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congestive heart failure

CHF

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPD

dilation & curettage

D. & C.

fever unknown origin

FUO

intravenous

IV

potassium

K

potassium chloride

KCL

myocardial infarction

MI

right upper quadrant

RUQ

total abdominal hysterectomy

TAH

urinary tract infection

UTI

a doctor who specializes in study of the brain & nervous system

neurologist

a doctor who specializes in operating on the brain system

neurosurgeon

one who uses medication to sedate (cause loss of sensation) during surgery

anesthesiologist

study of the identification & treatment of tumors (cancer)

oncology

specialist in diagnosing disease by analyzing specimens removed in surgery or post mortum

pathologist

also called cultural diversity

human diversity

fact or quality of being diverse; addresses the entirety of the ways that people are different, yet alike, in the fact that all are human beings

human diversity

Age, disability, economic status, education,ethnicity, family status, first language, gender, geographic location, lifestyle,organizational level, physical characteristics, political affiliation,religious preference, sexual orientation, work style or ethic

human diversity characteristics