Telemedicine Role In Public Health: Quiz!

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Telemedicine Role In Public Health: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    ______________________________uses computers and telecommunications equipment to deliver medical care at a distance.
    • A. 

      Medical Informatics

    • B. 

      Telemedicine

    • C. 

      Computer Informatics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The Department of _____________________ of the United States has spent millions of dollars on telemedicine equipment and installation.
    • A. 

      Veterans Affairs

    • B. 

      Defense

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Health

  • 3. 
    ___________________ treats skin rashes at a distance.
    • A. 

      TeleStroke

    • B. 

      Telecardiology

    • C. 

      Teleoncology

    • D. 

      Teledermatology

  • 4. 
    ______________________technology involves sharing information in a time and place, independent way over the Internet.
    • A. 

      Store and send

    • B. 

      Send and save

    • C. 

      Store and forward

    • D. 

      Independent videoconferencing

  • 5. 
    ________________________________ or teleconferencing allows doctors to consult with each other and with patients in real time, at a distance.
    • A. 

      Store and send

    • B. 

      Send and save

    • C. 

      Store and forward

    • D. 

      Interactive videoconferencing

  • 6. 
    ____________________ technology can link devices such as a pace maker and a cell phone.
    • A. 

      WiFi

    • B. 

      Satelite

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In _______________, the pathologist sees images on a monitor instead of under a microscope.
    • A. 

      Teleradiology

    • B. 

      Telepathology

    • C. 

      Interactive radiology

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    ___________________ involves the sending of radiological images in digital form over telecommunications lines.
    • A. 

      Teleradiology

    • B. 

      Telekinetics

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    _____________ saves patients by speeding diagnosis, so tht tPA can be given within a few hours if appropriate.
    • A. 

      TeleStroke

    • B. 

      Teleoncology

    • C. 

      Telecardiology

    • D. 

      Telepsychiatry

  • 10. 
    Remote medical consultations and exams were first tried ____________.
    • A. 

      After World War II

    • B. 

      In 1997

    • C. 

      As soon as the telephone was invented

    • D. 

      1977

  • 11. 
    Many telemedicine programs have been found to be effective. But _______ is not.
    • A. 

      Distance monitoring of problem pregnancies

    • B. 

      Telehome care

    • C. 

      Telemedicine in prisons

    • D. 

      Teletriage programs run by tlenurses

  • 12. 
    A remote house call by a visiting nurse is an example of ______________________.
    • A. 

      Telepathology

    • B. 

      Teleradiology

    • C. 

      Video teleconferencing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    One of the most successful telemedicine programs links hospitalized premature infants with their parents at home. It is called________________________.
    • A. 

      Telebaby

    • B. 

      Computer parenting

    • C. 

      Telepreemie

    • D. 

      Bay CareLink

  • 14. 
    Telemedicine projects in prisons have been found to ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Improve health care

    • B. 

      Cut costs

    • C. 

      Improve security

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    In which of the following cases would face-to-face medical care be less expensive than telemedicine?
    • A. 

      Therapy for depression

    • B. 

      Medical care for prisoners

    • C. 

      Surgery

    • D. 

      Telemedicine is always less expensive

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