Toronto Life

It's about my another life in Toronto and studying English by using NETFLIX

ER用語/ 殺人を無罪にする方法/ How to Get Away with Murder S2;E4

1.セリフにある"starting a 16-gage i.v."とは?



ntravenous therapy (IV therapy or iv therapy in short) is the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein. Intravenous simply means "within vein". Therapies administered intravenously are often included in the designation of specialty drugs.



  1. each of the pair of organs situated within the rib cage, consisting of elastic sacs with branching passages into which air is drawn, so that oxygen can pass into the blood and carbon dioxide be removed. Lungs are characteristic of vertebrates other than fish, though similar structures are present in some other animal groups.




A handheld squeeze bag, attached to a face mask, used to assist in providing artificial ventilation of the lungs. see also bagging.


4.セリフにある"blood presure 70 over palp"とは?

Blood pressure of “eighty-palp” means that the patient's systolic pressure is 80 (the top number in blood pressure, usually at least 100), and the diastolic pressure(the bottom number, usually around 80) can't be read by the machine, but can be felt (hence “palp” for “palpable”).


5.palpable (adjective)

able to be touched or felt.
"the palpable bump at the bridge of the nose"
synonyms: tangible, touchable, noticeable, detectable
"a palpable bump"


6.セリフにある"pulse is thready"とは?

Pulse strength or volume is related the amount of blood pumped with each heartbeat or the force associated with each contraction. A normal pulse is one that can be felt with mild pressure on the artery. A thready pulse or weak pulse is one that is difficult to feel or obliterated easily with slight pressure.



Tachycardia refers to an abnormally fast resting heart rate - usually at least 100 beats per minute. The threshold of a normal heart rate (pulse) is generally based on the person's age. Tachycardia can be dangerous; depending on how hard the heart has to work.




Jugular-Venous Distention 



 9.neadle thoracostomy



10.E.T tube





 11."She got diminished respirations"

made smaller or less

made to seem less ompressive or valuable

"she felt diminished by the report"


 Respirations are when you breathe in and out. Your respiratory, or breathing, rate is the number of times you breathe in and out in 1 minute. Most people breathe in and out 12 to 20 times every minute.


 12.What is the function of the respiratory system?

The function of the human respiratory system is to transport air into the lungs and to facilitate the diffusion of Oxygen into the blood stream. Its also receives waste Carbon Dioxide from the blood and exhales it.



a person who has died.
"in memory of the deceased"