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  • 1. 
    Vital signs consist of ...
    • A. 

      Temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure

    • B. 

      Height, weight, temperature and pulse

    • C. 

      Heart beats per minute and amount of breaths per minute

  • 2. 
    The abbreviation MMR stands for measles, mumps, and rabies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Bradycardia is a __________ heartbeat.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Slow

  • 4. 
    Tachycardia is a ____________ heartbeat.
    • A. 

      Fast and regular

    • B. 

      Fast and irregular

    • C. 

      Slow and irregular

  • 5. 
    Finger sticks are most often used to monitor...
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      PT

  • 6. 
    A speculum is used in what type of procedure?
    • A. 

      Pap smear

    • B. 

      Colonoscopy

    • C. 

      MRI

  • 7. 
    Spirometry testing is used to measure lung capacity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A normal O2 level is what?
    • A. 

      60% - 70%

    • B. 

      92% - 98%

    • C. 

      78% - 88%

  • 9. 
    What does SIG stand for?
    • A. 

      Signature

    • B. 

      How a medication is taken

    • C. 

      A diagnosis

  • 10. 
    PT stands for...
    • A. 

      Prothrombin time

    • B. 

      Part time

    • C. 

      Per thousand

  • 11. 
    The B1 lead is attached at the 4th intercostal space at the right sternal border.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    OT stands for ...
    • A. 

      Out of time

    • B. 

      Occupational therapy

    • C. 

      Over the counter

  • 13. 
    What does it mean when a doctor gives an impression?
    • A. 

      How a patient looks

    • B. 

      The diagnosis of a patient

    • C. 

      A prescription dosage

  • 14. 
    What is a normal glucose level?
    • A. 

      78-99

    • B. 

      140-188

    • C. 

      59-68

  • 15. 
    What is a normal blood pressure?
    • A. 

      110/76

    • B. 

      130/90

    • C. 

      95/65

  • 16. 
    The chart used during eye exams is called  a smellen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The average rectal temperature is...
    • A. 

      98.6

    • B. 

      99.6

    • C. 

      97.6

  • 18. 
    The most effective 1:10 solution to use when cleaning equipment and counter tops is what?
    • A. 

      1 part bleach and 10 parts water

    • B. 

      1 part alcohol and 10 parts water

    • C. 

      1 part water and 10 parts bleach

  • 19. 
    Renal failure means what?
    • A. 

      Kidney stones

    • B. 

      Liver failure

    • C. 

      Kidney failure

  • 20. 
    You should always reach across a sterile field.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Reflux refers to...
    • A. 

      Backward or return flow

    • B. 

      Hyperextending of limb

    • C. 

      Indigestion

  • 22. 
    An auxiliary temperature is taken where?
    • A. 

      Under the tongue

    • B. 

      Under the armpit

    • C. 

      In the rectum

  • 23. 
    What are common side effects that children may experience after receiving immunizations?
    • A. 

      High fever, swelling at the sight, headaches, breathing difficulties

    • B. 

      Increase in appetite

    • C. 

      Sleeplessness

  • 24. 
    Conjunctivitis is also known as...
    • A. 

      An inflammation of the scalp

    • B. 

      An inflammation of the joint

    • C. 

      Pink eye

  • 25. 
    It is ok to call a patient that has received test results and tell them that their tests showed a mass that needs futher testing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    What does a bone scan show?
    • A. 

      Any broken or fracture

    • B. 

      If you are pregnant

    • C. 

      If you have a blood disorder

  • 27. 
    The abbreviation AC stands for...
    • A. 

      Before meals

    • B. 

      After meals

    • C. 

      Before bedtime

  • 28. 
    The abbreviation D/C stands for...
    • A. 

      Discontinue

    • B. 

      Discharge

    • C. 

      Disconnect

  • 29. 
    The abbreviation H stands for...
    • A. 

      Hour

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Hormone

  • 30. 
    The abbreviation NPO stands for...
    • A. 

      Nothing by mouth

    • B. 

      Not per order

    • C. 

      No patient observed

  • 31. 
    The abbreviation OD stands for...
    • A. 

      Right eye

    • B. 

      Over dose

    • C. 

      Order discontinued

  • 32. 
    The abbreviation OS stands for...
    • A. 

      Left eye

    • B. 

      Left leg

    • C. 

      Left arm

  • 33. 
    The abbreviation OU stands for...
    • A. 

      Both eyes

    • B. 

      Both legs

    • C. 

      Both arms

  • 34. 
    The abbreviation HX stands for...
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Hormone

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

  • 35. 
    The abbreviation PRN stands for...
    • A. 

      As needed

    • B. 

      Not necessary

    • C. 

      Whenever possible

  • 36. 
    The abbreviation ASA stands for...
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      As soon as

    • C. 

      American Surgical Association

  • 37. 
    AFEBRILE is the abbreviation for without fever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    DX is the abbreviation for prescription.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    IM is the abbreviation for internal medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False