Medical Exam Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The medical term "percutaneous" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Alternately Ceasing And Beginning

    • B. 

      Lying On The Stomach

    • C. 

      Through The Skin

    • D. 

      Study Following Patients Forward In Time

  • 2. 
    The medical term "perforation" is best defined as which of these?
    • A. 

      Cancer Of The Lymph Nodes

    • B. 

      Puncture, Tear Or Hole

    • C. 

      Within Or Inside Of The Body

    • D. 

      Not Responding To Treatment

  • 3. 
    The medical term "peripheral" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Study Following Patients Forward In Time

    • B. 

      By Way Of The Intestines

    • C. 

      General Medical Care Aimed At Symptoms, Not Intended To Improve Or Cure Underlying Disease

    • D. 

      Not Central

  • 4. 
    The medical term "pharmacokinetics" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      By Way Of The Intestines

    • B. 

      Sleepiness

    • C. 

      Cancer Or Tumor Of The Liver

    • D. 

      Study Of The Way The Body Absorbs, Distributes And Gets Rid Of A Drug

  • 5. 
    The medical term "phlebitis" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Irritation Or Inflammation Of A Vein

    • B. 

      Type Of Brain Tumor

    • C. 

      Undesired Result Or Complication; Serious Disease

    • D. 

      Possible

  • 6. 
    The medical term "placebo" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A Bruise, A Black And Blue Mark

    • B. 

      An Inactive Substance Which May Resemble An Active Agent But Has No Medical Value

    • C. 

      Death Of Tissue Because Of Lack Of Blood Supply

    • D. 

      Death Or Death Rate

  • 7. 
    The medical term "placebo effect" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Condition In Which Something Is Not Functioning Properly

    • C. 

      Treatment Phase Intended To Make A Remission Permanent, Follows Induction

    • D. 

      Symptom Or Change Of Condition Seen When A Placebo Is Given; Not Attributable To An Active Drug Agent

  • 8. 
    The medical term "platelets" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Lab Test

    • B. 

      Small Particles In The Blood That Help With Blood Clotting

    • C. 

      Sound Wave Test Of The Heart

    • D. 

      Examination Of An Internal Part Of The Body With A Lighted Tube; Looking At A Part Of The Body With A Lighted Tube

  • 9. 
    The medical term "potential" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Possible

    • B. 

      Irritation And Redness Of The Thin Membrane Covering The Eye

    • C. 

      An X-Ray Of The Lymph Nodes Or Tissues After Injection Of Dye In Lymph Vessels

    • D. 

      Irregular Beat Of The Heart Or Other Muscle

  • 10. 
    The medical term "potentiate" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Increase Or Multiply The Effect Of A Drug Or Toxin By Administration Of Another Drug Or Toxin At The Same Time

    • B. 

      Cavity Of An Organ Or Tube

    • C. 

      Stunned State In Which It Is Difficult To Get A Response Or The Attention Of The Subject

    • D. 

      Low White Blood Cell Count

  • 11. 
    The medical term "potentiator" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Serious, Potentially Life Threatening Allergic Reaction

    • B. 

      An Agent That Helps Another Agent Work Better

    • C. 

      Getting Rid Of (Such As A Disease)

    • D. 

      Closing; Obstruction

  • 12. 
    What does the medical term "prenatal" mean?
    • A. 

      After Birth

    • B. 

      Old Age

    • C. 

      Adolescent

    • D. 

      Before Birth

  • 13. 
    The medical term "prn" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Symptom Or Change Of Condition Seen When A Placebo Is Given; Not Attributable To An Active Drug Agent

    • B. 

      As Needed

    • C. 

      Sound Waves

    • D. 

      Gradual Alteration Of Drug Dose To Determine Desired Effect Or Most Beneficial Strength Of Drug

  • 14. 
    The medical term "prognosis" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Remaining In A Given Location, Such As A Catheter

    • B. 

      By Way Of The Intestines

    • C. 

      Outlook, Probable Outcomes

    • D. 

      Process Of Breaking Down Substances In The Cells

  • 15. 
    The medical term "prophylaxis" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A Drug Used To Relieve Coughing

    • B. 

      A Vague Feeling Of Bodily Discomfort, Feeling Bad

    • C. 

      A Drug Given To Prevent Disease Or Infection

    • D. 

      A Procedure In Which An Incision Is Made In The Abdominal Wall To Enable A Physician To Look At The Organs

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