Big Word Quiz - Medical

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Big Word Quiz -  Medical

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  • 1. 
    Define Dysphagia:
    • A. 

      Difficulty in speaking

    • B. 

      Difficulty in swallowing

    • C. 

      Difficulty in walking

    • D. 

      Unusual breath odor

  • 2. 
    Perseveration:
    • A. 

      The clotting of blood

    • B. 

      Inappropriate repetition of words

    • C. 

      When the spinal cord is pinched due to injury

    • D. 

      Unable to urinate

  • 3. 
    Polycythemia:
    • A. 

      Excess of white blood cells

    • B. 

      Too little white blood cells

    • C. 

      Excess of red blood cells

    • D. 

      Too little red blood cells

  • 4. 
    Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND)
    • A. 

      Bilateral movement of the chest wall when breathing

    • B. 

      Shortness of breath while lying down

    • C. 

      Unable to sleep

    • D. 

      Snoring

  • 5. 
    Rapid breathing can be described as:
    • A. 

      Tachypnea

    • B. 

      Orthopnea

    • C. 

      Apnea

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Fainting by hypervenilating

    • B. 

      Most common cause of fainting

    • C. 

      Fainting from high blood pressure

    • D. 

      This is a made up word

  • 7. 
    Is this a word....  Dysarthria
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Polydipsia:
    • A. 

      Excessive heat

    • B. 

      Excessive breathing

    • C. 

      Excessive hunger

    • D. 

      Excessive thirst

  • 9. 
    Rhabdomyolysis ---  (This is the what they look for in the lab when you draw the Blue Blood Tube).  
    • A. 

      Amount of sodium

    • B. 

      Breakdown of muscle tissue that leaks in to the bloodstream

    • C. 

      Red vs White blood cells

    • D. 

      CRIT levels

  • 10. 
    Decerebrate posturing
    • A. 

      abnormal, rigid, extension of the extremities (away from the body)

    • B. 

      abnormal, rigid, flexion of the extremities (toward the body)

  • 11. 
    Hyponatremia
    • A. 

      lower-than-normal levels of sodium in the blood

    • B. 

      lower-than-normal levels of white blood cells in the blood

    • C. 

      lower-than-normal levels of calcium in the blood

    • D. 

      lower-than-normal level of blood glucose in the blood

  • 12. 
    Aerophagia
    • A. 

      Swallowing too much air

    • B. 

      Difficulty with vision

    • C. 

      The feeeling of euphoria

    • D. 

      Difficulty with hearing