Appropriate Medical Phrasing Test

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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I believe these 15 questions will help you to choose the correct words or phrases while writing a medical note. Thanks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the most appropriate one for "makes worse".
    • A. 

      Decreases

    • B. 

      Exacerbates

    • C. 

      Deteriorates

    • D. 

      Alleviates

  • 2. 
    Appropriate phrase for "moves to other areas"
    • A. 

      Turns to

    • B. 

      Radiates

    • C. 

      Extends

    • D. 

      Diverges

  • 3. 
    What could be an appropriate phrase in case of the medical record for "getting better"?
    • A. 

      Improving

    • B. 

      Deteriorating

    • C. 

      Resolving

    • D. 

      Doing well

  • 4. 
    Select a proper phrasing for "getting worse"
    • A. 

      Progressively worsening

    • B. 

      Gradually worsening

    • C. 

      Worsening

    • D. 

      I am dying

  • 5. 
    What you may write instead of "along with the chief complaint"?
    • A. 

      Besides

    • B. 

      Additional

    • C. 

      Associated with

    • D. 

      Along with is correct

  • 6. 
    Patient reports of thyroid problem What would you write instead of "problem"?
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Condition

    • C. 

      Deformity

    • D. 

      Malfunction

  • 7. 
    Replace the phrase "always there".
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Stick to

    • C. 

      Localized

    • D. 

      Baseline

  • 8. 
    What could I write here in lieu of "given medication"?
    • A. 

      Recommended

    • B. 

      Prescribed

    • C. 

      Advised

    • D. 

      As patient's wish

  • 9. 
    Patient's recent lab work shows elevated blood pressure with severe neck pain. Change the word "shows" to a more appropriate one.
    • A. 

      Shows

    • B. 

      Suggests

    • C. 

      Indicates

    • D. 

      Regulates

  • 10. 
    If a patient is curious about a specific medication or procedure what could you write replacing "curious" into a more appropriate one?
    • A. 

      Inquires

    • B. 

      Wants

    • C. 

      Asks

    • D. 

      Inquires to

  • 11. 
    Change the phrase to a correct one cause of symptoms
    • A. 

      Related to

    • B. 

      Caused by

    • C. 

      Triggered by

    • D. 

      Increased by

  • 12. 
    I do not want to see an ENT specialist again. It makes me sad and frightened. What would you write for "do not want to" in HPI?
    • A. 

      Denies

    • B. 

      Rejects

    • C. 

      Indifferent

    • D. 

      Declines

  • 13. 
    Don't know the cause Choose the correct one
    • A. 

      Unknown etiology

    • B. 

      No one knows

    • C. 

      Haven't discovered yet

    • D. 

      Unspecified etiology

  • 14. 
    Patient elects to be at the lower dosage. Change the phrase lower dosage
    • A. 

      Conservative treatment

    • B. 

      Restricted treatment

    • C. 

      Conservative dosage

    • D. 

      Tight dosage

  • 15. 
    The patient adds he hasn't seen anyone for a couple of months In HPI which phrase would be appropriate for "a couple of months"
    • A. 

      For a long time

    • B. 

      For a long period

    • C. 

      Few months

    • D. 

      For months

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