Chapter 1: Introduction to the Healthcare Industry | Crossword


2.A federal health insurance program for persons 65 or older and disabled individuals.
4.A promise of professional behavior made by physicians beginning their careers; promises ethical and honest practice of the medical profession.
8.Disease-producing microorganisms.
9.Drugs that slow the growth of, or destroy bacteria; used to treat infections.
10.An emblem of medicine in the United States.
11.An incurable metabolic disease that results in an increased level of glucose, or sugar, in the blood.
12.A method of analyzing and treating mental and emotional disorders through sessions in which the patient is encouraged to talk about personal experience and dreams.


1.The use of medicines that contain weakened or dead bacteria or viruses to build immunity and prevent disease.
2.An instrument that uses a lens to magnify objects too small to be seen with the naked eye.
3.Diseases that affect many people and spread rapidly by infecting a certain area or population.
5.loss of feeling with or without the loss of consciousness.
6.A type of care designed to relieve pain and reduce suffering in terminally ill patients.
7.A program jointly-funded by state and federal taxes that provides medical aid for low-income individuals of all ages; managed by the states.

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