Listing common procedures

Displaying 1 - 50 of 79 in total

Application of splint
Splint or splints may refer to:
Arterial blood gases (ABGs)
Arterial blood gases (ABGs) is very common, occurring 1 in 80 users.
Biopsy
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
Blood alcohol
Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes. ...
Blood culture
Blood culture is a microbiological culture of blood. It is employed to detect infections that are spreading through the bloodstream (such as bacteremia, septicemia amongst others). This is possible because the ...
Bone density scan
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA, previously DEXA) is a means of measuring bone mineral density (BMD). Two X-ray beams with different energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones. When soft tissue ...
Cardiac enzymes measurement
Cardiac enzymes measurement is very common, occurring 1 in 20 users.
Cardiac monitoring
The phrase cardiac monitoring generally refers to continuous monitoring of the heart activity, generally by electrocardiography, with assessment of the patients condition relative to their cardiac rhythm. It is different from ...
Cardiac stress tests
Cardiac stress test (or Cardiac diagnostic test) is a test used in medicine and cardiology to measure the heart's ability to respond to external stress in a controlled clinical environment.
CAT scan of head
CAT scan of head is very common, occurring 1 in 48 users.
Chlamydia test
Chlamydia test is very common, occurring 1 in 127 users.
Colonoscopy and biopsy
Colonoscopy and biopsy is common, occurring 1 in 291 users.
Complete blood count
A complete blood count (CBC), also known as full blood count (FBC) or full blood exam (FBE) or blood panel, is a test panel requested by a doctor or other medical ...
Complete physical skin exam performed (ML)
Complete physical skin exam performed (ML) is very common, occurring 1 in 11 users.
Culture wound
Culture wound is common, occurring 1 in 353 users.
Debridement of wound; infection or burn
Debridement of wound; infection or burn is rare, occurring 1 in 545 users.
Depression screen
Depression screen is very common, occurring 1 in 115 users.
Echocardiography
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Electrocardiogram
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Recording of electric currents developed in the brain by means of electrodes applied to the scalp, to the surface of the brain, or placed within the substance of the brain.
Electrolytes panel
Electrolytes panel is very common, occurring 1 in 10 users.
Endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy of the urinary tract
Endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy of the urinary tract is rare, occurring 1 in 744 users.
Examination of breast
Examination of breast is very common, occurring 1 in 31 users.
Examination of foot
Examination of foot is very common, occurring 1 in 109 users.
Excision
Excision means "removal by cutting".
Excision of skin lesion
Excision of skin lesion is common, occurring 1 in 348 users.
Fetal monitoring
Physiologic or biochemical monitoring of the fetus. It is usually done during LABOR, OBSTETRIC and may be performed in conjunction with the monitoring of uterine activity. It may also be performed prenatally as when the mother is undergoing surgery.
Glucose measurement
A glucose test is a type of blood test used to determine the amount of glucose in the blood. It is mainly used in screening for any prediabetes or diabetes. Patients ...
Hematologic tests
Tests used in the analysis of the hemic system.
Hemoglobin A1c measurement
Hemoglobin A1c measurement is very common, occurring 1 in 43 users.
HIV screen
HIV tests are used to detect the presence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), in serum, saliva, or urine. Such tests may detect ...
Human papillomavirus DNA detection
Human papillomavirus DNA detection is common, occurring 1 in 308 users.
Incision and drainage
Incision and drainage and clinical lancing are minor surgical procedures to release pus or pressure built up under the skin, such as from an abscess, boil, or infected paranasal sinus. It ...
Influenzavirus antibody assay
Influenzavirus antibody assay is common, occurring 1 in 200 users.
Insertion of catheter into urinary bladder
Insertion of catheter into urinary bladder is very common, occurring 1 in 122 users.
Insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and injection into spinal canal
Insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and injection into spinal canal is rare, occurring 1 in 662 users.
Intravenous fluid replacement
Intravenous fluid replacement is very common, occurring 1 in 10 users.
Kidney function tests
Renal function, in nephrology, is an indication of the state of the kidney and its role in renal physiology. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) describes the flow rate of filtered fluid through ...
Lipid panel
Lipid profile or lipid panel, is a panel of blood tests that serves as an initial broad medical screening tool for abnormalities in lipids, such as cholesterol and triglycerides. The results ...
Liver function tests
Liver function tests (LFTs or LFs), are groups of clinical biochemistry laboratory blood assays designed to give information about the state of a patient's liver. The parameters measured include Prothrombin time ...
Magnetic resonance imaging
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Mammography
Radiographic examination of the breast.
Mental health counseling
A mental health counselor (MHC) practices mental health counseling, which is a dynamic, holistic, strengths-based and psychoeducational discipline born in the late 1970s when several mental health professionals realized that the ...
Microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology)
Microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology) is common, occurring 1 in 160 users.
Nebulizer therapy
Nebulizer therapy is very common, occurring 1 in 87 users.
Nonoperative removal of foreign body
Nonoperative removal of foreign body is rare, occurring 1 in 651 users.
Occupational therapy assessment
Speech-language pathology professionals (speech-language pathologists (SLPs), or informally speech therapists) specialize in communication disorders as well as swallowing disorders.
Ophthalmic examination and evaluation
An eye examination is a series of tests performed by an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or orthoptist assessing vision and ability to focus on and discern objects, as well as other tests and ...
Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment
Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment is common, occurring 1 in 255 users.
Orthopedic casting
Orthopedic casting is common, occurring 1 in 471 users.
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