adv -suddenly and unexpectedly, especially in an unpleasant way
adv - used to say that something makes you feel shy or ashamed
- happening naturally, without the need for medical treatment or assistance
n - a meeting in which a doctor discusses with a more senior doctor how well he or she has been doing their job; the system of holding such meetings
- n- a small round flat battery
n - a person who sees and event, such as a crime or an accident, but who is not directly involved
Continuing Professional Development
n - a system for staff who are already qualified in which they receive regular training about new medical procedures connected with their job
n -a description of the skills, knowledge, and experience that are required to do a particular job
- n - a person whose job involves giving emergency medical treatment to sick or injured people in their home, at the scene of an accident, etc., before they are taken to hospital
n - the act or process of dealing with a medical emergency quickly
- n - a sudden attack of an illness, such as epilepsy, in which a person becomes unconscious their body shakes violently, = a fit
a yellow, diamond-shaped sign that alerts you to possible hazards
adj - feeling dizzy, that everything is moving around and that you are going to fall
adj - feeling weak and unable to think clearly because you are ill or very tired
adj- able to get through road congestion
v - suddenly feel
v - suddenly feel
- v- release
v- to start
v - to accidentally release solid waste from your body onto your clothes, bed sheets, etc.
v -(of a person's body) to make a sudden quick movement, especially one that you cannot control
v - to urinate by accident
n - a break in a bone
- a very thin crack or line in the surface of the bone, cannot be easily seen on an X-ray
n - a type of fracture in which the two broken ends of the bone are pushed into each other
a break or splinter of the bone into more than two fragments, often from high-impact accidents
n - a fracture involving a brake of the bone but with little damage to surrounding tissue and muscle
n- a fracture caused by twisting the bone so that it breaks
n- a fracture in a young, soft bone in which the bone bends and breaks, common in children
- n - an injury in which a broken bone pierces the skin, causing a risk of infection
n - reduction in volume of a bone, often in spongy bone
n- a fracture where a piece of bone is torn off by a tendon or ligament
n- fracture which occurs when certain bones are likely to break from repeated minor injuries
n - decubitus ulcer
- adj- involving many features or elements
Chip pan fires
- n - fires created from cooking chipped potatoes in hot fat
- adj- likely to suffer from something, such as a particular illness
n - plaster of paris, a white powder that becomes hard when it is mixed with water and left to dry. POP is used to make plaster casts
n- used to describe any arrangement that is intended to protect a patient and prevent problems from developing after they finish consulting a doctor or having treatment / a reminder to the patient that they can come back if there are any changes or if anything happens.
v- to hit a part of the body against something
v- to put a bone out of its normal position in a joint
v- to come down to the ground after falling, jumping, or being thrown
v- to slide a short distance by accident so that you fall or nearly fall
v- to break something violently into many pieces; to be broken in this way
v- to press or crush something so that it becomes damaged or changes shape
v- to hurt your toe by accidentally hitting it against something hard
v- to fall or almost fall while you are running or walking
Trip (over / up)
v- to catch your foot on something and fall or almost fall
v- to injure a part of your body, especially your ankle, wrist, or knee, by bending it in an awkward way
n - formal term for a painful condition in which the shoulder joint becomes stiff and difficult to move
n - (of the foot) the part underneath the big toe
n- informal term for a swelling on the surface of the skin that is filled with liquid and is caused by rubbing or burning
n - formal term for large swellings on the surface of the skin that is filled with liquid and is caused by rubbing or burning
n -informal term for an inflamed pus-filled swelling on the skin, caused typically by the infection of a hair follicle
n- informal term for an area of thickened skin that forms as a response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation
n- informal term for a painful condition in which the shoulder joint becomes stiff and difficult to move
n- formal term for an inflamed pus-filled swelling on the skin, caused typically by the infection of a hair follicle.
n- the raised part of the inside of the hand where it joins the wrist
n- formal term for an area of thickened skin that forms as a response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation
n- formal term for an uncomfortable feeling in a part of your body as if a lot of sharp points are pushing into it.
n- the act of convincing somebody to do something
Small of the back
n - the lower part of the back where it curves in
n - informal term for an uncomfortable feeling in a part of your body as if a lot of sharp points are pushing into it.
n - an instruction telling somebody what to do or what not to do.
n -informal term for a condition affecting the neck muscles which causes the neck to turn so that eventually the head is permanently held to one side.
n- formal term for a condition affecting the neck muscles which causes the neck to turn so that eventually the head is permanently held to one side.
adj- extremely annoyed, especially if you cannot do anything to improve the situation
Does not follow commands or go along with physician requests
v- to hit something lightly, especially a part of your body, against or on something
v- to form or make something form a curved shape, for example your toes
v -to spread something out, like a fan
v - (of an illness, injury) to suddenly start again or to become worse
v- to walk with difficultly, especially because your feet or legs hurt
v- to agree something by formal discussion
v- to become straight; to make something straight
used after the names of the main authors to indicated there are others not mentioned
n - the placenta and other material that comes out of a woman's body after a baby is born
v - to send a person or thing somewhere in order to do something
v -to suddenly become unconscious because not enough blood is going to your brain
adj - feeling unsteady and confused
n - used to describe the position of a baby within the mother in which when it is born, the baby's feet or bottom come out first
n - a system of care agreed upon with the patient
n - the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system
n - a judgement or a decision, made after considering all the information connected with the situation
n - a shortening of the uterine muscles occurring at intervals before and during childbirth.
n - the action or condition of becoming or being made wider, larger, or more open.
n - a belief that something will happen because it seems likely - a strong belief about the way something should happen or how somebody should behave
n - an unborn off spring of a mammal, in particular an unborn human baby more than eight weeks after conception
n -the part of a hollow organ (such as the uterus or the gallbladder) that is farthest from the opening.
n - the position in which a baby is lying within the mother
n - a thin layer of skin or tissue that connects or covers organs or other parts inside the body
n - the need to vomit that some women feel when they are pregnant, often only in the morning
n - the National Childbirth Trust, a UK charity supporting parents
n - main stress in the sentence
n - relating to childbirth and the processes associated with it
n - a small area of something that is different from the area around it
n - the large bony structure near the base of the spine to which the hind limbs or legs are attached in humans and many other vertebrates.
n - the flow of blood each month from the body of a woman who is not pregnant
n - the afterbirth
n - a condition in which a pregnant woman has high blood pressure, which can become serious if not treated
n - a friendly relationship in which people understand each other very well
n - keep (something) in place; hold fixed.
n - polite conversation about ordinary or unimportant subjects, for example in order to make a patient feel relaxed
- the contraceptive pill (= a pill that some women take to prevent them becoming pregnant)
n - the grip of a tire on a road or a wheel on a rail
n - a diagnostic imaging technique based on the application of ultrasound. It is used to see internal body structures such as tendons, muscles, joints, blood vessels, and internal organs
n - an escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, especially when profuse.
v - recognize/show
v - push down as in pushing down an apple into water
v - to be pregnant
v -the process of carrying or being carried in the womb between conception and birth.
v - to burst or break apart something inside the body; to be broken or to burst apart
Try (for a baby)
v - to attempt to conceive
relating to the medical care given to pregnant women
adj - occurring not long before childbirth
adj - having been pregnant for the length of time mentioned
adj - (of a baby within the mother) lying in an upward or downward position rather than across the mother's body
n - a way of seeing or experiencing events that is not normal, especially when it is harmful or not wanted
n - emotions or feelings, especially when considering how this influences behaviour / the emotional state prevailing in a patient at a particular moment and in response to a particular event or situation
n - a normal and adaptive response to danger which is pathological if prolonged sever, or out of keeping with the real threat of the external situation. There are two types: psychic and somatic.
n - (a condition where there is) loss of coordination of voluntary movement
n - a depressed feeling that some women get after the birth of a baby
n - increased appetite and desire for food and / or excessive, impulsive eating of large quantities of usually high calorie food. It is a core symptom of bulimia nervosa and may also be seen in mania and some types of learning disability.
n - an abnormality of speech where the connection between words is their sound rather than their meaning. It may occur during manic flights of ideas
n - the loss of the ability to understand abstract concepts and metaphorical ideas leading to a strictly literal form of understanding
n - a delusional belief which is recalled as arising following a period when there is abnormal mood state characterized by anticipatory anxiety, a sense of 'something about to happen', and an increased sense of the significance of minor events. The development of the formed delusion may come as a relief to the patient in this situation.
n - the core feature of depressive illness. Milder forms of depressed mood are part of human experience, but in its pathological form, it is a subjective experience, which patients describe variously, e.g. an unremitting and pervasive unhappiness; the loss of ability to experience the normal range of positive emotions; a sense of hopelessness and negative thoughts about themselves
n - the repetition of phrases or sentences spoken by the examiner. It occurs in schizophrenia and learning disability
n - a feeling of great happiness and excitement / a severe and prolonged elevation of mood. It is a feature of manic illnesses
n -a sustained and unwarranted cheerfulness. It is associated with manic states and organic impairment.
n - an arrangement when the audience for a role-play surrounds the performers so they can see both participants in the role-play
n - a mental illness in which a person behaves in a very excited and active way and may also behave exaggerated beliefs about their abilities / A form of mood disorder initially characterized by elevated mood, insomnia, loss of appetite, increased libido, and grandiosity. More severe forms develop elation and grandiose delusions
Mental state examination
n - an interview between a doctor and a patient in order to judge the patient's present mental condition
n - the way you are feeling at a particular time / the subjective emotional state over a period of time.
n - paroxysmal, sever anxiety. It may occur in response to a particular stimulus or occur without apparent stimulus.
n - the experience of bodily symptoms with no, or insufficient, physical cause for them, with presumed psychological causation
v - to receive help or an advantage from something
v - to deal successfully with something difficult
to rely on somebody for help in order to do something
v - to keep criticizing somebody / to learn or discover something
v - to make somebody feel sad or depressed / to swallow or eat something, usually with difficulty
v - to have a friendly relationship with somebody / (get on somebody's nerves) to irritate or annoy somebody
v - to return to your usual state of health after an illness / to deal with or gain control of a problem or difficult situation