Hit Review Quiz 3

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HIT Review Quiz 3

  
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1.  Placing health records on computer results in increasing the problems related to
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2.  Which graphical presentation type always depicts percentages?
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3.  An attorney, with proper authorization from a patient, obtains a copy of the patient's health record. The attorney then releases a copy of the record to a second attorney. This practice is called
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4.  A health information practitioner as a witness is qualified to answer all of the following questions EXCEPT:
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5.  The hospital's governing board is to determine whether the facility should expand its inpatient bed capacity. Which statistical information would best assist the governing board in its decision making?
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6.  The name of the program that the JCAHO has established for the purpose of data transmission by accredited health care facilities to the accrediting agency is called the
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7.  It would be appropriate to use a bar graph to present data if
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8.  Bed turnover rate statistics measure the
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9.  Which will best ensure the quality of statistics compiled by a facility?
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10.  A study that can be repeated with the same results in considered to be
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11.  A written authorization for release of information from the health record of a phychiatric patient might be signed by the patient's
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12.  A written patient authorization should contain all of the following EXCEPT:
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13.  On August 15, 13 patients were discharged. The LOS for each patient was 17, 3, 4, 25, 8, 7, 13, 10, 5, 11, 9, 21 and 1 day, respectively. The median LOS for these patients was
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14.  An attorney, with proper authorization from a patient, obtains a copy of the patient's health record. The attorney then releases a copy of the record to a second attorney. This practice is appropriate
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15.  All of the following should be part of informed consent for a procedure EXCEPT:
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16.  Which of the following could be considered a possible case of negligence?
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17.  The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur can be illustrated in which of the following cases?
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18.  The medical examiner or coroner would need to provide an authorization to release information from the next of kin or legal representative to perform an autopsy
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19.  A tort is a wrongful
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20.  The lengths of stay for 10 patients discharged in one day were 15, 4, 9, 2, 469, 12, 6, 8, 8, and 11 days. Which measure would best determine thenorm for length of service in this unit?
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21.  Which unit of measure suggests services erceived by one inpatient in one 24-hour period?
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22.  A baby born in the ambulance on the way to the hospital and amitted is classified as a (an)
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23.  Health records might be held  to be inadmissiable if the court ruled that they were
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24.  When gathering data about pediatric patients age 13 or younger, it would be best to
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25.  Nursing personnel have recently been required to input TPR (temperature, pulse, and respiration) data into the facility's computerized health record system. To get the nursing staff to realize the value of the computerized input of data, you have convinced the computer center to crate an onscreen graphical display of this information. Because TPR information is input continuously on each patient, which would be the best choice for displaying the information?
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26.  The term census is defined as the number of inpatients/residents
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27.  A request made to a health information management practitioner by a patient to amend a health record should be referred to
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28.  The facility's statistics reveal a recent change in the average length of stay for inpatients. Last year, lengths of stay averaged 4.1 days. This year, the average length of stay is 4.3 days. The standard deviation last year was 16 and this year it is 14. what is the interpretation of this data?
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29.  The daily analysis of hospital service is based on
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30.  Copies of vital certificates are ultimately forwarded to the
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31.  Distribution of Patients by Birth YearPrior to 1900 2,3311901-1925  3,3091925-1949 3,1181950-1975 4,0731976-2000 2,779What is the error in the construction of the table above?
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32.  If a patient has a primary disgnosis of alcoholism, which of the following information items may be released without his or her consent
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33.  Which determines whether a fetal death is reportable?
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34.  The legal theories that may be used to support a suit for damages for the unauthorized disclosure of information included all of the following EXCEPT:
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35.  Which meets the requirements of a "low birth weight noenate?"
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36.  All of the following might be construed as tampering with an entry in the health record EXCEPT:
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37.  A subpoena should be refused in all of the following cases EXCEPT:
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38.  In computing ling-term care statistics, leaves of absence are excluded for all EXCEPT:
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39.  A hospital sends its ambulance is response to a call. The patient is DOA and is
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40.  The patient whose life is threatened and who is comatose is assumed to give what kind of consent for life-sustaining treatment?
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41.  A person may be required by subpoena to answer questions under oath prior to a trial. The question-and-answer session is called
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42.  The responsibility for securing informed consent to operate rests primarlity with the
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43.  One way to determine the validity of data collected in an empirical study would be to use a statistical measure such as a (an)
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44.  The theory of respondeat superior would apply in which of the following situations?
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45.  Refusing to honor a subpoena can result in
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46.  The information in the health record is owned by the
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47.  The number of available inpatient beds (occupied and vacant) on a given day is called the
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48.  As director of the health information management department, you receive a subpoena duces tecum for the minutes of the hospital's Surgical Review Committee. In the absence of a hospital policy to guide you, you should
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49.  Upon analysis of the increased incidence of heart disease cases in a particular region of the country, the epidemiologist prepared a report including recommendations as to the need for additional preventive measures with reguard to teh disease. The incidence of heart disease cases is the number of
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50.  The document that gives the defendant or plaintiff a detailed statement of the plaintiff's claim or the defense of the defendant is called the
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51.  The party who commences a lawsuit is the
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52.  Health care facility statistics about professional work performed are collected and furnished to users for a variety of reasons (e.g., for the purpose of adding nursing starff, closing a nursing unit, offering additional physical theropy services, etc.). It is essential that the facility's administrator, health information professional, and medical staff
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53.  A subpoena duces tecum for a phychiatric record should be
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54.  Fetal deaths are
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55.  When the patient sues the physician, privileged communication is
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56.  The November 1 inpatient midnight census was 98. On November 2, seven patients were amitted, there was one fetal death as well as one DOA, and nine patients were discharged; one of the discharged patient was admitted at 7:00 A.M. and remained for 8 hours. Cacluate the inpatient service days for November 2.
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57.  In the absence of specific regulations, a guideline for the retention of records established jointly by the American Medical Association and the American Health Information Management Association is to keep records for how many years beyond the most recent episode of care?
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58.  A man was injured in an automobile accident and brought to the emergency room of the hospital. He died in the emergency room before treatment could be started. In compiling hospital statistics, this patient would be counted as
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59.  If a physicain does not approve of the history and physical report done by a resident, he or she can do any of the following EXCEPT:
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60.  The  AHA publishes an annual survey of hospitals in order to produce the
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61.  Which is excluded when calculating the net autospy rate?
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62.  In order to verify HIPPA security provisions are met, an organization should have a
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63.  An incident report should be
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64.  All of the following might be a problem associated with an authorization to release information EXCEPT:
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65.  When developing an in-house computerized discharged inpatient abstracting system, the facility should use the
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66.  What is the ratio of inpatient service days to inpatient bed count days for a given period of time called?
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67.  Upon receipt of a subpoena duces tecum, which of the following should be removed from the health record?
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68.  Consent for the release of information about a minor is generally required of the
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69.  When preparing a health record in response to a subpoena duces tecum, all of the following should be done EXCEPT:
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70.  If a hospital is sued by a patient, the patient's health record may be released to the hospital attorney
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71.  The rule that requires that where it is necessary to prove the contents of a paper, the original must be produced or its absence accounted for is called
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72.  Of the following answers, which one contains a requestor who is NOT required to submit the patient's written authorization or obtain a court order before medical information is released from the patient's health record? (The patient was treated for a myocardial infarction.)
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73.  A legal action to unauthorized autopsy in a hospital would be brought against the
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74.  The physician has
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75.  In computing the gross death rate for a hospital, which would be EXCLUDED?
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76.  A neonate whose birth occurs before the end of the last day of the 38th week following the onset of the last menstrual period is termed a
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77.  Microfilmed records may be submitted as primary evidence.
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78.  Release of information in response to appropriate telephone requests should be made only after
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79.  In general, graphs
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80.  A subpoena issued by an attorney
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81.  The major problem with comparing statistics reported by different hospitals because of differences in definitions of various terms used in compiling statistics was reduced when the American Health Information Management Association developed the
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82.  A person against whom an action is brought in a lawsuit is the
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83.  The physician-patient privilege belongs to
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84.  Defamation includes
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85.  Discharge days are used in computing the
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86.  Telephone requests for release of information are best accepted only if
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87.  In most states, the final court of appeals is called the
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88.  A facility's lengths of stay for the month of January include the following: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 13, 16 and 30. Determine the range of January's length of stay data.
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89.  A court of original jurisdiction is one in which
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90.  A document that requires a person to appear at the designated time is termed a (an)
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91.  "A period in a person's life during which he is an inpatient in a single hospital without interruption except by possible intervening leaves of absence" is the definition of
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92.  When compiling a long-term care facility's length of stay statistics, a 24-hour leave of absence is included
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93.  The daily census includes all of the following EXCEPT:
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94.  What is a law called that limits the period of time during which an action may be brought against another party?
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95.  A daily government publication where proposed federal regulations can be found is the
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96.  The minimum common core of data required on hospital Medicare/Medicaid patients is the
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97.  A person who is 17 years old, married, and living apart from his parents should have an authorization for release of information from his health record signed by
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98.  What a reasonably prudent person would have done under similar circumstances is termed the
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99.  The touching of an individual in a way that is unsettling, provoking, or physically injurious without that individual's consent is called
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100.  The term that applies to evidence that may be peroperly received and cinsidered in a legal proceeding is
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101.  Which statistic would be used to test the validity of data?
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102.  Secondary patient records in clude all of the following EXCEPT:
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103.  When personnel visit a hospital nursing station to collect data from inpatient health records, this is called
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104.  Without the patient's authorization, employers are entitled to
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105.  The complexity of patients treated in a facility, categorized by type and volume, is the
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106.  In any computerized data collection system
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107.  The heatlh record of a hospital patient is the property of the
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108.  The patient, age 17, is to have an appendectomy. He is the son of divorced parents, has been sdopted by his grandmother, and is married. Who should sign the operative permit?
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109.  Failure to obtain consent to a medical or surgical procedure might result in an action against the physician for
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110.  The net death rate is the ratio of inpatient deaths during any given period of time to the total number of discharges (and deaths) during that time, and
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111.  Registration of births, deaths, and fetal deaths is governed by
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