Health Information Technology Chapters 1 And 2

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Health Information Technology Chapters 1 And 2 - Quiz

If there’s one thing that the human race has shown in evolution, it’s resilience and the ability to survive for as long as we possibly can before the weight of the world comes down on top of us. The key evidence of this human achievement in health information technology, a study that looks at topics involving mankind’s greatest discoveries in medicine and how to overcome previously unbeatable illnesses. Know any examples? Let’s find out!


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  • 1. 

     Learned that microbes are living and caused disease. Also learned that killing the microbes helped to stop that disease.

    • A.

      Robert Koch

    • B.

      Edward Jenner

    • C.

      Louis Pasteur

    Correct Answer
    C. Louis Pasteur
    Explanation
    Louis Pasteur is the correct answer because he was a French scientist who made significant contributions to the understanding of microbes and disease. He conducted experiments that demonstrated the existence of microbes and their role in causing diseases. Pasteur also developed the process of pasteurization, which involves heating liquids to kill harmful bacteria. His work laid the foundation for the field of microbiology and revolutionized the understanding and prevention of infectious diseases.

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  • 2. 

    Discovered the immunity to small pox

    • A.

      Edward Jenner

    • B.

      Robert Koch

    • C.

      Hippocrates

    Correct Answer
    A. Edward Jenner
    Explanation
    Edward Jenner is the correct answer because he discovered the immunity to smallpox. He is known as the "Father of Immunology" for his groundbreaking work in developing the smallpox vaccine. Jenner observed that milkmaids who had contracted cowpox, a milder disease, seemed to be immune to smallpox. He then conducted experiments by inoculating individuals with cowpox, which provided them with protection against smallpox. This discovery laid the foundation for modern vaccination and has saved countless lives throughout history.

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  • 3. 

    Was known for identifying anthrax

    • A.

      Robert Koch

    • B.

      Edward Jenner

    • C.

      Louis Pasteur

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Koch
    Explanation
    Robert Koch is known for identifying anthrax. He was a German physician and microbiologist who made significant contributions to the field of medical microbiology. In 1876, Koch isolated and identified the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, which causes anthrax. His discovery paved the way for understanding the etiology and transmission of infectious diseases. Koch's work on anthrax also laid the foundation for the development of Koch's postulates, a set of criteria to establish the causative relationship between a microorganism and a disease. Overall, Koch's identification of anthrax is a landmark achievement in the history of microbiology.

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  • 4. 

    _____________ converts paper records to an electronic health record.

    • A.

      Image Processing

    • B.

      Incomplete Record Processing

    • C.

      Coding and Abstracting

    Correct Answer
    A. Image Processing
    Explanation
    Image Processing is the correct answer because it involves the conversion of paper records to electronic health records. Image processing techniques can be used to scan and digitize paper documents, such as medical charts and records, and convert them into electronic format. This allows for easier storage, retrieval, and sharing of patient information, leading to improved efficiency and accuracy in healthcare settings.

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  • 5. 

    __________ Collects cancer Data

    • A.

      Health Information Manager

    • B.

      Cancer Registrar

    • C.

      Coder

    Correct Answer
    B. Cancer Registrar
    Explanation
    A cancer registrar is responsible for collecting and maintaining data related to cancer patients. They gather information on patient demographics, medical history, treatments received, and outcomes. This data is crucial for cancer research, tracking trends, and improving patient care. The cancer registrar ensures accurate and complete documentation of cancer cases, follows privacy regulations, and collaborates with healthcare professionals to ensure data integrity. Their role is vital in providing valuable information for cancer prevention, treatment, and policy-making decisions.

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  • 6. 

    What is a credential for Cancer Registrar?

    • A.

      AAPC

    • B.

      ACMCS

    • C.

      AHIMA

    • D.

      NCRA

    Correct Answer
    D. NCRA
    Explanation
    NCRA (National Cancer Registrars Association) is a credential for Cancer Registrars. It is an organization that provides education, certification, and professional development opportunities for cancer registrars. Cancer registrars are healthcare professionals who collect and analyze data on cancer cases, helping to improve cancer treatment and research.

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  • 7. 

    What mandates all privacy in hospital administration?

    • A.

      HIPPA

    • B.

      JCAH

    • C.

      Medicare

    Correct Answer
    A. HIPPA
    Explanation
    HIPPA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, mandates all privacy in hospital administration. This act was enacted in 1996 to protect patients' medical records and other personal health information from being disclosed without their consent. It sets national standards for the privacy and security of health information and requires healthcare providers to implement safeguards to protect patient privacy. By complying with HIPPA regulations, hospitals ensure that patient information is kept confidential and secure. JCAH (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) and Medicare are not specifically related to privacy in hospital administration.

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  • 8. 

    What grants a "deemed status", has conditions of participation and makes sure hospitals meet certain requirements to get reimburse for medicare/medicaid?

    • A.

      HIPPA

    • B.

      JCAH

    • C.

      Food and Drug Act

    Correct Answer
    B. JCAH
    Explanation
    JCAH, or the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, grants a "deemed status" to hospitals. It has conditions of participation and ensures that hospitals meet certain requirements in order to receive reimbursement for Medicare/Medicaid.

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  • 9. 

    Helps people with low incomes get the necessary medical help or need. Varies from state to state.

    • A.

      Medicare

    • B.

      Medicaid

    • C.

      Chips

    Correct Answer
    A. Medicare
    Explanation
    Medicare is a government-funded healthcare program in the United States that provides medical coverage for individuals who are 65 years or older, as well as for certain younger individuals with disabilities. It is not based on income level, but rather on age or disability status. Medicaid, on the other hand, is a joint federal and state program that provides healthcare coverage for individuals and families with low incomes. It varies from state to state in terms of eligibility criteria and benefits. The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a separate program that provides healthcare coverage for children in low-income families who do not qualify for Medicaid.

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  • 10. 

    This is for people 65 years or older with disabilities or people with End Stage Renal Disease

    • A.

      Medicare

    • B.

      Medicaid

    Correct Answer
    A. Medicare
    Explanation
    Medicare is the correct answer because it is a federal health insurance program primarily for individuals who are 65 years or older, as well as for younger individuals with certain disabilities or people with End Stage Renal Disease. Medicaid, on the other hand, is a joint federal and state program that provides health coverage for individuals with low income, regardless of age. Therefore, based on the given information, Medicare is the appropriate option for people 65 years or older with disabilities or people with End Stage Renal Disease.

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  • 11. 

    Handled the first bioterrorism attack in the mail. Also replaced Health Care Financing Administration.

    • A.

      Joint Commission

    • B.

      CMS

    • C.

      HIPPA

    Correct Answer
    B. CMS
    Explanation
    CMS, also known as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is the correct answer because it is the government agency responsible for handling the first bioterrorism attack in the mail. Additionally, CMS replaced the Health Care Financing Administration, which further supports its role in managing healthcare-related incidents and organizations. The Joint Commission and HIPAA are not directly involved in these specific activities, making them incorrect options.

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  • 12. 

    If you go and get a physical exam. What type of care did you just receive?

    • A.

      Primary

    • B.

      Secondary

    • C.

      Tertiary

    • D.

      Quanternary

    Correct Answer
    A. Primary
    Explanation
    If you go and get a physical exam, the type of care you just received is primary care. Primary care refers to the first point of contact between a patient and a healthcare provider for routine check-ups, preventive care, and treatment of common illnesses or injuries. A physical exam is a routine check-up that is typically performed by a primary care physician or a general practitioner to assess a patient's overall health and detect any potential issues.

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  • 13. 

    Jackson broke his ankle while performing with his band 100 Monkeys. Jackson was rushed to the E.R and from there he was referred to a bone specialist. What type of care is Jackson in?

    • A.

      Quaternary

    • B.

      Primary

    • C.

      Secondary

    Correct Answer
    C. Secondary
    Explanation
    Jackson is in secondary care because he was initially treated in the emergency room (primary care) and then referred to a bone specialist for further treatment (secondary care). Secondary care involves specialized medical services provided by medical specialists after a patient has been referred by primary care providers.

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  • 14. 

    A patient is admitted into the E.R with 3rd degree burns through out their body. The physician on staff sends them to a burn center. What type of care are they in?

    • A.

      Primary

    • B.

      Tertiary

    • C.

      Secondary

    Correct Answer
    B. Tertiary
    Explanation
    The patient is in tertiary care. Tertiary care refers to specialized medical care provided by experts in a specific field or at specialized facilities such as burn centers. In this case, the physician recognizes the severity of the burns and refers the patient to a burn center, where they can receive the specialized care needed to treat their 3rd degree burns.

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  • 15. 

    This type of care is a extension of Tertiary and is usually very costly.

    • A.

      Primary

    • B.

      Secondary

    • C.

      Quaternary

    Correct Answer
    C. Quaternary
    Explanation
    Quaternary care refers to highly specialized and advanced medical care that is often associated with research and academic institutions. It involves complex procedures, cutting-edge technology, and specialized medical professionals. This type of care is typically expensive due to the advanced techniques and resources required. Therefore, the given statement accurately describes quaternary care as an extension of tertiary care that is usually very costly.

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  • 16. 

    This type of hospital is privately owned

    • A.

      For Profit

    • B.

      Not for Profit

    Correct Answer
    A. For Profit
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "For Profit." This means that the hospital in question is privately owned and operates with the primary goal of making a profit. Unlike not-for-profit hospitals, which reinvest any surplus funds back into the organization, for-profit hospitals aim to generate revenue and distribute profits to their owners or shareholders. These hospitals often focus on maximizing financial returns and may prioritize certain services or patient populations based on profitability.

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  • 17. 

    ____________ hospital incomes are reinvested back into the facility.

    Correct Answer
    Not For Profit
    not for profit
    Explanation
    In a not-for-profit hospital, the incomes generated by the hospital are reinvested back into the facility to improve patient care, purchase equipment, and support community health programs. Unlike for-profit hospitals that distribute profits to shareholders or owners, not-for-profit hospitals operate with the primary goal of providing healthcare services to the community. Therefore, the correct answer is "Not For Profit" or "not for profit".

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  • 18. 

    What type of hospital is an Government Hospital?

    • A.

      For Profit

    • B.

      Not For Profit

    Correct Answer
    B. Not For Profit
    Explanation
    A government hospital is categorized as a not-for-profit institution because it is funded and operated by the government. The primary objective of a government hospital is to provide healthcare services to the public rather than generating profits. These hospitals are usually funded through taxpayer money and are focused on delivering affordable and accessible healthcare to all individuals, regardless of their ability to pay. The main goal is to ensure the well-being and welfare of the population rather than making financial gains.

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  • 19. 

    This hospital is owned by corporations and makes up 15% of hospitals in the  United States.

    • A.

      Government

    • B.

      Volunteer

    • C.

      Teaching

    • D.

      Proprietary

    Correct Answer
    D. Proprietary
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Proprietary". This hospital is owned by corporations, indicating that it is privately owned. Additionally, it is mentioned that this hospital makes up 15% of hospitals in the United States, further supporting the idea that it is a proprietary hospital, as government and volunteer hospitals are less likely to make up such a large percentage of hospitals in the country.

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  • 20. 

    This type of hospital makes up 25% of hospitals in the United States and his a not for profit hospital.

    • A.

      Government

    • B.

      Proprietary

    • C.

      Teaching

    • D.

      Volunteer

    Correct Answer
    A. Government
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Government" because the statement mentions that this type of hospital makes up 25% of hospitals in the United States and is a not-for-profit hospital. Government hospitals are typically funded and operated by the government, providing healthcare services to the public without the goal of making a profit.

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  • 21. 

    This Hospital makes up 60% of hospitals in the United States. It is owned by religious or volunteer groups and is not for profit.

    • A.

      Teaching

    • B.

      Volunteer

    • C.

      Government

    Correct Answer
    B. Volunteer
    Explanation
    This hospital is not owned by the government or any teaching institution, but rather by religious or volunteer groups. It is also mentioned that the hospital is not for profit. Therefore, the correct answer is "Volunteer" as it aligns with the description provided.

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  • 22. 

    ___________________ is a physician who has completed their internship in a program of training designed to increase their knowledge of clinical or special fields.

    • A.

      Resident

    • B.

      Chief Resident

    • C.

      Intern

    Correct Answer
    A. Resident
    Explanation
    A resident is a physician who has completed their internship in a program of training designed to increase their knowledge of clinical or special fields. During their residency, they continue to receive supervised training and gain practical experience in their chosen specialty. The term "resident" refers to the fact that these physicians live and work in the hospital or medical facility where they are undergoing their training. They often work long hours and are responsible for providing care to patients under the guidance of attending physicians.

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  • 23. 

    ______________ is in their final year of residency.

    Correct Answer
    Chief Resident
    chief resident
    Explanation
    The term "Chief Resident" refers to a medical doctor who is in their final year of residency and has been chosen to oversee and coordinate the activities of other residents in a particular department or specialty. The title is usually given to a resident who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, clinical knowledge, and professionalism. The lowercase version "chief resident" is also acceptable, as it refers to the same role.

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  • 24. 

    Who founded the Pennsylvania Hospital?

    • A.

      Edward Jenner

    • B.

      Flemming

    • C.

      Ben Franklin

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Franklin
    Explanation
    Benjamin Franklin founded the Pennsylvania Hospital. He was a renowned American polymath, inventor, and statesman. Franklin established the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in 1751, making it the first hospital in the United States. He believed in the importance of providing medical care to the sick and injured, and his efforts in founding this hospital laid the foundation for the development of healthcare institutions in America.

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  • 25. 

    What time period was the polio vaccine licensed?

    • A.

      Ancient

    • B.

      Modern

    • C.

      Medieval

    Correct Answer
    B. Modern
    Explanation
    The polio vaccine was licensed in the modern time period. This means that it was developed and approved for use in the recent past, specifically during the era of scientific advancements and medical breakthroughs. The licensing of the polio vaccine in the modern time period signifies the progress made in medical research and the successful efforts to combat and prevent diseases.

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  • 26. 

    ______________- medicine believed gods and evil spirits caused disease

    • A.

      Ancient

    • B.

      Prehistoric

    • C.

      Modern

    Correct Answer
    B. Prehistoric
    Explanation
    During prehistoric times, people believed that diseases were caused by gods and evil spirits. They had no scientific understanding of medicine and relied on supernatural explanations for illnesses. This belief system continued until the development of more advanced civilizations and the emergence of modern medicine, which is based on scientific principles and empirical evidence. Therefore, the correct answer is prehistoric.

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  • 27. 

    What time period was syphilis an epidemic?

    • A.

      Renaissance

    • B.

      Ancient

    • C.

      Modern

    Correct Answer
    A. Renaissance
    Explanation
    During the Renaissance, syphilis became an epidemic. This sexually transmitted infection spread rapidly throughout Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries. The disease was first recognized in the late 15th century and quickly became a major health crisis. The Renaissance period was characterized by social and cultural changes, including increased sexual activity and exploration, which contributed to the rapid spread of syphilis. The epidemic had a significant impact on society, leading to widespread fear and stigma surrounding the disease.

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  • 28. 

    Who discovered that ether gas could safely be used to put patients to sleep for surgery?

    • A.

      Ben Franklin and Edward Jenner

    • B.

      Rob and Jackson

    • C.

      Flemming and Koch

    • D.

      Crawford Long and William T.G Morton

    Correct Answer
    D. Crawford Long and William T.G Morton
    Explanation
    Crawford Long and William T.G Morton discovered that ether gas could safely be used to put patients to sleep for surgery.

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  • 29. 

    Who monitors the purity of foods and safety of medicines?

    • A.

      Joint Commission

    • B.

      CMS

    • C.

      Medicare

    • D.

      FDA

    Correct Answer
    D. FDA
    Explanation
    The FDA, or the Food and Drug Administration, is responsible for monitoring the purity of foods and safety of medicines. This government agency ensures that food products are safe for consumption and that medications are effective and free from harmful substances. The FDA conducts inspections, sets regulations, and enforces compliance to protect public health and safety.

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  • 30. 

    Who was the first company to give their employees health insurance? What was the health insurance?

    • A.

      Ford Motor Company/Blue Cross

    • B.

      General Motors/Blue Cross

    • C.

      General Motors/Metropolitan life

    Correct Answer
    C. General Motors/Metropolitan life
    Explanation
    General Motors was the first company to provide health insurance to its employees through a partnership with Metropolitan Life. This partnership allowed General Motors employees to have access to health insurance coverage, providing them with financial protection and access to medical services. This initiative set a precedent for other companies to follow, ultimately leading to the widespread adoption of employer-sponsored health insurance in the United States.

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  • 31. 

    The First Blue Cross plan was given to teachers at Baylor University allowing them 21 days of hospital care at six dollars a year.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that the first Blue Cross plan was given to teachers at Baylor University, providing them with 21 days of hospital care for a cost of six dollars per year. This suggests that the Blue Cross plan was initially created to provide affordable healthcare coverage to teachers, and it started at Baylor University.

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  • 32. 

    Medicare and Medicaid are apart of social security amendments?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Medicare and Medicaid are indeed part of the social security amendments. The social security amendments of 1965 introduced both Medicare and Medicaid as programs to provide healthcare coverage to specific populations. Medicare primarily serves individuals aged 65 and older, as well as certain younger individuals with disabilities, while Medicaid provides healthcare coverage for low-income individuals and families. These programs were established to ensure that vulnerable populations have access to necessary medical services and support.

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  • 33. 

    Who believed that the only was to understand a disease was to examine the cells of the affected body?

    • A.

      Lister

    • B.

      Flemming

    • C.

      Koch

    • D.

      Virchow

    Correct Answer
    D. Virchow
    Explanation
    Virchow believed that the only way to understand a disease was to examine the cells of the affected body. He was a prominent German physician and pathologist who made significant contributions to the field of medicine. Virchow emphasized the importance of cellular pathology and the concept that diseases originate at the cellular level. He advocated for the use of microscopic examination of tissues and cells to diagnose and understand diseases, paving the way for modern pathology and the development of cellular pathology as a fundamental aspect of medical science.

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  • 34. 

    Believed that germs caused death and founded aseptic surgery

    • A.

      Lister

    • B.

      Koch

    • C.

      Flemming

    Correct Answer
    A. Lister
    Explanation
    Lister is the correct answer because he believed that germs caused death and he is known for founding aseptic surgery. Aseptic surgery involves preventing the introduction of germs into wounds during surgical procedures, which greatly reduces the risk of infection and death. Lister's work revolutionized the field of surgery and laid the foundation for modern antiseptic practices. Koch and Flemming are not associated with the founding of aseptic surgery.

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  • 35. 

    He discovered X-Rays

    • A.

      Lister

    • B.

      Flemming

    • C.

      Koch

    • D.

      Roentgen

    Correct Answer
    D. Roentgen
    Explanation
    Roentgen is the correct answer because he is the scientist who discovered X-Rays. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen made this groundbreaking discovery in 1895, while experimenting with cathode rays. He noticed that a fluorescent screen in his lab started to glow even when it was not directly in the path of the rays. Further investigation led him to the discovery of X-Rays, which revolutionized the field of medicine and had numerous applications in imaging and diagnostics.

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  • 36. 

    He discovered Penicillin.

    • A.

      Flemming

    • B.

      Koch

    • C.

      Your Mother

    Correct Answer
    A. Flemming
    Explanation
    Flemming is the correct answer because he is credited with the discovery of Penicillin. Alexander Fleming, a Scottish biologist, accidentally discovered Penicillin in 1928 when he noticed that a mold called Penicillium notatum inhibited the growth of bacteria. This discovery revolutionized medicine as Penicillin became the first widely used antibiotic, saving countless lives by effectively treating bacterial infections.

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  • 37. 

    He used a microscope to study organisms and also discovered bacteria.

    • A.

      Koch

    • B.

      Leeuwenhoek

    • C.

      Flemming

    • D.

      Aselli

    Correct Answer
    B. Leeuwenhoek
    Explanation
    Leeuwenhoek is the correct answer because he is known for using a microscope to study organisms and discovering bacteria. He was a Dutch scientist who made significant contributions to the field of microbiology. Leeuwenhoek's observations of microorganisms through his microscope were groundbreaking and helped to establish the field of microbiology. His discoveries laid the foundation for further advancements in the understanding of bacteria and other microscopic organisms.

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  • 38. 

    Discovered lymphatic vessels and attributed cancer to lymph abnormalities.

    • A.

      Flemming

    • B.

      Lynch

    • C.

      Koch

    • D.

      Aselli

    Correct Answer
    D. Aselli
    Explanation
    Aselli discovered lymphatic vessels and attributed cancer to lymph abnormalities.

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  • 39. 

    What time period was the Cannon of Medicine in?

    • A.

      Ancient

    • B.

      Modern

    • C.

      Medieval

    • D.

      Prehistoric

    Correct Answer
    C. Medieval
    Explanation
    The Cannon of Medicine was a medical book written by the Persian physician Avicenna during the medieval period. It was one of the most influential medical texts of its time and continued to be used and studied for centuries. Avicenna's work in the Cannon of Medicine helped to shape medical knowledge and practice during the medieval period, making it the correct answer.

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  • 40. 

    The Cannon of Medicine was a summarized medical knowledge of the time period accurately disturbing meningitis, tetanus and other diseases

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Cannon of Medicine was a comprehensive compilation of medical knowledge during a specific time period. It accurately described various diseases including meningitis and tetanus. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 41. 

    Flemming discovered The Cannon of Medicine

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False - Avicenna

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  • 42. 

    He proved the continuous circulation of blood within a contained system.

    • A.

      Lister

    • B.

      Koch

    • C.

      Harvey

    • D.

      Flemming

    Correct Answer
    C. Harvey
    Explanation
    Harvey is the correct answer because he was the one who proved the continuous circulation of blood within a contained system. His work on the heart and blood vessels revolutionized the understanding of the cardiovascular system and laid the foundation for modern medicine. His experiments and observations led to the discovery of the heart's function as a pump and the concept of blood circulation, which was a groundbreaking contribution to the field of anatomy and physiology.

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  • 43. 

    The Hippocratic Oath was in the Medieval time period.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. The Hippocratic Oath was not in the Medieval time period. The oath is attributed to Hippocrates, a Greek physician who lived in the 5th century BCE, which is well before the Medieval period. The oath is still relevant today and is taken by many medical professionals as a code of ethics.

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  • 44. 

    Was an early expression of medical ethics and reflected high ideals

    • A.

      Cannon of Medicine

    • B.

      Hippocratic Oath

    Correct Answer
    B. Hippocratic Oath
    Explanation
    The Hippocratic Oath is the correct answer because it is known as an early expression of medical ethics and reflects high ideals. The oath, attributed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, outlines ethical principles and guidelines for physicians, emphasizing the importance of patient care, confidentiality, and the avoidance of harm. It sets a standard for moral behavior and professionalism in the field of medicine, making it an early and influential document in the history of medical ethics.

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  • 45. 

    Provides assistance, advice and information to the patient.

    • A.

      Coder

    • B.

      Consultant

    • C.

      Medical Transcriptionist

    Correct Answer
    B. Consultant
    Explanation
    A consultant is someone who provides assistance, advice, and information to clients or patients. In the context of the given question, a consultant would be the most appropriate answer because they are professionals who offer expert guidance and recommendations to patients regarding their medical conditions or treatment options. They have specialized knowledge and experience in their field, which enables them to provide valuable insights and support to patients in making informed decisions about their healthcare.

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  • 46. 

    Transcribes, dictations and creates medical reports for hospital administrations.

    • A.

      Coders

    • B.

      Cancer registrars

    • C.

      Medical Transcriptionist

    Correct Answer
    C. Medical Transcriptionist
    Explanation
    A medical transcriptionist is responsible for transcribing and creating medical reports for hospital administrations. They listen to dictations from healthcare professionals and accurately transcribe them into written reports. This role requires strong attention to detail and knowledge of medical terminology. Coders and cancer registrars have different responsibilities within the healthcare field and are not directly involved in transcribing and creating medical reports.

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  • 47. 

    They examine cost of claims to determine whether it is a reasonable or necessary, according to diagnosis.

    • A.

      Coders

    • B.

      Billers

    • C.

      Health Insurance Specialist

    Correct Answer
    C. Health Insurance Specialist
    Explanation
    Health Insurance Specialists are responsible for examining the cost of claims to determine if they are reasonable and necessary based on the diagnosis. They review medical records, insurance policies, and other relevant information to ensure that the claims are accurate and comply with the guidelines set by the insurance company. This helps in preventing fraudulent or unnecessary claims from being approved and ensures that the insurance company only pays for legitimate medical expenses.

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  • 48. 

    What is a crednetial in Health Information Management?

    • A.

      AAPC

    • B.

      ACMCS

    • C.

      AHIMA

    Correct Answer
    C. AHIMA
    Explanation
    AHIMA stands for the American Health Information Management Association. It is a professional association that represents health information management professionals and promotes the effective management of health information and medical records. AHIMA provides credentials to individuals who meet certain standards and requirements in the field of health information management. These credentials demonstrate the individual's expertise and knowledge in the field and can enhance their career opportunities in health information management.

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  • 49. 

    They make sure that patient charts are coded correctly for reimbursement

    • A.

      Health Information Managers

    • B.

      Coders and reimbursement specialist

    • C.

      Cancer Registrars

    Correct Answer
    B. Coders and reimbursement specialist
    Explanation
    Coders and reimbursement specialists play a crucial role in ensuring that patient charts are coded correctly for reimbursement purposes. They are responsible for reviewing medical records and assigning the appropriate codes for diagnoses, procedures, and treatments. By accurately coding the patient charts, they ensure that healthcare providers receive the appropriate reimbursement from insurance companies and government programs. This helps to maintain the financial stability of healthcare organizations and ensures that patients receive the necessary care without incurring excessive costs.

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  • 50. 

    What is a credential for Coders?

    • A.

      AAPC

    • B.

      ASPCA

    • C.

      AHIMA

    Correct Answer
    A. AAPC
    Explanation
    The AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) is a recognized credential for coders. It is an organization that provides certification and training for medical coders, ensuring that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to accurately assign medical codes to diagnoses, procedures, and services. This credential is widely recognized and respected in the healthcare industry, indicating that the individual has met the standards set by the AAPC and is qualified to work as a professional coder.

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