Medical Review Quiz 23

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  • 1. 
    Legally, a physician
    • A. 

      May not refuse treatment in an emergency situation

    • B. 

      May refuse to provide follow-up care after initial treatment

    • C. 

      Must provide a diagnosis to a patient's employer if requested

    • D. 

      Must provide a medical history to the patient's insurance company if the insurance company requests it

    • E. 

      May refuse to accept a patient if he or she chooses

  • 2. 
    An itinerary
    • A. 

      Is a yearly schedule

    • B. 

      Is a travel guide

    • C. 

      Contains tickets

    • D. 

      Is a detailed outline of a trip

    • E. 

      Makes travel arrangements

  • 3. 
    Professionalism may best be displayed by
    • A. 

      Keeping emotions to self

    • B. 

      Staying calm when dealing with angry patients

    • C. 

      Showing no consideration for other members of the team

    • D. 

      Referring all problems to the physician

    • E. 

      Arriving late or leaving early

  • 4. 
    The combining form for uterus is
    • A. 

      Vagin/o

    • B. 

      Hyster/o

    • C. 

      Salping/o

    • D. 

      Oophor/o

  • 5. 
    Personality differencescan be do to
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Experience

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      Environment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which is not a characteristic desirable in a medical assistant?
    • A. 

      Appreciation

    • B. 

      Impatience

    • C. 

      Flexibility

    • D. 

      Friendliness

    • E. 

      Concern

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a segment of the large intestine?
    • A. 

      Pylorus

    • B. 

      Cecum

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Jejunum

  • 8. 
    Blood that is low in oxygen exits the heart through the
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Plumonary artery

    • C. 

      Plumonary vein

    • D. 

      Inferior vene cava

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is considered to be part of objective data?
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Surgical history

    • C. 

      Last menstrual period (LMP)

    • D. 

      Insurance information

  • 10. 
    Which of the following telephone calls should be given immediately to the physician?
    • A. 

      Another physician

    • B. 

      An angry patient

    • C. 

      A patient's family member

    • D. 

      An insurance company

  • 11. 
    The combining form enter/o means
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Small intestines

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Rectum

  • 12. 
    Which of the following suffixes means cutting into?
    • A. 

      -ectomy

    • B. 

      -ostomy

    • C. 

      -plasty

    • D. 

      -itis

  • 13. 
    Contraction of the smooth muscles of the walls of the small intestines that facilitates the movement of food is called
    • A. 

      Deglutition

    • B. 

      Mastication

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Eructation

  • 14. 
    The tube that leads from the kidney to the urinary bladder is the
    • A. 

      Vas Deferens

    • B. 

      Ureter

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Epididymis

  • 15. 
    The disease characterized by an abnormal hardening and thickening of the walls of the arteries is
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Atheriostenosis

    • C. 

      Atheronecrosis

    • D. 

      Atherommatosis

  • 16. 
    Which of the following suffixes means to crush?
    • A. 

      -tomy

    • B. 

      -tripsy

    • C. 

      -tropic

    • D. 

      -tresia

  • 17. 
    This type of tissue forms the outer surface of the body.
    • A. 

      Adipose

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Epithelial

    • D. 

      Mucosa

  • 18. 
    Which of the following medical terms is in plural form?
    • A. 

      Apex

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Epiphysis

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 19. 
    The best way to interview a 9 year old child who has sever bruising on his upper arms is to
    • A. 

      Finish the child's sentences

    • B. 

      Ask leading questions

    • C. 

      Allow the parent to answer the questions

    • D. 

      Allow the child to answer the questions in his own words

  • 20. 
    The Occupational Safety and Health Act is designed primarily to protect which of the following individuals?
    • A. 

      The employee

    • B. 

      The employer

    • C. 

      The patient

    • D. 

      The drug salesman

  • 21. 
    Excess carbohydrates are stored in muscles and the liver in the form of
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Glucoside

    • D. 

      Glycogen

  • 22. 
    A postprandial blood glucose level is measured after
    • A. 

      Drinking water

    • B. 

      Exercising

    • C. 

      Fasting

    • D. 

      Eating

  • 23. 
    When aiding with a sigmoidoscopy, which of the following would be most appropriate to wear?
    • A. 

      Laboratory coat and goggles

    • B. 

      Nonsterile gloves and goggles

    • C. 

      Nonsterile gloves, laboratory coat, and goggles

    • D. 

      Nonsterile gloves, laboratory coat, and mouth barrier

  • 24. 
    1cc is equivalent to
    • A. 

      1mL

    • B. 

      5mL

    • C. 

      10mL

    • D. 

      20mL

  • 25. 
    Which of the following medications may be used to treat duodenal ulcers?
    • A. 

      Prempro (conjugated estrogen/medroxyprogesterone acetate)

    • B. 

      Prilosec (omeprazole)

    • C. 

      Paxil (paroxetine)

    • D. 

      Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)

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