Medical Review Quiz 22

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 168

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Medical Review for MA 225


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  • 1. 
    This procedure is used to puncture the chest and remove fluid.
    • A. 

      Spirometry

    • B. 

      Bronchoscopy

    • C. 

      Intubation

    • D. 

      Thoracentesis

    • E. 

      Tracheostomy

  • 2. 
    Which of the following laboratory tests would be abnormal for a patient with anemia?
    • A. 

      Differential

    • B. 

      Hematocrit and hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Blood glucose

    • D. 

      Total cholesterol

    • E. 

      White blood cell count

  • 3. 
    A nevus in the antecubital area is a
    • A. 

      Mass on the shoulder

    • B. 

      Polyp on the lower back

    • C. 

      Wart on the ankle

    • D. 

      Scar on the knee

    • E. 

      Mole on the inside of the elbow

  • 4. 
    The patient's medical record belongs to
    • A. 

      The patient's spouse

    • B. 

      The physician

    • C. 

      The patient

    • D. 

      The patient's attorney

    • E. 

      The state medical board

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an example of stereotyping?
    • A. 

      Similar people have similar needs

    • B. 

      Elderly patients have hearing deficits

    • C. 

      Madicaid patients are lazy

    • D. 

      Educated patients have no fear of illness

    • E. 

      Young children react differently to stressful situations

  • 6. 
    To release medical information
    • A. 

      The physician must sign a waiver

    • B. 

      The insurance company must make the request in writing

    • C. 

      The patient must sign a release form

    • D. 

      A certified record technician must be employed by the office

    • E. 

      The patient must deliver the records in person to the requester

  • 7. 
    Which of the following should be reported to the health department?
    • A. 

      Otitis media

    • B. 

      Strep throat

    • C. 

      Influenza

    • D. 

      Vaginal yeast infection

    • E. 

      Human immunedeficiency virus (HIV)

  • 8. 
    In Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the need to be loved and free from loneliness is a
    • A. 

      Physiologic need

    • B. 

      Safety need

    • C. 

      Social need

    • D. 

      Self-esteem need

    • E. 

      Self-actualization need

  • 9. 
    If a patient refuses to consent to treatment, the medical assistant should
    • A. 

      Schedule the patient for another appointment

    • B. 

      Force treatment on the patient

    • C. 

      Force the patient to consent

    • D. 

      Delay treatment and inform or consult with the physician

    • E. 

      Terminate the patient

  • 10. 
    The opposite of anterior is
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Posterior

    • E. 

      Lateral

  • 11. 
    Informed consent includes which of the following elements?
    • A. 

      Benefits and risks of the treatment

    • B. 

      Purpose of treatment

    • C. 

      Nature of the patient's condition

    • D. 

      Assessment of the patient's understanding of the treatment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    All of the following are reasons for revoking a physician's license except
    • A. 

      Mental incapacity

    • B. 

      Physical incapacity

    • C. 

      Conviction of a crime

    • D. 

      Unprofessional conduct

    • E. 

      Providing atypical care

  • 13. 
    The liver
    • A. 

      Makes bile

    • B. 

      Detoxifies harmful substances

    • C. 

      Produces heparin

    • D. 

      Stores glycogen

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    A decrease in the total number of white blood cells is called:
    • A. 

      Leukocyte

    • B. 

      Leukoderma

    • C. 

      Leukocytosis

    • D. 

      Anemia

    • E. 

      Leukopenia

  • 15. 
    The abbreviation meaning immediately is
    • A. 

      Prn

    • B. 

      Stat

    • C. 

      Qod

    • D. 

      Ad lib

    • E. 

      Dc

  • 16. 
    The phsician is legally obligated to report
    • A. 

      Deaths

    • B. 

      Births

    • C. 

      Communicable diseases

    • D. 

      Abuse

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The prefix brady- denotes
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Fast

    • C. 

      Hard

    • D. 

      Soft

    • E. 

      Difficult

  • 18. 
    The opposite of superficial is
    • A. 

      Ventral

    • B. 

      Proximal

    • C. 

      Deep

    • D. 

      Distal

    • E. 

      Dorsal

  • 19. 
    An authorizationin advance to withdraw artificial life support is
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      An advance directive

    • D. 

      Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

    • E. 

      Good Samaritan Act

  • 20. 
    Nonverbal communication may be conveyed by
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Eye contact

    • C. 

      Body position

    • D. 

      Silence

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    Bulimia is
    • A. 

      A mass of food

    • B. 

      An eating disorder

    • C. 

      Loss of appetite

    • D. 

      A blood condition

    • E. 

      An arrhythmia

  • 22. 
    Rubeola is
    • A. 

      Herpes simples virus I

    • B. 

      Scarlet fever

    • C. 

      Whooping cough

    • D. 

      Measles

    • E. 

      Chicken pox

  • 23. 
    A sexually transmitted disease caused by a protozoal infestation is
    • A. 

      Herpes

    • B. 

      Gonorrhea

    • C. 

      Trichomoniasis

    • D. 

      Crabs

    • E. 

      Syphilis

  • 24. 
    An electrolyte that has an important influence of the activity of the heart muscle is
    • A. 

      Chloride

    • B. 

      Magnesium

    • C. 

      Peptase

    • D. 

      Phorphorus

    • E. 

      Potassium

  • 25. 
    Which of the following respiratory disorders is characterized by a loss of lung capacity?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

    • E. 

      Psoriasis

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