RMT Prep: Medical Abbreviations & Acronyms

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of an acronym?
    • A. 

      COPD

    • B. 

      T.i.d.

    • C. 

      CABG

    • D. 

      Lymphs

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of a brief form?
    • A. 

      Cath

    • B. 

      MmHg

    • C. 

      BKA

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which is correctly transcribed?
    • A. 

      TITLE OF OPERATION: ORIF, left radius

    • B. 

      DIAGNOSIS: Pyelonephritis with elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN)

    • C. 

      TITLE OF OPERATION: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

    • D. 

      DIAGNOSIS: IDDM

  • 4. 
    A measurement would be correctly indicated by which of the following?
    • A. 

      2 cm

    • B. 

      3 inches

    • C. 

      A few centimeters

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which would represent the incorrect transcription of a measurement?
    • A. 

      4.5 cm

    • B. 

      3 in

    • C. 

      4 feet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Latin abbreviation referring to "twice per day" would be correctly transcribed as:
    • A. 

      Bid

    • B. 

      B.I.D.

    • C. 

      B.i.d.

    • D. 

      BID

  • 7. 
    Which represents the incorrect capitalization of an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      Differential showed 58 SEGs

    • B. 

      WBC was 48.2

    • C. 

      Urinalysis revealed 8-10 wbc's

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is correctly pluralized?
    • A. 

      Serial K's

    • B. 

      EKG's

    • C. 

      Lymph's

    • D. 

      Rbcs

  • 9. 
    Which of the following genus/species reference is correctly transcribed?
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

    • B. 

      S. aureus

    • C. 

      S Aureus

    • D. 

      S aureus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is correctly transcribed?
    • A. 

      The baby weighted 8 lbs 12 oz.

    • B. 

      She was instructed to return on a prn basis.

    • C. 

      We injected 10 mL of lidocaine.

    • D. 

      CBC showed WBC's of 9.2.

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