells, organs and systems as we get older.
This career addresses the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries.
Examines eyes for vision problems and defects
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts
A scientist that studies human genes
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care
Provide functions that support and document patient care
Also called heart beat
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders
Tools you use for a specific task
Who is the proffesor of Forensic Medicine at the University of Edinburgh?
Who is a human rights activist and author?
Who is the director of the Forensic Pathology training program at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences?
Who invented the marsh test for detecting arsenic?
Who formulated the basic principle of forensic science?
Who collects and examines evidence present at crime scenes?
What is the interaction of the practice or study of psychology and the law?
_____________uses a variety of instruments to measure respiratory, sweat gland and cardiovascular responses to questions posed during an oral examination
They collect, test and analyze blood samples to help provide critical evidence of how a crime happened and who committed it
____________is a forensic specialist who is responsible for collecting and analyzing ballistics-related evidence, which includes firearms and ammunition
____________might treat assault victims, investigate crime scenes or provide health care in a correctional facility
____________ are scientific tests or techniques used in connection with the detection of crime
___________ is the is the investigation of materials, products, structures or components that fail or do not operate or function as intended, causing personal injury or damage to property
____________ is the use of toxicology and other disciplines such as analytical chemistry, pharmacology and clinical chemistry to aid medical or legal investigation of death, poisoning, and drug use
________ is the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence, which will be then presented in the interest of justice
____________is an activity that records the initial appearance of the crime scene and physical evidence, in order to provide a permanent record for the courts
__________involves applying skeletal analysis and techniques in archaeology to solving criminal cases
___________examines the location and shape of blood drops, stains, puddles, and pools
__________is pathology that focuses on determining the cause of death by examining a corpse
_________is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter
Corrects misalignmnets, makes spinal adjustments
Cleans & polishes teeth works with dentist to treat oral disease and promote oral health
Gives aid to injured or ill people, transports to hospital
uses radiation to treat cancer patients
Offer routine treatment to animals such as vital signs, treat minor injuries and give injections
Works under a physical therapist, assists in treatment
Rehabilitates people with physical disabilities or injuries, assists patients with movement, functioning and pain.
Diagnoses and treat sick or injured animals
Administers medication and offers treatment to patients, coordinates care, and assesses patients.
perform imaging examinations are responsible for accurately positioning patients and ensuring that a quality diagnostic image is produced. They work closely with radiologists, the physicians who interpret medical images to either diagnose or rule out disease or injury.
Develop, improve, sustain, or restore independence to any person who has an injury, illness, disability or psychological dysfunction.
Occupational health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards.
care for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema. Their patients range from premature infants with undeveloped lungs to elderly patients who have diseased lungs
gather, analyze and code patient data for reimbursement from insurance companies; maintain accuracy and completeness of patient data for research and analysis as well as for databases and registries; and maintain the medical and treatment histories of patients.
dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, oversee the medications given to patients, and provide advice on healthy lifestyles.
allied health professional that analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues.
a scientist who studies the causes and effects of diseases, especially one who examines laboratory samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.
pediatric health care professionals who work with children and families in hospitals and other settings to help them cope with the challenges of hospitalization, illness, and disability.
examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They often counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare.
diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.
Process whereby a government authorizes people to work in a given job.
required in some health occupations. Preformed by regulatory body
Treatment of diseases of the pulp,nerves, blood vessels and the root of teeth.
straightening of teeth
dental treatment of children
Treatment and prevention of disease of the gums,bone, and the structures supporting the teeth.
Replacement of natural teeth with fake ones
Working under supervision of medical techs. can perform basic lab test
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine
Diagnoses,treats, and prevents diseases or disorders
Works under supervision of physicians
Administers medication to cause loss of sensation or feeling during surgery
Diseases of the heart
Diseases of the skin
Acute illness or injury
Promotes wellness, treat illness or injury in all age groups
Diseases of the stomach and instine
Doctor for old people
Doctor for females
Doctor for internal Organs
Pregnancy and delivery doctor
Doctor for Tumors/Cancer
Physician that treats diseases and disorders of cancer, tumors
Physician who treats all types of illness and all ages of patients
Physician who treats reactions to mold, dust, fur or pollen
Physician that administers medication that causes loss of sensation
Specialty of medicine that deals with obesity
Treats diseases and disorders of the heart and blood vessels
The study of the skin, hair and nails
Treats and uses the "whole person" approach to healthcare
Treats all aspects of trauma or accidents, all ages
The study of treating glands, organs and hormones of the body
The study of the stomach, intestines and associated organs
Treats diseases and disorders of the elderly
Treats diseases and disorders of the female genital tract and illness
Treats diseases and disorders of all internal organs
The study of the kidneys
Treats diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord & nervous system
Treats diseases and disorders of pregnancy, labor and delivery
Treats diseases and disorders of cancer, tumors
The study of the eyes
Treats diseases and disorders of bones, fractures, muscles
Treats diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat
The study of cells, fluids, tissues, biopsies and autopsies
Treats diseases and disorders of the children, under the age of 18
Another name for a physical medicine specialist
Treats disease and disorder foot and ankle
Reconstructs and corrects face lifts, skin grafting, disfigurements
The study of the anus, rectum and intestines
Uses x-rays and radioactive substances to diagnose
Treats diseases and disorders of internal injuries, or corrects deformities
Treats disease and disorders of the kidney, bladder and urinary system
Treats disease and disorders of the joints, arthritis
Treat patients using manipulative treatments
Treats patients with pain using thin hollow needles under the skin
An established schedule of fees set for services performed by providers and paid by the patient
protection in return for periodic premium payments that provides reimbursement of expenses resulting from illness or injury
the sum of money paid at the time of medical service; it is a form of coinsurance
provision frequently is found in medical insurance policies whereby the policyholder and the insurance company share the cost of covered losses in a specified ratio
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration known as
states that when an individual is covered under two insurance policies, the insurance plan of the policyholder whose birthday comes ﬁrst in the calendar year (month and day, not year) becomes the primary insurance.
A term used in managed care for an approved referral
a payment method used by many managed care organizations in which a ﬁxed amount of money is reimbursed to the provider for patients enrolled during a speciﬁc period of time, no matter what services were received or how many visits were made.
a letter or statement from Medicare that describes what was paid, denied, or reduced in payment.
Pays expenses involved in the care of the teeth and gums
Protects a person in the event of a certain type of accident, such as an airplane crash
Often includes benefits for medical expenses payable to individuals who are injured in the insured person’s home or during an automobile accident
Covers a continuum of maintenance and health services for chronically ill, disabled, or mentally retarded individuals
Provides payment of a specified amount on the insured’s death
Pays the cost of all or part of the insured person’s hospital room and board and specific hospital services
a review of individual cases by a committee to make sure services are medically necessary and to study how providers use medical care resources
40. An insurance term used when a primary care provider wants to send a patient to a specialist
periodic (monthly, quarterly, or annual) payment of a specific sum of money to an insurance company for which the insurer, in return, agrees to provide certain benefits
person who pays a premium to an insurance company and in whose name the policy is written in exchange for the insurance protection provided by a policy of insurance
a general practice or nonspecialist provider or physician responsible for the care of a patient for some health maintenance organizations
Advances in medicine reach the general public through the
These facilities are equipped to handle a broad range of medical needs, including emergency and surgical services
Unlike general hospitals, specialty hospitals limit their practices to a specific age or condition.
Federal, state, and local governments operate these hospitals.
This type of medical facility often is the home to research and educational programs
these facilities house elderly patients who can no longer live independently because of heath or other issues.
those that do not require a hospital stay
meaning illnesses that will be fatal
or care for the terminally ill, is also often delivered in the home.
controlling symptoms and making the person as comfortable as possible while allowing them to die with dignity.
is both a health service and health insurance.
. One of the largest government insurance programs is
especially among the elderly who are more likely to have health issues
the government also provides insurance for those who cannot afford it
are the professionals who administer the health care. They all work together to make sure that all aspects of the patient’s health are monitored.
the doctor patients see regularly to maintain overall health, is the leader of the team. These doctors are known as general practitioners, or family doctors,
these professionals acquire more education and skills than a registered nurse and can perform some services generally reserved for doctors.
These health professionals are responsible for filling prescriptions and dispensing medications.
the study of disease
the relationships between social and economic elements, also shape health services
How many levels of organization are there in the human body?
Concerns structures that cannot be seen without magnification
The study of the function of anatomical structures
The study of the functions of the human body
The cornerstone of human physiology is___________,the study of the functions of living cells
The study of the physiology of specific organs
The study of the effects of diseases on organ or system functions
Analyzes the internal structure of indivdual cells
Considers features visible with the unaided eye
Refers to the study of general form and superficalmarkings
Considers the sutructure of major organs systems, which are groups of organs that function together in coordinated manner
Means "a cutting open" the study of in ternal and external structures ans the relationships between body parts
The study of how living organisms perform their vital functions
Refers to the existance of a stable internal enivorment
What system delivers air to sites where gas exchange can occur between the air and circulating blood?
Another name for a long-term care facility is
Care given by specialists to restore or improve function after an illness or injury
Care given to people who have six months or less to live
Helps residents get support services, such as counseling
Trains residents to compensate for disabilities during ADLs and other activities
Administers therapy in the form of heat, cold, massage, ultrasound, electricity, and exercise to muscles, bones, and joints
Diagnoses disease or disability and prescribes treatment
Creates diets for residents with special needs
Teaches exercises to help the resident improve or overcome speech problems
Helps residents socialize and stay active
Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function
A unit of energy in food
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health
Excessive or extra weight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food
A measure of body weight relative to height
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons
A nutritional diagram
Found only in plant foods
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives
High blood pressure
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products