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  1. Medical Jargons
  2. Hypertension High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is blood pressure that is higher than normal.
  3. BP (Blood Pressure) the pressure of the blood in the circulatory system, often measured for diagnosis since it is closely related to the force and rate of the heartbeat and the diameter and elasticity of the arterial walls.
  4. Outpatient a patient who receives medical treatment without being admitted to a hospital.
  5. Vital Signs clinical measurements, specifically pulse rate, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure, that indicate the state of a patient's essential body functions.
  6. Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy.
  7. Glucose Glucose is the main type of sugar in the blood and is the major source of energy for the body's cells.
  8. Insulin Insulin is a hormone created by your pancreas that controls the amount of glucose in your bloodstream at any given moment.
  9. Lifestyle the way in which a person or group lives.
  10. Cardiology a medical specialty and a branch of internal medicine concerned with disorders of the heart.
  11. Inpatient a patient who stays in a hospital while under treatment.
  12. High Cholesterol High cholesterol is when you have too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood.
  13. Heart Attack A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction, happens when a part of the heart muscle doesn't get enough blood.
  14. Shock a life-threatening condition of circulatory failure, causing inadequate oxygen delivery to meet cellular metabolic needs and oxygen consumption requirements, producing cellular and tissue hypoxia.
  15. ECG Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a simple test that can be used to check your heart's rhythm and electrical activity.
  16. Chemotherapy a cancer treatment where medicine is used to kill cancer cells.
  17. Malignant Indicates the presence of cancerous cells
  18. MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to form pictures of the anatomy and the physiological processes of the body.
  19. Biopsy a procedure to remove a piece of tissue or a sample of cells from your body so that it can be tested in a laboratory.
  20. Benign refers to a condition, tumor, or growth that is not cancerous
  21. DNR •do-not-resuscitate order •A do-not-resuscitate order, or DNR order, is a medical order written by a doctor. It instructs health care providers not to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if a patient's breathing stops or if the patient's heart stops beating.
  22. PRESENTED BY: Christine Mae Periolo Jobielyn Palma