Medical Terms Term Type 4th Grade Definition Comments is a drug that is commonly used to help people know what is real or not Abilify drug real. It may help make your mood better. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Adderall XR drug think before they act. Adjustment Disorder is when people have problems for a brief time because of a specific stress diagnosis in their lives. Adolescent general teen-ager Aggression or Aggressive Behavior general is an act that hurts others or destroys property. is fear of leaving one's home or is when people are afraid to be away from home to do what they need to being in crowded places. Agoraphobia diagnosis do. (Grade =4.9) (Grade=3.7) Alcohol Abuse diagnosis is when people's drinking causes problems in their daily lives. Ambien CR (zolpidem) drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people sleep. Antidepressant drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people feel less sad or worried. is a drug that is commonly used to help people know what is real or not Anti-psychotic Drug drug real. It may help make your mood better. Antisocial Behavior diagnosis are acts that harm others or are illegal (against the law). Antisocial Personality Disorder diagnosis is when people harm others or do illegal acts. Appointment general a visit that was set up before hand. Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosis is when people find it hard to pay attention or focus on a task. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis is when people find it hard to pay attention, sit still or focus on a task. is when people have problems with how they talk and interact with others. Autistic Disorder diagnosis This leads to problems in their daily lives. Behavior Modification treatment is a way to help you learn new things to help you get better . Behavioral Health Home Care Training HCBS This teaches the family about why the person may not act like everyone else. It teaches the family what to do when the person is not acting the way they should. It teaches the family how to help the person do as much as they can without help. (6.6) Behavioral Health Level I HCBS This is a place that has nurses and caregivers 24 hours a day. They help with all of your medical and mental health needs. You can stay here until your doctor says you are ready to go home. It may be a large hospital or a smaller center. Behavioral Health Personal Care Services HCBS This is a trained person who can help with cleaning and making meals. They can also help with bathing, dressing, and brushing teeth. They can give reminders to take medicine. They can stay with you to see that you are safe. They can remind you how to follow your doctor's plan. Behavioral Health Self-help/Peer support HCBS This is help from a person who has had the same problems. This person can help to understand the problem or to get services. This person can also help to understand how to use the services. Behavioral Health Therapeutic Home HCBS A home where you are treated like part of the family. The family is trained to help with all of your needs. They can help with bathing, dressing and taking medicines. There is always someone with you to make sure you are safe. They know what your doctor's plan is for you and will help you to follow it. There can be no more than 3 people living with the family. Behavioral Management HCBS Behavioral Health treatment helps with the way you act or react to people or events. Doctors or other clinical staff with special licenses helps with these types of issues. They work with you to find the services you need to help you get better. (6.4) Behaviors general acts Biofeedback treatment a special treatment to help people control their thinking or reactions. Bipolar Disorder (BPAD) diagnosis is when people have mood swings that lead to problems in their daily lives. Bupropion drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people feel less sad. Carbamazepine drug is a drug that is commonly used to help a person's moods. Cardiologist general is a doctor that treats heart problems. is when a person with special training helps you set up services and Case Management general supports to reach your goals. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Clonidine drug think before they act. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who have trouble telling Clozapine drug what is real and what is not. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Concerta drug think before they act. Conduct Disorder diagnosis is when youth run away, hurt others or break the law. is a visit to a person with special training to help with mental health Counseling general problems. Cymbalta drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people feel less sad. Delusion general is an idea that is not real and the person still thinks it is real. Delusional Disorder diagnosis is when people’s fixed false beliefs lead to problems in their daily lives. Depakote drug is a drug that is commonly used to help a person's moods. is a drug that is commonly used to help sad people with too little folate in Deplin drug their bodies. Depression diagnosis is when people feel so sad that they do not do well in their daily lives. Detox from Alcohol treatment is a special treatment to help a person safely stop drinking. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Dexedrine Spansules drug think before they act. Disruptive Behavior Disorder, Not is when a youth does not follow the rules and/or acts in a way that harms Otherwise Specified diagnosis others. is when people feel very sad for at least one to two years. This leads to Dysthymic Disorder diagnosis problems in their daily lives is when people have a problem with how they eat. This leads to problems Eating Disorder diagnosis in their daily lives. ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) aka An electrical brain treatment. It is sometimes used to help people who are shock therapy treatment too sad or too happy. Evaluation general is a report by a person with special training. is when people worry all the time. This leads to problems in their daily Generalized Anxiety Disorder diagnosis lives. Generic Medication drug is a drug that does the same thing as a brand name and costs less. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who have trouble telling Geodon drug what is real and what is not. Guidelines (Medical Necessity Criteria) general are the rules that are followed to make payment decisions. HCTC (Home Care Training to Home Care Clients) treatment is a special home setting for mental health treatment. High Blood Pressure aka Hypertension diagnosis is when a person's blood pressure is above normal. is when people are very emotional or dramatic. This leads to problems in Histrionic Personality Disorder diagnosis their daily lives. Ideation, Suicidal symptom is when a person thinks about killing him or herself. Impulse Control general is when a person does not act without thinking first. is when people act before they think and it leads to problems for them or Impulse Control Disorder diagnosis others. is a visit to a person with special training to help with mental health Individual Therapy treatment problems. Inpatient Psychiatric Residential This is a type of in-patient facility. The facility has a special license from Treatment Center (available to Title XIX the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to treat behavioral members under 21 years of age health issues. Behavioral Health treatment helps with the way you act or react to people or events. In-patient means that the member stays in the facility for a determined amount of time. A doctor decides how long the member will stay in the facility. The member is under the care of a doctor during this time. The doctor helps create a plan to see what services the member needs in order to get better. The doctor also over-sees the care given to the member during this time. (7.8) Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) This is an institutional type of placement. These facilities have a special certification from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). They are monitored by the Department of Economic Security (DES). This is to make sure the facility provides health care. It also makes sure people who stay in the facility have a safe place to live. These facilities provide the services people need to help them get better. In this setting, members are watch more closely than if lived at their own home. (7.7) Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally A health care institution, Medicaid certified through ADHS and monitored Retarded (ICF/MR) by the DES whose purpose is to provide health, habilitative and rehabilitative servises to those with developmental disabilities is when a person has severe temper outburts. This can harm others or Intermittent Explosive Disorder diagnosis property. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Intuniv drug think before they act. Lamotrigine drug is a drug that is commonly used to help a person’s moods. Level II Behavioral Health Licensed by Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). A HCB alternative residential behavioral health treatment setting for individuals who do not require the intensity of services or onsite medical services found in a Level I facility Level III Behavioral Health Facility This is a type of living residence, or home. These homes have a special license from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). The home can provide a place for people with behavioral needs to live where they can be watched and cared for 24 hours a day. Specially trained staff makes sure these people can stay safe. (6.1) Lithium drug is a drug that is commonly used to help a person’s moods. is when people feel very sad for at least two weeks. This leads to problems Major Depressive Disorder diagnosis in their daily lives. Medication Monitoring general is a visit with a doctor to check how a person's drugs are working. Mood Disorder general is when a person’s mood is not normal and it causes them problems in life. Mood Swings general is when a person's mood does not stay within a normal range. Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) treatment is a special treatment to help children and their families is when people think they are more special than others. This leads to Narcissistic Personality Disorder diagnosis problems in their daily lives. Neurologist general is a doctor that treats brain and nerve problems. Neuropsychological Assessment treatment is special testing to find out how a person's brain is working. Nurse Practitioner general is a nurse with special training who can prescribe drugs. is when people think and/or act the same way, over and over again. This Obsessive Compulsive Disorder diagnosis leads to problems in their daily lives. is when youth have temper tantrums and does not follows the rules. This Oppositional Defiant Disorder diagnosis leads to problems in their daily lives. is when people have pain in one or more place that leads to problems in Pain Disorder diagnosis their daily lives. is when people have sudden anxiety for no reason. This leads to problems Panic Disorder diagnosis in their daily lives. is when people have sudden anxiety for no reason and don't want to leave Panic Disorder With Agoraphobia diagnosis home. This leads to problems in their daily lives. Paroxetine (Paxil) drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people feel less sad. Participated general came to a visit/session is when people have problems with how they talk and interact with others. Pervasive Developmental Disorder diagnosis This leads to problems in their daily lives. is when a life-threatening event upsets people so much they think about the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis event a lot. This leads to problems in their daily lives. Professional general is a person with special training to provide a service. Psychiatric Evaluation general is a report by a doctor who treats mental health problems. Psychiatrist general is a doctor that treats mental health problems. Psychiatry general is the study of mental disorders. is special testing to find out about a person's problems and how they are Psychological Evaluation general doing. Psychologist general is a person with special training in mental health tests and counseling. Psychosexual Evaluation treatment is an assessment of a person’s thoughts and acts about sex. Psychotic Episode or Psychosis diagnosis is when a person has trouble telling what is real and what is not. is when early abuse or neglect does not let a person be close to or get along Reactive Attachment Disorder diagnosis withothers. Recovery general is the process of getting better. is a special place where a child lives, goes to school and gets mental health Residential Treatment Center (RTC) treatment treatment. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who have trouble telling Risperdal Consta drug what is real and what is not. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Ritalin LA drug think before they act. is when people have problems with their thinking and moods. This leads to Schizoaffective Disorder diagnosis problems in their daily lives. is when people have problems with their thinking. This leads to problems Schizophrenic Disorder diagnosis in their daily lives. is when the brain briefly does not work right. This may cause problems Seizure diagnosis with awareness, memory and movements. is when children are very nervous to leave a parent or caregiver. This Separation Anxiety Disorder diagnosis leads to problems in their daily lives. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who have trouble telling Seroquel (quetiapine) drug what is real and what is not. Sertaline (Zoloft) drug is a drug that is commonly used to help people feel less sad. Sexually Inappropriate Behavior general is a sexual act that is not normal for a person's age. Substance Abuse diagnosis is when people misuse a drug. This leads to problems for them or others. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Tenex (guanfacine) drug think before they act. Therapeutic Group Home (TGH) treatment is a special group home where people go for mental health treatment. Topamax drug is a drug that is commonly used to stop brain activity that causes seizures. Trileptal drug is a drug that is commonly used to stop brain activity that causes seizures. Valproate drug is a drug that is commonly used to help a person’s moods. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who can't sit still, focus or Vyvanse drug think before they act. is a drug that is commonly used to help people who have trouble telling Zyprexa (olanzapine) drug what is real and what is not. Reading Level Term - Flesch- Medical Terms Type 4th Grade Definition Kincaid 9610 a shot of medicine 1S-POST/Comp material put in a tooth to fix a cavity Prim/Perm abcessed tooth an infection in your gum caused by too much bacteria at the center of a tooth alveoloplasty dental surgery that shapes the bone that supports the teeth Amalgam 6.6 A filling is when a very hard silver substance is put in a tooth to fix a hole in your tooth (cavity). antibiotics a drug commonly used to fight bacteria apex end of root apexification This is special removal of a tooth nerve. The 4.8 dentist will also clean out the calcium buildup in the nerve area. This will make the root of your tooth close. apicoectomy to remove the tip of the root to treat an infection asymptomatic no pain or infection Aveolar ridges part of gums that contain the teeth baby root canal removal of a nerve in a baby tooth behavior special treatment to help your child stay still management during his or her dental care bicuspid tooth a tooth that is located between the front teeth and the back teeth biopsy the removal of tissue to test it for disease biopsy of your removal of gum tissue to test it for disease gum bitewing x-rays X-rays that are taken when the upper and lower 3.7 teeth bite down together. The X-ray will help find decay in your teeth. Bitewings-two x-rays that are taken when the upper and lower films teeth bite down together bond device special band that when placed on a tooth below the gum and bone, helps to bring the tooth through the gum 6.5 bone grafting to add bone to the jaw bone replacement mouth surgery to replace pieces of bone that were graft infected and help your gum get stronger after serious gum disease bridge a special bracket with a fake tooth attached is put into the place of a missing tooth bruxism teeth grinding buildup Build up is when hard material is put in a tooth 3.6 after a root canal. This will make the crown stronger. cast metal crown a tooth shaped cover placed over a tooth that is badly damaged Comp Eval a dental exam complete denture place a new surface on your dentures to fix them reline in the lab in a lab COMPOSITE Is a filling that is the same color as your teeth. Core buildup Core build up is when hard material is put in a 2.3 including pins tooth after a root canal. Pins might put in. This will make the crown stronger. cosmetic to change the way you look crown tooth-shaped cover placed over a tooth that is badly damaged CROWN Full special tooth-shaped cover placed over a tooth that Cast High Noble is badly damaged crown Crown lengthening is when extra gum and bone 5.8 lengthening tissue’s shape is changed to show more of the tooth. CROWN PF SS a special tooth-shaped cover made of stainless steel placed over a tooth that is badly damaged Crown porcelain special tooth-shaped cover made out of tooth colored material and placed over a tooth that is badly damaged Crwn recem sticking the tooth-shaped cover back in place with permanent materials so it will stay CTA (Computed a special kind of picture of the inside of your body Tomographic Angiography) Denture special appliance placed in the mouth that has fake teeth attached to it device item diagnostic casts are plaster molds of a patient's upper and lower 7.7 using term teeth distal wedge when your gum is cut and a piece of tissue is procedure removed so the dentist can work on the bone underneath the gums emergent needs to be done right now endodontic dental treatment which includes removal of tooth therapy nerve and follow-up dental care endodontist special dentist who deals with diseases of the tooth root and surrounding gum area eruption device is a special band that when placed on a tooth 3.5 below the gum and bone. It helps to bring the tooth through the gum. Ex Er Tooth pulling out excision of when swollen gum tissue is cut away from teeth pericoronal that are coming in gingival extra dental care extra dental care extraction pulling out extraction of pulling a piece of tooth from the gum coronal remnants filling material put in a tooth to fix a cavity fillings material put in a tooth to fix a cavity Fix- Unilat a device to keep the space open where baby teeth are missing until the adult teeth come in fixed appliance an item used to move a tooth into place therapy fixed appliance an item used to move a tooth into place therapy fixed bridgework an item that cannot be removed that is used to replace a missing (tooth #) flipper a small, removable item used to replace missing teeth Fluor Child or This s is special liquid used to harden teeth and 5.2 flouride keep them from getting rotting . frenulectomy, This is the removal of the tissue that connects the 5 frenectomy gums to the lips. frenum This is the tissue that connects the gums to the 5 lips. Full mouth deep cleaning of your whole mouth debridement full-mouth braces special metal placed on the teeth to help them grow straighter General a drug used to put your child to sleep during dental Anesthesia treatment general dentist a dentist who sees older children and adults gingival flap when the gums are cut away from the teeth and procedure folded back so the root of the tooth and bone can be worked on gingival graft when a thin piece of tissue is taken from the roof procedure of the mouth, or other areas, and placed around a tooth to make the gums stronger gingivectomy the removal of part of the gums guided tissue when a special material is placed under the gum regeneration and over the bone to help the bone grow into areas where it has been lost gum tissue around the tooth gum disease This is a serious problem with the skin tissue 3.7 around your teeth. This can cause your teeth to loosen or fall out. immediate an item used to replace missing teeth that is put in denture right after the pulling of the teeth impacted tooth a tooth that cannot break through the gums implant a metal piece placed in jaw used to replace a missing tooth implant removal to take out an item that was placed in the jaw to hold a false tooth intraoral incision when an infected area in the mouth is cut open to and drainage of let pus drain out an abscess intraoral x-rays x-rays taken to show your teeth and bones intravenous This is when drugs are given through a plastic 3.8 conscious needle is put in your vein . The drugs will relax sedation you during your dental care. irrigation special rinse used to clean your teeth juvenile a gum illness that destroys the soft tissue and bone periodontitis that support the teeth local anesthesia is a drug that is put into your gum so that you 4.6 won't feel your dental treatment margin The margin is where the crown of the tooth stops. 4.2 This could be where the filling or other material begins molar larger back teeth mouthguard a removable item used to protect the teeth and gums Nesbit special appliance placed in the mouth that has fake teeth attached to it Nitrous Oxide nitrous oxide which is a gas used to help your (NO2) child relax for dental treatment non-arthroscopic rinsing of your jaw joint lysis and lavage non-IV conscious 5.8 sedation The liquid medicine will help your child sleep during his or her dental care. Noniv sed nutritionist a person who knows healthy food choices, to help you create a liquid and soft food diet obstruction to remove something that is in the way of the root removal of the tooth obturator an item used to replace the roof of the mouth prosthesis occlusal when the teeth are reshaped so they fit together adjustment better occlusal guard An occlusal guard is a mouth piece to keep you 2.1 from grinding your teeth. You can take this out of your mouth odontoplasty changing the tooth length, size, and/or shape oral examination to see what dental work needs to be done oral hygiene the dentist shows your child how to brush and instruction floss the right way oral hygiene the dentist shows your child how to brush and instructions floss the right way (OHI) oral sedation a drug that is taken by mouth in the dentist's office to relax you for dental treatment oral surgeon mouth surgeon orthodontics braces orthodontist a dentist who uses braces to straighten crooked or crowded teeth Other drugs and special medicine medicamets by report overdenture a denture that goes over the implant palliative 5.0 without treatment Palliative Palliative treatment is emergency care that helps treatment; 7.4 make the pain in your mouth or tooth feel better. with panoramic X- Panoramic film is a special x-ray picture of your 3.6 Ray or film teeth. The picture shows your whole mouth in one film.. partial denture special appliance placed in the mouth that has fake teeth attached to it partial ostectomy/ surgery to remove a piece of bone from below the sequestrectomy gum line pediatric a special doctor who gives medical care to children Pedodontist a special dentist who gives dental care to children periapical x-ray x-ray that shows the whole tooth above and below the gums pericoronitis swelling of your gum around a far back molar that is growing above the gum line perio scaling and special deep cleaning that cleans below the gum root planning and into part of the tooth root, or nerve periodontal an illness that attacks the gum and bone around the disease teeth. periodontal a special exam to check the health of your gums evaluation periodontal follow-up visit for your gums and tissue because maintenance you have poor mouth care. periodontal Periodontal scaling is a special deep cleaning of 3.7 scaling teeth. The dentist will clean below the gum line. This will clean your roots and gums periodontal Periodontal scaling and root planing is a special 6 scaling and root deep cleaning of teeth. The dentist will clean planing below the gum line. This will clean your roots and gums. periodontal a special type of treatment of gums and tissue in therapy the area that surrounds part of the tooth’s root periodontist a dentist who treats the gums and tissue around your teeth PFM seat This is when a crown, or cap, falls off the tooth 5.5 for first and the dentist is placing it back on the tooth. ; OR definition; 1.8 This is the placing of a crown or cap on the tooth. for the second porcelain crown A porcelain crown is a fake tooth that will match 3.2 your other teeth. It will be put over the tooth that is damaged. post and core Post and core is when a metal post is put in the 4.8 damaged tooth. A filling material is added to make the tooth stronger. Posterior back of the mouth Prefab Post and buildup Core Prophy adult a dental cleaning Prophy child a dental cleaning prophylaxis cleaning of your teeth Prosthodontist a dentist who replaces missing teeth provisional a way to keep a loose tooth in place and allow splinting healing pulp cap A pulp cap is placed on the tooth nerve to help it heal and keep the nerve root from getting injured again. 6.2 pulpal special treatment that will help relieve pain before debridement a root canal is done on the tooth pulpal decay in the nerve of the tooth involvement pulpal therapy special filling to replace the filling on front baby teeth pulpitis pain and swelling of the tooth nerve pulpotomy the removal of tissue inside a tooth reline done to make your dentures fit better reline of a a way to make your dentures fit better denture Remov pulp root canal or baby root canal (check tooth number) removable special metal placed in the mouth to help your appliance therapy child stop sucking (his or her) thumb and stop tongue thrusting, or sticking out tongue during chewing or talking removal of torus to remove a bony growth in the lower jaw near mandibularis the tongue RES ANT filling add tooth colored RES Crown a crown add tooth colored RES POST filling add tooth colored Resin composite filling 2s (1s, or 3s) retainers special metal that can be placed in the mouth and taken out of the mouth to help your child’s teeth stay straight when the braces come out retrograde filling a way of sealing the root canal by filling it from the root tip ridge reduction done to make the bone more even root canal A root canal is when the root of the tooth is 4.8 cleaned out and the tooth nerve is removed. root canal to remove what is in the way in order to finish obstruction cleaning out and filling the root. rubber dam A rubber dam isolation is when a piece of material 6.3 isolation that is put around a tooth. This will protect the mouth during treatment sealant A selant is a plastic coating placed on a tooth to 6.3 keep these teeth from getting damaged. second opinion A second opinion is a visit with another dentist to see what is wrong sedation drugs to calm and relax you sedative filling a temporary filling used to lessen the pain in a tooth before filling it space maintainer A space maintainer is a device to keep the space 4.8 open where baby teeth are missing. You keep this until the adult teeth come in. special crown cap, made of special metal, placed on a tooth that has had a root canal done on it stainless steel tooth-shaped cover made out of stainless steel, crown placed over a tooth that is badly damaged subgingival Subgingival irrigation is washing the area around 8.3 irrigation the tooth with medicine or water. This area is called a pocket and the washing helps get rid of plaque around the tooth. supernumerary extra tooth tooth supraerupted Supraerupted is a tooth that has drifted out of 7.6 position with other teeth. surgical access cutting the gum to let another tooth to come in surgical exposure opening up the gum and bone so that a tooth can come into the mouth surgical reduction Surgical reduction of osseous tuberosity is when 8.3 of osseous the dentist or doctor cuts away extra bone. The tuberosity bone that is cut is behind the last back tooth in the upper jaw. surgical 5.8 repositioning Surgical repositioning is to put a tooth back in the gum and bone. This usually happens after the tooth has been knocked out or has been hit Temporomandibu jaw pain lar Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) therapeutic top part of the nerve of the tooth is removed pulpotomy tissue a liner placed in the denture and obturator to make conditioning it feel better tomographic a picture taken by a computer that shows the survey thickness of the bones in your jaw tongue crib special appliance that helps when the tongue has a bad habit of pushing forward between the front teeth when speaking or swallowing tooth decay cavities, tiny holes made in the tooth caused by germs veneer a thin layer of tooth-colored material attached to the surface of a tooth wedge procedure special surgery that will take out a part, or"wedge", of gum to help the dentist get to the bone that needs to be treated wisdom tooth far back molar, larger back tooth Health Plan/ Term 8th Grade Definition; Agency Medical Terms Type www.healthopedia.com 4th Grade Definition Comments Teeth 1-16 UPPER HALF OF ADULT TEETH a wisdom tooth (far back molar, larger back tooth) in the tooth 1 upper right part of your mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the upper right part of your tooth 2 mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the upper right part of your tooth 3 mouth tooth 4 a side tooth in the upper right part of your mouth tooth 5 a side tooth in the upper right part of your mouth tooth 6 a front tooth in the upper right part of your mouth tooth 7 a front tooth in the upper right part of your mouth tooth 8 a front tooth in the upper right part of your mouth tooth 9 a front tooth in the upper left part of your mouth tooth 10 a front tooth in the upper left part of your mouth tooth 11 a front tooth in the upper left part of your mouth tooth 12 a side tooth in the upper left part of your mouth tooth 13 a side tooth in the upper left part of your mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the upper left part of your tooth 14 mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the upper left part of your tooth 15 mouth a wisdom tooth (far back molar, larger back tooth) in the tooth 16 upper left part of your mouth Teeth 17-32 LOWER HALF OF ADULT TEETH a wisdom tooth (far back molar, larger back tooth) in the tooth 17 lower right part of your mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the lower right part of your tooth 18 mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the lower right part of your tooth 19 mouth tooth 20 a side tooth in the lower right part of your mouth tooth 21 a side tooth in the lower right part of your mouth tooth 22 a front tooth in the lower right part of your mouth tooth 23 a front tooth in the lower right part of your mouth tooth 24 a front tooth in the lower right part of your mouth tooth 25 a front tooth in the lower left part of your mouth tooth 26 a front tooth in the lower left part of your mouth tooth 27 a front tooth in the lower left part of your mouth tooth 28 a side tooth in the lower left part of your mouth tooth 29 a side tooth in the lower left part of your mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the lower left part of your tooth 30 mouth a molar (larger back tooth) in the lower left part of your tooth 31 mouth a wisdom tooth (far back molar, larger back tooth) in the tooth 32 lower left part of your mouth Teeth A-J UPPER HALF OF CHILD TEETH a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the upper right part of the tooth A mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the upper right part of the tooth B mouth tooth C a side tooth in the upper right part of the mouth tooth D a front tooth in the upper right part of the mouth tooth E a front tooth in the upper right part of the mouth tooth F a front tooth in the upper left part of the mouth tooth G a front tooth in the upper left part of the mouth tooth H a side tooth in the upper left part of the mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the upper left part of the tooth I mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the upper left part of the tooth J mouth Teeth K-T LOWER HALF OF CHILD TEETH a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the lower left part of the tooth K mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the lower left part of the tooth L mouth tooth M a side tooth in the lower left part of the mouth tooth N a front tooth in the lower left part of the mouth tooth O a front tooth in the lower left part of the mouth tooth P a front tooth in the lower right part of the mouth tooth Q a front tooth in the lower right part of the mouth tooth R a side tooth in the lower right part of the mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the lower right part of the tooth S mouth a baby molar (larger back tooth) in the lower right part of the tooth T mouth Medical Terms Abbreviation Term Type 4th Grade Definition a drink (name of drink) that will give your body extra calories and nutrition. Ensure /Boost/Nepro or Option 1 oral nutrition This is what the body needs to stay healthy, maintain your weight, or to grow. This is a liquid drink supplement to be taken two to three times a day. This type of drink is for someone who cannot eat and drink enough every day. Ensure oral nutrition They cannot maintain their body weight. 5.1 Apnea Monitor Respiratory Delivery and A device placed on a person and makes a loud noise when the person stops Monitoring Devices or slows down breathing. (6.1) Bath Seat/Shower Chair Bathroom Assisting Device A chair used to help keep a person safe while they take a bath or shower. (3.9) Bed Pan Bathroom Assisting Device A shallow pan for use as a toilet by a person confined to bed. (5.0) Bed and Bed Mobility Bed Wedge Devices This is a piece of foam that raises your upper or lower body. (4.9) BIPAP/CPAP BIPAP/CPAP Respiratory Delivery and This is used to help a person who has sleep apnea get good air exchange Monitoring Devices while they sleep. (5.1) This is a devise that measures the amount of glucose in your blood. Glucose, Blood Glucose Monitor Monitoring Devices or blood sugar, is a type of sugar that flows in your blood. A blood pressure monitor is a device that measures the force of blood against the walls of the artery. It is used to check your blood pressure to see if it is Blood Pressure Monitor Monitoring Devices high, low or in the normal range. You can keep a log of each reading. (5.0) Mobility and Transfer Cane/crutch Devices This is a stick that people can lean on to help them walk. (3.4) Commodes Bathroom Assisting Device A toilet used at the bedside. (2.4) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It moves by turning the wheels by hand or electric motor. Wheelchairs are used Mobility Devices/Wheel by people that have a hard time walking. A customized wheelchair is one Custom Wheelchair - Chair and Wheel Chair that is made special for you, it is unique. The wheelchair you are requesting Manual/Motorized/Power Accessories does not have the features of any other pre-made wheelchair. (5.4) Elevated toilet seat Bathroom Assisting Device A device used to add height to the toilet seat. It is used to make it easier for a person to get on and off of the toilet. (3.7) Mobility Devices/Wheel Chair and Wheel Chair This is an add-on to your wheelchair that is used to put your legs on to raise Elevating Leg Rests Accessories them up. (4.8) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It Mobility Devices/Wheel moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Chair and Wheel Chair have a hard time walking. This wheelchair is for people that weigh over 300 Extra Heavy Duty (Bariatric) Wheelchair Accessories pounds. (3.0) Grab Bar Bathroom Assisting Device A bar placed on a wall, providing a handgrip to steady you. (4.8) Hand Held Shower Bathroom Assisting Device A shower head you hold in your hand so you can spray water on your body. (4.6) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It Mobility Devices/Wheel moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Chair and Wheel Chair have a hard time walking. This wheelchair is for people that weigh over 250 Heavy Duty Wheelchair Accessories pounds. (3.0) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Mobility Devices/Wheel have a hard time walking. This wheelchair is for people that need a lower Chair and Wheel Chair seat height because the person is of short stature or because it lets the person Hemi Wheelchair Accessories place his/her feet on the ground to move the chair. (5.5) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Mobility Devices/Wheel have a hard time walking. A lightweight wheelchair is needed when you Chair and Wheel Chair cannot push yourself in a standard wheelchair because a standard wheelchair High Strength Lightweight Wheelchair Accessories is too heavy. This wheelchair is for people over 250 pounds. (5.4) This is a bed that has side rails that can be lifted up or down. The mattress bends in three places so that the head, foot, or center may be moved up or Bed and Bed Mobility down. The bed lets a person lie in different ways. The mattress and the bed Hospital Bed - full electric Devices height are controlled by a motor. (3.4) This is a bed that has side rails that can be lifted up or down. The mattress bends in three places so that the head, foot, or center may be moved up or down. The bed lets a person lie in different ways. The semi-electric bed has a Bed and Bed Mobility mattress that is controlled by a motor but the bed height is changed by hand. Hospital Bed - Semi-Electric Devices (4.7) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Mobility Devices/Wheel have a hard time walking. A lightweight wheelchair is needed when you Chair and Wheel Chair cannot push yourself in a standard wheelchair because a standard wheelchair Lightweight Wheelchair Accessories is too heavy. (5.4) Liquid Oxygen Respiratory Delivery and A system that turns liquid to gas and is used to maintain life in living tissue. Monitoring Devices (6.1) Oxygen Respiratory Delivery and A gas used to help maintain life in living tissue. (3.6) Monitoring Devices Oxygen Concentrator Respiratory Delivery and Gives a person more of the gas used to help maintain life in living tissue than Monitoring Devices is in room air. (6.3) This is a lift that another person uses to help move you when you need to go from the bed to a chair, wheelchair, or toilet. The lift is used when more than Mobility and Transfer one person is needed to move you. Without the use of the lift, you would not Patient Lift (Hoyer) Devices be able to get out of bed. (5.5) Mobility Devices/Wheel This is an electric wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move Power Operated Vehicle Electric Chair and Wheel Chair around. This type of wheelchair is used when you are unable to walk and do Wheelchair POV Accessories not have full use of your arms. This is a ramp that is used to get you from one side of the door to the other. Mobility and Transfer The ramp lets you have a smooth changeover when you have a hard time Ramp Devices getting over the doorstep. (5.6) Mobility Devices/Wheel Chair and Wheel Chair These are add-ons to your wheelchair and can be taken off. They allow you Removable Arm Rests Accessories to rest your arms at a height that is higher than your lap. (3.6) Scale Monitoring Devices A scale is a machine used to see how much you weigh. (1.8) This is a device that is designed to help you to stand from a sitting position. Mobility and Transfer A seat lift can be built into a chair or on its own for use with other furniture. Seat Lift Mechanism Devices (5.9) This is a bed that has side rails that can be lifted up or down. The mattress Bed and Bed Mobility bends in three places so that the head, foot, or center may be moved up or Standard Hospital Bed Devices down. The bed lets a person lie in different ways. (3.4) Mobility Devices/Wheel This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It Chair and Wheel Chair moves by manually turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by Standard Manual Wheelchair Accessories people that have a hard time walking. (3.7) Transfer Bench Bathroom Assisting Device A bench used to help a person get in and out of a bath tub. The bench can help to keep a person safe while they take a bath or shower. (3.2) This is a piece of metal in the shape of a triangle that hangs above your bed. Bed and Bed Mobility It is used to help you move and change your body positions while you are in Trapeze Bar Devices bed. It also helps you to sit up in bed or move from the bed to a chair. (4.6) This is a wheeled device in which you sit and are able to move around. It moves by turning the wheels by hand. Wheelchairs are used by people that Mobility Devices/Wheel have a hard time walking. A lightweight wheelchair is needed when you Chair and Wheel Chair cannot push yourself in a standard wheelchair because a standard wheelchair Ultralight Wheelchair Accessories is too heavy. (5.4) Urinal Bathroom Assisting Device A plastic jug used by men to release urine in. (3.6) A walker is a metal, four-legged frame with rubber tips. It has to be lifted Mobility and Transfer and moved forward with each step or two. It is used to help you with your Walker Devices balance when you are walking. (3.5) a special chair that runs off of batteries, to help you get around (we no Scooter longer define scooter as of early 2009 - just say to help you get around) Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve electric device that puts electrical currents through the skin that helps the Stimulator unit TENS unit DME nerves a special liquid that is put into the vein when your child is too sick to eat Total Parenteral Nutrition TPN treatment normally Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator unit TENS unit DME a device that sends signals to certain parts of your body to block pain The Vest Airway Clearence System DME a vest that cleans out thick fluids from the lungs Smart Vest Airway Clearance System device special device that you wear to help you breathe better Smart Vest Airway Clearance System a vest that cleans out thick fluids from the lungs simply thick special thickener that helps thicken liquids Simply Thick a special kind of powder or gel that is used to make liquids thick Service Description Term Type 4th Grade Description of service and purpose Comments Adult Day Health HCBS This is a place you can go during the day. They have a nurse to help with taking Care medications. There are staff there to help with dressing and using the bathroom. They give you lunch and help you to get around if you need it. There are people your age to visit with and activities. Adult HCBS This is a family home for adults 18 years of age or older. These homes are for developmental adults who cannot do the same things as others their age. The family is trained to homes help them with all of their needs. The family helps them to learn to do as much as they can for themselves. No more than three adults can live with the family. Adult Foster Home HCBS Adult Foster Care is a family home you can live in and be treated like one of the family. They help with bathing and getting dressed. They help you to move around the home and take your medicine. The home makes all of the meals, does all of the cleaning and laundry. The home gives you things to do to keep active. There can be no more than 4 people living with the family. Assisted Living HCBS Assisted Living Center is a place where you can live in your own room. They can Center help with bathing and getting dressed. They can help you to move around the center and take medicine. The center makes all of the meals and you eat your meals in the main dining hall. The center does all of the cleaning and laundry. The center gives you things to do to keep active. There are more than 10 people living in a center. Assisted Living HCBS Assisted Living Home is a place where you can live and get help with bathing and Home getting dressed. They can help you to move around the home and take your medicine. The home makes all of the meals, does all of the cleaning and laundry. The home gives you things to do to keep active. There are no more than 10 people living in an assisted living home. Attendant Care HCBS Attendant Care is a paid caregiver service that helps you with making meals, doing the laundry, shopping, cleaning your house, bathing, dressing, getting around your home, and moving from your bed and chair. Bowel Care HCBS If you have little or no feeling from your waist down you may need help to go to the bathroom. A nurse will help you to start going and clean you up when you are done. CES HCBS This is a type of assessment or evaluation. Your case manager uses a tool to look at the types of services you are getting. Your case manager then checks to make sure the services you are getting are the most cost-effective. This means you are getting the best service that costs the least amount of money. Your case manager can review the tool with you. You can also talk about the results of the assessment with your case manager. (5.9) Child development HCBS A type of residence, or home, where several different members live. There may be foster homes. more than one member, but no more than 3 members in the home. All of the members who live in the home are under 18 years of age. All of the members in the home are also cared for by the same staff. (4.6) Diapers HCBS Self Explanatory Emergency Alert HCBS see guide - An emergency alert system is an alarm system in your home that sends System an alert if you are not safe or have fallen and cannot get up by yourself. Group Homes HCBS A type of residence, or home, where several different members live. There may be more than one member, but no more than 6 members in the home. All of the members who live in the home are cared for by the same staff. (4.5) Habilitation HCBS Habilitation is a paid service that helps people learn how to do things on their own. The purpose of this service is to help a person live in a home setting. Habilitation may include but is not limited to teaching on the following: • Caring for yourself • Living on your own • Handling money • Using services in your area • Making friends • Solving issues • Caring for your home • Job skills Habilitation HCBS These are services that help you live better in your home or in the community. Grade level = 5.2 This may include helping you find or keep services you already have. Some of the services help you with social skills. These services may also include training that teaches you how to do more things on your own. This may include learning how to move around or complete daily tasks. Home Delivered HCBS Self Explanatory - Home Delivered meals are meals that are made and brought to Meals your home. Home Health HCBS Home health care is a paid service that is ordered by your doctor. This type of service provides skilled nursing or medical care in the home. Skilled nursing refers to your need for care or treatment that needs to be done by a licensed nurse. Services are usually done on a short term basis. This may include services such as; • therapy to increase your strength or to improve joint movement • wound care • teaching related to illness or injury • teaching related to medication • teaching related to skin care • help while recovering from surgery or a recent illness Home Health HCBS These are health care services that are provided for you in your home. These are Grade level = 5.8 types of services that a nurse would provide. The home health agency must have a special license to provide these services. The license is checked by Medicare and by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). They also make sure the person proving the service is a nurse who has the right kind of license. Home HCBS Home Modifications are changes to your home, that increase your ability to do Modifications things on your own or increase your ability to help with your care. Home HCBS AHCCCS covers changes to the structure of your home if it will make your home Modifications easier for you live in. The changes need to be part of your care plan. Your Case Manager will help you create a care plan. Your care plan will have goals to help you live better by yourself. Your Case Manager will then help look at your home to see if changes need to be made so you can meet your goals. (4.0) Homemaker HCBS Self Explanatory Hospice HCBS Hospice is a special form of care for people who are at the end of their life. The goal of hospice care is to give support to those near death, instead of trying to cure their illness. Hospice care focuses on the ill person and the family, not the disease. Incontinence HCBS Incontinence is the loss of bladder and/or bowel control, causing leakage of urine and/or stool. Personal Care HCBS AHCCCS covers personal care services for ALTCS members who live in their own home and need help meeting their needs. This service helps members stay at home instead of going to a nursing home or other type of home. In order for this service to be covered, it must be cost-effective. This means it costs less to stay at home than to live in a nursing facility or other type of home. There also need to be notes showing the member will be safe in the home. (6.3) Abbreviation/ Medical Terms Acronym Term Type 4th Grade Definition Comments abdomen anatomy belly (we no longer define as of 01/10) Grade level = 1.0 abdominal bruit disease/condition abnormal sound coming from an artery Grade level = 1.0 abdominal hernia disease/condition when part of the stomach pushes through a muscle in Grade level = 1.0 the stomach wall abdominal pain disease/condition abnormal uterine bleeding disease/condition bleeding from the female area that holds a baby that is Grade level = 1.0 not normal abortion procedure surgery to end your pregnancy acanthosis nigricans skin when the skin starts to darken and get thicker Grade level = 1.0 accessory tragus disease/condition Birth defect involving the outer part of the ear Accutane drug This is a medicine to help your acne. Achilles tendonitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tissue that connects the calf Grade level = 1.0 muscle to the bone in the heel acid maltase deficiency disease/condition Illness that disables the heart and muscles Grade level = 1.0 acid reflux disease/condition when acid from the stomach backs up into the throat Grade level = 1.0 and causes burning pain acidosis disease/condition too much acid in the body fluids Grade level = 2.3 ACL tear ACL anatomy A tear in some of the conective tissue around your knee acne disease/condition A common skin problem that may cause small red bumps. acne disease/condition Acne is caused when the pores on your skin get blocked. Acne is common among youth your age. actinic keratosis AK disease/condition A thickening of the skin from too much sun acupuncture procedure A treatment that uses tiny needles to help control pain. acupuncturist provider Person who helps pain go away by putting needles on Grade level = 5.8 the body acute myeloid leukemia disease/condition cancer of the blood Grade level = 1.0 acute pancreatitis anatomy swelling in the area that helps digest food (pancreas) Grade level = 4.9 acute pericarditis disease/condition painful swelling of the sac around the heart Grade level = 3.7 adaptic dressing dressing cloth that goes over the wound Grade level = 1.0 adenoid removal procedure Surgery to take out the adenoids. The adenoids are small glands in the back of your nose and throat. They are behind the tonsils near the nose and throat area. They are similar to the lymph nodes or "glands" found in other parts of the body. adenoidectomy procedure operation to remove the tissue that is on the side of the Grade level = 5.8 throat adenomyosis disease/condition Abnormal thickening of the uterus. adenosine stress test procedure test used to evaluate blood flow to the heart Grade level = 2.4 ADI-r testing ADI-r procedure ADI-r Testing – which is a test that looks at __’s behaviors. adjustment disorder disease/condition Type of mental illness that is related to stress. Grade Level = 4.8 adrenal gland anatomy Organ in the body that makes hormones Grade Level = 3.7 adrenogenital syndrome disease/condition caused by a lack of a hormone which causes the female Grade level = 5.2 body parts to swell adrenoleukodystrophy disease/condition Condition in which the body cannot breakdown of certain types of fats. advance directive notes that show the kind of healthcare you want when Grade level = 2.1 you are sick aggressive behavior disease/condition Actions or words intended to cause harm to other people. agitation disease/condition when a person is not able to relax and stay still. Grade level = 3.7 air pressure pad for a mattress DME Special bed that fills with air, to help with bed sores. Grade level = 1.8 airway vest clearance system DME Machine used to clear the lungs of mucus. alcohol screen procedure Test to determine if you have alcohol in your body. alcoholism disease/condition Drinking problem illness. Grade level = 6.6 allergic bronchitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tubes that carry air to the lungs. Grade level = 3.7 allergic conjunctivitis disease/condition Redness, tearing and itching of the eyes cuased by allergies. allergic dermatitis disease/condition Pain, swelling, or rash of the skin caused by allergies allergic rhinitis disease/condition stuffiness, runny nose. May also include itching and Grade level = 7.1 sneezing. allergic rhinitis from pollen disease/condition stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing caused by Grade level = 6.9 flowers or plants. allergic rhinoconjunctivitis disease/condition painful swelling of the thin tissue that covers the white Grade level = 5.0 part of the eye. allergic urticaria disease/condition reactions that cause swollen bumps on the skin. Grade level = 2.2 allergies disease/condition stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing. Grade level = 8.3 allergist provider Doctor who tests and treats you for things that cause you to cough, and sneeze. allergist provider Doctor who treats allergies. This may include Grade level = 6.5 stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing. allergy food patch testing procedure This is testing to see if you have a reaction to certain foods. allergy injections procedure shots of a drug to help you with allergies. Some types Grade level = 5.9 of allergies might include stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing. allergy skin testing procedure Allergy Testing -- which is a skin test to see if you have a reaction to anything allergy skin testing procedure Criteria are: Uncontrolled asthma o Many Emergency Room visits (more than 4 visits in a six-month time period) o Intensive Care Unit hospital admission for asthma o Regular asthma medicines are not working allergy skin testing procedure Severe Skin Rash (Eczema) o Request by skin specialist (dermatologist) o Long use of steroid medicines allergy skin testing procedure Food Allergy o Request by intestinal specialist (gastroenterologist), or o From a peanut or nut allergy skin testing procedure Allergy that changes with the seasons (seasonal allergy) o Greater than six weeks of problems and o Trial of correct medicines did not work. allergy skin testing procedure Severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or other significant allergic reaction o From something in the environment o From exposure to peanut or nut allergy skin testing procedure Repeated skin swelling (angioedema) or long or repeated skin swelling (hives) allergy testing procedure different tests to help you with allergy symptoms. This Grade level = 5.3 might include a stuffy or runny nose. It may also include itching and sneezing. alopecia Baldness or hair loss alopecia areata Loss of small patches of hair alopecia areata hair loss on different parts of the body. Grade level = 3.7 alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency disease/condition Genetic condition that can lead to liver and lung disease. alpha fetoprotein AFP procedure Blood test used to test for cancer Alzheimer's disease disease/condition Slow to develop condition that affects your memory, thinking, and behaviors Alzheimer's disease disease/condition changes in the brain that cause problems with memory. Grade level = 4.2 This may also cause problems with the way a person thinks or acts. ambiguous genitalia disease/condition when the genital organs do not appear clearly male or female or have features of both sexes. ambulatory medical term can walk. Grade level = 1.0 ambulatory infusion pump DME Special device that gives you continuous liquid medicine. amenorrhea disease/condition when a woman's monthly period stops. Grade level = 6.4 amputation procedure Operation to remove a body part. Grade level = 7.3 amygdalohippocampectomy procedure Surgical procedure to help treat epilepsy. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease/condition Brain and nerve illness. Grade level = 1.0 anaphylaxis disease/condition Severe allergic reaction that causes difficulty breathing. anemia disease/condition Low iron in the blood. anemia disease/condition Lower than normal level of red blood cells. Grade level = 3.6 anesthesiologist provider Doctor that gives medicine to help with pain. Grade level = 3.6 aneurysm disease/condition Area of weakness in the wall of an artery aneurysm disease/condition swelling in a blood vessel. Grade level = 2.8 angina disease/condition Chest pain or discomfort you get when your heart muscle does not get enough blood angina disease/condition chest pain. Grade level = 1.0 angina pectoris disease/condition chest pain that is caused by low oxygen to the heart. Grade level = 2.6 angioedema disease/condition swelling under the skin. Grade level = 3.6 angiogram procedure a special picture of the blood vessels. Grade level = 3.9 angioplasty procedure A procedure to open narrowed or blocked blood vessels of the heart ankle dorsiflexion dynasplint orthotic a brace that helps bend the ankle. Grade level = 1.0 ankle foot orthosis AFO orthotic a brace to support the ankle and the foot. Grade level = 2.3 ankle fusion procedure Operation where worn out joint surfaces in the ankle are Grade level = 5.9 removed. The ankle bones are then held together with metal implants. This allows the bone to heal in the position (fusion). ankylosing spondylitis disease/condition painful joint swelling that can cause the backbones to Grade level = 5.8 grow together. annodyne therapy procedure using a laser to lower pain and swelling to help make Grade level = 6.7 your muscles stronger. anomaly disease/condition not normal. Grade level = 2.8 anorexia disease/condition Eating disorder where you may have a markedly reduced appetite or not like food anterior cell horn illness disease/condition Illness that controls basic movements in your body. Grade level = 6.0 anterior cruciate ligament anatomy Surgery on your knee. This is to replace the tissue that Grade level = 4.2 connects the bones in your knee together. antibiotics drug category Drugs to help kill bacteria. Grade level = 4.4 anticoagulation drug category Use of drugs to thin the blood and keep it from clotting too easily. anus anatomy the area where waste exits the body. Grade level = 3.9 anxiety disease/condition Feeling of fear, or stress. anxiety disease/condition feelings of fear and worry. Grade level = 2.8 aorta anatomy Main artery of the heart which carries blood to the body. Grade level = 4.9 aortic arch anatomy The aorta is the main artery of the heart that carries Grade level = 4.8 blood to the heart. The arch is the part of the aorta turns downward. aortic valve stenosis disease/condition Abnormal narrowing of a valve within the heart. aortocoronary bypass anatomy Healthy blood vessel is used to replace a blocked blood Grade level = 6.1 vessel leading to the heart. aphasia disease/condition You have trouble being able to understand spoken or Grade level = 5.6 written words. This is because of a brain injury. apnea disease/condition when you stop breathing during sleep. Grade level = 2.4 apnea downloads the notes from your apnea machine. Grade level = 2.4 apnea hypopnea index procedure Sleep test to see how many times breathing slows and Grade level = 2.8 stops. apnea monitor DME/ respiratory Machine that checks the heart rate and breathing while Grade level = 2.8 you sleep. apnea spells disease/condition there are times when you stop breathing. Grade level = 1.0 aquacel silver dressing large cloth to help the wound heal faster. Grade level = 1.0 arrhythmia disease/condition Condition in whhich the heart beat that is not regular. arrhythmia disease/condition a heart beat that is not normal. Grade level = 1.0 arterial venous malformation AVM disease/condition twisting of blood vessels in the brain that can limit Grade level = 4.4 blood flow to the brain. arteries anatomy blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the Grade level = 3.7 body. arteriovenous malformation disease/condition an abnormal growth of blood vessels. This is where an Grade level = 4.6 artery and vein growth together. arthritis disease/condition A condition which results in pain and swelling of the joints. arthritis disease/condition painful joint swelling. Grade level = 5.2 arthrocentesis aspiration taking fluid from where your bones connect. Grade level = 2.3 injections arthroplasty procedure Joint replacement surgery arthroscopy procedure operation to fix a joint in your ((body part)). Grade level = 4.9 arthrotomy procedure Operation to open a joint in the knee. Grade level = 6.9 articulation disorder disease/condition Difficulty speaking because of problems with the tongue, or lips. ascites disease/condition Abnormal buildup of fluid in the abdomen aseptic necrosis disease/condition A condition that results from poor blood supply to an area of bone causing bone death Asperger's syndrome. disease/condition A developmental disorder characterized by impairment in language and communication skills asphyxia disease/condition which means you have a lack of oxygen or too much Grade level = 5.4 carbon dioxide in the body. Carbon dioxide is a gas that is made when you breathe. aspiration disease/condition Infection of the lungs due to the sucking in of food particles or fluids into the lungs aspiration pneumonia disease/condition painful swelling of the lungs and the airways to the Grade level = 5.8 lungs (bronchial tubes). asthma disease/condition Asthma is a common condition in which passages in the lungs swell and make it difficult to breathe. asthma disease/condition wheezing and shortness of breath. Grade level = 2.8 asymmetrical breasts disease/condition Breasts which are not even, or at the same height asymptomatic disease/condition no pain and no infection . Grade level = 2.8 atopic dermatitis disease/condition Skin which is which is red, itchy, and scaly. atrial fibrillation disease/condition A common abnormal rhythm of the heart. atrial fibrillation disease/condition a heartbeat that is not normal. Grade level = 2.4 atrioventricular septal defect AVSD disease/condition An abnormal heart condition, from birth, in which there is no separation between the chambers of the heart. atrophic vaginitis disease/condition Thinning of the lining of the vagina. atrophy disease/condition part of the body starts to die, or waste away. Grade level = 2.4 atrophy of muscles disease/condition muscles shrink from not being used. Grade level = 1.0 attention deficit disorder ADD disease/condition when you can not focus and pay attention. Grade level = 3.7 attention deficit hyperactivity ADHD disease/condition a condition where you can not stay focused because you Grade level = 6.8 disorder have too much energy. People with ADHD may also have trouble paying attention. attention deficit hyperactivity ADHD disease/condition A chronic behavioral disorder that is characterized by disorder hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention atypical mycobacterium disease/condition a type of germ than can cause an illness. Grade level – 2.4 audiology test procedure testing your child’s ability to hear auditory brainstem response ABR procedure hearing test. Grade level = 2.8 autism disease/condition A developmental disorder that is characterized by impaired development in communication, social interaction, and behavior autism disease/condition a disorder where children have trouble saying what they Grade Level = 7.4 are trying to say. This may include using unusual words or actions. It can also include repeating unusual actions or sounds. Some children with autism may have trouble getting along with other children in normal settings. autoimmune disease/condition Problem where the immune system destroys healthy Grade level = 8.3 body tissue. bacteria One germ cell that can be seen. Grade level = 1.0 balanitis disease/condition painful swelling of the head of the male sex organ. Grade level = 3.6 bariatric surgeon provider a doctor that does weight loss operations. Grade level = 5.6 barium enema procedure special x-ray of the large intestine, which includes the colon and rectum barium swallow test procedure Special test that shows how well your child can swallow liquids and which enables the doctor to see the digestive tract Barrett's esophagus disease/condition damage to the tube that connects the mouth to the Grade level = 5.8 stomach because of acid. bath/shower chair DME Special chair for the bath and shower. Grade level = 2.2 behavior issues problem A general term for a conditions that cause your child to act out behavior modification changing the way you do things. Grade level = 1.0 behavioral health consultation doctor a first time visit with a doctor that treats mental and Grade level = 5.8 behavior disorders. The visit is used to see what types of treatment you may need. beneprotein nutritional support a powder that will give your body extra calories and Grade level = 5.4 nutrition. This is used to help the body stay healthy. benign not dangerous to your health. Grade level = 2.8 benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH disease/condition Problem with the prostate, which is a male sex organ. Grade level = 6.8 Problems may include larger than normal growth that causes problems with urinating. benign prostatic hypertrophy disease/condition Condition in which the prostate gland gets large and makes it hard to urinate Benzaclin gel drugs Medicine you put on your face to help your acne. beta cell autoantibodies disease/condition Type of cell that attacks the cells that make Insulin. Grade level = 3.7 bilateral accessory tragus disease/condition a large amount of cartilage in front of the ear canal on Grade level = 5.6 his left and right ear. bilateral myringotomy procedure Surgically placed tiny incision in the eardrum. Special tubes may be placed in both ears to help your child hear better bilateral myringotomy tubes procedure This is surgery to help drain the fluid out of ___'s ears. The doctor puts tubes inside his/her ears to let the fluid keep draining. Criteria are: § Many ear infections - 4 or more ear infections within 6 months § 6 or more ear infections within 1 year. § Fluid behind the ears which has lasted 4 months of longer or with hearing loss or other problems bilateral tragus excision procedure operation to take off the cartilage in front of the ear canal on the left and right ear. bile anatomy a fluid made by the liver. Grade level 2.2 bile ducts anatomy the tubes that carry bile, which is the fluid that helps the Grade level 4.4 body digest fats. bi-level positive airway pressure BiPap device a special device that helps you breathe. Grade level = 2.3 machine biliary cirrhosis disease/condition A condition which causes swelling of the liver because there is a blockage in the bile ducts biliblanket device a device that uses light to help treat the yellowish color Grade level = 5.3 to your child's skin. This condition is also called jaundice. biliruben a yellow chemical that is found in the blood. Grade level = 3.6 biofeedback procedure Tests that measures brainwaves, muscle tightness, and blood pressure in order to help people learn to control them biofeedback procedure Treatment where you are trained to improve your health Grade level = 6.3 by using signals from your own body. biophysical profile procedure Test that measures the health of your baby during your Grade level = 5.8 pregnancy. biopsy procedure A surgical procedure to remove tissue to see if it has a disease biopsy procedure when a piece of body tissue is removed and tested for Grade level = 5.8 illness. bipolar disorder disease/condition A condition characterized by alternating times of excitement, called mania, with times of sadness, called depression, and times of feeling sad-then feeling happy, called mood swings bipolar disorder disease/condition changes in mood, energy levels and behavior. birth control drugs drugs that make sure you do not get pregnant, have a Grade level = 2.8 baby. birth defect disease/condition Problem that a person is born with. Grade level = 2.8 blepharoplasty procedure Plastic surgery of the eyelids that removes folds, wrinkles, sagging tissue or repairs an injury blister disease/condition A collection of fluid underneath the top layer of skin blood clots disease/condition Clumps of blood that occur when blood thickens from a liquid into a solid . blood histology procedure a test of the blood cells. Grade level = 1.0 blood pressure monitor procedure special machine that measures or checks your blood pressure blood pressure monitor procedure a machine to measure your blood pressure. Grade level = 3.9 body movements physical function. bone growth stimulator device device that helps a broken bone heal faster bone marrow anatomy the soft and spongy center of the bones (bone marrow). Grade level = 3.6 bone spur anatomy A bone spur is a tiny pointed outgrowth of bone bone stimulator machine a machine that helps heal broken bones. Grade level = 2.3 Boot Air Waffle’s device a device that uses air pressure to help keep the legs still. Grade level = 3.8 botox drugs anti wrinkle drug botox drugs medicine used in small amounts to treat muscle spasms brachial neuritis disease/condition Inflammation of nerves in the arm causing muscle weakness and pain brachial neuritis disease/condition painful swelling of nerves in the arm causing muscle Grade level = 5.8 weakness and pain. brachial plexus anatomy the nerves that run from the neck Grade level = 1.0 brachioplasty procedure an operation to remove extra skin from your upper arms. brachycephaly disease/condition Short, wide head brachycephaly disease/condition Head that is not shaped normal. Grade level = 1.0 bradycardia disease/condition Slow heart beat, usually less than 60 beats per minute branchial cleft cyst disease/condition Lump that forms in the neck or just below the bone Grade level = 4.3 joining the shoulder and the breastbone. This is also called the collarbone. BRCA analysis BRCA procedure Test that screens for the presence of breats cancer breast augmentation procedure Operation to make your breasts bigger. Grade level = 5.6 breast engorgement disease/condition when your breasts are full of milk and is causing breast Grade level = 3.3 pain and swelling. breast hypertrophy disease/condition large breasts. Grade level = 1.0 breast reconstruction procedure A surgical procedure to rebuild your breast to a more natural shape breast reduction procedure Operation to make your breasts smaller. Grade level = 5.6 bronchial spasms disease/condition Wheezing. bronchiectasis disease/condition A permanent widening of the large air tubes which begin at the bottom of the trachea and branch into the lungs and which may cause sputim buildup. bronchiectasis disease/condition a condition where the airways in the lungs cannot clear Grade level = 4.9 out thick fluids. bronchiolitis disease/condition The swelling of small passages in the lungs called bronchioles that is often caused by an infection bronchitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tubes that carry air to the lungs. Grade level = 3.7 broncho spasm disease/condition When the muscles around your airway get tight, and Grade level = 5.8 make it difficult to breathe. bronchoscopy procedure a special camera is used to look in the main airways of Grade level = 5.0 the lungs. bunion disease/condition A localized painful swelling at the base of the big toe. bunion disease/condition a growth on the side of the big toe (bunion). Grade level = 2.0 bunionectomy procedure A surgical procedure to remove a bunion. bunionectomy procedure an operation to remove a growth of bone or tissue Grade level = 5.3. around the joint of the big toe. This is also called a bunion. burn disease/condition A patch of red or blistered skin that is caused by heat, electricity, or a chemical. cachexia disease/condition condition of being in bad health. Grade level = 2.4 cafe au lait spots disease/condition Birthmarks that have distinct edges and are slightly darker than the rest of the skin calculus disease/condition A stone that is formed in the body. Grade level = 1.0 callus disease/condition dead skin cells that harden and thicken over a specific area CAM walker CAM support that is worn to keep your ankle and foot in Grade level = 2.8 place. candida disease/condition A fungal infection in the vagina, mouth, or other area of the body caused by yeast. canopy bed a bed with a cover that stops a child from falling out Grade level = 5.4 called a canopy bed. canthoplasty procedure an operation to repair a part of the eye. This surgery Grade level = 5.3 helps repair the corner of the eye or a lower eye lid that sags. capsule endoscopy procedure A pill-shaped camera that you swallow and which is used to check for disease capsule endoscopy procedure Test that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of Grade level = 5.4 the inside of the body. The pictures show how food and liquids pass when they are swallowed. The test also shows how your digestive tract works. This means it shows how food or liquid is broken down and removed from the body. This test is called a capsule endoscopy. capsule study procedure special test that uses a camera, the size of a pill, to view the inside of the body carbuncle disease/condition A painful inflammation of the tissues under the skin that may spread cardiac dysrhythmia disease/condition an irregular heart beat. or Grade level = 6.6 cardiac ischemia disease/condition Reduced blood flow to the heart muscle cardiac magnetic resonance MRI procedure a special picture of your heart and the blood vessels in Grade level = 4.0 imaging your heart. cardiac magnetic resonance MRI procedure a special picture of your heart. Grade level = 2.4 imaging cardiac rehabilitation program a program to help heart patients recover quickly. cardiac rehabilitation program Medically supervised program to help heart patients recover quickly and improve their overall physical and mental functioning cardiac transesophageal procedure test where pictures are taken of your heart through your echography esophagus cardio stress test procedure Test that tracks your heart beat while you exercise. Grade level = 2.4 cardiologist doctor Heart doctor. Grade level = 1.3 cardiomyopathy disease/condition a problem that affects the mucles of the heart. Grade level = 3.6 cardiothoracic surgeon doctor a doctor that operates on the heart, lungs, or chest. Grade level = 3.6 cardiovascular telemetry device a special device that tracks heart beats and saves them in Grade level = 4.9 a recorder. carotid artery anatomy A blood vessel that brings oxygen to the brain. Grade level = 3.6 carpal tunnel syndrome disease/condition A condition caused by pressure on aa nerve in the wrist that causes pain, numbness and tingling carpal tunnel syndrome disease/condition swelling of the tissue in your wrist. Grade level = 2.3 cartilage anatomy the tissue that connects the bones in a joint. Grade level = 2.3 cataract extraction procedure The removal of a clouded lens from the eye to improve vision cataract surgery procedure an operation to remove a cloudy film that covers the Grade level = 6.7 lens of the eye. catheter ablation breaking down the bad areas of your heart. Grade level = 2.2 cauda equina anatomy nerve roots at the end of your back bone. Grade level = 1.0 caudal epidural steroid injection used for is to reduce inflammation, swelling. It can also Grade level = 4.4 keep you from getting a scar. caudal racz catheterization procedure a treatment to break up scar tissue. Grade level = 2.3 C-Diff disease/condition C-Diff is bacteria (germs) in the intestines. celiac sprue disease/condition An inherited digestive disorder that makes it difficult for the body to digest wheat and grains cellulitis disease/condition The inflammation of cell tissue caused by infection cellulitis disease/condition a skin illness caused by bacteria. Grade level = 6.4 cellulitis and abscess disease/condition a pus filled hole caused by an infection. Grade level = 2.2 cerebral anatomy the brain Grade level = 1.0 cerebral artery occlusion disease/condition the blood vessels that supply blood to your brain are Grade level = 2.6 blocked. cerebral embolism disease/condition a blood clot that blocks an artery in the brain. Grade level = 2.4 cerebral infarction disease/condition damage to brain tissue. Grade level – 3.8 cerebral malformation syndrome disease/condition small blood vessels that carry blood through the body to the brain, grow too large making the brain a not normal shape. cerebral palsy disease/condition A form of paralysis and problems controlling muscles caused by a brain defect while in the womb or injury during birth cerebral palsy disease/condition trouble with muscle control. Grade level = 6.6 cerebral vascular accident CVA disease/condition a brain injury caused by loss of blood supply. Grade level = 3.6 cerebrospinal fluid anatomy a water like liquid that surrounds the brain and spinal Grade level = 3.6 cord. It helps protect your brain inside your skull. cerebrovascular accident CVA disease/condition A stroke or break in the blood supply to any part of the brain, sometimes called a "brain attack" cerebrovascular disease disease/condition damage to blood vessels in your brain. Grade level = 2.3 cervical displacement disease/condition your upper back bones is out of its normal position Grade level = 4.8 cervical fusion procedure Surgery to correct problems of the bones in the neck or spine cervical root lesions disease/condition pressing down of upper backbone nerves in the neck. Grade level = 3.6 cervical spinal stenosis disease/condition A narrowing of the canal of the upper part of the spine which squeezes and irritates nerves and cuases pain, tingling or numbness. cervical spine epidural injections CESI drugs shots of drugs into your upper back bone, to stop pain Grade level = 4.4 and swelling. cervical spine epidural injections CESI drugs Shots of a drug into the space around the spinal nerve Grade level = 5.4 roots to relieve your pain. cervical spine facet injections drugs Shots of a drug into the space around a joint in your Grade level = 4.9 spine to relieve your pain. cervical spine facet injections drugs shots of drugs into the small joints in your neck, to stop Grade level = 3.6 pain and swelling. cervical spine C-spine anatomy bones in the back of the neck. Grade level = 1.0 cervical spondylosis disease/condition wear and tear of your upper back bone Grade level = 3.9 cervical stenosis narrowing of the spaces between the bones in the neck Grade level = 3.6 cervical traction unit device free standing device that stretches your neck Grade level = 3.9 cervicalgia disease/condition neck pain Grade level = 1.0 cervix anatomy the area at the end of your Uterus. The uterus is the Grade level = 4.8 female body part that can hold a baby. chair lift and mechanism a special chair that lifts and tilts forward to help you Grade level = 8.3 stand up (lift chair) and the device that lifts the chair (lift chair mechanism) Charcot-Marie-tooth disease disease/condition A group of related conditions that affect the nerves outside the brain and spine chemoembolization procedure Surgically or manually blocking the blood supply to a tumor and putting anticancer drugs directly into the growth. This helps the medicine be in contact with the tumor for a longer period of time. chemotherapy drugs the use of strong drugs to kill cancer cells Grade level = 1.0 chiropractic procedure exercises that move the bones and body to treat pain Grade level = 4.8 chiropractic adjustment procedure A treatment done by a chiropractor, or back doctor, to line up the back bone chiropractor doctor A doctor who works with the bones to help improve the Grade level = 4.4 function of the joints cholangiography procedure a special picture of the tubes that carry bile, a fluid that Grade level = 6.3 helps the body digest fat cholecystectomy procedure an operation to remove your gallbladder. This is the Grade level = 4.8 body part that holds the fluid that helps digest fats. cholecystitis disease/condition inflammation of the gallbladder that causes severe abdominal pain cholecystitis disease/condition swelling of the gallbladder. This is the body part that Grade level = 2.9 holds the fluid that helps digest fat. cholelithiasis disease/condition The presence of hard, pebble-like deposits inside the gallbladder cholesterol a type of fat in the blood. Grade level = 1.0 chondromalacia of patella disease/condition A softening and break down of cartilage tissue underneath the kneecap chordee repair procedure A procedure to repair the downward curving of the penis. chronic long lasting. Grade level = 2.8 chronic airway obstruction disease/condition Difficulty breathing due to blockage of the airway chronic airway obstructive disease/condition a long lasting lung problem. Grade level = 2.8 chronic allergic conjuntivitis disease/condition ongoing redness, itching and swelling of the eye. Grade level = 5.2 chronic constipation disease/condition hard time passing stools chronic interstitial cystitis disease/condition long-term swelling of the bladder wall chronic kidney disease disease/condition when the kidneys do not clean the blood and remove Grade level = 5.0 urine from the body. chronic low back pain disease/condition long lasting pain in the lower back. Grade level = 2.3 chronic obstructive pulmonary COPD disease/condition Breathing problems caused by diseases of the lungs disease chronic obstructive pulmonary COPD disease/condition a long lasting illness caused by blocked air flow to the Grade level = 2.8 disease lungs. chronic pain syndrome disease/condition Long lasting pain that tends to worsen over time chronic pain syndrome disease/condition pain that gets worse over time. Grade level = 1.0 chronic progressive disease/condition A gradual disease that causes the covering of the nerves demyelination or myelin to break down chronic pyelonephritis disease/condition serious Kidney infection. Your kidneys are organs that Grade level = 6.2 help clean the blood and remove urine from the body. chronic refractory osteomyelitis disease/condition Infected dead bone or scar tissue that occurs over time chronic respiratory failure disease/condition Failure of the lungs; breathing failure chronic rhinitis disease/condition painful swelling of the nose. Grade level = 2.8 cicatricial ectropion disease/condition when the eyelid pulls away from your eye. Grade level = 3.7 circumcision procedure Special surgery that removes the foreskin, or the flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis. circumcision procedure this is a surgery to remove the foreskin, the tissue covering the head of the penis. circumcision procedure Criteria are: § Not being able to pull back the foreskin (true phimosis) is normal in young boys. CMDP may pay for surgery of true phimosis in a boy older than 9 years of age. § Failed trial of daily steroid cream therapy (usually steroid therapy) for 4-6 weeks duration. § Crooked urine stream. § Paraphimosis which causes the foreskin, once pulled back, to not return to its original location. circumcision procedure an operation to remove the fold of skin that covers the Grade level = 6.7 male sex organ. cirrhosis disease/condition scar tissue in your liver. Grade level = 2.8 closed head injury disease/condition when the head is hit but the object does not break Grade level = 2.5 through the head. club foot disease/condition A condition in which the foot turns inward and downward cochlear implant device A small, electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is deaf or very hard-of- hearing cochlear implant device device that can help give sound to a person who is hard Grade level = 4.1 of hearing. cochlear implantation procedure This is surgery to help you hear better. cognitive impairment brain Trouble thinking clearly and remembering information cold therapy unit device Special device that gives up to 10 hours of constant cold Grade level = 4.2 treatment. This is used to help reduce pain and swelling. colectomy procedure removal of the colon or of a portion of it. Grade level = 4.8 colitis disease/condition painful swelling of the large intestine (colon). This is a Grade level = 4.6 part of your digestive tract. colon anatomy large intestine. This is a part of your digestive tract. Grade level = 2.8 colon polyps disease/condition growths in the large intestine (colon). Grade level = 4.4 colonoscopy procedure The internal examination of the large intestine using an a small camera attached to a flexible tube colonoscopy procedure Test to look at the inside lining of your large intestine. Grade level = 4.8 colostomy procedure an operation to create an opening in the colon. This is Grade level = 4.3 done to help drain the body’s waste. commode chair chair Chair you can use while going to the bathroom. Grade level = 1.2 comprehensive BRCA analysis BRCA procedure A genetic test for the presence of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer comprehensive diabetes program a class to learn about Diabetes and how to take care of Grade level = 4.9 educational program yourself compressed nerve disease/condition when there is pressure on the nerve causing pain. Grade level = 2.3 compression fracture disease/condition break in a bone causing its soft tissue to be crushed. Grade level = 2.6 compression stockings special socks that are worn to help the blood flow Grade level = 2.1 through your legs. computed tomography scan CT procedure a special kind of picture of the inside of your body. Grade level = 4.7 computed tomography CTA procedure a special kind of picture of your blood vessels. Grade level = 3.6 angiography computed tomography scan CT procedure A special x-ray that makes detailed pictures of the body concentrator A tank that holds oxygen for the body to you can Grade level = 3.8 breathe. concurrent review program program to review the care given to a person at the Grade level = 6.7 hospital. congenital disease/condition Condition that develops while in the womb or during birth congenital heart disease disease/condition Heart problem present since birth. Grade level = 2.4 congenital hereditary muscular disease/condition problems with muscle growth and weakness. Grade level = 4.4 dystrophy congenital pes planus disease/condition having flat feet since birth. Grade level = 1.0 congenital talipes equinovarus disease/condition club foot, not a normal shaped foot Grade level = 1.0 congestive heart failure disease/condition A life-threatening condition in which the heart can no longer pump enough blood to the rest of the body congestive heart failure disease/condition your heart cannot pump enough blood to your other Grade level = 4.8 organs conservative basic care Grade level = 1.0 constant positive airway pressure CPAP machine a machine that helps you breath while you are asleep Grade level = 2.4 machine constipation disease/condition Unable to pass stool constipation disease/condition stool becomes hard, dry and hard to pass Grade level = 1.0 consultation A first office visit contact lenses eyes artificial lens worn on top of the eye to help you see Grade level = 3.8 continuous passive motion CPM device a device to help you move your knee called a Grade level = 7.5 device Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) Device continuous positive airway CPAP device a machine that helps you breath while you are asleep Grade level = 5.2 pressure continuous positive airway CPAP machine A machine that is used to assist you in breathing while pressure headgear you sleep. contraception stops you from getting pregnant, having a baby Grade level = 3.6 contracture disease/condition A tightening of the muscle, ligament, tendon or skin that prevents movement contracture disease/condition joint and muscle stiffness Grade Level = 3.6 contraindication drugs a reason not to use a plan of care or a drug Grade Level = 1.8 contrast medium procedure A liquid that is injected or swallowedso that bodily structures can be seen more clearly in special x-rays convenience item to make things easier Grade Level = 2.4 conversion disorder disease/condition A condition in which emotional distress or unconscious conflict are expressed through physical symptoms convulsions disease/condition This is body jerking you can not control 3.7 cord compression disease/condition This is when a piece of a bone pushes on nerves in the back bone. 2.8 corn disease/condition A thickening of the layers of skin caused by repeated pressure or friction corneal dystrophy disease/condition A condition of the eye in which one or more parts of the cornea lose their normal clarity due to a buildup of cloudy material corneal transplant procedure The clear front eye tissue of the eye is replaced with healthy eye tissue. 5.0 coronary artery disease disease/condition This is when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become blocked. 4.9 coronary atherosclerosis disease/condition Condition when a heart artery gets thick. It might get blocked. 2.4 corrected transposition of the disease/condition Heart problem great arteries cosmetic to change the way you look (cosmetic) cosmetic treatment This is when you choose a plan of care to make you look better. 2.5 costochondritis disease/condition Chest wall pain coughing assist machine device device that uses are pressure to loosen and clear your lungs Cowden syndrome disease/condition A problem occurring at birth that results in the development of non-cancerous small growths CPAP titration CPAP machine when the doctor sets the machine so that you get the right amount of oxygen CPAP titration C-PAP procedure Special test to check how well you are breathing while you sleep C-Peptide level insulin protein that body lets out that in the same amount as Grade level = 5.8 Insulin. cranial banding a plastic band worn to shape your child’s head cranial molding orthosis disease/condition This is also called a cranial band. It is like a helmet that is made out of plastic with a foam lining. The band is used when a baby’s head is misshaped (this is called plagiocephaly and/or brachycephaly and/or scaphocephaly). It puts mild pressure on the baby’s head to mold the head while the infant grows. cranial molding orthosis disease/condition There are many reasons why a baby’s head may be misshaped. Not enough time laying on the tummy and tightness of the neck muscles are the most common. The shape of the head gets better as the baby gets older and moves around more. cranial remolding helmet special headpiece that helps shape a baby's head cranial remolding orthosis a plastic band worn to shape your child’s head cranial Vault asymmetry CVA disease/condition damage to his brain caused by loss of blood supply to Grade level = 3.0 his brain. craniotomy procedure A type of surgery done to treat sickness of, or injury to, the brain. This surgery is done for intracranial bleeding, tumor resection or blood vessel disease. craniotomy procedure an operation where a hole is made in the head crohn's disease disease/condition painful swelling of your intestines (Crohn’s disease) crohn's disease disease/condition form of inflammatory bowel disease, which involves ongoing pain or swelling of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach and intestines. CT angiogram CT procedure special x-ray that is used to look at arteries in the body to check for narrowing or other disease C-Telopeptide (Ctx) Ctx procedure special lab test to check your osteoporosis (thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone mass over time CTFR testing CTFR procedure special test to find out if the father of the child is a carrier of cystic fibrosis cubital tunnel syndrome disease/condition pressure on one of the main nerves of the hand that causes pain, tingling and numbness of the hand and fingers current or currently now custodial care help with your activities of daily living custom made just for you custom ankle foot orthosis AFO disease/condition short leg brace made special for your leg 0.8 custom diabetic shoes and shoes shoes made just for you to help with Diabetes which is inserts when the body does not control the amount of sugar in the blood custom molded foot orthotics shoes shoe inserts that are made just for you to help you with (insert diagnosis) custom shoe inserts shoes shoe inserts that are made just for you to help you with (insert diagnosis) CVA (stroke) CVA disease/condition a loss of blood flow to part of the brain, which damages brain tissue cyanotic congenital heart disease disease/condition Condition that causes low blood oxygen in the body. 4.2 cystic fibrosis disease/condition An illness in which mucous becomes very thick and make breathing difficult. It may also prevent you from digesting your food. cystic fibrosis disease/condition inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract cystic fibrosis disease/condition a disease that causes the body to make thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs cystic fibrosis disease/condition a sticky buildup of thick fluids in the lungs cystitis disease/condition pain or swelling of the bladder cystocele disease/condition problem that causes the wall between a woman’s bladder and her vagina to weaken, and allow the bladder to droop into the vagina cystoscopy procedure a special camera is used to look inside of your bladder, the sac that holds urine cystoscopy sling procedure surgery, using a scope or small camera to view the inside of the bladder and place a mesh sling to hold up your bladder cystourethroscopy procedure A special tube is used to look inside of your bladder and urethra. 5.8 The bladder is the body part that holds urine. 6.0 The urethra is the tube that drains urine from your bladder. 6.7 cysts disease/condition sac of tissue that may have air, fluid, or pus dandruff disease/condition more than normal shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp daytime somnolence disease/condition serious problems with sleepiness during the day De Quervain’s tenosynovitis disease/condition pain and swelling in your wrist debridement of nail toenail trimming decay disease/condition rotting decompression procedure procedure an operation to fix a bulge in your soft tissues decubitous ulcer disease/condition 'bed sore' or area of break down of the skin decubitous ulcer disease/condition a sore caused by pressure deep vein thrombosis disease/condition blood clot formed deep in a vein that is with an artery deep vein thrombosis DVT disease/condition blood clots in the deep veins of the legs deformity disease/condition difference in the shape of the body or a body part deformity disease/condition a body part that is not normal degeneration of a cervical disease/condition wear and tear of the soft tissue in the bones in the back interverterbral disc of the neck degeneration of a lumbar disease/condition wear and tear of the soft tissue in your lower back bones interverterbral disc degenerative disc disease DDD disease/condition spine problem where the discs break down and lose cushioning degenerative disc disease DDD disease/condition wear and tear of the backbones degenerative joint disorder disease/condition worsening or break down of a joint or joints like the knee delayed milestones learning when your child is slower to learn things than others the same age deletion syndrome disease/condition gene disorder that causes severe thinking, speaking and behavior problems dementia disease/condition brain illness that worsens over time and causes memory, behavior, learning, and communication problems dementia disease/condition problems thinking, remembering, learning, making decisions and solving problems dental caries disease/condition cavities or holes made in the tooth by bacteria deoxyribonucleic acid DNA inside the billions of cells that make up the body depression disease/condition feelings of sadness or being 'blue' that will not go away depression disease/condition long periods of sadness dermatitis disease/condition itchy, scaly, red or bumpy patches on the skin dermatologist doctor a skin doctor dermatology study the study of skin, hair and nails dermatomyositis disease/condition disease that causes pain and swelling in the muscles, and a rash on the skin dermatophytosis disease/condition fungus or parasite on the skin that causes a skin disease dermatophytosis disease/condition a fungal infection of the nails development how the body grows development delay disease/condition when learning and growing is slower than normal developmental aphasia disease/condition you have problems with language because of damage to part of the brain developmental assessment test Test to see how well you are learning and growing developmental delay disease/condition problem that causes your child to develop, or learn things in a slower way than other children in the same age group developmental pediatric doctor Doctor who treats children, when learning and growing specialist are slower than normal developmental pediatrician doctor Doctor who tests and treats children for development problems developmental testing procedure This is a test to see if you are able to do the types of Grade Level = 4.7 things you should be able to do at your age. This may include seeing how you respond to light or sounds. It may also include seeing how you react or are able to move. developmental testing disease/condition a disorder where children have trouble saying what they Grade Level = 7.4 are trying to say. This may include using unusual words or actions. It can also include repeating unusual actions or sounds. Some children with autism may have trouble getting along with other children in normal settings. developmental testing procedure Developmental Delay – is a problem when a child cannot do things that other children can typically do at the same age. deviated nasal septum disease/condition the wall in the middle of your nose is not straight dextrocardia disease/condition the heart is located on the right side of the chest, instead of the left diabetes disease/condition when the body doesn't produce or use a substance in the body called insulin and high sugar in the blood happens diabetes disease/condition the body does not control the amount of sugar in the blood diabetic education evaluation program A program to show you what kinds of food you can eat when you have Diabetes. 4.6 diabetic neuropathy disease/condition when nerves are damaged as a result of high blood sugars diabetic neuropathy disease/condition nerve damage caused by high levels of sugar in the blood diabetic peripheral neuropathy disease/condition nerve damage in your arms and legs caused by high levels of sugar in the blood. 4.6 diagnosis disease/condition The name of the condition your doctor has determined you have. diagnosis disease/condition the process of trying to name an illness diagnosis disease/condition find the cause diagnostic laparoscopy procedure a procedure that allows the doctor to look directly in your belly. 7.7 OR An operation that uses a tube through small cut in the belly. 5.8 A camera that is inside the tube allows your doctor to see in your belly. 6.7 dialysis procedure treatment used to clean your blood 0.6 diapers/briefs are special underwear that help protect your skin. These Grade level = 6.2 items can help prevent your skin from getting sore or irritated when you leak urine. diapers/briefs special underwear that help protect your skin at night Grade level = 6.7 after wetting the bed. diaphragm procedure an operation to fix the muscle in the chest that the body uses for breathing diarrhea disease/condition watery, loose stool differin gel digestive tract anatomy the body part that breaks down food 0.6 dilation and curettage D&C procedure dilation or widening of the cervix to insert instruments and currettage which is scraping to remove tissue from inside the uterus dilation and curettage D&C procedure Removing the lining of the uterus. 8.3 This is the female body part that can hold a baby. 3.7 OR Taking out a part of the lining of the uterus. 4.8 This is the female body part that can hold a baby. 3.7 diplegic infantile cerebral palsy disease/condition problems with muscle control disc decompression procedure Surgery to relieve pressure on the spine. 5.6 discectomy procedure an operation on the spine to remove part of the backbone that presses on nerves and causes pain displacement of your cervical disease/condition the tissue between the bones in the back of the neck is intervertebral disc out of place displacement of your lumbar disease/condition the tissue between the lower back bones is out of place intervertebral disc distal radius bone graft bones a broken bone in your arm 0.5 distal radius fracture bones a broken wrist bone distinguish tell apart doppler color flow procedure a way of seeing the blood flow through the heart doppler echocardiography procedure a moving picture of the heart dorsal column stimulator device device that uses tiny electical wires to interrupt pain signals to the brain by exciting spinal cord nerves into activity dorsiflexion turning of the foot and toes upward toward the shin dorsiflexion bending the ankle upward down syndrome disease/condition chromosome problem that causes mental and bodily birth defects drowsiness disease/condition tired dry eye syndrome disease/condition burning, redness, dryness and feeling like there is sand in the eye Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease/condition serious and progressing muscle disease that appears in young boys and affects their legs and then arms and torso Duet DHA EC DHA EC vitamins a vitamin that that is needed before, during and after having a baby duodenal ulcers disease/condition Sores in the upper part of the small intestine. 3.6 duplex doppler test procedure test or picture of a vessel and the surrounding organs that shows how blood moves through your arteries and veins duplex ultrasound procedure Test to see how blood moves through your arteries and veins durable medical equipment DME DME equipment that is used to serve a medical purpose durable medical equipment DME DME Items to help you do things. 0.5 dynasplint brace a brace that will gently stretch the muscles in your (name body part) 4.0 dysarthria disease/condition when the muscles of the mouth, face, and respiratory system may become weak, slowly, or not move after a stroke or other brain injury dyschromia disease/condition patch or patches of different skin color, lighter or darker than your other skin dysfunctional uterine bleeding DUB disease/condition lot of bleeding not linked to a growth, swelling or pregnancy dyslexia disease/condition learning problem that makes it hard to read, write, and spell dyslipidemia disease/condition high fat in the blood dysmenorrhea disease/condition when a women's monthly bleeding is painful dysmorphic features disease/condition features of the face or body likely caused by a birth defect dyspepsia disease/condition problem with digestion that may cause pain dysphagia disease/condition swallowing problem dysphagia disease/condition problems eating and swallowing dysphonia disease/condition problem with normal speaking dyspnea disease/condition shortness of breath dyspraxia disease/condition A condition that affects the brain. This causes body movements that are not normal. 5.6 dystrophic nails disease/condition scarring on nails or abnormal nail shape dysuria disease/condition painful or difficult urination echocardiogram procedure test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart echogenic intracardiac foci disease/condition small bright spot seen on a baby's heart, usually a small harmless calcium deposit ectodermal dysplasia disease/condition abnormal growth of the skin, hair, nails, teeth, and sweat glands eczema disease/condition condition of the skin causing redness, itching and scales eczema disease/condition a scaly, itchy rash on the skin edema disease/condition swelling and fluid build-up in body tissues edema disease/condition swelling caused by too much fluid in the body EECP therapy EECP procedure cuffs that are put on your legs inflate when your heart is filling with blood and deflate when your heart is ejecting blood EEG EEG procedure a test that records brain activity 6.4 OR a test that records how your brain is working. 2.3 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome EDS disease/condition inherited disease that affects the bodys connective tissue and it's elastic and supporting features elastic support hose special stockings electric breast pump procedure a machine that help you collect breast milk 2.2 electrical stimulation treatments procedure an electric charge to the muscles and nerves to help heal tissues electro enca test EKG or ECG procedure Electro enca test used to find and measure heart abnormalities and irregularities electrocardiogram procedure a test to record your heart activity. 5.6 electroconvulsive therapy procedure Electroconvulsive therapy (applying electric current to areas of the head to treat serious mental illness or serious depression symptoms electroencephalogram EEG procedure test that records the electrical activity in your brain electroencephalogram EEG procedure a test to record your brain activity 5.6 electromyography procedure test that records electrical currents related to muscle movement electrophysiological test procedure a test that records your hearts electrical activity electrophysiologist doctor doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating the electrical processes of the heart elevated toilet seat ETS elevated toilet seat (ETS) emollients cream or lotion to help with skin problems emphysema disease/condition worsening disease that causes enlargement of air spaces and inflammation of lung tissues end stage renal disease disease/condition When your kidneys do not work anymore. 3.9 endocrinologist doctor a hormone doctor endometrial ablation disease/condition removing the lining of the uterus, the female body part that can hold a baby endometrial hyperplasia disease/condition a thicker than normal lining of the uterus, the female body part that can hold a baby endometriosis disease/condition irregular growth of the lining of the uterus that causes, bleeding that's not normal and may make it hard to get pregnant endometriosis disease/condition The tissue that normally lines your uterus grows in other places. 6.9 This is the female body part that can hold a baby. 3.7 endoscopic decompression with procedure an operation that uses a special tube to look at the inside discectomy of your body. 7.5 The doctor can take out the main part of a disc to help relieve pressure on the spinal cord. 6.1 OR This is an operation that uses a tube to look inside your body. 6.7 The doctor can take out the main part of a disc to help relieve pressure on the spinal cord. endoscopic retrograde ERCP procedure A special test to look at the tubes that connect the gall cholangiopancreatography bladder and pancreas to the intestine. 7.1 Gallbladder is the body part that holds the fluid that helps digest fat (bile) and Pancreas is the body part that makes insulin and enzymes (proteins) for digestion (breaking down food). 13.2 OR A test to look at the tubes that connect the gall bladder and pancreas to the bowel. 5.6 The gall bladder is the body part that holds the fluid that helps digest fat (bile). 6.3 The pancreas is the body part that makes insulin and proteins. 7.7 These are needed to break down food. 3.7 endoscopic ultrasound procedure a special moving picture of the inside of the digestive tract endoscopy procedure a tube is used to look inside a part of the body 2.8 endoskeletal prosthesis below the knee special made socket endovenous ablation therapy procedure heat is used to close off a vein endovenous laser ablation procedure type of laser treatment for damaged or varicose veins end-stage renal disease disease/condition when the kidneys are failing or not working correctly enteral therapy procedure nutrition given through a tube usually when there is a problem with swallowing enteritis disease/condition swelling of the small intestine enthesopathy disease/condition painful swelling in the area where your tendon inserts into your bone epidermolysis bullosa disease/condition blistering from minor injury, heat, or friction from rubbing and scratching epidurogram procedure A special x-ray that uses dye to look at your spine. 2.6 epigastric pain disease/condition pain in the mid stomach area epilepsy disease/condition brain disorder involving seizures, convulsions, a twitch or uncontrolled movements of the body epilepsy disease/condition a brain problem that causes body jerking you can not control (seizures) episodic ataxia disease/condition brain problem that may cause speech and coordination problems or loss of ability to use arms and legs properly equinus foot deformity disease/condition a foot problem that causes you to walk on your tiptoes erectile dysfunction disease/condition when a man cannot get or keep an erection firm enough to have sex erectile dysfunction disease/condition when a man is not able to hold firmness of the male sex organ before or during sex 6.5 erosive esophagus disease/condition damage caused by acid backing up into the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach esophageal manometry procedure test to measure the pressure inside the lower part of the passage between the mouth and the stomach esophageal motiliy test procedure study used to check the pressure of the esophagus in various stages along its length esophageal reflux disease/condition when acid from the stomach backs up into the throat and causes burning pain esophageal reflux (also known GERD disease/condition problem in which food or liquid travels backwards or as gastroesophageal reflux upwards from the stomach to the mouth disease esophageal ulcer disease/condition sores in the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach (esophagus) esophageal varicies disease/condition veins in the passage way between the mouth and the stomach that are longer and/or wider than normal esophagitis disease/condition pain or swelling of the passage way between the mouth and the stomach esophagitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach (esophogus) esophagogastroduodenoscopy EGD procedure examination of the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and upper duodenum by inserting a small camera or flexible tube down the throat esophagoscopy procedure a test to look at the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach esophagus procedure the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach essure procedure Essure (a special surgery to help you to not be able to get pregnant anymore estrogen female hormone etiology disease/condition the cause of an illness evaluation office visit to determine or diagnose medical problem evaluation procedure the first visit to tell you what treatment you need. 2.4 exacerbation disease/condition A short time when your illness gets worse. exacerbation disease/condition to cause an illness to become worse excessive daytime somnolence EDS disease/condition problem that causes sleepiness during the day excision procedure surgical removal excision of cyst or other growth procedure Grade level-4.4 A cyst is a small sac under the skin and is usually filled with fluid. exophthalmos disease/condition Problem when your eyeballs stick out of their socket exostosis disease/condition a bony growth on your foot expressive language disorder disorder problem that causes your child to have trouble speaking external loop recorder procedure a special device that will record your hearts rhythm and saves is in a recorder eye allergies disease/condition problem that can make your eyes itchy and red facetectomy procedure an operation to remove part of a spine bone. 4.9 This can help reduce pain in your back. 0.8 failure to thrive disease/condition child whose weight or amount of weight gain is lower than other children at that age level and gender fallopian tubes anatomy carries the eggs to the uterus, the female body part that can hold a baby familial polyposis disease/condition problem that is passed through families that usually presents with polyps of the colon fatigue disease/condition lack of energy fatigue disease/condition no strength and energy FBNI FBNI disease/condition gene that carries Marfan syndrome which affects the muscles, skeleton, heart, eye lenses and limbs fecal elastase procedure testing of the concentration of the pancreatic elastase-1 enzyme found in fecal matter with an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay or ELISA feces incontinence disease/condition when you are not able to control bowel movements femur fracture disease/condition broken thigh bone fetal alcohol syndrome disease/condition mental, physical and growth problems that occur in a baby when a mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy fetal alcohol syndrome disease/condition a medical condition in which the body is different than the normal shape, or facial development or mental ability is damaged because the mother drinks too much alcohol15.9 OR This is when the mother drinks too much alcohol during pregnancy. 6.9 As a result, the fetus an unborn baby mental and physical problems. 8.0 unborn baby has fibroadenomas disease/condition lump in your breasts fibromyalgia disease/condition whole body tiredness and pain in muscles and nerves fibromyalgia disease/condition a muscle problem that causes pain, body stiffness and a loss of energy fifth metatarsal fracture anatomy the little toe on your foot flex foot, shin foot system man made foot fluoroscopic guidance procedure a moving picture of the inside of your body fluoroscopy procedure a moving picture of the inside of your body follicular cyst liquid filled sac inside your Ovary, female organ that holds the eggs food allergies disease/condition bodily reactions from eating certain foods food aversion disease/condition when you cannot eat regular foods foot drop disease/condition problems lifting the front part of your foot foot orthotics shoes Special cushions or inserts that you put in your shoes. Grade level = 4.0 These are used to help you walk better or help you have less pain when walking. foot pronation disease/condition when your child's heal hits the ground, the foot rolls inward foraminotomy procedure an operation to make the foramen larger, which is an opening in the bone for nerves and blood vessels Forbes-Albright syndrome disease/condition pituitary gland problem in the brain that causes menstrual periods to stop and and leaking of the breasts foreskin anatomy the fold of skin that covers the tip of the penis fragile X syndrome disease/condition Form of mental illness that may have been passed on to you from your father or mother frenectomy procedure Cutting the tissue that connects your gums to your lips frenulectomy procedure Frenulectomy--This is surgery to clip or cut a piece of Grade level = 5.9 tissue from underneath the tongue. frenulectomy procedure Tongue-tied is when the tongue is hooked to the bottom Grade level = 3.9 of the mouth. This does not allow the tongue to move normally in the mouth. frenulum anatomy the tissue that attaches your tongue to your mouth (the thick band of tissue that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth) fulguration of oviducts procedure an operation to make sure you cannot have a baby functional capacity procedure a test to see how well the body and muscles work functional capacity evaluation procedure tool or test used after an injury to check your ability to do your job fungal culture procedure a test to find fungus fungal infection disease/condition pain, itching or swelling caused by fungus furuncles disease/condition infection of a hair follicle gallbladder anatomy the body part that holds the fluid that helps digest fats gallstone disease/condition stones in the gallbladder, the body part that holds the fluid that helps digest fats ganglion disease/condition small, usually hard bump above a tendon or in the capsule that encloses a joint gangrene disease/condition death of body tissue, from lack of blood flow gastric bypass surgery procedure an operation to help you lose weight gastric electrical stimulation procedure a device that sends electric pulses to your stomach to help with nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting called gastric electrical stimulation gastric ulcer disease/condition a sore in the lining of your stomach gastritis disease/condition pain and swelling of the lining of the stomach gastritis disease/condition stomach pain caused by heartburn gastrocnemius recession procedure an operation to fix the calf muscle at the back of the lower leg gastroduodenitis disease/condition swelling of the stomach and the small intestine gastroenterologist doctor doctor who specializes in diseases of the stomach, intestines, and other organs in the belly gastroenterologist doctor a stomach doctor gastro-esophageal reflux disease GERD disease/condition stomach contents rising back into the throat gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD disease/condition when food and acid travels backward from the stomach up into the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach gastrointestinal bleeding disease/condition a loss of blood anywhere inside the body from the mouth to the bowels gastrointestinal malabsorption disease/condition when your body does not take in nutrients like normal gastrointestinal tract imaging procedure a special picture of your stomach and intestines gastrojejunal ulcer with bleeding disease/condition sore on the skin surface or on the stomach lining that can cause bleeding gastroparesis disease/condition problems with the muscles in your stomach (gastroparesis) gastrostomy procedure an operation to make an opening in the stomach to put in a feeding tube gauze sponges procedure cotton sponge to clean or cover a wound 2.2 general anesthesia drugs drugs used to put you to sleep general surgeon doctor a doctor that does operations genetic testing procedure tests that are used to see what illnesses and traits have been passed to you from your parents (genetic testing) genetics study study of heredity, the process in which a parent passes certain genes and traits onto their children genetics study the study of how traits and illnesses are passed from parents to their children genetics doctor doctor doctor who studies heredity (how a parent passes certain genes and traits onto their children genital condyloma disease/condition soft wart-like growths on the genitals caused by a virus genital herpes disease/condition sores on the sex organs that can be passed to other people you have sex with gingivectomy procedure removes and reshapes loose, diseased gum tissue to get rid of pockets between the teeth and gums glaucoma disease/condition disease that causes pressure in the eye glucose tolerance procedure a test to see if you have diabetes, when the body cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood gout disease/condition kind of arthritis that can cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and swelling in the feet and hands but often a big toe gouty arthropathy disease/condition an illness of the joints gradient compression stockings special socks that are worn to help the blood flow through your legs (gradient compression stockings) granuloma annulare disease/condition rash of flat reddish ringlike spots on the feet, legs, or hands growth hormone deficiency disease/condition when the body does not produce enough of the hormone that helps with growth growth hormone deficiency disease/condition the body does not make enough of the hormone needed to grow growth hormone stimulation test procedure special test that measures the growth hormone in your child’s blood gynecomastia disease/condition extra breast tissue or fat in the male breast H pylori bacteria disease/condition a germ that causes stomach problems hallux valgus correction procedure Operation to straighten your great toe. 5.6 hammer toe disease/condition the toe is bent at the middle joint hammertoes disease/condition A condition caused by a shortening of the tendons that control toe movements and which may affect your balance. HCTZ-hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ drugs A combination of two drugs which are used to rid the body of excess water headaches disease/condition pain in the head (we do not have to define headache) hearing aid device A small device to help you hear better hearing aid device a small device that sits in or behind the ear to improve hearing hearing aid device a device to help you hear heart catheterization procedure A procedure for passing a thin flexible tube into heart vessels to check for blockages or damage so that blood to the heart flows more smoothly heart murmur disease/condition An unusual sound heard when a physician listens to your heart. heart murmur disease/condition an unusual sound heard during a heartbeat heartburn disease/condition A painful burning sensation in the chest. heartburn disease/condition a painful, burning feeling in your chest heated humidifier device This is a device that adds heated moisture to the air. 3.7 heel spur disease/condition A small outgrowth of bone on the heel helicobacter pylori disease/condition a germ that causes stomach problems 4.4 helicobacter pylori disease/condition A germ that causes chronic inflammation of the inner lining of the stomach hemangioma disease/condition Common benign tumor. hemangioma disease/condition an unusual buildup of blood vessels in the skin hematemesis disease/condition throwing up blood hemiparesis disease/condition weakness on one side of the body hemiplegia disease/condition cannot use one side of the body hemodialysis procedure treatments that use a machine to clean your blood hemoglobin A1c Hgb A1c procedure a test that measures the amount of sugar in the blood hemophilia disease/condition Condition when the blood takes a long time to clot. 2.6 hemorrhagic radiation cystitis disease/condition Damage to the blood vessels and bleeding of the bladder wall caused by radiation treatment hemorrhoids disease/condition An enlarged vein in the walls of the anus and sometimes around the rectum which causes pain and itching. hemorrhoids disease/condition swollen, painful veins where waste exits the body 5.2 HEP exercises Home Exercise Program hepatitis C disease/condition An inflammation of the liver due to the hepatitis C virus hepatitis C disease/condition swelling of the liver caused by an infection hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid HIDA procedure helps look at the way the tube that carries fluid from the scan liver to the bowels is working. 5.8 hepatocellular carcinoma disease/condition An abnormal cell growth in the liver hepatologist doctor a liver doctor hereditary muscular dystrophy disease/condition weak muscles herniated disc disease/condition This is swelling in the back bone that presses on nerves that causes back pain. 4.4 herniated disc disease/condition Rupturing of the tissue that separates the vertebral bones of the spine. Also called a slipped disk. herpes disease/condition A common viral infection that may appear around the mouth and lips and is often refered to as a "cold sore". Hgb procedure a test to measure the amount of red blood cells you have in your blood hiatal hernia disease/condition A condition in which part of your stomach bulges upward out of your belly and into your chest cavity hiatal hernia disease/condition when part of the stomach pushes through a muscle in the chest HIDA scan HIDA procedure A test that helps your doctor track the production and flow of bile from your liver to your small intestines hidradenitis suppurativa disease/condition Illness characterized by multiple pockets that form under the arm pits and in the groin area high risk pregnancies disease/condition when there is a possible problem with the mother or baby 5.5 high triclycerides disease/condition High levels of a certain type of cholesterol in the blood hip hemiarthroplasty procedure when man made parts are put into the hip joint Hirschsprung's disease disease/condition Birth defect in which there is absence of the nerves in the wall of the bowel hirsutism disease/condition a lot of hair growth HIV positive HIV procedure Tests which indicate the presence of HIV/AIDS hives disease/condition A raised, itchy area of skin that is usually a sign of an allergic reaction Holter monitor procedure A small portable electrocardiogram (ECG); A type of portable heart monitor. Holter or event monitor procedure a device that you wear which records the heart rhythm home aid Visits nursing a nurse comes to your home home infusion nursing a nurse comes to your home and gives you medicine through your vein home uterine activity monitor HUAM procedure a device used to see if you will go into labor early (preterm labor) or have your baby early (preterm birth) hormone Substances made by the body to make it work. 2.3 hormone replacement drugs Medications which replace specific hormones that are normally produced by the body hormone therapy drugs drugs used to replace low levels in the body. 3.6 hospice program a special care program for people that have an end of life condition. 5.8 hospice care End of life care for patients with cancer or other severe life-threatening condition human immunodeficiency virus HIV disease/condition Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (we don’t define this) human leukocyte antigen typing HLA procedure A special lab test that will check if you have a possible donor for stem cells human papillomavirus HPV disease/condition Most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S human papillomavirus virus HPV disease/condition Virus that can buildup in the cervix. 3.7 It can cause you to get cancer. 0.6 humerus anatomy bone in your upper arm Hunter syndrome disease/condition A hereditary condition in which the breakdown of a mucopolysaccharide (a chemical that is widely distributed in the body outside of cells is defective. This chemical builds up and causes a characteristic facial appearance, abnormal function of multiple organs, and in severe cases, early death. Hunter syndrome disease/condition a rare disorder that occurs when an enzyme (protein) your body needs is either missing or not working hydatidiform mole disease/condition a rare growth that forms inside the uterus at the beginning of a pregnancy hydrocephalus disease/condition A condition in which the spaces in your brain become larger than normal. hydrocephalus disease/condition build up of fluid inside the skull, leading to brain swelling. Hydrocephalus means "water on the brain” hydrocephalus disease/condition Build up of fluid inside the skull that can cause brain swelling hydrocephalus disease/condition fluid on the brain hyperactivity disease/condition Disorder that is characterized by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. hyperammonemia disease/condition High levels of amonia in the blood hyperbaric oxygen treatment procedure The use of a special chamber to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood hyperbaric oxygen treatment procedure oxygen is used to heal tissues hypercalcemia disease/condition Too much calcium in the blood hyperemesis disease/condition Frequent nausea and vomiting. hyperemesis disease/condition uncontrollable vomiting during pregnancy hyperemesis gravidarum disease/condition uncontrollable vomiting during pregnancy hyperglycemia disease/condition A high blood sugar level. hyperhydrosis disease/condition Abnormal amount of sweating hyperinsulinism disease/condition When the body makes too much insulin. 3.9 This is a hormone that lowers the amount of sugar in your blood. 4.9 hyperkeratosis disease/condition A thickening of the skin. hyperlipidemia disease/condition A condition in which there is too much fat or cholesterol in the blood. hyperlipidemia disease/condition high levels of fats in the blood hyperparathyroidis disease/condition Condition that causes excessive production of certain hormones hyperparathyroidism disease/condition when a gland in the neck (parathyroid) releases too much hormone that causes high levels of calcium in the blood hyperphosphatemia disease/condition High level of phosphate in the blood hyperpigmentation disease/condition Patches of lighter or darker skin hyperprolactinemia disease/condition Excessive release of a hormone into the blood hyperprolactinemia disease/condition having high levels of Prolactin which is a hormone that helps fill a woman’s breast with milk for breastfeeding hyperpronation disease/condition Flat foot or feet hyperreflexia disease/condition Reflexes that are too strong. 2.8 hypersomnia disease/condition cannot stay awake hypersomnia or disease/condition Trouble staying awake during the day. hypersomnolence hypertension disease/condition High blood pressure hypertension disease/condition High blood pressure hypertension disease/condition high blood pressure hypertriglyceridemia disease/condition High amount of a a particular type of fat in the blood hypertriglyceridemia disease/condition high levels of fat in the blood hypertrophic scar disease/condition Scar that doesn't know when to stop growing hypertrophic toenails disease/condition claw-shaped toenails hypertropia disease/condition when the eyes turn up or down, or one eye is higher than the other hypoglycemia disease/condition low sugar in the blood hypoglycemia disease/condition when blood sugar levels are too low hypogonadism disease/condition low testosterone levels, a male hormone in the blood hypogonadism disease/condition a lower than normal level of a male hormone (testosterone) hypopigmentation -see vitiligo- disease/condition see vitiligo- hypoplastic left heart syndrome HLHS disease/condition occurs when parts of the left side of the heart (mitral valve, left ventricle aortic valve, and aorta do not develop completely. The condition is congenital (present at birth) hypothyroidism disease/condition problem in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone hypotonia disease/condition lack of muscle tone, which makes the baby appear “floppy.” hysterectomy procedure Operation to remove the uterus, the female body part that can hold a baby hysterosalpingography procedure X-ray of your uterus and the tubes to the ovaries. 4.7 hysteroscopic tubal ligation procedure Operation to make sure you do not have a baby, commonly known as “getting your tubes tied” hysteroscopy procedure Special tube is used to look inside of the uterus, the female body part that can hold a baby 8.1 OR a tube is used to look inside of the uterus. 3.6 This is the female body part that can hold a baby. 3.7 idiopathic hypersomnia disease/condition when a person can not stay awake idiopathic progressive disease/condition Nerve pain with an unknown cause 0.5 polyneuripathy immune globulin disease/condition a protein in the blood that fights illness immune system disease/condition is made up of many organs and cells that defend the body against infection immunocompromised disease/condition your body is not able to fight off infections in a normal way immunodeficiency disease/condition the body cannot fight infections immunosuppression disease/condition the body cannot fight infections impetigo disease/condition skin disorder that includes crusting lesions caused by bacterial infection implant a man made item that is placed inside of the body 3.7 impotence disease/condition when a man is not able to hold firmness of the male sex organ during sex incisional hernia disease/condition Part of your insides that pushes through a weak area in the body wall. 5.0 The weak area is caused by a surgical cut. 3.6 incisional hernia repair procedure This is an operation to fix a weak area in the body wall. 5.8 The weak area was caused by a surgical cut. 3.6 incontinence disease/condition problem that causes leakage of urine indefinitely forever indigestion disease/condition discomfort in the upper abdomen or chest that often causes acid to come up into the mouth individual education plan IEP Individual Education Plan (IEP) infantile cerebral palsy disease/condition problems with muscle control infarction disease/condition tissue death caused by no blood supply infection disease/condition The growth of a large amount of bacteria or viruses in your body which results in fever. infection disease/condition when harmful germs enter the body and cause disease infection disease/condition bad germs (we no longer have to define this as of 01/10) inferior vena cava filter procedure This is an operation to place a device inside the large placement blood vessel in your belly. 7.6 This can stop blood clots from going to your heart and lungs. 0.8 OR This is a procedure where a device is placed inside a large vein in your belly. 6.1 This can stop blood clots from going to your heart and lungs. 0.8 inflammatory bowel disease IBD disease/condition group of painful problems of the large intestine and, in some cases, the small intestine inflammatory bowel disease IBD disease/condition is pain and swelling of the intestines infusion therapy procedure putting fluid, other than blood, into the veins ingrown toenail disease/condition toenail having its free tip or edges embedded in the surrounding flesh inpatient hospital a hospital stay longer than 24 hours inpatient hospice program Special care program for people that have an end of life condition. 5.8 insomnia disease/condition unable to sleep or stay asleep insomnia disease/condition problems falling asleep and staying asleep insulin disease/condition natural hormone found in the body that is found to be at a low level in patients that have diabetes insulin controls the amount of sugar in the blood insulin dependant diabetic person that uses a monitor to control the amount of sugar in the blood insulin pump device special pump that will give you insulin, a natural hormone found in the body that is found to be low in patients that have some types of diabetes insulin pump device Device that gives shots of Insulin which helps control the amount of sugar in the blood intercourse sex international normalized ration INR procedure test used to monitor effectiveness of blood thinning drugs such as Coumadin internist doctor a doctor that treats the organs of the inside of the body interstitial cystitis disease/condition interstitial cystitis is a chronic, or long-term, inflammation of the bladder wall interstitial cystitis IC disease/condition painful swelling of the bladder wall that causes urinary problems intervertebral disc anatomy soft tissue that is between the bones of the spine 2.4 intervertebral disk degeneration disease/condition problem with pain and breakdown of the disks, or of the lumbar spine cartilage between the vertebras, also known as the backbones intoeing disease/condition when feet turn inward instead of pointing straight intracranial arteriovenous disease/condition problems with the blood vessels in your brain malformation intractable seizures disease/condition sudden uncontrollable body jerking that cannot be stopped 11.1 OR This is body jerking that can not be stopped 2.3 intraocular lens IOL procedure plastic lens placed in the eye to replace a lens that has a cataract intrathecal pump procedure medical device used to deliver very small amounts of medicine directly to the spinal fluid, the fluid in the back bone intrathecal pump implantation procedure Operation where a pump is put in the body. 4.8 This pump is filled with a drug. Small amounts of the drug are sent into the spinal cord area 4.8 intravenous IV intravenous, or in the vein intravenous hydration This is fluid given through a tube into your vein. 2.4 involuntary unwanted IPL IPL procedure specialized raised volume pulmonary function test [group of procedures that measure the how the lungs work, revealing problems in the way a patient breathes for infants iron deficiency anemia blood lower than normal amount of red blood cells due to low iron in the blood IUD An IUD is a way to stop you from getting pregnant. Grade level = 4.2 Your doctor places a small plastic object, shaped like a T inside your uterus (womb). It might be wrapped in copper or have hormones on it. IUD Criteria are: Grade level = 11.2 (7.2 when sexually transmitted disease § low risk of getting a (STD) or infection. is removed. § not planning a pregnancy for at least one year. Grade level = 3.6 § needing to stay away from estrogen-based Grade level = 6.5 methods. These are methods based on female hormones. § other methods of birth control were tried and did not work. Grade level = 3.7 jaundice disease/condition yellowish color to the skin Jay 2 cushion wheel chair A wheel chair seat cover pad. 0.5 This can help lower pressure to the skin while you are sitting. 3.8 joint anatomy where the bones connect juvenile rheumatoid arthritis JRA disease/condition swelling, tenderness, and pain involving one or more joints Kegel exercises exercises series of pelvic muscle exercises designed to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor keloid scar disease/condition a thick scar keloid scar disease/condition bumpy patch on your skin Keloids birth control § wanting to use birth control that can be reversed. Grade level = 3.6 keratoderma disease/condition growth on the skin keratoplasty procedure Surgery to replace the clear front eye tissue of the eye (cornea) by a healthy cornea keratosis disease/condition skin growth often caused by sun exposure keratosis disease/condition rough bumps on the skin keratosis pilaris disease/condition skin condition in which keratin, a protein in the skin, forms hard plugs (or bumps within the hair follicles kidney anatomy the body part that cleans the blood and makes urine. 2.4 kidney stones disease/condition solid mass in the kidney that is made up of tiny crystals, and can cause pain and infection kidney stones disease/condition Masses of hard material in the organs that clean the blood and make urine. 6.7 OR This is hard material in the organs that clean the blood and make urine. 5.8 knee ankle foot orthotics KAFO brace a long leg brace that supports the knee, ankle and foot knee extension dynasplint device a device that will gently stretch the muscles in your knee. 3.7 knee flexion dynasplints brace a brace that helps bend your knee labral tear disease/condition a shoulder joint injury lap band surgery procedure surgery that will place a small ring around the stomach to help you lose weight laparoscopic assisted vaginal LAVH procedure special surgery using a laparoscope, a special tool to hysterectomy view inside the womb, and other special tools to remove the uterus, or womb laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure special surgery to take out your gall bladder, using a scope (camera placed in the body laparoscopic vaginal procedure An operation that uses a special tube to help remove the hysterectomy uterus. 8.7 This is the female body part that can hold a baby.3.7 OR An operation that uses a tube to look inside your belly. 6.9 This tube can be used to help remove the uterus. 3.6 This is the female body part that can hold a baby. 3.7 laparoscopy procedure surgical procedure that inserts a small lighted tube through your abdomen to check your womb from inside your body laparoscopy procedure a thin, lighted tube with a camera attached that is used to see inside your body laparoscopy with lysis of procedure an operation that uses a tube to help remove scar tissue adhesions from the inside of the body. 8.3 OR An operation that uses a tube to look inside your belly. 6.9 This tube is used to remove scar tissue from the inside of the body. 5.0 laryngopharyngeal reflux LPR disease/condition when acid from the stomach backs up into the throat and causes burning pain laryngoscopy procedure a procedure that uses a tube used to look inside your throat 4.8 laser doppler velocimetry procedure a procedure that measures the speed of bodily fluids using a special laser light laser treatments procedure a powerful light is used to treat an illness lateral epicondylitis (also called disease/condition also called Tennis elbow, swelling or pain on the tennis elbow) outside (lateral side of the upper arm near the elbow learning disorder disease/condition problem that causes your child to have trouble learning as easily as other children left heart catheterization procedure a thin flexible tube is passed into the left side of the heart to find out what is wrong lesions disease/condition unknown problem on the skin leukemia disease/condition cancer of the white blood cells leukemia disease/condition cancer of the blood cells leukocytopenia disease/condition a low number of white blood cells in the blood. 1.2 level II ultrasound a moving picture of the baby inside of you lift chair chair a special chair that lifts and tilts forward to help you stand up (lift chair) lift chair and mechanisim chair A special chair that lifts and tilts forward to help you stand up. 3.0 This chair has a motor that lifts the chair. 1.0 lift mechanism chair An electric motor that lifts the chair 3.9 ligament anatomy the tissue that connects the bones together ligamentous laxity disease/condition When the tissue that connects the bones together are loose. 4.8 lipectomy procedure An operation to take off extra fatty tissue. 8.1 OR This is an operation to take off excess fat tissue. 6.0 lipoma disease/condition cyst, or growth made out of fat liquid oxygen which is oxygen in a liquid form liver anatomy the body part that cleans the blood (we no longer have to define this as of 01/10) liver enzymes procedure A blood test to see if your liver is working right. 2.6 liver transplant procedure special surgery to take out a sick liver and replace it with a healthy liver long term efficacy procedure how well a treatment will work over a long period of time loop recorder implant procedure device is implanted just below the skin to the side of the sternum (bone between the ribs for a few months with complete removal loop recorder implant procedure an operation to place a small device in your body that will record your heart rate and rhythm loss of consciousness disease/condition passing out low air loss mattress This is a special mattress that fills with air. 2.3 It can help to reduce pressure on your skin. 2.3 low testosterone disease/condition low level of testosterone, a hormone that is normally found in the male body lumbago disease/condition low back pain lumbar discogram procedure An x-ray that uses dye to find out where your low back pain is coming from. 3.9 lumbar facet syndrome disease/condition wear and tear of the joints in the back of the spine that cause pain lumbar radiculitis disease/condition pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg caused by nerves in the lower back lumbar sacral orthosis disease/condition a back brace for the lower back Lumbar spine or L-spine anatomy lower backbone lumbar spine derangement disease/condition low back bones are out of line lumbar spine epidural injections LESI drugs Shots of a drug into the spinal nerve root space which can help to relieve back pain. 4.9 lumbar spine facet injections drugs Two drugs that are injected into the space around a joint in your lower spine. This is used to relieve your pain. lumbar spondylosis disease/condition wear and tear of the lower back bone lumbar sprain disease/condition occurs when the ligaments, the tough bands of tissue that hold bones together, are torn from their attachments in the part of the back that is below the rib cage lumbosacral spondylosis disease/condition wear and tear of the lower back bone lumbosacral transforaminal drugs Two drugs that are injected into the space around the epidural injections spinal nerve roots. This is used to relieve your pain. lung cancer disease/condition Abnormal cell growth in tissues of the lung. lupus disease/condition swelling of the skin, joints, kidneys and other organs lymph nodes anatomy Body part that stores the cells that fight infection lymphedema disease/condition swelling caused by fluid in the body lymphedema press device a device to help treat swelling caused by fluid in the body (lymphedema press) lymphoma disease/condition abnormal growth of white blood cells lymphoma disease/condition cancer of the lymph nodes, the body part that stores the cells that fight infection macrocephaly disease/condition when the circumference (roundness of the head is more than two sizes above average for the child's age, sex, race, and period of gestation (length of the pregnancy macrocephaly disease/condition when the head is larger than normal magnetic resonance angiogram MRA procedure Special picture of the blood vessels magnetic resonance angiogram MRA procedure special kind of picture magnetic resonance imaging MRI procedure special kind of picture magnetic resonance imaging MRI procedure Special picture of the inside the body maintenance(of what) to keep (list what eg. Muscles, movement) the same malaise disease/condition not feeling well malaise disease/condition feeling sick malaria disease/condition sickness caused by a mosquito malignant disease/condition can spread to other parts of the body malignant neoplasm of prepuce disease/condition cancer of the fold of skin that covers the penis (malignant neoplasm of prepuce) malnutrition disease/condition when the body does not get enough nutrients mammogram procedure a breast x-ray maple syrup urine disease MSUD disease/condition metabolism problem passed down through families in which the body cannot break down certain parts of proteins and this makes the urine smell like maple syrup Marfan syndrome disease/condition problem of connective tissue, the tissue that is attached to the bones, and strengthens the body's structures mastectomy procedure Operation to remove a breast mastectomy bra's special bra's made to help support your man made breast mastodynia disease/condition pain in the breasts mastopexy procedure an operation to lift or reshape your breasts (mastopexy) maximum tolerated dose Highest amount the body can safely take medical guidelines rules that help us decide when a drug or service should be used medical literature refers to articles in journals and texts in books. melanoma disease/condition skin cancer, abnormal cell growth on the skin melasma disease/condition darker skin caused by the sun Ménière's disease disease/condition disease of the inner ear menopausal symptoms disease/condition hot flashes, headache, throwing up, strong heartbeat, and not able to sleep menopause disease/condition a time in a woman's life when her ovaries stop producing eggs, her body produces less estrogen and progesterone, and menstruation becomes less frequent, eventually stopping altogether menopause disease/condition when a woman stops having a regular monthly period menorrhagia disease/condition periods with heavy bleeding and pelvic pain (pain in your lower stomach area mental retardation disease/condition is when you have problems with learning and developing. merkel cell carcinoma disease/condition abnormal cell growth under the skin metabolism how the body breaks down food and turns it into energy metabolism the way the body changes food into energy metatarsalgia disease/condition which is pain under the ball of the foot metatarsus adductus anatomy the front part of the foot is turned in towards the body metatarsus varus disease/condition when the front half of the foot turns in towards the body metopic craniosynostosis disease/condition skull shape that happens at birth that causes a triangle shape of the head. metopic synostosis disease/condition When the bones of the skull close early. This causes the brain and the forehead not to grow correctly. metrorrhagia disease/condition abnormal bleeding from the uterus Mickey buttons procedure tubes that will put medicine and nutrients into your body. micro opthalmia disease/condition means little eye, a rare congenital (present at birth eye disease that may be caused by inherited diseases, infections during pregnancy, or other causes during pregnancy like trauma and exposure to radiation or drugs (including alcohol migraine disease/condition bad headaches migraine headaches disease/condition severe headaches that happen often and can cause vision problems or nausea mild mental retardation disease/condition slow learning of basic motor and language skills during childhood mini mental state examination MMSE procedure Special test done by a doctor to test the memory mitral valve anatomy separates the two chambers on the left side of the heart mitrochrondial disorder disease/condition Is when the cells in the body cannot burn food and oxygen to make energy. modified barium swallow study procedure swallow test Mohs surgery procedure microscopically controlled surgery that is very effective for common types of skin cancer mole disease/condition spot on the skin that is darker than the rest of this skin, may be raised or flat molecular breast imaging procedure specially designed camera to take pictures of your breasts molluscum contagiosum disease/condition skin virus that causes raised, pearl-like bumps on the skin monitored anesthesia care procedure a procedure where a doctor will monitor your anesthesia, which is a drug that is used to put you asleep monitoring or watching mononeuritis disease/condition pain in a a single nerve mononeuritis disease/condition painful swelling of a single nerve morbid obesity disease/condition very overweight, at a much higher weight than what is considered normal for your height morbid obesity disease/condition being heavier than normal for your height motor neuron disease MND disease/condition a group of problems that affect your motor nerve cells [neurons - the cells that control muscle activity MSS chair MSS a special made seat that provides different sitting positions for children with slight to severe involvement multiple myeloma disease/condition cancer (abnormal cell growth of the plasma cells in bone marrow). multiple sclerosis disease/condition autoimmune (the immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue disease that affects the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) multiple sclerosis disease/condition damage to the covering of the nerves in the brain and backbone. This damage affects muscle movement and control. multiple sleep latency test MSLT procedure series of recordings to watch a person's sleep patterns muscle spasms disease/condition when the muscles twist and tighten up causing pain muscular dystrophy disease/condition weak muscles musculoskeletal deformities disease/condition abnormal skull bones musculoskeletal specialist doctor doctor with special training in muscle, joints and bones mutations disease/condition permanent change in the DNA sequence of a gene. (Now define DNA) myalgia disease/condition pain in a muscle or group of muscles myalgia disease/condition muscle pain mycobacterium disease/condition Germ illness mycotic toenails disease/condition fungus that causes thick, yellow, crusty toenails myelomeningocele disease/condition birth defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth. myelopathy disease/condition any disease affecting the spinal cord myopathy disease/condition muscle illnesses where the muscle fibers do not function correctly myopia disease/condition you can see clearly up close but it’s hard to see things that are far away myositis disease/condition painful swelling of the muscles myotonic disorder disease/condition muscles stiffness myotonic dystrophy testing procedure test that shows if your child has a long lasting illness that causes weak muscles myotonic muscular dystrophy disease/condition a problem with weak muscles narcolepsy disease/condition sleeping problem that causes serious sleepiness and frequent daytime sleeping narcolepsy disease/condition you cannot control sleepiness and you sleep more than normal during the day nasal endoscopy procedure a test to see inside of your nose and sinuses nausea disease/condition feeing like you need to throw up nausea and vomiting disease/condition feeling sick to your stomach and throwing up nebulizer procedure also known as a breathing machine, changes asthma medicine from a liquid to a mist, so that it can be more easily inhaled into the lungs nebulizer procedure a machine that turns liquid drugs into a mist so you can breathe in the drugs needle electromyography EMG procedure a test that records your muscle activity neonatal screening procedure tests that are done to check if your baby has any serious illnesses neoplasm disease/condition a growth that is not normal nephrectomy procedure an operation to remove a kidney, which is the organ that cleans the blood nephrotic syndrome disease/condition damage to the kidneys nerve conduction study procedure a test to see how well and how fast your nerves respond nerve conduction velocity NCV procedure record the speed at which impulses travel through studies nerves and measure electric response in nerves neural tube defects disease/condition when the spinal cord did not close right and does not form right neuralgia disease/condition nerve pain neuritis disease/condition pain that comes from the nerves in your (fill in: back, neck, leg, etc) neuritis disease/condition painful nerve swelling neuro flex elbow orthosis disease/condition which is an arm brace to help you with your stiff muscles and joints (elbow contractures) neurobehavioral disorder disease/condition a problem with the way your child feels, acts and learns neuroblastoma disease/condition abnormal cells growing in the nerves neurofibromatosis disease/condition genetically inherited (hereditary gene from parents in which nerve tissue grows tumors that may be harmless or may cause serious damage by compressing (pushing down nerves and other tissues neurofibromatosis disease/condition brain and nerve problem that you were born neurogenic bladder disease/condition nerve damage in the bladder neurologic deficit disease/condition problems with your brain, spinal cord, muscles, or nerves neurological brain and nerve function neurological exam procedure test neurologist doctor brain and nerve doctor neurology study brain, spinal cord and nerves neuromuscular disease disease/condition muscle and nerve illness neuropathic pain disease/condition major pain and burning caused by nerve damage neuropathy disease/condition disease of the nerves neuropathy disease/condition major pain and burning caused by nerve damage neuroplasty procedure an operation to fix nerve tissue or to fix a nerve neuropsych testing procedure This is testing that can show how your brain works. Grade Level = 5.1 The test can check how well you remember things or speak. The test can also show how fast you cans solve problems or understand and use information that is given to you. It checks how you react to the area around you and how you handle your emotions. neuropsychological testing procedure The study of factors which may impact a person's ability to think clearly and remember things. neuropsychological testing procedure the link between the brain and how we behave neuropsychological testing procedure special test for brain and nerve function neuropsychological testing procedure when different types of tests are used to study the way your brain works neuropsychologist doctor doctor who studies brain and nerve function neuropsychologist doctor A doctor who studies how your brain works. This includes assessing your memory, how you act, and the way you move. neurostimulator procedure a device that sends electric pulses to the ((name of body part)) (Neurostimulator) to help you with neurosurgeon doctor brain and spine doctor neurosurgeon doctor a brain and spine doctor (neurosurgeon) neutropenia disease/condition a lower than normal level of white blood cells nevus disease/condition also known as a birthmark, a spot on the skin that was present at birth, that ranges in color from brown or black to bluish or blue-gray nocturia disease/condition having to urinate at night nocturnal enuresis disease/condition passing of urine while asleep nocturnal hypoxia disease/condition not enough oxygen during sleep nocturnal oximetry study procedure special test that you take at night to check the amount of oxygen in your blood nodule disease/condition a small, solid, slightly raised area non union fracture disease/condition a broken bone that will not heal non-Hodgkin lymphoma disease/condition abnormal cell growth in the white blood cells of the blood non-steroidal anti-inflammatory NSAID's drugs drugs used to reduce painful red swelling NSAIDs NSAID's drugs NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and others). nuchal translucency test NT procedure screening test to help your doctor check your baby's risk of having Down syndrome (DS and some other chromosomal problems as well as major heart problems nuchal translucency test NT procedure a test to see if your baby will have a condition that causes slowed growth, abnormal facial features, and slow learning nuclear stress test procedure measures blood flow to your heart muscle at rest and during stress numbness disease/condition loss of feeling nutrition (nutrients) what the body needs to stay healthy nutritional supplements This is extra food to help you gain weight. Grade Level = 1.0 nutritionist a person who knows healthy food choices obesity disease/condition term used to describe body weight that is much greater than what is considered healthy obstetrician doctor a doctor that specializes in treating pregnant women obstructive hydrocephalus disease/condition an abnormal flow of cerebrospinal fluid obstructive sleep apnea disease/condition stopping breathing while sleeping obstructive sleep apnea disease/condition you stop breathing in your sleep because your airways become blocked obstructive sleep disorder disease/condition a condition in which people stop breathing for short periods of time during sleep occipital nerve blocks drugs shots of medicine around the nerves in the back of your head just above your neck occlusion and stenosis of the disease/condition abnormal narrowing and closing of the large artery in carotid artery your neck that carries blood from your heart to your brain occular steroids eyes drops in the eye occupational therapy therapy occupational therapy (exercises to help you with your self-care, work, or free time after an injury or health problem occupational therapy therapy OT helps you with things you do every day. Dr. ___ Grade Level = 3.2 says ___ needs OT to help him/her dress him/herself, comb hair, use fork, knife, pencil, etc. occupational therapy therapy exercises that will help you do your activities of daily living better ocularist doctor special doctor who makes fake (prosthesis eyes oncologist doctor doctor who studies, diagnoses, and treats cancerous tumors oncologist doctor a doctor that treats cancer onychomycosis disease/condition toenail problem caused by fungus onychomycosis disease/condition nail fungus open reduction internal fixation ORIF procedure an operation to fix a fractured (broken) bone ophthalmologist doctor an eye doctor opiate dependence drugs a strong need to use the prescription drug because you feel sick and have pain without it optic neuritis disease/condition swelling in the nerve which joins the eye to the brain oral biopsy procedure removing tissue from your mouth, to test it for illness oral surgeon doctor a doctor that does operations on the mouth oral swabs device a device to help your child clean his teeth orbits anatomy the bones around your eyeball orchiopexy procedure an operation to move a lowered testicle (male body part) into the sac that holds the testicles orthopedic doctor doctor special doctor who treats bones and joints orthopedic shoes shoes special shoes made to help correct problems with the feet orthopedic surgeon doctor a doctor who operates on your bones orthopedist doctor bone doctor orthotics shoes special inserts for your shoes Osgood schlatters disease disease/condition knee pain effecting children where the bony protrusion below the knee (called the tibial tuberosity becomes inflamed. ostectomy procedure an operation to remove a bone osteoarthritis disease/condition pain in the bones and joints osteoarthritis disease/condition stiff and painful joints osteoarthrosis disease/condition disease of the bones that gets worse over time (chronic osteoarthrosis disease/condition wear and tear of your joints osteochondritis dissecans disease/condition wear and tear of a bone inside of a joint osteochondrosis disease/condition disease of the bones that causes abnormal bone formations osteonecrosis disease/condition dead bone tissue osteopathic manipulation procedure special treatment done by a DO, or bone doctor, to line therapy up the back bone osteopenia disease/condition stage of low bone density before osteoporosis which is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone mass over time osteoporosis disease/condition thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone mass over time osteoporosis disease/condition thin and weak bones otitis media disease/condition ear infections, pain and swelling inside the ear outpatient basis at a facility ovaries two female sex organs that make and store eggs overactive bladder problem problem that causes you to have to urinate many times a day overactive bladder problem the need to urinate a lot and not being able to hold urine oxygen concentrator procedure special machine that helps give you oxygen oxygen conserving device procedure special machine that will reduce oxygen waste while using an oxygen concentrator oxygen conserving device procedure a device that releases a flow of oxygen only whene you breathe oxygen saturation this is the amount of oxygen in the blood pace maker procedure a small battery placed under the skin and joined to the heart by wires. This measures the pulse and corrects abnormal heartbeats. pacemaker procedure small, battery-powered device that helps the heart beat regularly and at an appropriate rate pain magnification is to see exactly where the pain is coming from palpitations disease/condition feeling the heart beat, may be racing or pounding, skipping or stopped beats of the heart palpitations disease/condition When your heart beats too fast or too slow. pancreas anatomy body part that makes insulin and enzymes (proteins) for digestion (breaking down food). pap smear procedure Test to check for changes in the female sex area paralysis of diaphragm disease/condition Loss of control of the muscle that goes across the bottom of the rib cage parathyroidectomy procedure Operation to remove some glands in your neck paresthesia disease/condition numbness, or loss of feeling, and tingling paresthesia disease/condition Is when you feel tingling, pricking, or numbness on your skin. Parkinson's disease disease/condition disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination Parkinson's disease disease/condition shaking you cannot control and problems walking paronychia disease/condition swelling of the tissue surrounding a nail paroxysmal supraventricular disease/condition a fast heart beat that begins and ends suddenly tachycardia patella (also known as the knee anatomy patella (also known as the knee cap) cap patent foramen ovale PFO disease/condition while a baby grows in the womb, there is a normal opening between the left and right atria (upper chambers of the heart. If this opening fails to close naturally soon after the baby is born, the hole is called patent foramen ovale (PFO. pathology report describes what was found in tissue removed from your body pectus excavatum procedure operation that caused your breastbone to cave in (go inward) pediatric surgeon doctor a doctor that does operations on children pelvic congestion syndrome disease/condition pain in the pelvis area caused by poor blood flow, known as pelvic congestion syndrome pelvic floor tension disease/condition tightening of the muscles in the pelvis (pelvic floor tension) pelvic floor tension myalgia disease/condition pain in the pelvis (area beflow your navel that can cause pain in your vagina during sex, using a tampon, or even wearing tight clothes pelvic pain disease/condition pelvic pain (pain in the area below your navel pelvis anatomy area surrounded by the hips (pelvis) (we no longer define as of 01/10) penoscrotal fusion disease/condition congenital problem (happens at birth that causes the penis to appear short on its underside and buried penis [a congenital problem that causes the foreskin to not fully go back (retract peptic ulcer disease disease/condition erosion or breakdown of the lining of your stomach or the first part of your small intestine peptic ulcer disease disease/condition painful sores in the lining of your stomach or first part of your small intestine, called the Duodenum percussion tapping on the chest to see if the lungs are clear percutaneous tibial nerve PTNS procedure treatment of overactive bladder symptoms such as stimulation urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence percutaneous transcatheter procedure an operation to repair a hole in the wall seperating the closure two upper chambers of the heart perennial allergies disease/condition problem of the nose that causes it to run or sneeze very often year round perinatologist doctor special doctor that treats high risk mothers periodic limb movement PLMD disease/condition problem that causes movements of the legs that happen disorder during sleep peripheral neuropathy disease/condition problem with the nerves that carry information to and from the brain and spinal cord peripheral neuropathy disease/condition damage to the long nerves ranging from the backbone to the arms and legs. This causes pain and burning in your arms and legs. peripheral vascular disease disease/condition narrowing of vessels that carry blood to the legs, arms, stomach or kidneys peripheral vascular disease disease/condition the arteries that carry blood to your arms and legs become blocked peritoneal dialysis procedure treatments that use a machine to clean your blood permanent sterilization procedure Is a permanent form of birth control. peroneal muscular atrophy disease/condition a shrinking leg muscle Perthes disease disease/condition when the ball of the thighbone in the hip does not get enough blood causing the bone to die pes planus, also called "flat feet" disease/condition flat foot pes planus, also called "flat feet" disease/condition arch or instep of the foot falls down and touches the ground pessaries procedure are plastic devices that are put into the vagina to help support the vagina photochromic therapy therapy when your lens changes to a darker color in the sun and back to clear in the shade photodynamic therapy therapy using special lights to treat an illness physical medicine doctor a doctor that specializes in how the body moves. physical therapist therapy Teaches you how to do exercises that will help make your muscles stronger. physical therapy therapy treatment of your (i.e. arm, leg, back, etc.) that can help you move better and help you have less pain physical therapy therapy This is way to help you move your body more easily. It Grade level = 3.1 helps you walk, climb stairs, and run more easily. physical therapy therapy exercises that will help make your muscles stronger physiological development the way the body works pigmented nevi disease/condition known as birthmark or mole (a spot on the skin that is darker than the rest of this skin, may be raised or flat) pinched nerve disease/condition when there is pressure on the nerve from bones and tissue causing pain plagiocephaly disease/condition flat part of the skull plagiocephaly disease/condition the skull is not a normal shape plantar fascial fibromatosis disease/condition bumps in the muscles under your foot plantar fasciitis disease/condition foot pain on the bottom of the foot, near the heel plantar fasciitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tissue under your foot plantar fibromatosis disease/condition slow-growing wound on the bottom part of the foot plasmapheresis removal, treatment, and return of components of blood plasma from blood circulation plastic surgeon doctor doctor who fixes parts of the body that are not normal in shape or size. plastic surgeon doctor a doctor that does operations to change the way you look platform swing Special type of swing that is used to help sensory integration in the home. pneumatic works with air pressure pneumatic sequential extremity procedure a machine that helps blood and lymph flow device pneumonia disease/condition infection (pain and swelling of the lungs that can be caused by many different organisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi pneumonia disease/condition an infection in your lungs. pneumonitis disease/condition swelling of the lungs pneumothorax disease/condition when there is air in the space around the lungs podiatrist doctor a foot doctor polio illness an illness that affects the brain and spinal cord polycarbonate strong plastic polycystic kidney disease disease/condition problem passed down through families that causes abnormal growths on the kidneys, making them larger polycythemia disease/condition a large number of red blood cells (polycythemia) polydactyly disease/condition having an extra finger or toe polyneuropathy disease/condition loss of feeling or or movement in parts of the body polysomnogram study PSG procedure a test done to see what happens when you are asleep polysomnogram study PSG procedure special sleep study to check if you are getting restful sleep polysomnography procedure test to see if you are getting restful sleep polyuria disease/condition excessive, more than usual amount of urine portable can be moved positron emission tomography PET procedure imaging test that uses a special dye to look for disease scan in the body positron emission tomography PET procedure a special picture that can show the activity of your body scan tissue post after post herpetic neuropathy disease/condition nerve damage caused by shingles. post traumatic stress disorder PTSD disease/condition feelings of fear after mental or physical stress posthitis disease/condition painful swelling of the skin on the penis post-laminectomy syndrome disease/condition a buildup of scar tissue, caused by a back operation post-laminectomy syndrome disease/condition pain that lasts over time (chronic, in the back that is caused by a laminectomy (a surgery to remove a piece of the spine postoperation procedure period of healing after an operation postural drainage clearing the lungs by placing the body in a certain position postural hypotension disease/condition decreased blood pressure when you sit or stand potassium hydroxide preparation KOH procedure used to find fungal infections in the hair, skin and nails test power wheelchair runs off of batteries (we do not define PW as of 2009) precordial heart in front of the heart premature birth childbirth child was born before 40 weeks of pregnancy premature ejaculation early release of fluid from the penis during sex premenstrual syndrome PMS disease/condition pain, bloating, weakness, and mood changes that occur before a woman's monthly bleeding (period) pre-menstrual syndrome PMS disease/condition symptoms (signs that occur in during the menstrual cycle (also called a period and which disrupt a woman's life prescription a doctor's order pressure Ulcer disease/condition sore prevent to keep you from getting primary ciliary dyskinesia disease/condition an illness that causes long lasting coughing and frequent illnesses of the lungs primary lateral sclerosis disease/condition a disease of the nerve cells that control muscle movement, causing muscle weakness and atrophy (wasting away) PRN PRN visits as needed procedure procedure operation or treatment process drugs a drug proctosigmoidoscopy procedure a test to look at the large intestine through the last part of the colon (rectum) progressive neurologic defects disease/condition problems with the brain, spinal cord, and nerves prolapse disease/condition slipping out of place prophylactic mastectomy procedure Operation to remove breast tissue to help lower your chances of getting breast cancer (prophylactic mastectomy) prostate cancer disease/condition disease in which the cells of the prostate are abnormal and grow to form tumors prostatitis disease/condition inflammation of the prostate gland that develops slowly and continues for a long period of time prosthesis device Prosthesis is a man made body part that is used to replace your missing body part prosthesis device an artificial (fake) device that replaces a missing body part prosthetic eye eye a man made eye proton pump inhibitors PPI used to heal stomach and duodenal ulcers by blocking stomach acid pseudarthrosis disease/condition when a bone does not heal right, or normally, after being broken pseudotumor cerebri disease/condition a problem that causes a lot of pressure in the head psoriasis disease/condition common skin problem that causes skin redness and irritation psoriasis disease/condition red, dry patches of skin psoriatic arthritis disease/condition Form of painful joint swelling caused by red, dry patches of skin psychiatric evaluation to find the cause of emotional or behavioral problems psychological treatment shows you how to deal with pain on the emotional side pterygium disease/condition non-cancerous growth of the clear, thin tissue that lays over the white part of the eye pull ups Daytime wetting Grade level = 3.2 Criteria are: Disabilities such as: § Spina bifida (define). § Problems with the stomach and intestines. This Grade level = 6.2 can cause frequent and long-lasting diarrhea (loose stools). Grade level = 6.9 § Kidney and bladder problems. Problems may Grade level = 5.5 include long-term leaking of urine. § Problems with the rectum. This is the body part that helps control bowel movement. Problems may include constant leaking of urine/stool. pulmonary embolism disease/condition Blood clot in your lungs pulmonary embolus disease/condition blockage of an artery in the lungs by fat, air, blood clot, or tumor cells pulmonary function test procedure Test to see how well your lungs work pulmonary insufficiency disease/condition problem with the heart valve in which it fails to close properly pulmonary stenosis disease/condition problem, usually present at birth (congenital, in which outflow of blood from the right ventricle (lower chamber of the heart is blocked at the level of the pulmonic valve (the valve which separates the heart from the pulmonary artery pulmonary Valve anatomy the valve that prevents blood from flowing from the artery back into the heart pulmonary valve disorders disease/condition disease of parts of the heart pulse oximeter procedure a machine that measures the oxygen in your blood pulse oximeter probe procedure a tool put on your body in order for a machine to measure your oxygen in your blood pureed when food is blended into liquid quadriparesis disease/condition weakness of your arms and legs quadriplegia disease/condition unable to use your arms or legs Racz procedure procedure a procedure to remove scar tissue from your lower back (Racz Procedure) radiation procedure is a treatment used to treat cancer radicular nerve root radiculitis disease/condition painful swelling of a nerve root radiculopathy disease/condition problem where one or more nerves are affected and do not work correctly radiculopathy disease/condition painful swelling of a nerve root radioallergosorbent blood test RAST procedure special blood test to see what you are allergic to radiofrequency ablation procedure repairs tissue and veins to increase blood flow radiofrequency ablation procedure Treatment that uses heat to destroy harmful tissues radiologic examination procedure Test that uses a special picture to see ((body part)) radiologist doctor an imaging doctor rash disease/condition red or itchy skin Raynaud’s syndrome disease/condition damage to the blood vessels in your hand reactive airway disease RAD disease/condition asthma-like set of symptoms that gets worse after contact with a harmful substance. reactive airway disease RAD disease/condition wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing because of perfume and smoke in the air receptive expressive language disease/condition problems understanding what is heard, and forming disorder what is said rectal gastrointestinal bleed disease/condition bleeding in the stomach and rectum. rectocele disease/condition problem when part of the rectum bulges into the vagina rectum anatomy the end of the colon reduction mammoplasty procedure an operation to make your breasts smaller redundant foreskin disease/condition tight foreskin of the penis reflex sympathetic dystrophy disease/condition pain, stiffness, and swelling the hand reflexes automatic movements reflux nephropathy disease/condition an abnormal backward flow of urine from the bladder into the kidneys regression disease/condition acting younger than what is considered to be normal for an age group rehabilitation exercises to help your ((body part)) heal faster remission disease/condition amount of time that you are cancer free renal artery atherosclerosis disease/condition the narrowing of the main blood vessel that supplies blood to the kidney renal failure disease/condition the kidneys have stopped working repositioning therapy procedure exercises that will help reshape your baby’s head respiratory breathing respiratory failure disease/condition not enough oxygen in the body respiratory syncytial virus RSV disease/condition virus that can cause breathing problems in babies restaging disease/condition finding the size and location of your cancer restless leg syndrom RLS disease/condition burning or itching feeling in the legs that makes you want to move them all the time rheumatoid arthritis disease/condition disease that causes pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints rheumatoid arthritis disease/condition painful joint swelling rheumatologist doctor doctor who diagnoses and treats problems involving joints and soft tissues rhinectomy procedure Operation to remove part of your nose rhinitis disease/condition problem that makes you sneeze rhinitis disease/condition painful swelling of the nasal airways rhinoplasty procedure an operation to change the shape of the nose rhinosinusitis disease/condition illness in the nose that causes pain and pressure RICE therapy (rest, ice, RICE procedure used for small, 2-3 day old injuries compression and elevation therapy right bundle branch block RBBB disease/condition heart problem in which electrical pulses (how the cells of the heart talk to each other cannot travel around the heart as normal. ROM ROM Range of motion rosacea disease/condition long term disease that causes pain and swelling of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids rosacea disease/condition a red, swollen skin rash on the face (rosacea) rotator cuff rupture disease/condition the shoulder muscles are detached from the shoulder. sacroiliac Joint injections drugs shots of a numbing drug into a large joint in your lower back to see if this joint is causing you your back pain sacroiliitis disease/condition problem with the sacroiliac joint that can also cause fever and pain sagittal synostosis disease/condition scaphocephaly, long skull, a congenital (happens at birth condition that makes the skull look long). scaphoid anatomy the largest bone on the thumb side of the wrist sciatica disease/condition pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg caused by the sciatic nerve in the back scleroderma disease/condition An illness where your body’s skin or organs is attacked by the immune system. Scar tissue then forms on your skin and organs of the body. sclerotherapy procedure Treatment that helps gets rid of swollen and twisted veins scoliosis disease/condition curved spine, backbone scoliosis disease/condition curved spine screening mammogram procedure a breast x-ray script doctor's order sebaceous cyst disease/condition closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material seborrheic capatitis disease/condition flaky, white to yellowish scales that form on oily areas on the scalp seborrheic dermatitis disease/condition flaky, white to yellowish scales that form on oily areas such as the scalp or inside the ear seborrheic dermatitis disease/condition a problem that causes a red itchy rash on the skin sedation drugs is a drug that is used to keep you calm seizures disease/condition Physical symptoms that result from abnormal activity in the brain. seizures disease/condition twitch or uncontrolled movements of the body. or convulsions (a twitch or uncontrolled movements of the body) seizures disease/condition sudden uncontrollable body jerking sensory integration ___ says that ____ needs OT because he/she has Grade level 5.6 problems with sensory integration. This means that it is hard for your brain to understand the things you see, hear and feel. sensory integration how you process the information you get from your senses, such as: touching, hearing, and seeing sensory integration therapies, The goal of SI therapy is to lessen problems in the Grade level = 1.0 etc. nervous system and to allow the child to interact with the environment in a more normal fashion separation anxiety disease/condition anxiety from the primary caused by leaving the presence of a care giver (usually the mother) septoplasty procedure operation that corrects any problems in the wall that separates the two sides of the nose septoplasty procedure a surgery to straighten the wall in the middle of your nose to help you breathe better. septorhinoplasty procedure an operation to straighten the wall inside your nose which separates the left and right sides serial mini-mental state MMSE's procedure special test to monitor dementia [a loss of brain examinations function, an illness that involves memory, behavior, learning, and communicating problems serial ultrasound procedure special pictures taken of your womb at different times shift work sleep disorder disease/condition affects people who change their work or sleep schedules often or work shifts other than day shifts shingles disease/condition Is an inflammation of the nerves causing pain, and a rash of small skin blisters. shoe inserts shoes that are put in your shoes to help correct foot problems short stature disease/condition smaller height than other children your child’s age shoulder sling device a device that will help support your shoulder shunt hole made in the head to help drain fluid sickle cell anemia disease/condition problem in which the body produces crescent-shaped red blood cells sickle cell anemia disease/condition major illness of the blood cells, causing pain as the blood flows through the body single photon emission SPECT procedure a special kind of picture that measures the blood flow in computed tomography scan your brain sinusitis disease/condition pain or swelling of the sinuses sinusitis disease/condition illness of the air filled spaces in the head skilled nursing Visits nursing a nurse comes to your home skin lesions procedure Keloid Surgery, this is to remove the scar tissue that has Grade level = 5.8 formed on your ___. skin tag disease/condition small piece of over grown skin that grows in the creases of your body usually in the armpits, neck and groin area. skin tags disease/condition overgrowth of skin sleep apnea disease/condition stopped breathing while you sleep sleep apnea disease/condition you stop breathing in your sleep sleep disorder disease/condition problem that causes you to have trouble sleeping. sleep study procedure test to see if you are getting restful sleep sleep study procedure a test to see what happens when you are asleep sliding shower transfer bench a seat that is used in the tub that will help transfer you in and out of the tub sling operation procedure the doctor places a sling around the neck of your bladder to help support it. small bowel series procedure special pictures of your bowels, intestines to look for disease or infections snoring disease/condition loud breathing while sleeping social phobia disease/condition experience of fear or worry in social situations spasms disease/condition when the muscles twist and tighten up, causing pain spasticity disease/condition muscle movement you cannot control speech delay disease/condition problem that causes your child to have trouble talking as easily as other children speech therapy therapy Speech Therapy - this is to help you talk better. It also Grade level = 4.7 helps improve the way you talk so you are easier to understand. spina bifida disease/condition congenital (happens at birth) problem where the spinal cord does not fully form, and part of the spine may be open spina bifida disease/condition the backbone did not form right spinal arthritis disease/condition pain and swelling of joints in the spine spinal cord stimulator procedure special device, placed under the skin, that is used to treat long lasting pain spinal stenosis disease/condition narrowing of the area that holds the spinal cord spine anatomy Backbone spirometry procedure Breathing test spirometry testing procedure special breathing test used to check your lungs spondylolisthesis disease/condition one of your back bones is out of place spondylosis disease/condition wear and tear of your back bone spontaneous ecchymoses disease/condition when you get bruises for no reason sprain disease/condition injury to a ligament caused by too much stretching sprain disease/condition Tear in the tissue that connects your bones together (don't define as of 04/14/10) steatohepatitis disease/condition liver problem that is caused by fat stent procedure tiny tube placed into an artery, blood vessel, or other duct to hold the structure open sterile gauze rolls DME bandages stethoscope DME a special device used to listen to the heart and other sounds in the body stillborn fetus an unborn baby that has passed away strabisumus disease/condition also called esotropia, is a disorder that causes one eye to be misaligned with the other when focusing strapping procedure fabric or tape wrapped around your foot or ankle to help support it stress fracture disease/condition a broken bone from repeated pressure being put on the bone stress incontinence disease/condition leaking of urine that happens during regular activities such as coughing, sneezing, laughing or exercise stress incontinence disease/condition cannot control your urine when doing physical activities stress incontinence disease/condition cannot control your urine stress test procedure sometimes called a treadmill test or exercise test, helps a doctor find out how well your heart handles work stroke disease/condition break in the blood supply to any part of the brain, sometimes called a "brain attack" stroke CVA disease/condition ??? Do we need to define stroke?? stuttering disease/condition speaking problem that causes hesitation, repetition, or stumbling while speaking subaortic stenosis disease/condition narrowing or blockage of the heart's aortic valve, which prevents it from opening properly and blocks the flow of blood from the left ventricle to the aorta subchorionic hematoma disease/condition bleeding during pregnancy subluxation disease/condition problem of the spine where one or more of the bones of your spine (vertebrae move out of position and cause pressure on, or irritate spinal nerves subluxation disease/condition when a bone is out of place subtotal colectomy procedure resection of part of the colon or resection of all of the colon without complete resection of the rectum superficial keratitis disease/condition condition in which the eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed supination/pronation moving the forearm, or part of the arm between your elbow and wrist, from palm of hand up to palm of hand down supraspinatus anatomy small muscle of the upper limb supraventricular tachycardia disease/condition heart problem that causes your heartbeat to be faster than normal surgery procedure Process to repair an injury to the body surgery procedure Procedure that involves cutting into a person's skin to treat a disease or injury sweat chloride test procedure Blood test to check for a lung illness called cystic fibrosis symptoms disease/condition signs symptoms disease/condition signs of an illness (we no longer define as of last 2009) syncope disease/condition fainting, temporary loss of consciousness due to a drop in blood flow to the brain syncope and collapse disease/condition dizziness and a feeling that you are going to pass out system sclerosis disease/condition Illness that causes your skin to become thick and tight tachycardia disease/condition Faster than normal heart beat total abdominal hysterectomy TAH-BSO procedure surgery to remove female organs, your uterus, ovaries with bilateral salpingo- and fallopian tubes oopherectomy, salpingo- oopherectomy talipes Valgus disease/condition only the inner side of the foot rests on the ground temporomandibular joint TMJ disease/condition jaw pain disorder tendon anatomy tissue that connects the muscle to the bone tendonitis disease/condition inflammation, irritation, and swelling of a tendon, which is the fibrous structure that joins muscle to bone testosterone a male hormone testosterone imbalance disease/condition not enough testosterone, a hormone found in the body in the body tetralogy of Fallot disease/condition four types of heart defects present at birth, congenital epworth sleepiness scale procedure a test used to see how sleepy you are in the daytime essure method device a device that works with your body to make sure you don’t get pregnant in the future the flu disease/condition virus that causes you to have a fever, nausea, and sometimes body aches and vomiting thoracic spine T spine anatomy middle back bone thoracoscopy procedure Special camera is used to look inside of your chest thoracotomy procedure thoracotomy (surgery of the lung). thorascopic sympathectomy procedure laser sugery that helps cure sweaty palms, calle hyperhydrosis thrombocytopenia disease/condition when your body does not have enough blood platelets or the platelets are damaged thyroid anatomy gland in your neck that controls how fast your body burns energy thyroid anatomy Body part that makes Hormones thyroid cancer disease/condition cancer of the gland in front of the neck that normally makes thyroid hormone which controls how fast your body burns energy thyroidectomy procedure operation to take out a gland in your throat tibia anatomy lower leg bone tibialis tendonitis disease/condition painful swelling of the tissue that connects the muscle to the lower leg bone tilt table test procedure Test that checks to see what is causing you to feel like fainting and dizziness tinea corporis disease/condition skin infection caused by a type of fungi tinea pedis, also known as disease/condition infection of the feet caused by fungus athlete's foot tinea vesicolor disease/condition skin problem caused by fungus tinnitus disease/condition Ringing sound in the ears titrating treatment your doctor changs your medication to make sure that you are taking the right amount tobacco dependency need for a substance so strong that it becomes necessary to have in the body to function right tolerate handle tongue tie disease/condition having a short frenelum, which is the tissue that attaches your tongue to your mouth tonsillectomy procedure an operation to remove your tonsils tonsillectomy and procedure The tonsils are small, round pieces of tissue inside your Grade level = 4.5 adenoidectomy mouth. They are located at the back of and side of your throat. The adenoids also pieces of tissue inside your mouth. They are located above and behind the tonsils near your nose and throat. tonsillitis disease/condition swelling of the tonsils tonsils anatomy clumps of tissue on either side of your throat toothettes DME special oral swabs used to help your child clean his teeth torsion dystonia disease/condition painful twisting and tightening of your muscles total Knee arthroplasty procedure operation to replace a knee that is damaged total knee revision procedure Operation where the artificial knee joint in your knee was removed and a new one was put in total vaginal hysterectomy procedure surgery to remove female organs (your uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes through your vagina total Vaginal hysterectomy with procedure Surgery to remove all of the female organs where a baby bilateral salpingo oophorectomy grows. trachea anatomy part of the throat that passes air between the mouth and lungs tracheal suction catheter DME Suction device for removing material from the trachea of a patient during ventilation tracheostomy procedure surgery to create an opening through the neck into the trachea (windpipe tracheostomy procedure a cut is made into the windpipe to help you breathe tracheostomy speaking Valves DME a device used to help you speak traction treatment a steady pulling force onto the backbone trampoline item/device a strong canvas sheet attached with springs to a metal frame trans ischemic attack TIA disease/condition warning signal of a stroke (a break in the blood supply to any part of the brain, sometimes called a "brain attack" transcranial doppler procedure special test to check the flow of blood through the arteries in the brain transforaminal epidural procedure shots of a drug in your lower back to help with pain and injections swelling transforaminal interbody fusion procedure a back operation transient cerebral ischemia disease/condition a sudden loss of blood flow to the brain trans-sexualism disease/condition when a person considers themselves a physical sex different from the one they were born with transthoracic echocardiogram procedure a test to check for heart problems trapped nerve disease/condition pinched nerve traveler’s diarrhea disease/condition Infection caused by unclean food and drink tremor disease/condition uncontrollable shaking tricuspid Valve disease disease/condition problems with the heart valve that controls blood flow from the upper chamber into the lower chamber of your heart trigger points very sensitive area triglyceride dx a type of fat in your blood trunk anatomy the top part of the body from below the neck down to the waist tubal ligation procedure also known as getting your “tubes tied”, this is a female sterilization surgery tumor dx growth turbinate reducation procedure an operation to fix the small curved bone that is on the side of the wall of your nose turbinate reduction procedure procedure to increase the size of the nasal cavity tympanometry procedure a test in which sound and an air pressure are used to check for fluid in the middle ear tympanostomy procedure an operation that places tubes inside the eardrum to drain fluid from the middle ear ulcerative colitis disease/condition type of bowel disease that causes pain and swelling, and affects the large intestine and rectum ulcerative colitis disease/condition the large intestines have sores and become painful and swollen ulnar neuritis disease/condition pain in the nerves of your forearm, or between the elbow and wrist ultrasound procedure machine that creates images that allow (organs in the body or your baby to be examined ultrasound procedure a special picture of the inside the body using sound waves ultrasound guided liver biopsy procedure a piece of the liver is removed to test it for illnesses umbilical hernia disease/condition a weakness in the abdominal muscles upper gastrointestinal UGI procedure test that looks at the upper and middle sections of the gastrointestinal tract, called intestines upper gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure Special camera is used to see inside of your stomach, intestines and esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. ureter stones dx masses of hard material in the tube that carries urine to the bladder ureteroneocystostomy procedure an operation to place the urethra into a different side of the bladder urethra anatomy Tube that drains urine from the bladder urethral hypermobility dx the tube where urine leaves your body does not close right and it moves too much. urinary anatomy bladder and urethra urinary incontinence disease/condition not able to hold your urine and you wet yourself urinary obstruction disease/condition urine flow is blocked making it hard to urinate urinary tract infection disease/condition painful swelling of the body parts that make and empty urine urodynamic testing procedure is a test that checks how well your bladder holds and releases urine urologist doctor Doctor that treats problems with the organs that make and empty urine Urticaria disease/condition red, itchy and swollen areas on the skin uterine fibroids disease/condition growths on the uterus. The uterus is the body part that can hold a baby. uterus anatomy Female area that can hold a baby. vacuum assisted closure (wound DME Machine that helps heal sores. vac) vagina anatomy the area that connects to the uterus. The uterus is the female area that holds a baby. vaginosis disease/condition inflammation, pain or itching, of the vagina (the outer female genitals caused by bacteria valgus disease/condition bone turned outward varicose veins disease/condition swollen, twisted, painful veins that have filled with an abnormal collection of blood varicose veins disease/condition swollen and twisted veins varus disease/condition bone turned inward vasculitis disease/condition swelling of a blood vessel vasectomy procedure Male sterilization surgery, this helps a male keep from being a father vasectomy procedure an operation to keep you from getting a woman pregnant venous doppler procedure test that looks and finds blood clots in the deep veins of the legs venous insufficiency disease/condition veins have problems sending blood from the legs back to the heart venous insufficiency disease/condition veins are not circulating the blood correctly venous insufficiency disease/condition Veins in your legs cannot pump blood to your heart ventricular septal defect disease/condition a hole in the wall seperating the two lower chambers of the heart vertebroplasty procedure special cement is used to fix a broken back bone vertigo disease/condition dizziness vertigo disease/condition dizziness and a feeling that you are going to fall vesicoureteral reflux VUR disease/condition back flow of urine vesicoureteral reflux VUR disease/condition Condition in which urine flows from the bladder, back up the ureter, and back into the kidneys vestibular physical therapy therapy exercises that can help you move better and help your balance get better vestibulator cuddle swing DME Soft stretchy swing that helps your child focus on body position and coordination video capsule endoscopy procedure Special camera, shaped like a pill, that will look at your abdomen (space between your stomach and pelvis to see if you have diseased tissues) vision developmental therapy therapy Therapist trains the entire visual system which includes the eyes, brain, and body Vision therapy therapy Vision therapy includes exercises for your eye muscles. Grade level = 5.1 It uses special tinted eyeglasses. It is used for some eye problems. It can be used to help you see or move your eye better. vitiligo problem a skin problem in which there is loss of pigment (color from areas of skin, white patches that feel like normal skin) Vitiligo disease/condition smooth, white patches in the skin vocal cords anatomy two small muscles in the back of the throat voiding cystourethrogram VCUG procedure a special form of x-ray exam of a child's bladder and lower urinary tract Von Willebrand disease disease/condition a common hereditary, passed down through families bleeding disorder (condition of the body's blood clotting process, can lead to heavy and long term bleeding after an injury) vp shunt placement VP DME device that will drain fluid from the brain Waardenburg syndrome disease/condition when a person has a loss of hearing loss and the color of their hair and skin changes wart disease/condition is a hard rough lump that grows on the skin warts disease/condition small, smooth, usually skin-colored or light brown, slightly raised bump, usually caused by a virus warts and molluscum disease/condition Warts and molluscum are infections cause by viruses. Grade level = 4.7 They are self-limiting. This means they will go away on their own. warts and molluscum disease/condition This type of virus is a common problem in children. Grade level = 4.1 The problem will go away on its own. Removing it may cause scars or infection. warts and molluscum disease/condition Criteria are: Grade level = 6.3 § The area is bleeding or causing pain Grade level = 1.0 water circulating cold pad and DME Special device that will provide your child up to 10 pump hours of constant cold to reduce pain and swelling weighted vest DME this is a vest that is heavier in certain parts. Grade level = 2.4 weighted vest DME a vest that will help calm your child west Nile virus disease/condition illness that causes pain and swelling in the brain wheelchair ramps DME if needed to help get you in and out of your home wheezing disease/condition Noise in the lungs when air is taken in wireless capsule endoscopy procedure Tiny capsule, like a pill, that views the digestive tract (esophagus, stomach, and intestines to see if you have any digestive problems) wound disease/condition damage to the skin wound vac DME Machine that helps heal sores wound vac canisters DME Hard plastic bottle which is used to collect the fluids that are removed by a Wound Vac wound vac dressings DME Special piece of foam which covers your cut and connects to the Wound Vac wrist drop disease/condition you can not move your wrist and it hangs down xanthelasma disease/condition fatty deposits, usually bumps or lesions, around the eyes X-ray procedure self-explanatory yeast infection disease/condition an infection in the vagina that can cause itching and burning Term Medical Terms Class Type 4th Grade Definition Comments 17 alpha Drug medication that is injected and can help prevent preterm hydroxyprogesterone labor caproate Accutane Drug This is a medicine to help your acne. Amitriptyline Drug antibiotics Drug special medicine that fights infection anticoagulants Drug medicine to keep the blood from clotting antihistamines Drug medication that blocks things that might make you sneeze or have a runny nose Avodart Drug For prostate problems (benign prostatic hypertrophy called BPH). Baclofen Drug chemotherapy Drug medicine for cancer treatment Enbrel Drug Generally helps the joint pain, swelling, and damage arthritis can cause. Gabapentin Drug Growth Hormone Drug § The child must be short and not have other problems with his/her genes. Growth Hormone Drug § The child must have an abnormal growth rate. Growth Hormone Drug § The child must have an abnormal bone X-Ray. Growth Hormone Drug § Child must have failed a growth hormone stimulation test. Growth Hormone Drug § Child must not have a chronic disease or other problem. Growth Hormone Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing -- which is testing to measure the amount of growth hormone __’s body is making. Growth Hormone Criteria are: Growth Hormone § Your body must have a problem not making growth hormone. Growth Hormone § It must be used for a problem that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has tested and approved. Lidoderm patch Drug For neck, back and muscle problems. Special patch with pain medicine in it, that sticks to your skin, it is a drug used to treat certain nerve problems (postherpetic neuralgia). Lyrica Drug For nerve problems (peripheral neuropathy). Medicines, Non PML Drug Name medicine – look up on Internet to get lay language requests about this med Methotrexate Drug Nortriptyline Drug Omeprazole 40 mg (#60/month) Drug For stomach problems (h pylori). Oxycodone Drug For pain in front hip area (pelvic pain). Oxycodone/Acetaminophen 7.5-325 Drug For muscle and arthritis pain, used to treat pain. Ramadan Drug topical steroids Drug medicine used on the skin to help a rash heal faster Xolair (a shot) Drug To help you breathe better, for asthma. Xopenex Drug Xopenex is a medicine similar to albuterol, both of which are used to treat asthma. Claritin (Loratadine) Drug a drug commonly used to treat stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing (allergies) Concerta Drug a drug commonly used when you cannot focus and pay attention, known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Copegus Drug A drug used to treat Hepatitis C which is the painful swelling of the liver (organ that cleans your blood). Cozaar Drug a drug used to treat high blood pressure Creon-20 Drug a drug commonly used to help the body digest fats, proteins and sugars Crestor Drug a drug commonly used to treat high cholesterol Cymbalta Drug a drug commonly used to treat Depression (long times of sadness) and Anxiety (constant feelings of fear) Cymbalta Drug a drug commonly used to treat nerve damage due to high blood sugar levels (Diabetic Neuropathy) Darvon Drug a drug used to treat pain Detrol LA Drug a drug commonly used to help stop the need to urinate a lot and not being able to hold urine (Overactive Bladder) Differin 0.1% Gel Drug a drug commonly used to treat red swollen bumps on the skin (acne) Diflucan Drug a drug used to treat certain yeast and fungal infections Diovan Drug a drug used to treat high blood pressure Disease-Modifying Anti- Drug drugs commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatic Drugs (painful joint swelling) (DMARD’s) Doxazosin Drug a drug commonly used when the male sex organ, the prostate, grows larger than normal and is blocking the flow of urine known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Drug Efficacy Study Drug a government program that makes sure drugs are safe Implementation and work well Duet DHA EC Drug a vitamin that that is needed before, during and after pregnancy Duloxetine Drug A drug commonly used to treat nerve pain (neuralgia). Edex Drug a drug commonly used when a man is not able to hold firmness of the male sex organ during sex known as Erectile Dysfuntion (ED) Effexor Drug a drug commonly used to treat Depression (long times of sadness) and Anxiety (feelings of fear and worry) Enablex Drug a drug commonly used to help stop the need to urinate a lot and not being able to hold urine (Overactive Bladder) Enbrel Drug a drug commonly used to reduce pain and swelling due to certain types of Arthritis which is swelling and pain in the joints Enbrel Drug a drug commonly used to help with a form of painful joint swelling caused by itchy, dry red patches on the skin (psoriatic arthritis). Estradiol Transdermal Drug worn on your body to treat Menopause Patch Euflexxa Drug a drug commonly used to treat swelling, pain and stiffness caused by wear and tear (Osteoarthritis) Exelon Drug a drug commonly used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease such as: changes in the brain that cause problems with memory, thinking and behavior Fexofenadine Drug a drug used to treat symptoms of hay fever and seasonal allergies Flector 1.3% Patch Drug a drug used to treat pain FlexPen Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not properly control the amount of sugar in the blood (Diabetes). Flomax Drug a drug commonly used when the male sex organ, the prostate, grows larger than normal and is blocking the flow of urine known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Flonase (Fluticasone) Drug a drug commonly used to treat stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing (allergies) Flovent Drug a drug commonly used to treat stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing (allergies) Fluoxetine Drug a drug used to treat a mental disorder that causes you to feel sad, known as Depression Focalin XR Drug a drug commonly used when you can not focus and pay attention because you have too much energy. This is known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Folbic Drug a combination of vitamins Folic Acid Drug a vitamin commonly used to help the body grow and stay healthy Food & Drug Drug a government agency responsible for protecting the Administration public health by assuring drugs are safe and effective before they are released to the public Foradil 12mcg Drug a drug used to control a lung disease that can make it hard to breathe, known as Asthma Forteo Drug a bone building drug used when bones become brittle and break easily (Osteoporosis) Fosamax Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain types of bone loss Frova Drug a drug used to treat severe head pain with sensitivity to light and sound, known as Migraines Gabapentin (Neurontin – Drug a drug commonly used to help with pain brand name) Gardasil Drug a series of three (3) shots of a drug that will help protect you from getting certain types of Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) Geodon Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Granulex Drug a drug used to increase blood flow to a wound H2 Antagonist Drug drugs used to reduce the amount of acid made in your stomach Halcion (Triazolam) Drug a drug commonly used to treat problems falling asleep and staying asleep (insomnia) Helidac Drug a combination of drugs commonly used to treat a germ that causes stomach problems called H-Pylori bacteria Humalog Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not properly control the amount of sugar in the blood (Diabetes). Humira Drug a drug commonly used to reduce pain and swelling due to certain types of Arthritis, which is swelling and pain in the joints Hyalgan Drug a drug commonly used to treat swelling, pain and stiffness caused by wear and tear (Osteoarthritis) Hydromet Syrup Drug a drug commonly used for coughing Inhaled Corticosteroid Drug a drug used to treat a breathing problem (Asthma) Insulin Drug a hormone that controls the amount of sugar in your blood Janumet Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not properly control the amount of sugar in the blood (diabetes). Januvia Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not control the amount of sugar in the blood (diabetes). Lamisil (Terbinafine) Drug a drug commonly used to treat nail fungus Lansoprazole (Prevacid) Drug a drug commonly used to treat acid related stomach and throat problems Lantus Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not properly control the amount of sugar in the blood (Diabetes). Levamir Drug a drug commonly used when the body does not properly control the amount of sugar in the blood (Diabetes). Levitra Drug a drug commonly used when a man is not able to hold firmness of the male sex organ during sex known as Erectile Dysfuntion (ED) Lexapro Drug a drug commonly used to treat Depression (long times of sadness) and Anxiety (feelings of fear and worry) Lidocaine Patches Drug a medicated patch that is used to treat pain Lidoderm Patch Drug a patch commonly used to treat pain Limbrel 500mg Drug a drug used to treat symptoms of a condition that causes pain and stiffness of your joints, known as Osteoarthritis Lipitor Drug a drug commonly used to treat high cholesterol (high fat in the blood). Lithium Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Long-Acting Beta Drug a drug used to open the airways in the lungs Agonist Long-Acting Drug drug that causes the airways to open by relaxing the Bronchodilator surrounding muscles Lovaza Drug a drug commonly used to treat high cholesterol (high fat in the blood). Lunesta Drug a drug commonly used to treat problems falling asleep and staying asleep (insomnia) Lyrica Drug a drug commonly used for major pain and burning due to nerve damage (neuropathic pain) Maxalt 10mg Drug a drug used to treat Migraines (pain of the head) Metanx Drug a drug used to control an abnormally large level of Homocysteine (a building block of proteins) in the blood Methicillin-Resistant Drug bad germ Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Maxair Drug a drug used to prevent shortness of breath caused by Grade level - 3.7 asthma. (3.7) Maxalt 10mg Drug a drug used to treat Migraines Metadate Drug a drug used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Grade level - 8.5 Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a condition where you can (4.8 when not stay focused because you have too my energy. Attention People with ADHD may also have trouble paying Deficit attention. Hyperactivie Disorder is Metanx Drug a drug used to control an abnormally large level of removed). Homocysteine (a building block of proteins) in the blood Methicillin-Resistant Drug bad germ Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Methotrexate Drug Grade level = 7.8 (3.8 when a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that often includes painful joint Arthritis is swelling in your hands or feet. removed). Methylin a drug used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Grade level - 8.5 Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a condition where you can (4.8 when not stay focused because you have too my energy. Attention People with ADHD may also have trouble paying Deficit attention. Hyperactivie Disorder is Miacalcin Nasal Spray Drug a bone building drug used when bones become brittle removed). = Grade level and break easily (Osteoporosis) 5.8 when osteoporosis is removed. Midrin (Isometheptene- Drug a drug used for very bad headaches (migraines) Grade level 5.2 Dichoralphenazone- (3.9 when APAP) migraines is removed) Minocycline Minocycline is a drug used treat to infections. Grade level = 2.3 when Minocycline is removed. Mirapex Drug a drug used to treat shaking and help you walk better. Grade Level = This is often used for people with Parkinson’s disease. 4.2 Multaq a drug used to treat and irregular heart beat. Grade level = 3.6 Nasacort AQ Drug a drug used to treat allergy symptoms. This might Grade level = include itching and sneezing, or a stuffy and runny nose. 4.8 Nasonex Drug a drug used to treat allergy symptoms. This might Grade level = include itching and sneezing, or a stuffy and runny nose. 4.8 Neupro Drug a drug used to treat shaking and help you walk better. Grade Level = This is often used for people with Parkinson’s disease. 4.2 Nevanac 1% Drug a drug used to treat pain and swelling caused by Cataract Grade level = surgery. This type of surgery involves removing a cloudy 6.7 film that forms around the eye. Nexium (Esomeprazole) Drug a drug used to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = problems 5.8 Niaspan Drug a drug used to treat high cholesterol Grade level = 3.9 Niferex Niferex is a drug that is used to treat iron deficiencies in Grade level = the blood. This means a lack of iron or a lower than 6.3 normal amount of iron in blood. Norditropin Norditropin is a growth hormone. This drug is used to Grade level = stimulate cells in the body to help the body grow. 4.8 Norvasc (Amlodipine) Drug a drug used to treat chest pain caused by reduced blood Grade level = flow to the heart. This is also known as High Blood 3.4 Pressure and Angina. Novolog Drug a drug used when your body does not control the amount Grade Level = of sugar in your blood (Diabetes). 7.0 (5.4 when Diabetes is removed) Nuvigil a drug that is used to treat Narcolepsy. This is a Grade level = condition where you to feel sleepy when you should be 4.1 awake. This may happen during the day, such as during work or school. Omeprazole (Prilosec Drug a drug used to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = OTC) problems. 5.8 Ondansetron Drug a drug used to treat feeling sick (nausea) and vomiting Grade level = 4.8 One Touch Ultra Test Drug test strips are used to check your blood sugar levels. Grade level = Strips These are used when the body does not control the 4.9 amount of sugar in the blood (diabetes). Optivar Drug a drug that is used to relieve and prevent itchy eyes Grade level = caused by allergies. 6.7 Ortho Tricyclen Drug a drug used to prevent pregnancy. This is also known as Grade level = a birth control pill. 3.0 Orthovisc Drug a drug commonly used to treat swelling, pain and Grade level = stiffness caused by wear and tear (Osteoarthritis) of the 6.7; 4.2 when knee. Osteoarthritis is removed. Osmoprep Drug a drug that is used before a colonoscopy. This is used to Grade level = clean out the lower intestines. 5.0 Oxybutynin Drug a drug used to help stop with bladder control. This may Grade level = include problems such as the need to urinate a lot and 5.0 not being able to hold urine. Oxycontin Drug a drug used to treat severe pain Grade level = 1.0 Oxistat Drug a drug used to treat infections caused by a fungus. Grade level = 3.6 Oxytrol Drug a drug used to help stop with bladder control. This may Grade level = include problems such as the need to urinate a lot and 5.0 not being able to hold urine. Pantoprazole (Protonix) Drug a drugused to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = problems 5.8 Pegasys and Ribavirin Drug a drug used together to treat swelling of the liver caused Grade level = by illness. This is a condition also called Hepatitis-C. 6.6 Peg-Intron Drug a drug used together to treat swelling of the liver caused Grade level = by illness. This is a condition also called Hepatitis-C. 6.6 Pentazocine Drug a drug commonly used to treat severe or high amounts of Grade level = pain. 4.8 Phendimetraz Drug a drug commonly used to control diet, or help with Grade level = weight loss. 3.8 Phentermine Drug a drug commonly used for weight loss Grade level - 2.3 Pregabalin Drug a drug used to treat certain types of nerve pain Grade level = 1.2 Praziquantel a drug commonly used to treat parasites. This is also Grade level = known as a tapeworm. 4.8 Prevacid (Lansoprazole) Drug a drug used to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = problems 5.8 PrevPac Drug These are drugs used together to treat H-Pylori bacteria. Grade level = This is a germ that causes stomach problems. 6.4 Prilosec (Omeprazole) Drug a drug used to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = problems 5.8 Procrit Drug a drug used to treat a lower than normal amount of red Grade level = blood cells. This is also a condition known as anemia. 5.3 Prograf Drug a drug used to help the body accept new tissue. This is Grade level = used after an organ transplant. It keeps the body from 6.1 rejecting the new organ or tissue. An organ transplant is a surgery where an organ from one person is given to another person. Proton Pump Inhibitors Drug drugs that lower the amount of acid in the stomach Grade level = 4.8 Protonix (Pantoprazole) Drug a drug used to treat acid related stomach and throat Grade level = problems 5.8 Proventil Drug a drug used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath Grade level = (asthma) 3.7 Provigil Drug a drug that is used to treat Narcolepsy. This is a Grade level = condition where you to feel sleepy when you should be 4.1 awake. This may happen during the day, such as during work or school. Provigil Drug a drug used to treat a condition called Obstructive Sleep Grade level = Disorder. This is when a person stops breathing for 6.2 short periods of time while sleeping. Provigil Drug a drug used to treat a condition called Shift Work Sleep Grade level = Disorder. This usually affects people who change their 5.5 work or sleep schedules often. This might happen when a person switches back and forth between day and night shits at work. Prozac Drug a drug used to treat Depression. This is a mental Grade level = disorder that causes you to feel sad. 3.6 Pulmicort Drug a drug used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath Grade level = (asthma) 3.7 Quad-Tuss Tannate Drug a drug used to treat many symptoms such as coughing Grade level = Pediatric and sore throat. It may also help with watery eyes, 5.3 sneezing, and a runny nose. Qvar Drug a drug used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath Grade level = (asthma) 3.7 Ranexa Drug a drug used to treat chest pain caused by reduced blood Grade Level = flow to the heart. This is often called high blood 3.3 pressure or Angina. Razadyne ER Drug a drug used to treat Alzeimer’s Disease. This is a Grade Level = disease where changes in the brain cause problems with 6.8 (5.8 when memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's is removed) Reclast Drug A drug used to build more bone mass, or help make Grade level = bones stronger. 2.1 RediPen Drug a drug used together to treat swelling of the liver causedGrade level = by illness. This is a condition also called Hepatitis-C. 6.6 Regranex Drug a drug used to treat skin ulcers (broken down skin). Grade level = 2.4 Relpax Drug a drug used for very bad headaches (migraines) Grade level 5.2 (3.9 when migraines is removed) Reno Caps Softgel Drug a multi-vitamin used to treat renal failure. This is when Grade level = your kidneys stop working. Your kidneys are organs in 5.6 your body that help clean your blood. They also help remove urine from your body. Renal failure is a condition when the kidneys can no longer perform these functions. Renvela Drug a drug used to lower blood phosphate levels. These are Grade level = minerals in your blood. This is usually for people with 5.1 chronic kidney disease. Your kidneys are organs in your body that help clean your blood. They also help remove urine from your body. Kidney disease is a condition when the kidneys have trouble with these functions. Requip Drug a drug used when you have trouble keeping your legs Grade level = still. This makes it difficult to sit still or sleep. Another 4.0 name for this condition is known as Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Restasis Drug an eye drop used to treat burning, redness, and dryness Grade level = in the eye. 4.0 Restoril Drug a drug used to treat problems with insomnia. This is a Grade level = condition where you have trouble sleeping. This might 5.5 include falling asleep or staying asleep. Retin A a drug commonly used to treat acne. Grade level = 2.3 Rhinocort AQ Drug a drug used to treat allergy symptoms. This might Grade level = include stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing. 5.9 Ribavirin Drug a drug commonly used together to treat swelling of the liver caused by illness (Hepatitis-C) Risperdal Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Ritalin Drug a drug commonly used when you can not focus and pay attention because you have too much energy. This is known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Rozerem Drug a drug used to treat problems with insomnia. This is a Grade level = condition where you have trouble sleeping. This might 5.5 include falling asleep or staying asleep. Ribavirin a drug commonly used to treat liver illness caused by Hepatits C. Hepatitis C is a virus that makes the liver sick. Risperdal a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Ritalin a drug commonly used when you cannot focus and pay attention. This is know as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Rynatuss Pediatric a drug that is used to treat a cough Sanctura a drug commonly used to stop the urge to pass urine a lot. Senokot a drug used to treat locked bowels (constipation) Seroquel a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Singulair a drug commonly used to help you breathe better Sonata a drug commonly used to treat trouble falling asleep Steroids drugs that are commonly used to decrease swelling and help with pain Spiriva a drug commonly used to help you breathe better (COPD) Strattera a drug commonly used when you cannot focus and pay attention. This is known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Suboxone 1) a drug commonly used to help a person stop using pain drugs 2) a drug commonly used to help your pain Subutex 1) a drug commonly used to help a person stop using pain drugs 2) a drug commonly used to help your pain Supartz a drug commonly used to treat swelling, pain and stiffness of the joints. It is put into a joint with a needle. Symbicort a drug commonly used to help you breathe better (asthma) Symbicort a drug commonly used to help you breathe better (COPD) Synagis a drug commonly used to treat a germ (Respiratory Syncytial Virus - RSV) that causes breathing problems in young children Synthroid a drug that helps low levels of thyroid in the blood Synvisc a drug commonly used to treat swelling, pain and stiffness of the joints. It is put into a joint with a needle. Systemic Corticosteroids drugs that are commonly used to decrease swelling and help with pain Tarka 2-180mg Temazepam a drug commonly used to treat trouble falling asleep Terazosin a drug commonly used to help you pass urine Topamax Drug a drug commonly used for seizures (When there is a sudden, brief change in electrical activity in the brain) Topamax Drug a drug commonly used to treat Migraines (severe headaches) Tretinoin Drug a drug used to prevent and treat painful red swelling of the skin, known as Acne Tricor Drug a drug commonly used to treat high cholesterol (to much fat in the blood) Tysabri Drug A drug commonly used to treat Multple Sclerosis, disorder of the brain and spinal cord that can cause weakness, tingling, numbness, and blurred vision. Uroqid Acid # 2 Drug a drug used to treat and prevent Urinary Tract Infections, painful swelling of the organs of the body that make and release urine Valtrex Drug a drug commonly used to treat bumps and blisters on the skin caused by Herpes Simplex and Shingles Veramyst Drug A drug used to treat a sneezing, itching, and runny nose VESIcare Drug a drug commonly used to help stop the need to urinate a lot and not being able to hold urine (Overactive Bladder) Viagra Drug a drug commonly used when a man is not able to hold firmness of the male sex organ during sex known as Erectile Dysfuntion (ED) Vivelle Dot .1mg Drug a patch that is worn on your body to treat Menopause symptoms, Menopause is the end of a women’s monthly period Vusion Ointment Drug a drug used to treat certain types of diaper rash Vytorin Drug a combination drug commonly used along with a proper diet to lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol Wellbutrin XL Drug A drug used to treat depression (feeling sad all the time) Xolair Drug A drug used to treat Asthma ( a breathing problem) Xopenex Drug A drug used to treat Asthma ( a breathing problem) Xyzal Drug a drug commonly used to treat stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing (allergies) Yaz Drug a drug used to prevent pregnancy Zantac Drug a drug commonly used to treat acid related stomach and throat problems Zetia Drug a drug commonly used to treat high cholesterol (to much fat in the blood) Zofran Drug a drug commonly used to treat a lot of vomiting (hyperemesis) Zoloft Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Zolpidem Drug a drug used to treat a condition that makes it hard for you to fall sleep and remain asleep throughout the night, known as Insomnia Zovirax (Acyclovir) Drug a drug commonly used to treat bumps and blisters on the skin caused by Herpes Simplex, Shingles and Chickenpox Zyflo CR Drug A drug used to treat Asthma ( a breathing problem) Zyprexa Drug a drug commonly used to treat certain mood conditions Zyrtec Drug a drug commonly used to treat stuffiness, runny nose, itching and sneezing (allergies) Drug This is a medicine you apply to your face to help your Tretinoin acne.