4medapproved Monthly Medical Trivia - October 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 82

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  • 1. 
    What are the pyramidal tracts? 
  • 2. 
    All but which of the following are key changes to ICD-10-CM?
    • A. 

      Ability to indicate laterality (left, right)

    • B. 

      Use of 7th character extensions

    • C. 

      Elimination of the Alphabetic Index

    • D. 

      Use of placeholders

  • 3. 
    In the ICD-10-CM code T16.1XXA, what does the digit "1" after the decimal signify?
    • A. 

      Encounter

    • B. 

      Placeholder

    • C. 

      Laterality

    • D. 

      Timeframe

  • 4. 
    ICD-9-CM includes approximately 13,000 codes. By contrast, ICD-10-CM has about ______ codes. 
    • A. 

      7,000

    • B. 

      22,000

    • C. 

      68,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 5. 
    In the ICD-10-CM code T75.01xD, the "D" signifies that it was the initial encounter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bacteremia is a milder form of sepsis that is caused by a bacterial infection that circulates in the bloodstream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    _______ syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly resulting from the presence of another chromosome number 13. It is a common cause of miscarriage in the early stage of pregnancy. Affected children usually present with organ defects, physical malformations and mental retardation.
    • A. 

      Patau

    • B. 

      Edward’s

    • C. 

      Klinefelter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What are some of the symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome? 
    • A. 

      Abnormally low testosterone levels

    • B. 

      Overlapping fingers

    • C. 

      Congenital heart problems

    • D. 

      Weak muscles

  • 9. 
    Turner syndrome affects females and usually occurs because one of her X chromosomes is missing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Women are usually the "carriers" of color blindness which is passed on through a defective X chromosome. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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