HIT Review Quiz 3

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HIT Review Quiz 3


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  • 1. 
    Which unit of measure suggests services erceived by one inpatient in one 24-hour period?
    • A. 

      An average daily census day

    • B. 

      An inpatient service day

    • C. 

      The inpatient census

    • D. 

      A unit of service day

  • 2. 
    Which meets the requirements of a "low birth weight noenate?"
    • A. 

      5,000 grams or less

    • B. 

      2,500 grams or less

    • C. 

      3,500 grams or less

    • D. 

      2,000 grams or less

  • 3. 
    Which determines whether a fetal death is reportable?
    • A. 

      Unber of weeks of gestation at which the getus was expelled or extracted

    • B. 

      Weight of the dead fetus upon expulsion or extraction from the mother

    • C. 

      Lack of breathing or other evidence of life at the time of expulsion or extraction

    • D. 

      The fact that the fetus is preterm at expulsion or extraction from the mother

  • 4. 
    Which is excluded when calculating the net autospy rate?
    • A. 

      Inpatient deaths occurring less that 48 hours after admission

    • B. 

      Infant deaths that occur within the acute care facility

    • C. 

      Hospital patients whose bodies are unavailable for autopsy

    • D. 

      Unautopsied medical examiners' cases

  • 5. 
    When compiling a long-term care facility's length of stay statistics, a 24-hour leave of absence is included
    • A. 

      Each time the L.O.S. statistic is calculated

    • B. 

      For inpatient oong-term care facility residents only

    • C. 

      As determined by long-term care facility policy

    • D. 

      If the resident was under a doctor's supervision

  • 6. 
    A hospital sends its ambulance is response to a call. The patient is DOA and is
    • A. 

      Included in the gross death rate

    • B. 

      Not uncluded in any patient death rates

    • C. 

      Counted as dead under 48 hours

    • D. 

      Registered as an outpatient

  • 7. 
    What is the ratio of inpatient service days to inpatient bed count days for a given period of time called?
    • A. 

      Inpatient census

    • B. 

      Percent of occupancy

    • C. 

      Bed turnover rate

    • D. 

      Average length of stay

  • 8. 
    Discharge days are used in computing the
    • A. 

      Percent of occupancy

    • B. 

      Average length of stay

    • C. 

      Inpatient census

    • D. 

      Gross autopsy rate

  • 9. 
    Bed turnover rate statistics measure the
    • A. 

      Number of inpatients present

    • B. 

      Hospital's utilization

    • C. 

      Inpatient beds occupied

    • D. 

      Services received by inpatients

  • 10. 
    The net death rate is the ratio of inpatient deaths during any given period of time to the total number of discharges (and deaths) during that time, and
    • A. 

      Is a statistic that is not calculated as it does not provide useful information

    • B. 

      Should also include deaths occuring before and after 48 hours of admission

    • C. 

      Is called "gross death rate," also known as "hospital death rate"

    • D. 

      Is an incorrect formula and should exclude "(and deaths)"

  • 11. 
    The major problem with comparing statistics reported by different hospitals because of differences in definitions of various terms used in compiling statistics was reduced when the American Health Information Management Association developed the
    • A. 

      Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set

    • B. 

      Glossary of Health Care Terms

    • C. 

      Health Care Field Guide

    • D. 

      L.T.C. Minimum Data Set

  • 12. 
    A neonate whose birth occurs before the end of the last day of the 38th week following the onset of the last menstrual period is termed a
    • A. 

      Immature neonate

    • B. 

      Post-term neonate

    • C. 

      Preterm neonate

    • D. 

      Term neonote

  • 13. 
    The term census is defined as the number of inpatients/residents
    • A. 

      Occupying beds in the facility at midnight

    • B. 

      Dischraged within a 24-hour period

    • C. 

      Admitted withing a 240hour period

    • D. 

      Present in the facility at any one time

  • 14. 
    The daily analysis of hospital service is based on
    • A. 

      Admissions

    • B. 

      Inpatients and outpatients

    • C. 

      Discharges

    • D. 

      Census

  • 15. 
    A man was injured in an automobile accident and brought to the emergency room of the hospital. He died in the emergency room before treatment could be started. In compiling hospital statistics, this patient would be counted as
    • A. 

      Dead on arrival

    • B. 

      Inpatient death

    • C. 

      Outpatient death

    • D. 

      Institutional death

  • 16. 
    The name of the program that the JCAHO has established for the purpose of data transmission by accredited health care facilities to the accrediting agency is called the
    • A. 

      Accreditation Manual

    • B. 

      Conditions of Participation

    • C. 

      Guide to the Health Care Field

    • D. 

      Indicator Monitoring System

  • 17. 
    Health care facility statistics about professional work performed are collected and furnished to users for a variety of reasons (e.g., for the purpose of adding nursing starff, closing a nursing unit, offering additional physical theropy services, etc.). It is essential that the facility's administrator, health information professional, and medical staff
    • A. 

      Have a mutual understanding about the definition of terms used, data collected, and accuracy of information

    • B. 

      Compare their health care facility statistics to those of another facility located in a different state

    • C. 

      Utilize only the health record as the source of data for gathering statistical information at the facility

    • D. 

      On a daily basis, question the necessity of data collection and report compliation as prepared by the facility

  • 18. 
    In computing ling-term care statistics, leaves of absence are excluded for all EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Inpatient service days calculations

    • B. 

      Patient census calculations

    • C. 

      Bed occupancy calculations

    • D. 

      Length of stay calculation

  • 19. 
    The November 1 inpatient midnight census was 98. On November 2, seven patients were amitted, there was one fetal death as well as one DOA, and nine patients were discharged; one of the discharged patient was admitted at 7:00 A.M. and remained for 8 hours. Cacluate the inpatient service days for November 2.
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      97

    • C. 

      98

    • D. 

      99

  • 20. 
    The number of available inpatient beds (occupied and vacant) on a given day is called the
    • A. 

      Inpatient bed count

    • B. 

      Percentage of occupancy

    • C. 

      Daily census

    • D. 

      Inpatient bed count day

  • 21. 
    The daily census includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Inpatients/residents present at the census taking time each day

    • B. 

      Newborns delivered that day in the acute care facility

    • C. 

      Patients in an intensive care unit located within the hospital

    • D. 

      Patients seen in the emergency department of the facility

  • 22. 
    In computing the gross death rate for a hospital, which would be EXCLUDED?
    • A. 

      Deaths under 48 hours

    • B. 

      Fetal deaths

    • C. 

      Coroners' cases

    • D. 

      Deaths over 48 hours

  • 23. 
    Which statistic would be used to test the validity of data?
    • A. 

      Range

    • B. 

      Standard deviation

    • C. 

      T-test

    • D. 

      Variance

  • 24. 
    When developing an in-house computerized discharged inpatient abstracting system, the facility should use the
    • A. 

      DHHS

    • B. 

      Delphi Technique

    • C. 

      MUMPS

    • D. 

      UHDDS

  • 25. 
    A baby born in the ambulance on the way to the hospital and amitted is classified as a (an)
    • A. 

      Pediatric inpatient

    • B. 

      Newborn patient

    • C. 

      Newborn outpatient

    • D. 

      Emergency patient