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  1. ua
  2. the lack of a pulse is one way to identify
  3. decreased
  4. midicare
  5. blood
  6. Na
  7. FOBT
  8. failure to act or refrain from acting as a reasonably prudent person would in similar circumstances
  9. bind tie
  10. before meals (ab)
  11. LUQ
  12. BP
  13. right drug, dose, time, patient, route, technique, documentation
  14. open appts
  15. backing up
  16. DM
  17. what is preferred site for a tuberculin skin test
  18. BCP
  19. OS (ab)
  20. anti-infective
  21. eye
  22. instrument used to examine the eye
  23. resource based relative value scale
  24. both eyes, in each eye (ab)
  25. -algia
  26. carrier
  27. debit
  28. information and initials
  29. FP (ab)
  30. measuring instrument
  31. left lower quadrant (ab)
  32. process of taking a law suit through the courts
  33. hyperventilation
  34. q
  35. airway, breathing, circulation (ab)
  36. petty cash
  37. both ears (ab)
  38. relieve or prevent angina attacks
  39. a severe involuntary contraction of muscles is called
  40. amount person must pay annually before health services are covered by insurance
  41. control center for involuntary respiration
  42. dorsalis pedis (d)
  43. LDL
  44. hyper
  45. physician
  46. contaminated
  47. not applicable (ab)
  48. syncope
  49. -ostomy
  50. H/O
  51. one half (ab)
  52. premium
  53. dilation and evacuation (ab)
  54. referring to the sole of the foot
  55. living will
  56. a fixed amount paid for specific time period regardless of the amount of care provided
  57. a formal process where the parties to a dispute agree to a submit to the decision of a neutral party
  58. hormone replacement therapy(ab)
  59. -osis
  60. benefit
  61. beats per minute (ab)
  62. treats poisoning
  63. ins claims that have greater chance for rejection
  64. liability
  65. chemical substance that prevents clotting of blood in a blood specimen
  66. treat heartburn, hyperacidity, indigestion, and gastroesophageal
  67. incision and drainage (ab)
  68. system for leaving messages which can be retrieved later
  69. diabetic shock
  70. mrn
  71. agreement to a medical procedure based on understanding of the procedure and its possible consequences and effects
  72. pts should be notified of any
  73. liability
  74. right eye
  75. hepato
  76. molds and yeasts are types of
  77. arbitration
  78. producing genetically identical cells or individuals artificially
  79. NED
  80. dorsal
  81. the phase in the cardiac cycle in which the heart relaxes between contractions
  82. Causes of increase in body temperature x4
  83. instrument used to prepare urine for microscopic examination
  84. qid
  85. pt information
  86. gravida - pregnant female (ab)
  87. certified mail, return receipt
  88. under the tongue
  89. every night (ab)
  90. anterior
  91. medicaid
  92. superficial
  93. loss of consciousness (ab)
  94. direct pressure
  95. spirometer
  96. preferred way to send valuable items by mail
  97. sudden falling of an elevated body temp to normal
  98. against medical advice(ab)
  99. reimbursement
  100. guarantor
  101. follow up (ab)
  102. a court order for a witness to appear and give testimony
  103. open hours
  104. managed care
  105. trans
  106. opened
  107. capillary
  108. hardware
  109. Right
  110. inflammation
  111. treat inflammation, allergies, asthma
  112. temperature, pulse, respiration (ab)
  113. speculum
  114. ICD
  115. painful
  116. auto
  117. ECG
  118. produce local anesthesia through loss of feeling to a body part
  119. loss of motion (ab)
  120. qd
  121. NB
  122. insurance reimbursement for services provided and amount charged by provider
  123. hematuria
  124. Tort
  125. incision and drainage (ab)
  126. surgical removal
  127. CSF
  128. blood condition
  129. hgb
  130. cystogram
  131. no known allergies (ab)
  132. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (ab)
  133. person with fever
  134. neuritis
  135. H/A
  136. controlled substance
  137. superior
  138. aging analysis
  139. a daily log should be kept of all
  140. physician retires without notifying patients
  141. patient (ab)
  142. Tx
  143. pulse with decreased volume that feels weak and thin
  144. diagnosis (ab)
  145. restrained
  146. Stem Cells (d)
  147. work up (ab)
  148. cystoscopy and dilation (ab)
  149. beneath the skin
  150. modifier
  151. asepsis
  152. dorsogluteal
  153. the liver is found in what cavity
  154. MO
  155. pt identification
  156. clean catch
  157. to treat and prevent osteoporosis
  158. popliteal pulse (d)
  159. toward the tail
  160. complete blood count (ab)
  161. haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine(ab)
  162. CPR
  163. ear, nose, throat (ab)
  164. a special immunity that protects against legal liability
  165. Hep B
  166. C/O
  167. bounding pulse
  168. gov. health insurance covers dependents of military veterans with service connected disabilities
  169. the first thing a MA should do in an emergency situation
  170. -ology
  171. intravenous (ab)
  172. statement from insurance explaining reimbursement for procedures
  173. washing instruments to remove debris
  174. peripheral
  175. high blood pressure (t)
  176. eye, ear, nose, throat (ab)
  177. invasion of privacy
  178. skin(s)1
  179. prescription (ab)
  180. anti- inflammatory
  181. shock
  182. distal
  183. HSPCS
  184. scar tissue
  185. immunization
  186. point of lesser pressure on arterial walls
  187. material that presents a risk of possible infection
  188. HBP
  189. measles, mumps, rubella (ab)
  190. hard disk
  191. DOA
  192. chest xray (ab)
  193. myocardial infarction (ab)
  194. fingertip
  195. HMO is an example of
  196. arthro
  197. clearinghouse
  198. having no Sx
  199. S/s, s/b and b/b describe surgical
  200. average normal body temp
  201. fraud
  202. movement toward the midline
  203. process of arranging a series of printed pages is called
  204. the term for removing inactive records from the files
  205. tachy
  206. incision
  207. workers compensation
  208. a surface free of contaminated intruments
  209. describes irregularity in heart rhythm
  210. the term for removal of contaminated materials from a wound is
  211. dressing
  212. thoraco
  213. discontinue (ab)
  214. BP measured while pt is lying, sitting and standing
  215. red
  216. HIV
  217. arthr
  218. pathogen
  219. setting margins and tabs for a letter is called
  220. upper jaw
  221. antiemetic
  222. contraceptive
  223. -gram
  224. manage hypertension
  225. basic life support (ab)
  226. SNF
  227. scrubbing the surgical site in a circular motion from the center to the edge
  228. NKDA
  229. thoracic
  230. located over the apex of heart in fifth intercostal space
  231. vein
  232. term used for starting computer
  233. crossover claim
  234. dermat
  235. pulse located at the elbow
  236. improper handling of lab specimens can result in
  237. endocrine system disease
  238. x-ray study of the bladder
  239. hemoglobin and hematocrit (ab)
  240. flexion
  241. paralysis
  242. accounts payable
  243. ventral
  244. coinsurance
  245. history and physical (ab)
  246. DT
  247. pulse located at the side of the neck
  248. method of maximizing appt time
  249. IMP
  250. convenient feature used hen proofreading a document
  251. nephro
  252. term for insurance claim for a mediare and medical pt
  253. exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between body cells and the blood
  254. breach of confidentiality
  255. procedure code followed by modifier 99 indicates
  256. femoral
  257. to establish an airway the patient would be placed
  258. Cysto prefix for
  259. All procedures during a medical emergency must be
  260. syncope
  261. space located at the front of the elbow
  262. assignment of benefits
  263. smallest blood vessel
  264. subjective, objective, assessment, plan (ab)
  265. TID
  266. medi gap
  267. laboratory
  268. dilation and curettage (ab)
  269. NC
  270. did not keep appointment (ab)
  271. indemnity
  272. for short term treatment of insomnia
  273. temperature fluctuates minimally but always remains elevated
  274. physical, chemical and microscopic examination
  275. PE
  276. consent
  277. medical order that relieves health care personnel from the obligation to resuscitate a patient who stops breathing or whose heart stop
  278. tumor
  279. instruments used to examine the rectum and colon
  280. ins billing
  281. person under 18 with the rights of an adult including the ability to consent to medical care
  282. kneeca
  283. calls to confirm appts
  284. pleura
  285. AS
  286. formation of blisters following a burn can be treated with
  287. conduction (d)
  288. temp of 100 f
  289. lying face down and flat
  290. kneecap
  291. WBC
  292. negligence by a professional
  293. N+V
  294. DEA
  295. universal claim form
  296. vomiting blood
  297. steady light
  298. popliteal
  299. urine specimen obtained by the patient simply urinating in a cup
  300. cartilage(s)
  301. kilogram (ab)
  302. an abnormally slow heart rate
  303. legal method of documenting lab testing process security
  304. an emergency tray would include
  305. stealing another persons property or money without violence
  306. multiple sclerosis(ab)
  307. daily appts
  308. nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (ab)
  309. diagnosis related group
  310. Axilla (d)
  311. embezzlement
  312. lateral
  313. negotiation by a third part to help two parties resolve a dispute
  314. meter (ab)
  315. anti virus program
  316. fever- body temp greater than 100.4
  317. chole
  318. myocardial infarction
  319. lac
  320. HMO
  321. muscular dystrophy (ab)
  322. cancelled appointments should be noted in
  323. fracture (ab)
  324. K
  325. CO2
  326. D+V
  327. after meals (ab)
  328. mammo
  329. urinary tract infection(ab)
  330. -pathy
  331. etiquette
  332. database
  333. manage moderate to severe pain
  334. sorting
  335. most common device for data input
  336. h
  337. speech
  338. proofreading
  339. confidentiality
  340. percussion hammer
  341. cardiac glycoside
  342. CNS
  343. pt beings urinating in the toilet and catche the remainder in cup
  344. a law limiting the time period for beginning a lawsuit
  345. respondeat superior
  346. disposal of medical infectious waste controlled by who
  347. soap
  348. osteoporosis
  349. -phagia
  350. CDC
  351. assignment of benefits form allows the ins company to
  352. negligence
  353. shortness of breath (ab)
  354. -scopy
  355. x ray exam
  356. a less serious crime, punishable by a fine or imprisonment for less than a year
  357. term for over payment on an account
  358. subscriber
  359. stomach
  360. hs
  361. write off
  362. concentration
  363. gallstones
  364. Hx
  365. irrigation
  366. chief complaint (ab)
  367. twice a day (ab)
  368. tuberculosis can be diagnosed from a
  369. software program that quickly calculates numbers
  370. relieves constipation
  371. transverse
  372. informed consent
  373. rules so no claim is reimbursed at more than 100% of charges
  374. first menstrual period (ab)
  375. color coding
  376. abbreviation for the % of hemoglobin that is saturated w/ oxygen in arterial blood
  377. antitussive
  378. date stamped
  379. inferior
  380. blood in the urine
  381. nephromegaly
  382. qam
  383. ID
  384. company to review claims for centers for medicare and medicaid services
  385. portable memory storage drive
  386. large
  387. shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
  388. myel
  389. accounts receivable
  390. physician chosen to provide general medical care
  391. an offense in violation of a law that prohibits or requires certain behavior
  392. slow
  393. act of breathing out
  394. obsessive compulsive disorder (ab)
  395. flashing line showing where data can be entered
  396. fax machine
  397. adjustments
  398. call forwarding
  399. word processing allows the user to quickly move or delete blocks of
  400. DOB
  401. heart attack
  402. a sterile surface containing sterile items
  403. instrument to examine the ear
  404. upper jaw
  405. lying flat on the back
  406. progress notes are usual filed in
  407. cyanosis
  408. sig of pt is maintained by medical office to authorize submission of insurance claims
  409. health care proxy
  410. Fe
  411. MRI
  412. equipment prepared in advance for emergency used is called
  413. explanation of benefits
  414. usual, customary,and reasonable
  415. pertaining to the middle
  416. osteo
  417. manage coughs by expelling mucas
  418. drug enforcement administration(ab)
  419. vomiting blood
  420. pruritis
  421. fraud
  422. L&D
  423. a computer field contains a piece of
  424. ax
  425. pound (ab)
  426. SpO2 (d)
  427. passwords
  428. an extremely high fever
  429. enlargement
  430. gallbladder stones
  431. HCT
  432. OM (ab)
  433. warm greeting
  434. airway
  435. antihistimine
  436. manage hypertension, CHF, renal disease
  437. level of appropriate care required of a health professional
  438. abdominal thrust
  439. relieve discomfort of excess gas and bloating in gastrointestinal tract
  440. aerobes
  441. HDL
  442. radial
  443. lipid lowering agent
  444. legal record
  445. -ptosis
  446. no complaints (ab)
  447. lower right quadrant (ab)
  448. hemostats
  449. stenosis
  450. ICU (ab)
  451. abuse
  452. systolic pressure
  453. major trunk of the arterial system of the body
  454. white out
  455. MVA
  456. bradypnea (d)
  457. defibrillator/AED
  458. wound culture
  459. A sterile pack containing scissors, thumb forceps and gauze squares is called a
  460. antispasmodic
  461. GI
  462. a false statement harmful to another person's character
  463. poorly reacting pupils might indicate a severe what
  464. macroglossia
  465. apnea
  466. making, altering, or repairing genetic material
  467. OB/GYN (ab)
  468. straightening motion that increases the angle between adjoining bones
  469. nearest, closer to the point of origin
  470. inflammation of the nerve
  471. irritable bowel syndrome(ab)
  472. plegia
  473. CP
  474. W/O
  475. simple lab test with a high degree of accuracy
  476. cold sterilzation
  477. every other day (ab)
  478. macroglossia
  479. abnormal increase in respiratory rate of more than 20 respirations per minute
  480. destruction of all microorganisms
  481. office visit
  482. Sx of heart attack include pain in the chest and
  483. head,eye, ear, nose, throat (ab)
  484. stopping
  485. EVAL
  486. gov. insurance plan providing care to spouses and dependents of individuals on active duty military
  487. bowel movement(ab)
  488. secondary insurance
  489. CA
  490. Four Vital Signs x4
  491. nephromegaly
  492. call backs
  493. biopsy (ab)
  494. intramuscular (ab)
  495. pruritis
  496. goiter
  497. femoral pulse (d)
  498. copayment
  499. abandonment
  500. entering charges and payments to account
  501. abnormal (ab)
  502. immediately (ab)
  503. litho
  504. a broken bone wedged into another bone is called
  505. located on the inner aspect of the wrist below thumb
  506. removing fluids or gasses by suction is called