Medical Office Admin. Filing Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What type of filing tool is used to track a pt chart if it is removed from the storage?

    An out guide is a type of filing tool that is used to track a pt chart if it is removed from storage. It helps in keeping track of the location of the chart and ensures that it is returned to the correct place once it is no longer needed. The terms "out guide," "out-guide," and "out guides" all refer to the same filing tool.

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    What is the filing method that is used to identify and separate items into small subunits?

    The filing method used to identify and separate items into small subunits is called indexing. This involves creating a system of organizing and categorizing information or documents based on specific criteria. Indexing units refers to the individual subunits or categories within the indexing system.

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    What is the 4th least common code system used in ambulatory care centers?

    The 4th least common code system used in ambulatory care centers is the geographic code system. This system is used to categorize and identify locations based on their geographical attributes. It may involve assigning codes to different regions, countries, or specific areas within a country. While it is not as widely used as other code systems in ambulatory care centers, it still plays a role in organizing and classifying data related to geographic locations within the healthcare setting.

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    What should always be used when using a tab-alpha system?

    When using a tab-alpha system, it is important to always use color coded labels and full cut folders. This ensures that the system is organized and easy to navigate. The color coded labels help to quickly identify different categories or sections, while the full cut folders provide enough space to store and organize the documents effectively. By using these two components together, the tab-alpha system becomes efficient and user-friendly.

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    What is the primary use of cross referencing?

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    What is the primary use of out guides?

    Out guides are primarily used for chart removal. They are a type of filing accessory that helps keep track of files that have been removed from a filing system. Out guides typically have a tab or indicator that sticks out from the file cabinet, indicating that a file has been taken out. This helps to prevent misplacement or confusion when files are temporarily removed for reference or other purposes. When the file is returned, the out guide is removed, and the file is reinserted in its proper place.

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  • 7. 

    What medical record format does not include a problem list?

    The correct answer, somr, refers to the SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) medical record format. This format does not include a problem list, which is a separate section in other formats like the POMR (Problem-Oriented Medical Record). The SOAP format focuses on documenting the patient's subjective complaints, objective findings, assessment of the problem, and the plan for treatment.

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    What chart method includes vitals, meds, problems, etc?

    The chart method that includes vitals, meds, problems, etc is the Problem-Oriented Medical Record (POMR). POMR is a systematic approach to medical documentation that focuses on identifying and addressing patients' problems. It includes a list of the patient's active medical problems, along with relevant information such as vital signs, medications, and any other pertinent data. This method helps healthcare professionals to organize and track the patient's healthcare information effectively.

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    What are the procedural steps?

    The procedural steps listed in the answer are inspect, index, code, sort, and file. This suggests that these are the steps that need to be followed in order to complete a certain process or task. First, the data or information is inspected, then it is indexed for easier access. After that, the coding or programming is done to manipulate the data. Next, the data is sorted in a specific order. Finally, the sorted data is filed or stored for future reference.

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    Name 3 types of numeric filing.

    The three types of numeric filing mentioned are straight, terminal, and middle digit. Straight numeric filing involves arranging files in numerical order from lowest to highest. Terminal numeric filing involves arranging files in numerical order based on the last digit or group of digits. Middle digit numeric filing involves arranging files in numerical order based on the middle digit or group of digits. These different types of numeric filing systems allow for efficient organization and retrieval of numerical information.

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