Assisting With Medical Specialties

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Assisting with medical specialties


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  • 1. 
    The initial exposure a person has to an allergen recognized as foreign by the body's immune system is known as
    • A. 

      Inoculation

    • B. 

      PKU

    • C. 

      Metastasis

    • D. 

      Sensitization

    • E. 

      Anaphylactic shock

  • 2. 
    The round, raised lesions with itching that are a positive sign of reaction to allergy testing are called
    • A. 

      Macules

    • B. 

      Papules

    • C. 

      Vesicles

    • D. 

      Nodules

    • E. 

      Wheals

  • 3. 
    Anaphylactic shock can result in
    • A. 

      Edema & rash

    • B. 

      Convulsions

    • C. 

      Unconsciousness & death

    • D. 

      A, B, & C

    • E. 

      B & C only

  • 4. 
    The skin is also called the
    • A. 

      Integument

    • B. 

      Integumentary system

    • C. 

      Dermal layer

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    A fungal infectious skin disease that can be detectyed through use of a Wood's light is
    • A. 

      Herpes zoster

    • B. 

      Tinea

    • C. 

      Scabies

    • D. 

      Herpes simplex

    • E. 

      Impetigo

  • 6. 
    A benign neoplasm that results in enlarged blood vessels is
    • A. 

      Melanoma

    • B. 

      Hemangioma

    • C. 

      Keratosis

    • D. 

      Lipoma

    • E. 

      Nevus

  • 7. 
    A group of symptoms and signs that are  related to one another through anatomic, physiological or biochemical connection is called a
    • A. 

      Treatment

    • B. 

      Syndrome

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Syncope

    • E. 

      Prognosis

  • 8. 
    A lumbar puncture is usually performed at the intervertebral space at the
    • A. 

      5th level

    • B. 

      5th or 6th level

    • C. 

      4th level

    • D. 

      7th level

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Narcolepsy is a chronic disorder in which there is an extreme uncontrollable desire to
    • A. 

      Eat

    • B. 

      Urinate

    • C. 

      Sleep

    • D. 

      Talk

    • E. 

      Yawn

  • 10. 
    A positive Babinski is demonstrated by a great toe that
    • A. 

      Turns outward

    • B. 

      Flexes

    • C. 

      Extends

    • D. 

      Turns inward

    • E. 

      None of th above

  • 11. 
    A test developed to establish neurological  function and body balance is the
    • A. 

      Romberg's sign

    • B. 

      Vagotomy

    • C. 

      Babinski's sign

    • D. 

      Electromyogram

    • E. 

      Positron emission tomography (PET)

  • 12. 
    The Snellen chart should be hung how many feet from the patient's eyes
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      25

  • 13. 
    A vision test used to measure refractive error in small children is called
    • A. 

      Ishiara test

    • B. 

      Snellen test

    • C. 

      Tonomery

    • D. 

      Retinoscopy

    • E. 

      Ophthalmoscopy

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