Which Is it discrete/discreet mass?
Posted By: I've had temporary brain lapse! on 2005-09-06
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Subject: Which Is it discrete/discreet mass?
Ever have those days? Just all of a sudden, I'm not sure anymore. Please help! THANKS
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Subject: sm discreet/discrete
discreet means: judicious in one's conduct or speech, esp. with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect. Discrete means: apart or detached from others; separate; distinct: six discrete parts.
2. consisting of or characterized by distinct or individual parts; discontinuous.
Your QA person is incorrect.
Discrete or discreet infarct?
Subject: Discrete or discreet infarct?
Why don't I write this down so I can remember it? Thanks for any help!
discrete versus discreet
Subject: discrete versus discreet
For all of my years as an MT I have typed discrete fracture, and now I have QA telling me it is discreet. ???????????????
When describing a rash, it's discrete and not discreet, right? (sm)
Subject: When describing a rash, it's discrete and not discreet, right? (sm)
Just verifying...I haven't typed that term in a long time. TIA.
mass affect versus mass effect?????? driving me crazy!
Subject: mass affect versus mass effect?????? driving me crazy!
so......which one is it?? mass effect or mass affect? grrr
Subject: so......which one is it?? mass effect or mass affect? grrr
I forget - is it mass effect or mass affect?
Subject: I forget - is it mass effect or mass affect?
Discreet means secret. nm
Subject: Discreet means secret. nm
dominant mass would be a mass that is prominent (sm)
Subject: dominant mass would be a mass that is prominent (sm)
your grammar checker may want you to add some more words, such as * there is no * to make a complete sentence.
circumscribed mass ? circumferential mass? nm
Subject: circumscribed mass ? circumferential mass? nm
1 cm mass noncalcified mass lesion. nm
Subject: 1 cm mass noncalcified mass lesion. nm
I agree the QA person is not right. Never heard of discreet fracture.
Subject: I agree the QA person is not right. Never heard of discreet fracture.
discreet means to be low-key. Discrete means outlined very well or having a clear form.
I think it should be discrete, but...
Subject: I think it should be discrete, but...
....couldn't a "silent infarct" then be considered "discreet" by definition?
Doctors should think more about what they are trying to say when they dictate.
yes, discrete nm
Subject: yes, discrete nm
Subject: discrete ?
90% of the time MDs mean *discrete*
Subject: 90% of the time MDs mean *discrete*
brain freeze. Is it mass effect or mass affect (CT of brain) THANKS
Subject: brain freeze. Is it mass effect or mass affect (CT of brain) THANKS
Got it -- no discrete point of active bleeding. Thanks!
Subject: Got it -- no discrete point of active bleeding. Thanks!
Subject: 3-cm mass
it is a 3-cm mass or
the mass measures 3 cm
Mass or? NM
Subject: Mass or? NM
S/L ma-ges-tin-al mass ...
Subject: S/L ma-ges-tin-al mass ...
The patient had a CT scan of the chest showing right S/L ma-ges-tin-al mass.
I don't think so, could it be mass?
Subject: I don't think so, could it be mass?
Subject: ? mass
The was still a sensational mass in the lower abdomen and reviewing the old records the patient has been described as having a s/l diaparticular mass in the past.
Any suggestions? My mind has blanked on this and of course, this is all I ccan hear! :)
Probably "echogenic mass" /nm
Subject: Probably "echogenic mass" /nm
mass affect nm
Subject: mass affect nm
Subject: mass effect
I have always typed mass effect
Subject: Mass effect...nm
Subject: mass effect......
Subject: eliptoid mass??
It sounds like he's saying an "eliptoid" mass consistent with a swollen lymph node on ultrasound of the neck. Thanks!
could it be ellipsoid mass? (nm)
Subject: could it be ellipsoid mass? (nm)
Subject: ovarian mass
Subject: Mass effect
consistency of the mass
Subject: consistency of the mass
Subject: thyroid mass
Under medical history the doctor says, pretty clearly, "stick left thyroid mass"
I cannot verify this term. Any help appreciated. thank you
Maybe "fluctuant" mass? NM
Subject: Maybe "fluctuant" mass? NM
mediastinal mass maybe?
Subject: mediastinal mass maybe?
Subject: mediastinal mass?
Subject: adnexal mass
Patient has an adnexal mass that could be a "corti sue tium cyst" Why am I drawing a blank this morning?
I would think bunching, in a mass etc. nm
Subject: I would think bunching, in a mass etc. nm
Gestima mass? sm
Subject: Gestima mass? sm
"Ultrasound showed a s/l gestima mass in the bladder so cystoscopy was done." Thanks ~
suggestion of a mass?
Subject: suggestion of a mass?
Subject: mass effect
Subject: exudative mass
Position of mass - help?
I know if we're doing a location of something on the body, we type 1 o'clock. I have a mass at one-thirty. How is that typed? Thanks!
Subject: Korvazia mass?
Abdomen: Reveals significant tenderness in the right upper quadrant, possibility that I can even feel s/l Kor-vaz-ia's mass.
"s/l phylovascular mass"
Subject: "s/l phylovascular mass"
Okay this might be stupid. It is probably somethig that i know or something that i have typed a million times. This is a procedure report for a biopsy of a vocal cord lesion. The doc says "s/l phylovascular mass. Any ideas
"Inogenius" mass in breast?
Subject: "Inogenius" mass in breast?
Anyone have a clue? Thanks!
mass near ovarian hilum
Subject: mass near ovarian hilum
.....calcification consistent with what s/l Ro-ca-ten-ses nodule
The *concystenence* mass is very firm.
Subject: The *concystenence* mass is very firm.