Medical Flashcards

The medical systems throughout the world have been a hot topic for the last couple of years. Continued globalization, shifting political influence and all other kinds of factors have put a lot of pressure on the people managing the medical systems. We know this and we think that a better understanding of all the options a person has can only do good for that person and for the system as a whole.

But first, check out our samples. Which Medical Expense plan has no deductible? What is the purpose of both deductibles and co-insurance? Which policy would have a deductible, Base Plan or Major Medical? Of course, we tried to go easy with these. They’re just some of the less-difficult questions you’ll have to answer. Check out all the other in our complete trivia.

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Medical Flashcards


  • Side A: Lung
    Side B: 3fx / 500cGy / 1cm

  • Side A: Esophagus
    Side B: 3fx / 600 cGy / 1cm

  • Side A: Vag Cuff
    Side B: 4fx / 500 cGy / 0.5cm

  • Side A: DOT regulates what types of vehicles/passengers?
    Side B: 1) Gross vehicle weight 10,001 lbs or more 2) Transport 8 passengers for profit 3) Transmort 15 passengers 4) Carries HAZMAT

  • Side A: Which dept. operates within the DOT and oversees the medical cert of drivers?
    Side B: FMCSA

  • Side A: The ME has no discretion when it comes to which standards?
    Side B: Hearing, vision, epilepsy, insulin use.

  • Side A: DEMOGRAPHIC FACE SHEET
    Side B: Generally the first thing you find in a medical record. It contains the member info such as Name, DOB, Age, Weight, Height, Address, SSN, Sex, Marital Status, Emergency Contact info, etc

  • Side A: PROGRESS NOTES
    Side B: Notes made by a nurse, physician, social worker, physical therapist, and other health care professionals that describe the patient's condition and the treatment given or planned. Progress notes in an in-hospital setting are recorded daily. Those in a clinic or office setting are usually preceded by an episodic or interval history and are recorded as accounts of each visit.

  • Side A: FLOW SHEET
    Side B: A summary of several changing factors, especially the patient's vital signs or weight and the treatments and medications given.  In labor the flow sheet displays the progress of labor, including centimeters of cervical dilation, cervical effacement, position of the baby's head, baby's heart rate, frequency of contractions, mother's temperature and blood pressure, and medications given or procedures performed.

  • Side A:  Mannitol
    Side B:   -Osmitrol-osmotic diuretic -Action: draw fluid by increasing blood osmolality -Uses: prevent renal failure in specific situations (hypovolumic shock, severe hypotension), decrease ICP, decrease intraocular pressure, excrete H2O and retent Na in pt w/ hyponatremia and fluid volume excess -use w/ lasix to increase effectNI-filter needle used bc crystals may form in soll.-Lab: maintain normal serum osmalarity 270-300mOsm/kg-should not use for heart failure (cor pumonale, left HF) -observe for sign of dehydration, I&O, acute renal failure and edema, electrolytes.-Evaluate effectiveness of med (EOM): assess neuro status -Evaluation of med effectiveness: Normal renal function: urine output > 30ml/hr; creatinine 0.5-1.2mg/dL; BUN 10-20mg/dL - decrease in ICP, decrease in intraocular pressure  

  • Side A: Thrombolytics
    Side B: Action: dissolve clots Uses: treat acute MI, DVT, massive pulmonary emboli, ischemic stroke SE: serious risk of bleeding (brain, puncture site, wounds) -SE of streptokinase: hypotension, allx rx Contraindication

  • Side A: Aspirin 
    Side B: Action: prevent arterial clotting Uses: -Prevent acute MI, stroke,acute coronary syndromes SE: -GI bleeding (take w/ food, use PPI-omeprazole (Prilosec) -Hemorrhage stroke (weakness, dizziness, HA) contraindication: bleeding disorder, low platelet count, use w/ caution in pt w/ peptic ulcer and severe renal and hepatic disorder NI -avoid use w/ NSAIDS hepain, warfarin