NCCT Offical Practice Test, M.a

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1.  A physician must have the patient's permission in writing to reveal any confidential information except for which one of the following?
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2.  Where is the Temporal part of the body?
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3.  An office appointment calender or book must record not only the name of the patient and the start time of the appointment, but also indicate the __________.
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4.  Which one of the following is a decision based upon bioethics?
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5.  What is a break in a bone without penetration of the skin surface over the fracture site called?
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6.  What is the suggested procedure for canceling an appointment in the appointment book?
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7.  Under the Peer Review Improvement Act of 1982,Peer Review Organizations are responsible for the review for appropriateness and necessity of putting a patient into the hospital by a process known as _______ review.
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8.  Instructions to an insurance company about where and to whom to make payment are called _________.
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9.  Where is the Scapula part of the body?
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10.  When handling a patient complaint,which one of the following would be most appropriate?
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11.  The abbreviation for as needed is _________.
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12.  A twelve month period selected for financial purposes is called a(n) ______ year.
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13.  Which of the following areas should be swabbed when obtaining a specimen for a throat culture?
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14.  Which urine dipstick test detects acetone in the urine?
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15.  The amount an insured patient must pay toward claims each year before the insurance company will pay for medical treatment is known as the _________.
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16.  In the reception area of a medical practice,the computer screen must never be ___________.
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17.  A chronic disease in which the pancreas fails to secrete enough insulin is called ________.
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18.  Determining whether a particular medical treatment (i.e surgery, tests) will be covered under a patient's insurance policy contract involves a process known as ________.
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19.  A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a(n)________.
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20.  Nitroglycerine is used for the treatment of which of the following?
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21.  To ensure that the medical office has the supplies it needs, the medical assistant should establish a(n) _________.
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22.  Oxygen can be administered to the patient by way of a _______.
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23.  The temperature taken at the armpit is the ___________.
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24.  Periodically the medical assistant should check all equipment in the office to ensure that cords are not frayed, do not present hazards, and are in good working order. A(n) _________ will help the medical assistant track this routine inspection.
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25.  The electrical force or vector produced by ventricular depolarization has two components; one is the magnitude or force, and the other is ____________.
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26.  A drug used to control temperature is called an _______.
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27.  When a physician dictates an operative report and asks the medical assistant to type it up, the physician is asking the medical assistant to function as a ________.
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28.  When there is no variation of R-R intervals in an ECG reading it is called ________.
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29.  On an ECG machine, the sensitivity switch controls the ________.
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30.  A positive urine dipstick for albumin in the patient has ______ in his/her urine.
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31.  A downward or negative wave of an electrocardiogram following the P wave is the ________.
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32.  Which of these would be the best choice to administer an intradermal injection?
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33.  A(n)_________ is created containing the name, address, and phone number of both the vendor and the medical practice. It will also  have a pre- assigned number to track the order, the quantity of items ordered, the price of the items, and the date purchased.
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34.  A narrowing of the urethra caused by scar tissue is called _________.
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35.  A business letter written in full block style will have all lines _______.
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36.  Which of the following stains classify bacteria into gram-positive and gram-negative?
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37.  Which of the following statements is false about blood drawing?
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38.  The abbreviation for nothing by mouth is ________.
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39.  A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) where the QRS have the same configuration each time they appear is called _______.
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40.  When you have finished using a reagent, you should ________.
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41.  The Internal Revenure Service issues a(n) ____________ to medical groups or solo practices for income tax purposes.
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42.  When the heart rhythm is abnormal it is referred to as ________.
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43.  Body language, body posture, space and distance are all examples of _______.
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44.  How should a 24-hour urine specimen be stored during collection?
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45.  When preparing a blood smear from a skin puncture you should _____ the first drop.
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46.  When you make a solution, be sure you label and _________.
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47.  A drug that increases cough output is called a(n)__________.
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48.  Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress_________.
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49.  Schedule I drugs include __________.
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50.  A drug that causes urination is called a _______.
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51.  Each prescription for a controlled substance requires the physicians signature and a(n) ________ registration number.
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52.  The physician has ordered 50 mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The concentration on hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of Demerol will be injected?
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53.  A drug that decreases mucus in the nasal passages is called a(n) __________.
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54.  A centrifuge works by _________.
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55.  Which of the following is a federal regulation that requires health care professionals to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patients' health information?
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56.  When writing a buisness letter, the salutation of a letter should be followed by which punctuation mark?
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57.  The alternating contraction and relaxation of intestinal muscles is called _________.
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58.  A microorganism that rarely causes disease is called a ________.
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59.  When applying leads, apple V1 lead ________.
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