Medical-Surgical Edition 2 Flashcard Topics

Here is a list of the Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, diseases, disorders, complications, and critical care topics covered in our Medical-Surgical Nursing Flashcards, Edition 2.

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Term Body system Card #s
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Cardiovascular 45-46
Afterload Cardiovascular 9
Anaphylactic shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Anemia Cardiovascular 61-64
Aneurysm Cardiovascular 45-46
Angina Cardiovascular 55-56
Aortic valve Cardiovascular 3-5
Asystole Cardiovascular 24
Atherosclerosis Cardiovascular 39
Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB) Cardiovascular 23
Atrial Flutter Cardiovascular 23
Atrioventricular (AV Block) Cardiovascular 25
Blood components Cardiovascular 11-12
Blood Pressure Cardiovascular 10, 16
Buerger's Disease Cardiovascular 47
Calcium (Ca) Cardiovascular 19, 72
Cardiac catheterization Cardiovascular 21
Cardiac Cycle Cardiovascular 8
Cardiac Enzymes Cardiovascular 14
Cardiac Output (CO) Cardiovascular 8, 20
Cardiac Tamponade Cardiovascular 36
Cardiogenic shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Cardiomyopathy Cardiovascular 37-38
Cardioversion Cardiovascular 26
Central Venous Pressure (CVP) Cardiovascular 20
Cholesterol Cardiovascular 15
Compartment syndrome Cardiovascular 44
Coronary Angiogram Cardiovascular 21
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Cardiovascular 60
Dilated cardiomyopathy Cardiovascular 37-38
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Cardiovascular 66, 68
Distributive shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Echocardiogram Cardiovascular 20
Electrocardiography (EKG) Cardiovascular 20
Electrolytes Cardiovascular 19, 71-74
Endocardium Cardiovascular 2
Epicardium Cardiovascular 2
Fluid Volume Deficit Cardiovascular 69
Fluid Volume Excess Cardiovascular 70
Heart Conduction System Cardiovascular 6-7
Heart Failure Cardiovascular 29-30
Hemodynamic monitoring Cardiovascular 20
Hemophilia Cardiovascular 66-67
Hemostasis Cardiovascular 13
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) Cardiovascular 66, 68
Hypercalcemia Cardiovascular 19, 72
Hyperkalemia Cardiovascular 19, 73
Hypermagnesemia Cardiovascular 19, 74
Hypernatremia Cardiovascular 19, 71
Hypertension Cardiovascular 16, 40-41
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Cardiovascular 37-38
Hypervolemia Cardiovascular 70
Hypocalcemia Cardiovascular 19, 72
Hypokalemia Cardiovascular 19, 73
Hypomagnesemia Cardiovascular 19, 74
Hyponatremia Cardiovascular 19, 71
Hypovolemia Cardiovascular 69
Hypovolemic shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Cardiovascular 66, 68
Infective Endocarditis Cardiovascular 33
Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) Cardiovascular 9
Magnesium (Mg) Cardiovascular 19, 74
Metabolic Acidosis Cardiovascular 76
Metabolic Alkalosis Cardiovascular 76
Mitral valve Cardiovascular 3-5
Myocardial Infarction (MI) Cardiovascular 57-58
Myocardium Cardiovascular 2
Neurogenic shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Obstructive shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Pacemakers Cardiovascular 27-28
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Cardiovascular 59
Pericarditis Cardiovascular 35
Pericardium Cardiovascular 2
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Cardiovascular 42-43
Peripheral Bypass Graft Cardiovascular 44
Peripheral Venous Disease Cardiovascular 49-52
Polycythemia Cardiovascular 65
Potassium (K) Cardiovascular 19, 73
Preload Cardiovascular 9
Premature Atrial Complexes (PACs) Cardiovascular 23
Premature Ventricular Complexes (PVCs) Cardiovascular 24
Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure (PAWP) Cardiovascular 20
Pulmonic valve Cardiovascular 3-5
Raynaud's Disease/Phenomenon Cardiovascular 48
Respiratory Acidosis Cardiovascular 75
Respiratory Alkalosis Cardiovascular 75
Restrictive cardiomyopathy Cardiovascular 37-38
Rheumatic Carditis Cardiovascular 34
Rheumatic fever Cardiovascular 34
Septic shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Shock Cardiovascular 53-54
Sickle Cell Anemia Cardiovascular 63-64
Sinus Arrhythmia Cardiovascular 22
Sinus Bradycardia Cardiovascular 22
Sinus Tachycardia Cardiovascular 22
Sodium (Na) Cardiovascular 19, 71
Stroke Volume (SV) Cardiovascular 8
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) Cardiovascular 23
Thoracic aortic aneurysm Cardiovascular 45-46
Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) Cardiovascular 20
Tricuspid valve Cardiovascular 3-5
Valvular Heart Disease Cardiovascular 31-32
Varicose veins Cardiovascular 52
Venous Insufficiency Cardiovascular 51
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Cardiovascular 49-50
Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) Cardiovascular 24
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) Cardiovascular 24
Virchow's triad Cardiovascular 49
Von Willebrand's Disease Cardiovascular 66-67
Acromegaly Endocrine 22
ACTH stimulation test Endocrine 28
Addison's Disease Endocrine 27, 29
Addisonian Crisis Endocrine 29
Adrenal cortex Endocrine 3, 5, 9
Adrenal medulla Endocrine 3, 10
Adrenaline Endocrine 3-4, 10, 32
Adrenocortical Insufficiency Endocrine 27-28
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Endocrine 2, 4-5
Aldosterone Endocrine 3-4, 8, 33
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Endocrine 2, 4, 8, 23-26
Calcitonin Endocrine 3-4, 11
Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH) Endocrine 2, 4-5
Cortisol Endocrine 3-5, 30-31
Cushing's Syndrome Endocrine 30-31
Dexamethasone suppression test Endocrine 31
Diabetes Insipidus Endocrine 23-24
Diabetes Mellitus Endocrine 43-51
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Endocrine 48, 50
Epinephrine Endocrine 3-4, 10, 32
Estrogen Endocrine 3-4, 6
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Endocrine 2, 4, 6
Gigantism Endocrine 22
Glucagon Endocrine 3-4. 12
Glucocorticoid Hormone Excess Endocrine 30-31
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Endocrine 2, 4, 6
Growth Hormone (GH) Endocrine 2, 4-5, 21-22
Growth Hormone Deficiency Endocrine 21
Growth Hormone Excess Endocrine 22
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Endocrine 2, 4-5
Hashimoto's disease Endocrine 34
Hormones Endocrine 1-16
Hyperaldosteronism Endocrine 33
Hyperglycemia Endocrine 43-44, 48-50
Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State (HHS) Endocrine 49-50
Hyperparathyroidism Endocrine 42
Hyperpituitarism Endocrine 19
Hyperthyroidism Endocrine 37-40
Hypoglycemia Endocrine 46-47
Hypoparathyroidism Endocrine 41
Hypophysectomy Endocrine 19-20, 22
Hypopituitarism Endocrine 18
Hypothyroidism Endocrine 34-36
Insulin Endocrine 3-4, 12
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Endocrine 2, 4, 6
Myxedema Coma Endocrine 36
Negative feedback mechanism Endocrine 13-15
Norepinephrine Endocrine 3-4. 10, 32
Oxytocin Endocrine 2, 4, 7
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Endocrine 3-4, 11, 41-42
Pheochromocytoma Endocrine 32
Positive feedback mechanism Endocrine 16
Progesterone Endocrine 3-4, 6
Prolactin Endocrine 2, 4, 7
Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) Endocrine 9
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) Endocrine 25-26
Testosterone Endocrine 3-4, 6
Thyroid hormones (T3/T4) Endocrine 3-5, 34, 37
Thyroid Releasing Hormone (TRH) Endocrine 2, 4-5
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Endocrine 2, 4
Thyroid Storm Endocrine 39
Thyroidectomy Endocrine 40
Thyrotoxicosis Endocrine 39
Thyroxine (T4) Endocrine 3-5, 34, 37
Triiodothyronine (T3) Endocrine 3-5, 34, 37
Abdominal Hernia Gastrointestinal 23
Appendicitis Gastrointestinal 28
Bariatric Surgery Gastrointestinal 47
Biliary Tract Gastrointestinal 11
Cholecystitis Gastrointestinal 45-46
Cirrhosis Gastrointestinal 38-40
Colonoscopy Gastrointestinal 12
Colostomy Gastrointestinal 26
Crohn's Disease Gastrointestinal 32-33
Diverticulitis Gastrointestinal 34-35
Dumping syndrome Gastrointestinal 47
Dysphagia Gastrointestinal 15
Esophageal Varices Gastrointestinal 42
Esophagoduodenoscopy (EGD) Gastrointestinal 12
Gastritis Gastrointestinal 19
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Gastrointestinal 16-17
Gastrointestinal (GI) Series Gastrointestinal 13
Hepatitis Gastrointestinal 43-44
Hiatal Hernia Gastrointestinal 18
Ileostomy Gastrointestinal 26
Inguinal hernia Gastrointestinal 23
Intestinal Obstruction Gastrointestinal 24-25
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Gastrointestinal 22
Ostomies Gastrointestinal 26-27
Pancreatitis Gastrointestinal 36-37
Paracentesis Gastrointestinal 41
Paralytic ileus Gastrointestinal 24
Peptic Ulcer Disease Gastrointestinal 20-21
Peritonitis Gastrointestinal 29
Portal hypertension Gastrointestinal 42
Sigmoidoscopy Gastrointestinal 12
Ulcerative Colitis Gastrointestinal 30-31
Umbilical hernia Gastrointestinal 23
ABCDE Assessment (Skin Cancer) Immune 28
Acquired immunity Immune 1, 3-6
AIDS Immune 17
Autoimmune reactions Immune 7
Basal cell carcinoma Immune 27
Breast Cancer Immune 31
Cancer Immune 18-35
Cervical Cancer Immune 30
Chemotherapy Immune 19, 22
Colorectal Cancer Immune 33
Discoid lupus erythmatosus (DLE) Immune 12
Endometrial Cancer Immune 30
Hodgkin's Lymphoma Immune 29
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Immune 16-17
Hypersensitivity Immune 7
Immunodeficiency Immune 7
Infection Immune 8-9
Inflammation Immune 2
Innate Immunity Immune 1-2
Leukemia Immune 29
Lung Cancer Immune 34
Melanoma Immune 27
Mucositis Immune 24
Multiple Myeloma Immune 29
Neutropenic precautions Immune 25
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Immune 29
Ovarian Cancer Immune 30
Prostate Cancer Immune 32
Radiation Immune 19, 22-23
Scleroderma Immune 14-15
Skin cancer Immune 27-28
Squamous cell carcinoma Immune 27
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Immune 12-13
Systemic Sclerosis Immune 14-15
Tumor classification Immune 20-21
Tumor grading Immune 21
Tumor staging Immune 21
White blood cells Immune 10-11
Atopic dermatitis (eczema) Integumentary 15
Burns Integumentary 17-22
Candidiasis Integumentary 11
Cellulitis Integumentary 9
Contact dermatitis Integumentary 15
Dermatitis Integumentary 15
Dermatophytosis Integumentary 10
Folliculitis Integumentary 9
Furuncle (boil) Integumentary 9
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Integumentary 12
Herpes Zoster Integumentary 13-14
KOH (Potassium Hydroxide) test Integumentary 3
Lyme Disease Integumentary 23-24
Parkland Formula Integumentary 21
Pediculosis Integumentary 25
Pressure Injury (ulcer) Integumentary 6-8
Psoriasis Integumentary 16
Rule of Nines Integumentary 19
Scabies Integumentary 25
Seborrheic dermatitis Integumentary 15
Shingles Integumentary 13-14
Skin Layers Integumentary 1-2
Tinea infection Integumentary 10
Tzanck smear Integumentary 3
Wound healing Integumentary 4-5
Yeast infection Integumentary 11
Amputation Musculoskeletal 28
Arthrocentesis Musculoskeletal 6
Arthroplasty Musculoskeletal 12-13
Arthroscopy Musculoskeletal 6
Casts Musculoskeletal 25
Compartment Syndrome Musculoskeletal 24
Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Musculoskeletal 6
Electromyography Musculoskeletal 6
Fat Embolism Musculoskeletal 24
Fractures Musculoskeletal 20-27
Gout Musculoskeletal 18-19
Malignant Hyperthermia Musculoskeletal 29
Nuclear Scans Musculoskeletal 6
Osteoarthritis Musculoskeletal 7-8,11
Osteomalacia Musculoskeletal 15
Osteomyelitis Musculoskeletal 17
Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal 14
Paget's Disease Musculoskeletal 16
Rheumatoid Arthritis Musculoskeletal 9-11
Sjogren's syndrome Musculoskeletal 10
Synovial joints Musculoskeletal 4-5
Traction Musculoskeletal 26-27
Alzheimer's Disease Nervous 31-32
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Nervous 41
Autonomic Dysreflexia Nervous 39
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Nervous 9
Brain stem Nervous 6
Broca's Area Nervous 4-5
Cataracts Nervous 52-53
Cerebellum Nervous 6
Cerebral Angiogram Nervous 14
Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Nervous 8
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) Nervous 45-47
Cerebrum Nervous 4-5
Cluster Headaches Nervous 21
Cushing's triad Nervous 49
Electroencephalogram (EEG) Nervous 15
Frontal Lobe Nervous 4-5
Glaucoma Nervous 54-55
Guillian-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Nervous 42
Huntington Disease Nervous 33
Intracranial Pressure (ICP) monitoring Nervous 16
Lumbar Puncture Nervous 17
Macular Degeneration Nervous 56
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Nervous 18
Meniere's Disease Nervous 58-59
Meninges Nervous 8
Meningitis Nervous 26-28
Migraine Headaches Nervous 19-20
Multiple Sclerosis Nervous 40
Myasthenia Gravis Nervous 43-44
Neurogenic Shock Nervous 38
Neuroglial cells Nervous 2
Neurons Nervous 2-3
Occipital Lobe Nervous 4-5
Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS) Nervous 9
Parietal Lobe Nervous 4-5
Parkinson's Disease Nervous 29-30
Retinal Detachment Nervous 57
Seizures Nervous 22-25
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Nervous 34-37
Status Epilepticus Nervous 25
Stroke Nervous 45-47
Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) Nervous 9
Temporal Lobe Nervous 4-5
Transient ischemic attack (TIA) Nervous 45
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Nervous 48-51
Wernicke's Area Nervous 4-5
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Renal 19-21
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Renal 6
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Renal 22-28
Dialysis Complications Renal 28
Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) Renal 3, 23
Glomerulonephritis Renal 13-14
Hemodialysis Renal 26, 28
Incontinence Renal 8
Kidney transplantation Renal 29
Natriuretic Horomones (ANP, BNP) Renal 6
Nephron Renal 3-4
Nephrotic Syndrome Renal 15-16
Peritoneal Dialysis Renal 27-28
Polycystic Kideny Disease (PKD) Renal 12
Pyelonephritis Renal 11
Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System (RAAS) Renal 5
Urinalysis Renal 7
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Renal 9-10
Urolithiasis Renal 17-18
Amenorrhea Reproductive 9
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Reproductive 12-13
Chlamydia Reproductive 16
Condyloma Acuminatum Reproductive 19
Continuous bladder irrigation (CBI) Reproductive 13
Cystocele Reproductive 11
Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) Reproductive 7
Dysmenorrhea Reproductive 9
Endometriosis Reproductive 9
Erectile Dysfunction Reproductive 14
Fibrocystic Breast Condition Reproductive 8
Genital Warts Reproductive 19
Gonorrhea Reproductive 16
Hydrocele Reproductive 15
Mammogram Reproductive 7
Menopause Reproductive 10
Menorrhagia Reproductive 9
Menstrual cycle phases Reproductive 3
Pap Test Reproductive 7
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Reproductive 17
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Reproductive 9
Priapism Reproductive 14
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Reproductive 7
Rectocele Reproductive 11
Sexually transmitted disease (STDs) Reproductive 16-19
Sperm Pathway Reproductive 6
Spermatocele Reproductive 15
Syphilis Reproductive 18
Testicular Torsion Reproductive 15
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Reproductive 13
Uterine Prolapse Reproductive 11
Varicocele Reproductive 15
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Respiratory 32
Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) Respiratory 33-34
Alveoli Respiratory 1, 3
Arterial Blood Gas (ABGs) Respiratory 5
Asthma Respiratory 11-12
Bronchitis Respiratory 14-15
Bronchoscopy Respiratory 6
Chest Tubes Respiratory 29-30
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Respiratory 14-15
Cor Pulmonale Respiratory 19
Cystic Fibrosis Respiratory 16-17
Diffusion Respiratory 4
DVT Respiratory 26-28
Emphysema Respiratory 14-15
External Oxygen Delivery Systems Respiratory 8
Hemothorax Respiratory 28
Hypoxemia Respiratory 9
Hypoxia Respiratory 9
Influenza Respiratory 21
Interstitial Lung Disease Respiratory 18
Laryngitis Respiratory 20
Mantoux skin test Respiratory 24
Mechanical ventilation Respiratory 35-37
Oxygen toxicity Respiratory 9
Perfusion Respiratory 4
Pharyngitis Respiratory 20
Pleural Effusion Respiratory 28
Pneumonia Respiratory 22-23
Pneumothorax Respiratory 28
Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Respiratory 26-27
Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) Respiratory 5
Pulmonary Hypertension Respiratory 19
Pulse Oximetry (SpO2) Respiratory 5
Quantiferon Gold blood test Respiratory 24
Rhinitis Respiratory 20
Sarcoidosis Respiratory 18
Sinusitis Respiratory 20
Sleep Apnea Respiratory 10
Status Asthmaticus Respiratory 13
Tension Pneumothorax Respiratory 31
Thoracentesis Respiratory 7
Tonsillitis Respiratory 20
Tuberculosis (TB) Respiratory 24-25
Ventilation Respiratory 4