Health Care Terminology. The Creation of medical terms. Origin of health care terminology. Scientist turned to Greeks and Roman physicians such as Hippocrates and borrowed terms. Hippocrates was the first physician to use the words: Asthma, diarrhea, and epilepsy.
The Creation of medical terms
“Inflammation around the heart”
Mr. Locklear came to the ER DOA. The ambulance workers also brought in his wife who was having chest pain. The M.D. thought she was having a MI. The RN drew a CBC, Na, and Bun. She was put on BR. They took her B/P and it was 170/100. The PA decided to send her to the CCU. She was NPO this pm. Prior to being adm the LPN started an IV in her lf arm. The NA also put in an ng tube. There was not room in CCU or ICU so she had to be adm to med surg.