Heath care Quiz: A Medical Terminologies Test!

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Heath care Quiz: A Medical Terminologies Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A man is brought into the ER with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He is combative and has difficulty breathing. The trauma physician orders him to the OR for an ELAP. What is this?
    • A. 

      Exploratory laparostomy

    • B. 

      Emergency left aortic peristalsis

    • C. 

      Exploratory laparotomy

    • D. 

      Emergency lung-assisted perfusion

  • 2. 
    B12 therapy is given to patients diagnosed with:
    • A. 

      DIC

    • B. 

      Hemolytic anemia

    • C. 

      Hodgkin disease

    • D. 

      Pernicious anemia

  • 3. 
    A change in the shape, color and texture of a nevus may indicate:
    • A. 

      Multiple myeloma

    • B. 

      Healing of a nevus

    • C. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • D. 

      Actinic keratosis

  • 4. 
    Multiple myeloma is associated with elevated levels of:
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Serotonin

    • C. 

      Histamine

    • D. 

      IgG

  • 5. 
    Before transfusion, donor blood is mixed with the recipient's blood to test for compatibility, indicated by negative agglutination. This test is called:
    • A. 

      ABO typing

    • B. 

      Coombs

    • C. 

      A crossmatch

    • D. 

      Rh typing

  • 6. 
    Which laboratory test is used to determine the degree of histocompatibility between transplant recipients and donors?
    • A. 

      Rh typing

    • B. 

      ELISA

    • C. 

      HLA typing

    • D. 

      ESR

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an intradermal injection test for TB?
    • A. 

      ACB

    • B. 

      PPD

    • C. 

      DAT

    • D. 

      CAMP

  • 8. 
    One possible sequela of mumps in males is:
    • A. 

      Cystitis

    • B. 

      Orchitis

    • C. 

      Benign prostatic hypertrophy

    • D. 

      Prostatitis

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of a BRIEF FORM?
    • A. 

      Cath

    • B. 

      MmHg

    • C. 

      BKA

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is correctly pluralized?
    • A. 

      Serial K’s

    • B. 

      EKG’s

    • C. 

      Lymph’s

    • D. 

      Rbcs

  • 11. 
    Petechiae are:
    • A. 

      Bruises

    • B. 

      Moles

    • C. 

      Freckles

    • D. 

      Small pinpoint hemorrhages

  • 12. 
    Surgical fusion of a joint is termed:
    • A. 

      Osteotomy

    • B. 

      Chiroplasty

    • C. 

      Arthrodesis

    • D. 

      Arthroplasty

  • 13. 
    How would you transcribe "3 and 4 oh silk suture"?
    • A. 

      3o and 4o silk suture

    • B. 

      3 and 40 silk suture

    • C. 

      3-0 and 4-0 silk suture

    • D. 

      30 and 40 silk suture

  • 14. 
    Marked wasting away of the body resulting from chronic disease is called:
    • A. 

      Cholestasis

    • B. 

      Anorexia

    • C. 

      Cachexia

    • D. 

      Asthenia

  • 15. 
    A sudden and intense need to void, as commonly seen in the elderly, is called:
    • A. 

      Stress incontinence

    • B. 

      Total incontinence

    • C. 

      Urge incontinence

    • D. 

      Overflow incontinence

  • 16. 
    An accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity is termed:
    • A. 

      Ileus

    • B. 

      Crohn disease

    • C. 

      Ascites

    • D. 

      Flatulence

  • 17. 
    A chronic inflammation of the ileum is called:
    • A. 

      Hirschsprung disease

    • B. 

      Irritable bowel syndrome

    • C. 

      Ulcerative colitis

    • D. 

      Crohn disease

  • 18. 
    Intussusception, volvulus and ileus are all:
    • A. 

      Helicobacter infections

    • B. 

      Causes of portal hypertension

    • C. 

      Stages of cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Types of obstruction

  • 19. 
    Bell's palsy is a disease of which facial nerve:
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      VII

    • C. 

      II

    • D. 

      VI

  • 20. 
    One common physical sign of Down syndrome is:
    • A. 

      Round eyes

    • B. 

      Large ears

    • C. 

      Large skull

    • D. 

      Single transverse palmar crease

  • 21. 
    Which of the following represents the correct style for transcribing a vertebral disk?
    • A. 

      S-1

    • B. 

      C1-2

    • C. 

      C2-4

    • D. 

      L5/S1

  • 22. 
    Don and doff means:
    • A. 

      Move to and fro

    • B. 

      Go up and down stairs

    • C. 

      Put on and take off

    • D. 

      Stand up and sit down

  • 23. 
    One outward manifestation of Cushing syndrome is:
    • A. 

      Exophthalmos

    • B. 

      A goiter

    • C. 

      Purple striae

    • D. 

      Polyphagia

  • 24. 
    Which of the following describes patients with a grandiose sense of self-importance and fantasies of success and power?
    • A. 

      Histrionic

    • B. 

      Narcissistic

    • C. 

      Exhibitionist

    • D. 

      Antisocial

  • 25. 
    The pulmonologist might order an AFB if he/she suspects tuberculosis.  What is an AFB?
    • A. 

      Aortofemoral bypass

    • B. 

      Aspirated foreign body

    • C. 

      Aflatoxin B

    • D. 

      Acid-fast bacillus smear and culture