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Activities of Daily Living and Factors Affecting Them

Factors That May Decrease Patient Adherence to Therapy in the U.S.

Strategies that Improve Patient Adherence to Medical Regimens

Oral Agents That Lower Blood Glucose

Clinical Conditions and Opportunistic Infections Indicating AIDS

Levels of Alcohol Consumption: A Guide to Contemporary Usages

Common Allergies and Allergens

Stages of Alzheimer disease

Patient-Controlled Analgesia: Risk Factors for Adverse Outcomes*

Stages of Angina Pectoris

Cancer Antigens Used as Tumor Markers

Apgar Score

Some Severe Illnesses That May Mimic Appendicitis

Routes of Drug Administration During Cardiac Arrest*

Techniques for Assessing Fetal Health*

Effects of Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Autonomic Stimulation on Specific Tissues*

Common Bacterial Infections

Control of Arterial Bleeding

Blood Components Used in Transfusion Therapy

Selected Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Common and Experimental Techniques Used in Breast Imaging

Features of Bronchodilator Drugs

Estimated Number of New Cancer Cases and Deaths by Sex, U.S., 2013*

Controversies in Cancer Screening in the General Population

Classification of Important Carbohydrates

Digestion of Carbohydrates

Effects of Carboxyhemoglobin


Common Tests Performed Prenatally

Important Considerations in the Administration of Chemotherapy

Serious Complications of Childbirth*

Criteria for Diagnosing CFS

Hospital Emergency Codes

Current Contraceptive Use Among Women Aged 15 to 44 Years of Age: U.S., 2011–2013

Contraindications to the Topical Application of Cold to Musculoskeletal Injuries

The Leading Causes of Death in the U.S. (2010)*

Common Birth Defects

Birth Defects by Categories, with Examples*

Prevalence of Dementia, by Patient Age

Signs and Symptoms and Recommended Emergency Management of Odontogenic (Dental) Problems

Preventing Oral Diseases/Maintaining Oral Health

Comparison of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hypoglycemia

Comparison of Type 1 (Insulin-Dependent) Diabetes Mellitus and Type 2 (Non–Insulin-Dependent) Diabetes Mellitus

Diseases in Which Diet Plays an Important Role

The DASH Diet (Eating Plan)

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Action of Digestive Enzymes on Food

Fungal Diseases

Method of Transmission of Some Communicable Diseases

Inherited Diseases and Conditions: A Brief List

Ultraviolet Treatment Dosages

Comparison of Toxic and Allergic Drug Reactions

Risk Factors for Erectile Dysfunction

Major Electrolytes

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Derivatives of Embryonic Tissues

Common Causes of Seizures

Common Medication Errors

Exercise: Energy Required

Comparison of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion

Fahrenheit and Celsius scales

Causes of Acute Renal Failure

Food sources of Saturated and Trans Fats

The American College of Rheumatology 1990 Criteria for Classification of Fibromyalgia

Some Important Issues in Geriatric Health Care

Principal Endocrine Glands

Gram Conversion into Ounces (Avoirdupois)

Top Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) in the U.S.

Major Public Health Achievements of the 20th Century

Some Public Health Indicators

Misconceptions About Health Care

Elimination of Body Heat

Routine Precautions for the Care of All Hemodialysis Patients

Hemodynamic Parameters Frequently Measured in Critical Care

Comparison of Hemoptysis and Hematemesis

Common Sites of Bleeding

Classification of Blood Pressure for Adults Age 18 and Older

Methods to Reduce Blood Pressure without Medication

Representative Occupational Illnesses

Examination Findings of Heat Illnesses

Blood Type Compatibility

Incubation and Isolation Periods in Common Infections

Colors of Indicators of pH

Fungal Infections

Basic Guidelines for Infection Control

Mediating Factors in Inflammation

Unsafe Injection Practices*

Traumatic Injuries

Mechanisms of Brain Injury

Natural and Artificial Stimulants That May Contribute to Insomnia

Duration of Effect of Various Insulins When Given by Subcutaneous Injection

Desirable Levels of Anticoagulation in Terms of INR

Radioactive Isotopes Having Important Long-Term Health Effects

Karnofsky Index

Some Classes of Drugs That Inhibit Libido

Life Expectancy by Sex, Age, and Race: 2008

Expectation of Life at Birth, 1970 to 2008, and Projections, 2010 to 2020, 1398

Causes of Swollen Glands

Physical Signs of Malnutrition

Grading Systems for Manual Muscle Tests

Seminal Medicolegal Court Decisions in the U.S.

Micronutrients, Sources, and Deficiency Diseases

Some Monoclonal Antibodies and Their Uses

Ten Leading Causes of Death by Age Group, United States –2013

Comparison of Properties of Three Types of Muscle

Common Neuropathies

Typical Noise Levels in Decibels and Their Effect

The Norton Scale

Adverse Events That Occur in More than 3% of Hospitalized Patients

Diagnostic Tests for Occult Bleeding

Size, Weight, and Capacity of Various Organs and Parts of the Adult Body

Organ Systems

Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

Usual Adult Doses and Intervals of Drugs for Relief of Pain

Sites of Referred Pain

Important Considerations in Palliative Care

A Patient's Perception of Quality Health Care

Symptoms and Signs of Periodontitis

pH of Some Fluids

The Pneumoconioses

Toxicity of Carbon Monoxide

Positions of Fetus in Utero

Pregnancy Table for Expected Date of Delivery

Recommended Screening for Pregnant Women

Tests for Premature Rupture of Membranes

Table of Pathogenic Protozoa

Psychomotor and Physical Development: Birth to 1 Year

Purines in Food

Radiosensitive Tumors

Rate of Respiration

Common Findings on Funduscopic Examination in Retinopathy

Prominent Issues in Hospital Risk Management

Glasgow Coma Scale

Causative Agents of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

International System of Units (SI Units)

Prefixes and Their Symbols Used to Designate Decimal Multiples and Submultiples in SI Units

Bones of the Human Skeleton

Grading System for Sprains

Stroke and its Causes

Information Technologies Used in Health Care

U.S. FDA Categories for Drugs by Teratogenic or Fetotoxic Potential

Comparative Thermometric Scale

Thermometric Equivalents (Celsius and Fahrenheit)

Some Culturally Specific (Folk) Illnesses

Revised Trauma Score

Significance of Changes in Urine

Common Disorders of Urination

Some Contraindications to Live Vaccines

Methods of Accessing the Vasculature

Common Viral Characteristics

Causes of Vomiting

Metropolitan Height and Weight Tables for Men and Women According to Frame, Ages 25 to 59

Ethical Requirements for Expert Witnesses

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