Medical Records Position

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Medical Records Position

This test is facilitated by Kimberly Ryan for Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) for the recruitment of Medical Records Professionals with specified years of experience. INSTRUCTIONSPlease complete the bio data before proceeding. Please tick ONLY ONE BOX in the spaces provided. Multiple answers in one question WILL NOT be recognised. Please do not refresh the page as you will loose all your already imputed data. You have 60 minutes to answer 60 questions. The test is scheduled to terminate in 60 minutes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following are patients’ hospital numbers, which one of them is arranged in terminal digit order in the options a to d?00 -11 – 4518 – 40­­­­­­ ­­– 5420 – 45 – 4541 – 9 – 18
    • A. 

      A. 00 – 11 – 45; 41 – 09 – 18; 20 – 45 – 45; 18 – 40 – 54

    • B. 

      B. 00 -11 – 45; 20 – 45 – 45; 40 – 09 – 18; 18 – 40 – 54

    • C. 

      C. 00 – 11 – 45; 18 – 40 - 54; 20 – 45 - 45; 41 – 09 - 18

    • D. 

      D. 41 – 09 - 18; 00 – 11 - 45; 20 – 45 - 45; 18 – 40 – 54

  • 2. 
    The dagger and asterisk  code refers to:
    • A. 

      A. Two codes for certain disease conditions

    • B. 

      B. Two codes for diagnostic statements containing information about both underlying generalized disease and a manifestation in a particular organ or site

    • C. 

      C. Primary code and a secondary code

    • D. 

      D. Dual coding system

  • 3. 
    The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) 10 has three volumes, 1, 2, and 3.Which of the following best describe the contents of the set?
    • A. 

      A. Volume 1 is the instruction manual Volume 2 is the alphabetic index Volume 3 is the tabular list

    • B. 

      Volume 1 is the tabular list Volume 2 is the instruction manual Volume 3 is the alphabetic index

    • C. 

      C. Volume 1 is the tabular list Volume 2 is the alphabetic index Volume 3 is the instruction manual

    • D. 

      D. Volume 1 is the alphabetic index Volume 2 is the tabular list Volume 3 is the instruction manual

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is correct statement about the ICD 10?
    • A. 

      A. The ICD 10 has seventeen main chapters

    • B. 

      B. The ICD 10 has twenty-one main chapters

    • C. 

      C. The ICD 10 has twenty main chapters

    • D. 

      D. The ICD 10 has sixteen main chapters

  • 5. 
    In which chapters of the ICD 10 could the following diagnostic statement have their codes? They are: pulmonary tuberculosis, Ebola virus disease and malarial fever.
    • A. 

      A. Diseases of the respiratory system and certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    • B. 

      B. Diseases of the circulatory system and diseases of the digestive system

    • C. 

      C. A and b above

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 6. 
    The Health Information Managers’ Association of Nigeria is affiliated to
    • A. 

      A. World Health Organization

    • B. 

      B. United Nations Organization

    • C. 

      C. International Health Information Managers’ Association (IFHIMA)

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following guards against duplication of patients records?
    • A. 

      A. In-patient index

    • B. 

      B. Disease/operation index

    • C. 

      C. Number index

    • D. 

      D. Patient name index

  • 8. 
    An objective method of for applying a yard stick to the quality of medical care given to the patient is called:
    • A. 

      A. Qualitative and quantitative review

    • B. 

      B. Medical audit

    • C. 

      C. A and b above

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 9. 
    The appropriate time to take the daily ward statement is :
    • A. 

      A. 12.00 midnight

    • B. 

      B. 8.00 am

    • C. 

      C. 11.59 pm

    • D. 

      D. 11.59 am

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best describe the pressure on hospital beds?
    • A. 

      A. Turn- over interval

    • B. 

      B. Percentage of occupancy

    • C. 

      C. Vacant beds

    • D. 

      D. Discharges and deaths

  • 11. 
    Which of the following numbering systems is best for a company hospital with twenty thousand users in its medical facility?
    • A. 

      A. Serial numbering system

    • B. 

      B. Serial – unit numbering system

    • C. 

      C. Unit numbering system

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 12. 
    If over 3% of patients on appointment in a specialist clinic waited for over an hour to see their doctor, that appointment system should be:
    • A. 

      A. Cancelled

    • B. 

      B. Reviewed

    • C. 

      C. Changed

    • D. 

      D. B and c above

  • 13. 
    The best appointment system in Nigerian hospitals today should be:
    • A. 

      A. Block appointment

    • B. 

      B. Individual appointment

    • C. 

      C. Batch appointment

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 14. 
    In a hospital with bed compliment of 20, the best tracer system to use should be :
    • A. 

      A. Personal tracer system

    • B. 

      B. Library tracer system

    • C. 

      C. Common tracer system

    • D. 

      D. Requisition holder

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a notifiable disease?
    • A. 

      A. Measles

    • B. 

      B. Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      C. SARS

    • D. 

      D. Hypertensive Heart Disease

  • 16. 
    Health Records Officers’ Registration Board of Nigeria is primarily responsible for:
    • A. 

      A. Conducting examinations for schools of health/medical records

    • B. 

      B. Regulate the practice of health records profession

    • C. 

      C. Issue license of practice to Health Records Professionals

    • D. 

      D. Evaluate Health Records Professionals’ certificates for prospective employer

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not combination of coding tools?
    • A. 

      A. Case note and disease index card

    • B. 

      B. ICD coding books and case notes

    • C. 

      C. Microfilm camera and operation coding books

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 18. 
    The following are axis of medical data classification except
    • A. 

      A. Epidemiological axis

    • B. 

      B. Etiological axis

    • C. 

      C. Endemic axis

    • D. 

      D. Anatomical

  • 19. 
    The following are some of code of Ethics for the practice of Medical Records profession except:
    • A. 

      A. Preserve and protect the medical records in his custody an d hold inviolate the privileged contents of the records

    • B. 

      B. Refuse to participate in or conceal unethical practice or procedure

    • C. 

      C. Be polite and patient in behaving with all, especially with patients

    • D. 

      D. Avoid encroachment on medical, paramedical or any other professional responsibilities in which you don’t have professional capability

  • 20. 
    At the consultative out-patient department of a hospital--------------- Is not required when initiating a case folder for a new patient
    • A. 

      A. Appointment card

    • B. 

      B. Tracer card

    • C. 

      C. Name index card

    • D. 

      D. Disease index card

  • 21. 
    Ready reckoner is used for
    • A. 

      A. Counting in-patient days

    • B. 

      B. Calculating appointment days

    • C. 

      C. All of the above

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 22. 
    Medical records are weeded when they became
    • A. 

      A. Obsolete

    • B. 

      B. Semi active

    • C. 

      C. In-active

    • D. 

      D. Active

  • 23. 
    The best filling system for a 100 bedded hospital should be
    • A. 

      A. Straight numerical

    • B. 

      B. Middle digit

    • C. 

      C. Terminal digit

    • D. 

      D. Alphabetical

  • 24. 
    The following are causes of misfiling case notes except:
    • A. 

      A. Illegible handwriting

    • B. 

      B. Poor illumination in the medical record library

    • C. 

      C. Poor clinical meeting presentation

    • D. 

      D. Lack of proper use of tracer cards

  • 25. 
    Before release of patients medical records the following conditions must be meet except
    • A. 

      A. Request must be in writing

    • B. 

      B. Patient permission must be sought

    • C. 

      C. There must be reason for the request

    • D. 

      D. Duration of use of the records must be stated

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