A group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal throat infection
A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infection
Tuberculosis with drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis-positive sputum.
Meningitis due to Neisseria meningitidis-positive cerebrospinal fluid.
Malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma
Oat cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma, oat cell carcinoma
Increased glucose in body fluids
Increased blood supply
Both A and C
The condition of hydronephrosis is assumed to be with calculus obstruction and is MRDx with an additional code for urolithiasis as a type 3
When extraction follows lithotripsy, both the destruction and the extraction are coded
In jurisdictions not requiring extraction to be recorded, only the code for destruction is assigned.
Always code extraction whether or not there was an extraction
Coronary artery disease
Atrial septal defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Primary motor area
Immediate depression of the cardiac control centers
Systemic vasoconstriction and slower heart rate
Low blood pressure and irregular heart and respiratory rates
Increased heart rate and systemic vasodilation
High fever in young child
Drains blood from the axillary vein, then empties that blood into the superior vena cava
Drains blood from the popliteal vein, then empties that blood into the external iliac vein
Drains blood from the radial and ulnar veins, then empties that blood into the axillary vein
Drains blood from the internal jugular vein, then empties that blood into the superior vena cava
The first sound is shorter and sharper and is caused by closure of the semilunar valves; the second sound is longer and louder and is caused by closure of the AV valves
The first sound is longer and louder and is caused by closure of the tricuspid valve; the second sound is shorter and sharper and is caused by closure of the mitral valve
The first sound is shorter and sharper and is caused by closure of the tricuspid valve; the second sound is longer and louder and is caused by closure of the mitral valve
The first sound is longer and louder and is caused by closure of the AV valves; the second sound is shorter and sharper and is caused by closure of the semilunar valves
Arteries, arterioles, capillary beds, veins, venules
Arteries, arterioles, capillary beds, venules, veins
Arterioles, arteries, capillary beds, veins, venules
Arterioles, arteries, capillary beds, venules, veins
Hematemesis, small cell, pneumoconiosis
Hemoptysis, small cell, adenocarcinoma
Hemoptysis, non–small cell, adenocarcinoma
Asbestosis, non–small cell, tuberculosis
Video-assisted thoracic surgery
Acute myocardial infarction
Fibromyalgia, exostosis, C2–C3, microdiskectomy
Talipes, disk, L5–S1, tenorrhaphy
Talipes, bunion, T3–T5, bunionectomy
Sciatica, disk, L5–S1, microdiskectomy
Set of categories
Confer with the physician and ask him or her to list the condition as a final diagnosis if he or she considers the abnormal potassium level to be clinically significant.
Code the record as is
Code the condition as abnormal blood chemistry
Code the abnonnal potassium level as a complication following surgery
Ultrasound of the abodmen
CT scan of head
CT scan of brain
Primary health data
Poor quality of documentation
Resistance by physicians
Resistance by HIM professionals
Collect and report administrative, clinical, and demographic information on inpatient separations from acute care hospitals.
Enable comparison of health human resources overtime at national and provincial/territorial levels.
Facilitate provincial/territorial, national and international comparative reporting and also support policy planning, decision-making and research.
Collect and report financial and statistical data on the day-to-day operations of health service organizations.
Database management system
Database security program
Birth date, postal code, health care number
Diagnosis, procedures, ICU units
Health care provider profile, date of admission, separation dates
Religion, gender, weight
Subjective conclusions about the quality of the data.
A comparison of findings to peer benchmarks and industry best practices.
Indicators that measure the quality of the information objectively
All of the above
Identify at least 25 indicators that are reflective of all department functions.
Indicators must include the most important aspects of performance.
Select indicators that reflect positively on the department.
None of the above.
Force Field analysis
Cause and effect diagram.
Data analysis and interpretation.
It uses data from entire populations to compare disease frequencies between same/different groups during the same or different points in time.
It cannot be used to test a hypothesis because of a number of limitations.
It consists of the carefully detailed report by one or more clinicians of the profile of a single patient.
Both a and b.
Chi-square goodness of fit
Two related means
Inpatient service day.
Daily inpatient census.
Subtract intra-hospital transfers from the inpatient census.
Add same-day admits and discharges to the inpatient census.
Add intra hospital transfers to the inpatient census.
Subtract same day admits and discharges from the inpatient census.
No correlation between Variable X and Variable Y.
A positive correlation between Variable X and Variable Y.
A negative correlation between Variable X and Variable Y.
A cause and effect relationship between Variable X and Variable Y.
Added to the denominator of the hospital's nosocomial infection rate.
Added to the numerator of the hospital's community-acquired infection rate.
Considered separately because Harry H. Potter is immune suppressed from chemotherapy.
Added to the numerator of the hospital's nosocomial infection rate.
Size of the sample increases.
Value of the study decreases.
Chance that the results are due to a sampling error decreases.
Chance that the results are due to a sampling error increases.
Dip snuff regularly and who currently have throat cancer.
Dip snuff regularly and who currently have significant signs of throat cancer.
Do not dip snuff and who currently have significant signs of throat cancer.
Do not dip snuff and who are free of any signs of throat cancer.
Reduce selection bias in allocation of treatment.
Help ensure that study subjects are representative of the general population.
Ensure that the study groups are comparable on baseline characteristics.
The mean remains the same.
The standard deviation remains the same.
Both A and B are true.
Both A and B are false.
Is referred to as a non-concurrent study.
Can reduce the time required to under take the study.
Can increase the time required to undertake the study.
Both a and b.
Unit of Analysis
New cases in a given population over a given time period
Persons exposed to the risk during the time period
Existing cases at a single point in time
Both a and b
Show a cause-effect relationship in the sample or population studied.
Can be generalized to a broader, more general population.
Produce unbiased inferences or conclusions about a target population.
All of the above
Doctors' progress notes
Integrated progress notes
Labor and delivery record
Voice recognition systems
Clinical Documentation Improvement Analysis
Facility's data dictionary
System development life cycle
Missing signatures on progress notes
Missing discharge stummaries
Absence of SOAP format in progress notes
Missing operative reports
Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
Health Informatics (HI)
Health Information Management (HIM)
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Increased volume of data, images and videos
Application version is obsolete
Ease of use, training, performance and communication
Application does not meet the needs of the end user
Canada Health Infoway.
Canadian Health Information Management (CHIMA)
Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
Health Level Seven International (HL7).
An ECG recording.
A blood pressure reading.
Monitoring the colour of a skin lesion.
All of the above.
General public access to a portal over Internet.
Auditing of access to software to guard against privacy breaches.
Connection to a secure local area network (LAN).
Data flow from one software application to another application.
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol).
Standards Collaborative Working Groups (SCWG).
Standards Collaborative Strategic and Coordinating Committees.
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).
Domain Committees and Jurisdictional Implementation Groups.
Organization of data and information for easier communication purposes.
Specification of data groups that could contribute to the standardization of clinical practice.
Coherently combining data models and terminologies for easy use in different systems.
None of the above.
Education and training.
Take an inventory of each machine that stores health information and develop a process to regularly erase the memory.
Develop a destruction policy in conjunction with the organization's retention schedule.
Perform audits on compliance to the disposition policy.
Record the destruction of any information.