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Hit Review Quiz 3

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HIT Review Quiz 3
HIT Review Quiz 3

  
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1.  When gathering data about pediatric patients age 13 or younger, it would be best to
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2.  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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3.  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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C.
D.
4.  Which graphical presentation type always depicts percentages?
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5.  When developing an in-house computerized discharged inpatient abstracting system, the facility should use the
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6.  Which determines whether a fetal death is reportable?
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B.
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D.
7.  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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B.
C.
D.
8.  Upon receipt of a subpoena duces tecum, which of the following should be removed from the health record?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  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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B.
C.
D.
10.  Secondary patient records in clude all of the following EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  The physician-patient privilege belongs to
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B.
C.
D.
12.  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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B.
C.
D.
13.  In most states, the final court of appeals is called the
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D.
14.  Consent for the release of information about a minor is generally required of the
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C.
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15.  Which meets the requirements of a "low birth weight noenate?"
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C.
D.
16.  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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B.
C.
D.
17.  A court of original jurisdiction is one in which
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18.  The party who commences a lawsuit is the
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D.
19.  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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B.
C.
D.
20.  Fetal deaths are
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21.  A legal action to unauthorized autopsy in a hospital would be brought against the
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D.
22.  A subpoena should be refused in all of the following cases EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Failure to obtain consent to a medical or surgical procedure might result in an action against the physician for
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B.
C.
D.
24.  All of the following should be part of informed consent for a procedure EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
25.  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
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  A hospital sends its ambulance is response to a call. The patient is DOA and is
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C.
D.
27.  When the patient sues the physician, privileged communication is
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C.
D.
28.  Defamation includes
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D.
29.  The  AHA publishes an annual survey of hospitals in order to produce the
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D.
30.  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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31.  Microfilmed records may be submitted as primary evidence.
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32.  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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33.  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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34.  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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B.
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D.
35.  Which will best ensure the quality of statistics compiled by a facility?
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36.  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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B.
C.
D.
37.  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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B.
C.
D.
38.  Which of the following could be considered a possible case of negligence?
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B.
C.
D.
39.  The information in the health record is owned by the
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B.
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D.
40.  In computing the gross death rate for a hospital, which would be EXCLUDED?
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D.
41.  In computing ling-term care statistics, leaves of absence are excluded for all EXCEPT:
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D.
42.  In any computerized data collection system
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43.  The heatlh record of a hospital patient is the property of the
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D.
44.  Placing health records on computer results in increasing the problems related to
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D.
45.  Discharge days are used in computing the
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D.
46.  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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D.
47.  A tort is a wrongful
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48.  A person against whom an action is brought in a lawsuit is the
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D.
49.  Which statistic would be used to test the validity of data?
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50.  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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B.
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D.
51.  Without the patient's authorization, employers are entitled to
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C.
D.
52.  In order to verify HIPPA security provisions are met, an organization should have a
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B.
C.
D.
53.  The daily census includes all of the following EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
54.  If a hospital is sued by a patient, the patient's health record may be released to the hospital attorney
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B.
C.
D.
55.  An incident report should be
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56.  When compiling a long-term care facility's length of stay statistics, a 24-hour leave of absence is included
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C.
D.
57.  In general, graphs
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58.  A study that can be repeated with the same results in considered to be
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D.
59.  When preparing a health record in response to a subpoena duces tecum, all of the following should be done EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
60.  A health information practitioner as a witness is qualified to answer all of the following questions EXCEPT:
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61.  The complexity of patients treated in a facility, categorized by type and volume, is the
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62.  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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D.
63.  The term census is defined as the number of inpatients/residents
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64.  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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65.  Bed turnover rate statistics measure the
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D.
66.  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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B.
C.
D.
67.  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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B.
C.
D.
68.  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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B.
C.
D.
69.  All of the following might be a problem associated with an authorization to release information EXCEPT:
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C.
D.
70.  The theory of respondeat superior would apply in which of the following situations?
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D.
71.  The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur can be illustrated in which of the following cases?
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72.  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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D.
73.  Copies of vital certificates are ultimately forwarded to the
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74.  The responsibility for securing informed consent to operate rests primarlity with the
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75.  Which unit of measure suggests services erceived by one inpatient in one 24-hour period?
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D.
76.  Release of information in response to appropriate telephone requests should be made only after
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C.
D.
77.  When personnel visit a hospital nursing station to collect data from inpatient health records, this is called
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D.
78.  A daily government publication where proposed federal regulations can be found is the
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79.  A subpoena duces tecum for a phychiatric record should be
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C.
D.
80.  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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D.
81.  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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B.
C.
D.
82.  Refusing to honor a subpoena can result in
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B.
C.
D.
83.  The number of available inpatient beds (occupied and vacant) on a given day is called the
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B.
C.
D.
84.  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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B.
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D.
85.  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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B.
C.
D.
86.  Which is excluded when calculating the net autospy rate?
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B.
C.
D.
87.  Health records might be held  to be inadmissiable if the court ruled that they were
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D.
88.  What a reasonably prudent person would have done under similar circumstances is termed the
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89.  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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D.
90.  All of the following might be construed as tampering with an entry in the health record EXCEPT:
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D.
91.  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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D.
92.  What is the ratio of inpatient service days to inpatient bed count days for a given period of time called?
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B.
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D.
93.  The daily analysis of hospital service is based on
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D.
94.  A document that requires a person to appear at the designated time is termed a (an)
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C.
D.
95.  Telephone requests for release of information are best accepted only if
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D.
96.  The term that applies to evidence that may be peroperly received and cinsidered in a legal proceeding is
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D.
97.  It would be appropriate to use a bar graph to present data if
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D.
98.  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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C.
D.
99.  Registration of births, deaths, and fetal deaths is governed by
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D.
100.  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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D.
101.  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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B.
C.
D.
102.  A written patient authorization should contain all of the following EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
103.  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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B.
C.
D.
104.  The physician has
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D.
105.  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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B.
C.
D.
106.  A baby born in the ambulance on the way to the hospital and amitted is classified as a (an)
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B.
C.
D.
107.  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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C.
D.
108.  A subpoena issued by an attorney
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C.
D.
109.  The minimum common core of data required on hospital Medicare/Medicaid patients is the
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D.
110.  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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D.
111.  "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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D.
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