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  1. 4 steps for cross referencing____ __ _____ calls, as well as pharmacy callbacks, are usually done either before the office is open for patients in the morning, during the period from noon to 2pm when the office is closed for lunch, o after the last patient has been seen.

          

  2. red tubes arenonadditive "clot" tubes

          

  3. oneIf at all possible, the menu system should only be ____ level deep, meaning the selection should not lead to another menu.

          

  4. migraine headachecharacterized by throbbing pain on one side of the head; can be preceded by a warning aura

          

  5. The purpose of HIPAA security standards is to set national standards for safeguarding the confidentiality ofyellow, SPS

          

  6. The process in which white blood cells take in and destroy waste and foreign material is calledphagocytosis

          

  7. midbrain and ponsprocess of becoming worse

          

  8. cannotthe cost of alternative devices or services ____ be billed to the patient.

          

  9. peripheralpertaining to body parts that are away from the center of the body

          

  10. KNOWING HOW TO INDEX, OR ORDER, NAMES IS NECESSARY IN DECIDING WHERE TO PLACE A FILE IN AN ALPHABETICAL FILING SYSTEM. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING NAMES IN INDEXED CORRECTLYARNOLD J. SMITH-JONES: SMITHJONES ARNOLD J.

          

  11. The fibrous bands that support organs to hold them in place arefascia

          

  12. collection and insurance____ __ _____ calls, as well as pharmacy callbacks, are usually done either before the office is open for patients in the morning, during the period from noon to 2pm when the office is closed for lunch, o after the last patient has been seen.

          

  13. thoracic vertebraethe second set of twelve vertebrae that form the outward curve of the spine

          

  14. manipulationanother term for closed reduction

          

  15. WHAT PIECE OF EQUIPMENT IS HELPFUL DURING A PHYSICAL EXAM TO DETERMINE HEARINGPEPTIC ULCER

    Peptic ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers in the lining of the stomach or first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum.

          

  16. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS THE GENETIC MATERIAL OF THE CELLNUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

          

  17. examples of operator assisted callsreceptionist, secretary, office manager, bookkeeper, insurance coder and biller, sometimes transcriptionist, patient educator, and clinical assistant.

          

  18. why are additives used in tubesto accelerate specimen processing

          

  19. 4Hgb carries about how much of oxygen to the body

          

  20. simple fracture or complete fracturesynovial joints that allow a wide range of movement in many directions

          

  21. MEDICARE CLAIMS ARE HANDLED IN THE STATE OR REGION BYA FISCAL INTERMEDIARY A fiscal intermediary is a private company contracted by Medicare to pay bills - such as hospital expenses - for Medicare Part A and Part B.

          

  22. Bachelor's Degreefour-year academic degree conferred by colleges and universities.

          

  23. corpus callosumconnects the left and right cerebral hemispheres

          

  24. upper extremitiesexpendable words used while answering the telephone; may consist of introductory words, phrases, or statements such as "Good morning"

          

  25. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS IS THE PATIENT'S PERSONAL CHECKCERTIFIED CHECK

          

  26. Impulses from the receptors for smell are carried to the brain by thecervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccyx

          

  27. Purgingmethod of maintaining order in the files by separating active from inactive and closed files

          

  28. tendonitis, tenonitis, tenontitismeans of eliciting a response from a patient by turning a question into a statement of interest

          

  29. 25-33%structure that encircles the body

          

  30. CAAHEPstandards are the minimum standards of quality used in accrediting programs that prepare individuals to enter the medical assisting profession

          

  31. A CLEAR LIQUID DIET CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTMILK

          

  32. travel into tissues to find and destroy pathogenswhy do WBCs leave blood vessels and where do they go

          

  33. alarmacute infectious disease caused by the presence of protozoan parasites within the red blood cells; usually comes from the bite of a female mosquito.

          

  34. Medicare Part B coversprescribed durable medical equipment

          

  35. psychiatristphysician who specializes in diagnosing and treating chemical dependencies, emotional problems, and mental illness

          

  36. ALL OF THE STATEMENTS ABOUT SPECIAL DELIVERY MAIL ARE TRUE EXCEPTsinoatrial node

          

  37. comminutedcrushed into small pieces

          

  38. rectus abdominusabdominal muscle with a straight alighment

          

  39. what is the final step in serum formationthe clot contracts and the serum is extracted

          

  40. lawsuitsan imaginary line that runs lengthwise through the center of the body

          

  41. yellow marrowred bone marrow is replaced by age 20 except for in the ribs, vertebrae, sternamand iliac crest by what?

          

  42. A term that describes a solution that has the same concentration as cell fluids isisotonic

          

  43. back of hand falls where in the order of site collectionthird

          

  44. myocardial musclesform the muscular walls of the heart

          

  45. why do we use safety needlesto prevent accidental needle stick

          

  46. A physician who accepts payment from another physician for the referral of a patient is guilty of...cirrhosis

          

  47. leukocytewhite blood cell, one of the formed elements of blood

          

  48. anemiaanother term for gouty arthritis

          

  49. central nervous system (CNS)receives and processes information and regulates all bodily activity; includes the brain and spinal cord

          

  50. rotation____ is a conscious or subconscious overemphasizing of a characteristic to offset a real or imagined deficiency. involves substituting strength for a weakness and may be viewed as healthy

          

  51. granulocytes and agranulocytesname the two basic groups of leukocytes

          

  52. range of motion exercisesused to increase strength, flexibility, and mobility

          

  53. Strabismus is a condition of the eye causingcross-eyed appearance

          

  54. President Franklin D. Rooseveltdiagnose with polio in 1921; waged war on the disease; founded the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, which later became known as the March of Dimes

          

  55. achilles tendinitisinflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow

          

  56. typhus (typhoid)the extreme or overextension of a limb or body part beyond its normal limit

          

  57. striatedexternal opening of a canal

          

  58. comfortable personal space(1) intimate: touching to 1 1/2 feet, (2) personal: 1 1/2 to 4 feet, (3) social: 4 to 12 feet (most often observed), and (4) public: 12 to 15 feet.

          

  59. osteopathydegree of thickness of a liquid

          

  60. orthopedistanother term for orthopedic surgeon

          

  61. The chambers of the heart are the_____ _____ _____ can involve a great deal of coordination. Often appointment times need to be arranged among providers, the patient, an the facility whre a test may be conducted.

          

  62. hyperkinesialoss of muscle mass, strength, and function that comes with aging

          

  63. superiority___ numbered dividers ith guides. consecutive numeric guides (5, 10, etc; 50, 100, etc) separate the individual file folders into smaller groups of files.

          

  64. dura materthick, tough, outermost membrane of the meninges

          

  65. nasal bonesverbal or nonverbal messages that block communication

          

  66. ergonomicsthe influence of ______ may reveal a discomfort if the office staff and patients have a different perception about how billing is managed and when and how payment is expected.

          

  67. What are the three sections of the small intestine (in order)?to carry oxygen to the body tissues, remove waste product and to carry nutrients to all parts of body

          

  68. Iron lungsworked by creating an airtight seal around individuals placed on their backs so that only their heads were visible. a pump alternately raised and lowered the air pressure inside to fill and deflate the lungs, forcing the body to smulate breathing

          

  69. 1972the AMT established the certification examination for medical assistants. the designation of RMA is conferred on those individuals who successfully pass the examination.

          

  70. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A DEVICE USED WHEN FULL WEIGHT CANNOT BE PLACED ON AN INJURED AREARESUME

          

  71. triceps brachiimuscle of the posterior upper arm that extends the elbow and is formed from three divisions

          

  72. flamethe upper leg bone

          

  73. respectedpatients feel _______ and validated when called by their full name.

          

  74. telephone screeningit is a good practice to use some type of ___ ___ on every item that is filed (date stamp, initials, check mark) Ideally, the provider should initial the document after it has been read.

          

  75. hinge jointssynovial joints that allow movement primarily in one direction or plane

          

  76. articulationscontraction, or shortening, of the muscles of the neck

          

  77. Alpha Z Systemnarrow, bony passage under the carpal ligament that is located on-fourth of an inch below the inner surface of the wrist

          

  78. CHARACTERISITICS OF A FIRST-DEGREE BURN INCLUDEREDDENED SKIN

          

  79. iron deficiencythe most common type of anemia

          

  80. atropinean antispasmodic that can be administered preoperatively to relax smooth muscles during surgery

          

  81. ene Laennec (1781-1826)invented the stethoscope

          

  82. glucose tube toppersgray

          

  83. bubonic plaqueinfectious disease with a high fatality rate transmitted to humans from infected rats and ground squirrels by the bite of the rat flea.

          

  84. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES THE LOCATION OF HYPOCHONDRIAC REGION OF THE BODYTO ENSURE THAT AN AUTOCLAVE IS STERILIZING INSTRUMENTS PROPERLY

          

  85. ethmoid bonemolecule with the red blood cell that transports oxygen

          

  86. minor's right to privacyamount of pressure inside the skull

          

  87. mobilitypulling force exerted on a limb in a distal direction in an effort to return the bone or joint to normal alignment

          

  88. appendagepain in the head

          

  89. vertebralpertaining to the neck

          

  90. peripheral spinal nerves31 pairs of nerves grouped together and named based on the region of the body they innervate

          

  91. valgusbent

          

  92. axial skeletonmassage reduces stress, manages chronic pain, promotes relaxation, and increases circulation of the blood and lymph. Hand stroking on the body helps patients become more familiar with their pain.

          

  93. listenerA good _______ is alert to all aspects of the communication cycle-the verbal and nonverbal message, as well as verification of the message through appropriate feedback.

          

  94. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE SECTION OF A PRESCRIPTION WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PATIENT ON HOW TO TAKE THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONSIGNATURE

          

  95. WHEN A BLOOD PRESSURE CUSS IS DEFLATED, THE FIRST TAPPING SOUND IS THEascending aorta

          

  96. vertebral crush fractureanother term for compression fracture

          

  97. what dies in the bacterial battlefieldlaws enacted to define what is included in the practice of medicine.

          

  98. osteoplastyto incorporate into a larger unit; to form or blend into a whole.

          

  99. W.T.G. Morton (1819-1868)U.S. physician; introduced ether as anesthetic

          

  100. practicumtransitional stage providing opportunity to apply theory learned in the classroom to a health care setting through practical, hands-on experience.

          

  101. exhaustedrelates to the position of the body or parts of the body. it is the manner in which we carry ourselves, or pose in situations.

          

  102. allogenicless moveable attachment where the muscle begins and located nearest the midline or on a less moveable part of the skeleton

          

  103. Dr. Jonas Salkdeveloped the first polio vaccine in 1952

          

  104. electronicadvantages of ___ medical records: multiple users are possible; not easily misplaced or misfiled; errors less likely; patterns and data more easily accessed; quickly available in emergencies; office storage space not required; legible, organized patient documentation; improved medication management; *improved quality of care

          

  105. efferent neuronsneurons which carry impulses away from the brain and spinal cord toward the muscles and glands

          

  106. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS HAS A STUB ATTACHED TO THE CHECK FOR RECORDING INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRANSACTIONCRUTCHES

          

  107. meniscuscurved fibrous cartilage found in some joints

          

  108. degenerative joint diseaseinvolves manually adjusting the positions of the bones

          

  109. Ian Wilmut (1944-)cloned a Fin Doret sheep called Dolly in 1996

          

  110. crepitationgrating sound heard when the ends of a broken bone move together

          

  111. periosteumA good _______ is alert to all aspects of the communication cycle-the verbal and nonverbal message, as well as verification of the message through appropriate feedback.

          

  112. Sublimationinvasion of pathogenic bacteria into the bloodstream

          

  113. EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION MAY BE DONE BYsmall intestine

          

  114. DURING A SPIROMETERY, HOW MANY GOOD EFFORTS AT INHALING DEEPLY AND EXHALING MUST A PATIENT MAKE TO ENSURE AN ACCURATE MEASUREMENTTHREE

          

  115. occipital boneforms the posterior floor and walls of the cranium

          

  116. pectoralis majorincreasing the angle between two bones or the straightening of a limb

          

  117. interactive videoconferencingusually do no make us sick but do not last longer then six months

          

  118. stress fracturesmall crack in the bone that often develops from chronic impact

          

  119. tenonectomyanother term for tenotomy

          

  120. WORKERS' COMPENSATION IS A LAW THAT COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTAN EMPLOYEE WHO SUFFERS FROM LUNG DAMAGE BECAUSE OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL WHILE REMODELING HIS OR HER HOME

          

  121. Cardiology SpecialtyCardiologist; evaluates ad treats medical conditions of the heart

          

  122. yellow pagespages within the directory for advertisements

          

  123. macrocyticsurgical excision of a portion of a muscle

          

  124. VoIPanother term for gouty arthritis

          

  125. HCPCS (often pronounced hickpicks ) stands for the Healthcare Common Procedure
    Coding System.
    by the color of the stopper

          

  126. anticoagulantchemical in a blood tube that prevent the clotting of the blood by removing the calcium from the blood or by stopping the formation of thrombin

          

  127. The thoracic and abdominal cavities of the body are separated by thediaphragm

          

  128. distanceRBC shape is

          

  129. clinical notesinclude documentation such as the medical heistory, the physical examination, and the follow up notes. they track the patient's course of treatment

          

  130. Accreditationprocess whereby recognition is granted to an educational program for maintaining standards that qualify its graduates for professional practice; to provide with credentials.

          

  131. arthritistype of arthritis characterized by deposits of uric acid in the joints

          

  132. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION OF WORK EXPERIENCES, SKILLS, AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDRESUME

          

  133. crepitusanother term for crepitation

          

  134. craniumbones that attach posteriorly to the thoracic vertebrae

          

  135. frustrationsdecreasing the angle between two bones by bending a limb at a joint

          

  136. IP phonethese specialized phones look just like normal telephones. they have an RJ-45 Ethernet connector in place of the standard RJ-11 telephone connectors. it connects directly to the cable router with all the hardware and software included.

          

  137. Spermatozoa normally fertilize the female ovum in thefallopian tube

          

  138. return to normalthe parasympathetic nervous system is activated, and the body will then ____ ____ ______. fourth stage

          

  139. claudicationrestoration, following disease, illness, or injury, of the ability to function in a normal or near-normal manner

          

  140. online telephone directorieshttp://www.yellowpages.com; http://www.dexonline.com; http://www.switchboard.com; http://www.whitepages.com; http://www.anywho.com

          

  141. The combining form that means "red" is....EPISTAXIS

          

  142. address indexinga
    simple process of asking the caller's name and the
    reason for the call.

          

  143. what percentage must have blood to be a full containermentally map and remove tourniquet

          

  144. The wavelike movement that propels food through the digestive tract is calledperistalsis

          

  145. TEST FOR OCCULT BLOOD IN THE STOOL SHOULD BE PERFORMED AFTER A PATIENT HAS BEEN ON A THREE-DAY DIET THAT IS FREE FROM WHICH OF THE FOLLOWINGrenal pelvis

          

  146. guided imageryA system that uses chemical reactions occurring in the body fluids to maintain a particular pH. The acid-base balance is regulated by two buffer systems in the body: the lungs and the kidneys.

          

  147. POLphysician's office laboratory

          

  148. HOW OFTEN SHOULD QUALITY CONTROL BE PERFORMED FOR LABORATORY PROCEDURESDAILY

          

  149. regressiona toddler's regression to bed wetting or soiling himself or herself shortly after a new baby arrives in the family is an example of what kind of defense mechanism?

          

  150. fascioplastysurgical repair of fascia

          

  151. MEASURING THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF AN INFANT'S HEAD IS AN EXAMPLE OFtype of managed care operation that is typically set up as a for-profit corporation with salaried employees. HMOs "with walls" offer a range of medical services under one roof; HMOs "without walls" typicaly contract with providers in te community to provide patient servies for an agreed-upon fee

          

  152. RNRegistered Nurse

          

  153. A PROCEDURE TO SCREEN FOR BREAST CANCER IS KNOWN AS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWINGepithelial

          

  154. phlebotomy tray that is transported must have whatWBC shape is

          

  155. cerebellumsecond-largest part of the brain located at the back of the head below the posterior portion of the cerebrum

          

  156. An example of a Medicare HCPCS code number isbone marrow

          

  157. licensurerefers to the granting of licenses to practice a profession.

          

  158. clavicleNo ___ should be left unatteded for more than 20 to 30 seconds.

          

  159. the combining form that means tissue iserythr/o

          

  160. Paralytic Poliomyelitisa virus spread through the fecal-oral route, multiplies in the intestine and invades the nervous system. often referred to as infantile paralysis; mostly affects children under the age of 5 years, and there is no cure.

          

  161. the second function of hemoglobin isassist glucose into the cells

          

  162. A communicable, infectious disease of the lungs istuberculosis

          

  163. CMASbottom layer after centrifugation

          

  164. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS SHOULD BE RECORDED IN THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORDOTOSCOPE

          

  165. immobilizationprocess whereby recognition is granted to an educational program for maintaining standards that qualify its graduates for professional practice; to provide with credentials.

          

  166. active listeningA good _______ is alert to all aspects of the communication cycle-the verbal and nonverbal message, as well as verification of the message through appropriate feedback.

          

  167. clinical emailtype of email established using defined protocols as a means of communication between providers and established patients

          

  168. Elementlarger and longer bone of the forearm

          

  169. The site of fertilization is usually the.....remedy wrongs

          

  170. Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)common term for scapula

          

  171. A bone that is part of the pelvic girdle is theSTRUCTURES OF THE BODY

          

  172. tonicpertaining to muscle tone

          

  173. numeric filinglimping

          

  174. THE COMBINING FORM P U L M O N O REFERS TO THEerythropoietin

          

  175. practical___ calls should not be permitted in the medical office because the busy lines are intended for business.

          

  176. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE APPROPRIATE WHEN SETTING UP THE MATRIXS IN AN APPOINTMENT BOOKCMS 1500 The CMS-1500 form is the official standard Medicare and Medicaid health insurance claim form required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

          

  177. buffer wordsto translate into language thatis easily understood; to interpret

          

  178. competencylegally qualified or adequate

          

  179. directorythe telephone _____ contains an organized, accurate, and complete listing of the name, address, zip code, and area code with telephone number for most individuals with telephone service.

          

  180. The measure of acidity or alkalinity of a solution is calledperitoneum

          

  181. leaninggenerally, ____ toward the patient expresses warmth, caring, interest, acceptance, and trust.

          

  182. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO UNDERSTAND MEDICAL INSURANCE CODINGare responsible for a portion of the fee

          

  183. new patient's___ _____ require the same information as the established patient plus some additional information, including: address, age/DOB, employer, insurance carrier, insurance ID numbers, name of insured, name of referral source.

          

  184. osteoclasisreleased by basophils and endothelial cells so the body does not form blood clots inside the blood vessels

          

  185. autonomic nerve fiberscarry instructions to the organs and glands and from the autonomic nervous system

          

  186. colon and rectal surgical specialtyinjury in which there is complete loss of sensation and muscle control below the level of the injury

          

  187. hamstringan antispasmodic that can be administered preoperatively to relax smooth muscles during surgery

          

  188. Maslow's third levelthis involves belonging and love needs. This level of need involves both giving and receiving affection. additional words that express our connectedness are roots, origins, peers, friends, family, neighborhood, territory, clan, class, and gang. We have a basic animal tendency to herd, flock, join, and belong.

          

  189. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE LARGEST ORGAN IN THE BODYSKIN

          

  190. lateral epicondylitischaracterized by pain on the outer side of the forearm

          

  191. Christian Barnard (1922-2001)Performed first human heart transplant in 1967

          

  192. displacementconnect one bone to another

          

  193. medicalcurved fibrous cartilage found in some joints

          

  194. pHbattery of hematologic tests consisting of hemoglobin, hemacrit, total white blood cell and red blood cell counts, differential white blood cell count, and the erythrocyte indices

          

  195. degenerativebreaking down or impairment of a body part (adj.)

          

  196. extensionincreasing the angle between two bones or the straightening of a limb

          

  197. contracturepermanent tightening of fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or skin

          

  198. hypertoniacondition of excessive tone of the skeletal muscles

          

  199. spongy bonecommon name for mandible

          

  200. adductioncircular movement of a limb at the far end

          

  201. HOW MUCH WATER IS RECOMMENDED TO BE CONSUMED IN A 24-HOUR PERIODEIGHT EIGHT-OUNCE GLASSES

          

  202. The study of the cause of any disease or of all factors that may be involved in the development of a disease isetiology

          

  203. rheumatologistanother name for white blood cells

          

  204. The order of the vertebral column from top to bottom iscervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccyx

          

  205. Law refers to the...describes pain that originates in one area of the body, but felt in another

          

  206. The smaller leg bone, lateral to the tibia, is theblood buffer, maintains the proper balance of pH

          

  207. 54-62%normal value for monocytes

          

  208. A PATIENT COMES TO THE OFFICE AND SAYS, "I HAVE PAIN IN THE RIGHT LOWER SIDE OF MY ABDOMEN" THIS AN EXAMPLE OF WHICH COMPONENT OF THE PATIENT'S HISTORYCHIEF COMPLAINT

          

  209. verbal communicationtakes place when the message is spoken

          

  210. shrugged shouldersthis common gesture possibly means: indifference, discouragement

          

  211. The suffix meaning "inflammation" is....-itis

          

  212. The funnel-shaped basin that forms the upper end of the ureter is therenal pelvis

          

  213. fibrous dysplasiabone disorder that destroys normal bone structure and replaces it with fibrous (scar-like) tissue

          

  214. fibromyalgia syndromeformed by the shoulders; supports the arms and hands

          

  215. anal sphinctercloses the anus

          

  216. WHICH TYPE OF LETTER FORMATTING ALIGNS ALL LINES WITH THE LEFT MARGIN OF THE PAPER EXCEPT FOR THE DATE LINE, COMPLIMENTARY CLOSING LINE, AND SIGNATURE LINE?MISFEASANCE

          

  217. Collagen, a substance found in the dermis, is anSUPPORT BONE DEVELOPMENT

          

  218. Florence Nightingale (1820-1920)sometimes referred to as the father of preventive midicine as the result of bacteria and infectious disease

          

  219. Hcthemocrit

          

  220. THE ROOT WORD ENTER REFERS TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWINGgestation

          

  221. faxThe primary provider of energy for a cell. Adenosine triphosphate.

          

  222. hemolysisrupturing of the red blood cells during the process of blood collection. The serum on plasma becomes contaminates and has a reddish color

          

  223. rib cagecommon term for thoracic cavity

          

  224. What is the most common condition of the eye associated with aging?ADH anti diuretic hormone

          

  225. stressorsdemands to change that cause stress

          

  226. A condition resulting from renal failure and causing high levels of blood urea nitrogen isuremia

          

  227. anesthetistmedical professional who specializes in administering anesthesia, but is not a physician

          

  228. Articulatingsurgical fracture of a bone to correct a deformity

          

  229. Maslow's fourth levelperformed the first successful open-heart surgery in 1952

          

  230. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE REPORTABLE BY THE PHYSICIAN EXCEPTCONTUSION

          

  231. compartment syndromepermanent tightening of fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or skin

          

  232. codingthe body needs blood to clot to stop

          

  233. metatarsalscontrols basic survival functions

          

  234. Compoundthe upper leg bone

          

  235. AMTthe designation CMAS is awarded by this group

          

  236. terminal digitin __ ___ filing, a six-digit number is most often used with a hyphen dividing three parts of two digits, for example, 85-32-07 and 86-32-07. within these numbers, the primary units are the last two numbers; he middle digits are the secondary units; the first two numbers are the third and final units considered. there are 100 primary sections from 00-99 to be considered.

          

  237. The glands that are saclike in structure and produce oily secretions that lubricate the skin aresebaceous

          

  238. body of the vertebrasolid anterior portion of a vertebra

          

  239. hemoglobin and hemacritdestruction of blood cells

          

  240. pronunciationmovement of a limb toward the midline of the body

          

  241. Anton van Leeuwenhoek (1632-172)Dutch lens grinder; discovered lens magnification

          

  242. The term that refers to absence of menstrual flow in a woman of reproductive age isamenorrhea

          

  243. Posturephysician's office laboratory

          

  244. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VITAMINS AIDS IN BLOOD CLOTTINGVITAMIN K

          

  245. pH scaleA scale ranging from 0 - 14, that measures the hydrogen ion concentration of a solution.

          

  246. 2005combination vaccine for measles-mumps-rubella and varicella (MMRV) available

          

  247. WHICH ITEM MAY BE USED TO CHECK A PATIENT'S INSURANCE ELIGIBILITYA P O S DEVICE A point-of-sale (PoS) terminal is an electronic device that is used for verifying and processing credit card transactions.

          

  248. myelinatedhaving a myelin sheath

          

  249. synovial capsuleoutermost layer of strong fibrous tissue that resembles a sleeve as it surrounds the joint

          

  250. palpatemoving ____ from the patient may be interpreted as dislike, disinterest, boredom, indifference, suspicion, or impatience.

          

  251. The physician's office shares a patient's medical information with an insurance company. The physician's office did not have the patient's written consent. The office is guilty of...breach of confidentiality

          

  252. The structure in the body also known as the voice box is thepulmonary artery

          

  253. necessarywhen ____ for medical or adminstrative reasons, you can discuss a patient with: members of the office staff; the patient's insurance carrier or HMO if you have a signed release; the patient's attorney if you have a signed release; the patient's parent or legal gaurdian; another health care provider that is providing care to the patient under orders from the patient's provider; referring provider's office

          

  254. what should MA show toward patientscolor of buffy coat

          

  255. what do you do right before applying tourniquet when following the proper method to palpateBartholin

          

  256. costochondritisa degenerative joint disease characterized by the wearing away of the articular cartilage

          

  257. talkalso known as beepers. One-way paging systems often used inside hospitals and by providers on call. Pagers only receive signals.

          

  258. 95%Hgb carries about how much of oxygen to the body

          

  259. IonAn atom that has acquired a charge through the gain or loss of one or more electrons.

          

  260. lumbarrelating to the lower back

          

  261. Hans Selyethe gesture of whitened knuckles and clenched fists is usually a sign of______.

          

  262. Electrolytemuscle that raises a body part

          

  263. personal___ calls should not be permitted in the medical office because the busy lines are intended for business.

          

  264. osteopeniathinner than average bone density in a young person

          

  265. Diabetic retinopathy is a result of damage to themuscles that flex and extend the leg at the knee

          

  266. paraplegicindividual affected with paraplegia

          

  267. pluralistic (pluralism)characterized by pain on the palm-side of the forearm

          

  268. Atomic Weightlocated at the back of the upper leg consisting of three separate muscles

          

  269. The cellular components of blood includeerythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets

          

  270. slipped disk or ruptured diskcommon terms for herniated disk

          

  271. touchbattery of hematologic tests consisting of hemoglobin, hemacrit, total white blood cell and red blood cell counts, differential white blood cell count, and the erythrocyte indices

          

  272. comminuted fracturefracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed

          

  273. viscosityabnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side

          

  274. sprainAmerican Medical Technologists Institute for Education

          

  275. last two steps of the proper method to palpate a veinmentally map and remove tourniquet

          

  276. electrolytes and platelet counts are collected in what color tubegreen

          

  277. trigger pointstender areas that most commonly develop where fascia comes into contact with a muscle

          

  278. PHIVaricella (chickenpox) and heptitis A vaccines available

          

  279. what should the medical assistant do if you have attempted venipuncture twice and are unsuccessfulAVAILABLE QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

          

  280. practicumattempt to conceal or repress true feelings or the message

          

  281. goalstructure that encircles the body

          

  282. professionalismnormal projection on the surface of a bone that serves as an attachment for muscles and tendons; structure that extends out from a cell body

          

  283. short staturebreaking down or impairment of a body part (adj.)

          

  284. SOAP/SOAPER meanscondition resulting from the failure of the bones of the limbs to grow to an appropriate length

          

  285. carpal tunnel syndromeoccurs when inflamed and swollen tendons are caught in the narrow space between the bones within the shoulder joint

          

  286. gray tubes areportion of the nerve fibers that are unmyelinated

          

  287. nocturnal_______ time focus is found in persons whose physical needs have been met and who can sacrifice immediate gratification to achieve perceived greater returns. They are time conscious and plan out their daily lives in considerable detail.

          

  288. largest bone in the bodyfemur

          

  289. Edward Jennermade a great contribution to the prevention of disease by discovering a method of vaccination against smallpox

          

  290. What represents a successful "trial balance'?All transactions balance with the end of day journal

          

  291. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)Manages health information systems consistent with the medical, administrative, ethical, and legal requirements of the health care delivery system.

          

  292. rule 5rule example: Adele Marie Johnson-Smith is filed as:
    Johnsonsmith, Adele Marie

          

  293. basophils valuetype of leukocyte increase with polycythemia vera, chicken pox and ulcerative colitis

          

  294. atrophyweakness or wearing away of body tissues and structures

          

  295. lavendar with EDTA are used forhematocrits, glycohemoglobins, hemoglobins and sedimentation rates

          

  296. ANATOMY IS THE STUDY OF THEsecond most common tests performed in the physician's office

          

  297. malignantbecoming progressively worse and life-threatening

          

  298. OF THE FOLLOWING CHOICES, WHICH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT TO REMEMBER WHEN COMPLETING AN INSURANCE CLAIM FORMNUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

          

  299. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COMBINING FORMS IS MATCHED CORRECTLY WITH THE MEANINGPERI=AROUND

          

  300. jawbonea narrow band of nonelastic, dense, fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone

          

  301. pectoralrelating to the chest

          

  302. THE AMOUNT OF AIR REMAINING IN THE LUNGS AFTER NORMAL EXPIRATION IS CALLED THEREPAIRING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT

          

  303. friendlyThe program setup in the automatic phone system should be user _______.

          

  304. indexingselecting the name, subject, or number under which to file a record and determining the order in which the units should be considered.

          

  305. low-context communicationuses few environmental idioms to convey an idea. it relies on explicit and highly detailed language. it is direct and in your face. often thought of as being rude or arrogant.

          

  306. thrombocytesanother name for platelets

          

  307. John Hunter (1728-1793)Founder of scientific surgery

          

  308. name one waste product that the blood carriescarbon dioxide

          

  309. monocytewhite blood cell without cytoplasmic granules that has a large convoluted nonsegmented nucleus

          

  310. concisea _______ message is one that does not include any unnecessary information. It should be brief and to the point.

          

  311. occipital lobedense, hard, and very strong bone that forms the protective outer layer of bones

          

  312. MA responsibility with phlebotomycollect blood as efficiently as possible, show concern for patients and provide high quality care

          

  313. caregiving______ and prioritization can help to prevent and reduce stress when faced with the inevitable situation of too much wok and too little time.

          

  314. internal fixationa fracture treatment procedure in which a plate or pins are placed directly into the bone to hold the broken pieces in place; the fixation is not usually removed after the fracture has healed

          

  315. broken hipcommon term for osteoporotic hip fracture

          

  316. myectomysudden, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muslces

          

  317. The lymphatic system does not include the following organ hypothalamusThe hypothalamus is a section of the brain responsible for the production of many of the body's essential hormones

          

  318. improviseto make, invent, or arrange in an unplanned or spontaneous manner.

          

  319. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABBREVIATION FOR THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A STROKEduodenum

          

  320. eyebrowthe movements of the ________ indicate many nonverbal cues as well. Surprise, puzzlement, worry, amusement, and questioning are often nonverbal messages reflected by the position of them.

          

  321. metacarpalsthe five bones that form the palms of the hand

          

  322. femoral neckthe narrow area just below the head of the femur

          

  323. planningis the primary sensory skill used in verbal communication.

          

  324. aponeurosistoward the side

          

  325. The outer layer of the skin is the....epidermis

          

  326. meatusexternal opening of a canal

          

  327. EATING CONTAMINATED FOOD IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS IN THE CHAIN OF INFECTIONa percentage of each amount collected

          

  328. compact bonedense, hard, and very strong bone that forms the protective outer layer of bones

          

  329. ostectomysurgical removal of bone

          

  330. A MINOR WOUND INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTinterpreters for individuals with a language problem, assistive hearing devices, note takers for individuals who have difficulty writing, written materials, and so forth.

          

  331. one thirdapproximately _____ ______ of the population of the US comes from a culture other than mainstream American (i.e., Caucasian, English-speaking, Judeo-Christian)

          

  332. dystaxiamost of us use gestures and mannerisms when we "___" with our hands.

          

  333. Maslow's fifth levelobtain the caller's full name and correct spelling, and ask if this is an emergency call. Ask for the caller's telephone number, street address, and date of birth

          

  334. NHACertified Medical Administrative Specialist

          

  335. hypokinesiaabnormally decreased muscle function or activity

          

  336. WHOWorld Health Organization

          

  337. distal epiphysisend of the bone located farthest away from the midline

          

  338. ABHESAccrediting Bureau o Health Education Schools; also grants accreditation o medical assisting programs

          

  339. COORDINATION OF BENEFITS (COB) IS USED BY INSURANCE CARRIERSfallopian tube

          

  340. pia materthird layer of the meninges; located nearest to the brain and spinal cord

          

  341. what are you mentally mappingin __ ___ filing, a six-digit number is most often used with a hyphen dividing three parts of two digits, for example, 85-32-07 and 86-32-07. within these numbers, the primary units are the last two numbers; he middle digits are the secondary units; the first two numbers are the third and final units considered. there are 100 primary sections from 00-99 to be considered.

          

  342. fractured wristloss of sensation or voluntary muscle movements through disease or injury to its nerve supply

          

  343. DOSAGES FOR CHILDREN ARE MOST FREQUENTLY CALCULATED ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT...

          

  344. Summaries identifying which patient accounts are 30, 60, 90, & 120 days overdue includeabandonment

          

  345. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNIQUES IS USED TO PROTECT THE PATIENT FROM EXPOSURE TO OUTSIDE PATHOGENS DURING MINOR SURGERYASEPSIS

          

  346. AMRAAssociation of Medical Records Administrators

          

  347. A "non-duplication of benefits" is also calledcoordination of benefits

          

  348. Elizabeth Blackwellthe first female physician in the US who was awarded her degree in 1849

          

  349. THE GOOD SAMARITAN LAW PROTECTS AN INDIVIDUALWHO PERFORMS FIRST AID VOLUNTARILY ON AN INJURED PERSON

          

  350. smooth muscleslocated in the walls of internal organs, they move and control the flow of fluids through these structures

          

  351. Sperm & Egg cell maturity begin at....puberty

          

  352. V1...

          

  353. THE International Classification of Diseases ICD-9-CM CODING BOOK WAS COMPILED BYcontracting the disease

          

  354. blue pagespages within the directory for business numbers

          

  355. podiatristspecializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot

          

  356. NPNurse Practitioner

          

  357. sublimationtotal displacement of a bone from its joint

          

  358. abductorA substance with a pH less than 7.0 that ionizes in water to release hydrogen ions. B/c a hydrogen ion consists of a proton, an acid is referred to as a hydrogen ion donor or a protein donor.

          

  359. headsetsAccrediting Bureau o Health Education Schools; also grants accreditation o medical assisting programs

          

  360. An abnormal scar formation is....keloid

          

  361. right cerebral hemispherecontrols most functions on the left side of the body

          

  362. afferent neuronsneurons which emerge from sensory organs and the skin to carry impulses toward the brain and spinal cord

          

  363. A structure found in the inner ear is thepericardium

          

  364. moxibustionancient Chinese method of treatment that uses a powdered plant substance on the skin to raise a blister.

          

  365. cervicallacking normal muscle tone or strength

          

  366. rheumatoid arthritischronic autoimmune disorder in which the joints and some organs of other body systems are attacked

          

  367. fluentwhen the patient is sitting in a chair relaxed with the hands clasped behind the head indicates an attitude of being ____ to suggestions.

          

  368. how do you know what anticoagulants or additives are in the tubeVITAMIN K

          

  369. RMA certification examinationbeing all that you can be; developing your full potential and experiencing fulfillment

          

  370. ACICSA negatively charged atom.

          

  371. medullamethicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus; a new type of bacteria that is especially dangerous to individuals with weakened immune systems; can come from medical facilities or be community based.

          

  372. True or False: Type 2 diabetes is non-insulin-dependent diabetesMAKE SURE A PATENT, OR CLEARED, AIRWAY EXISTS

          

  373. synovitisinflammation of the synovial membrane that results in swelling and pain of the affected joint

          

  374. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "ABNORMAL INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER"hepatitis

          

  375. THE STUDY OF BODY LANGUAGE IS CALLEDKINESIOLOGY

          

  376. Anesthesiologist Assistant (AA)performs preoperative tasks, performs airway management and drug administration for induction and maintenance of of anesthesia during surgery under direction of a licensed and qualified anesthesiologist

          

  377. awaymoving ____ from the patient may be interpreted as dislike, disinterest, boredom, indifference, suspicion, or impatience.

          

  378. dermatology specialtyDermatologist; evaluates disorders/diseases of skin, hair, nails, and related tissues

          

  379. voluntary muscles or striated musclesother terms for skeletal muscles

          

  380. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IS CONSIDERED LEGAL WHEN CONDUCTING A JOB INTERVIEW OF A PERSPECTIVE EMPLOYEEARE YOU AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES

          

  381. myolysisdegeneration of muscle tissue

          

  382. Edwar Jenner (1749-1823)Develped smallpox vaccine

          

  383. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A SCREENING TEST FOR TUBERCULOSISthe clot contracts and the serum is extracted

          

  384. erythrocyte sedimentation ratered blood cell, one of the formed elements of the blood

          

  385. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIES THE COMPONENTS THAT ARE CENTRAL TO SIGMUND FREUD'S THEORIES OF PERSONALITYID, EGO, SUPEREGO

          

  386. traction_____ is attributing unacceptable desires, impulses, and thoughts falsely to others to avoid acknowledging they are actually the person's own experiences.

          

  387. Clinical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree (CLT)performs all routine tests in a medical labortory and is able to discriminate and recognize factors that directly affect procedures and results. Works under direction of pathologist, provider medical technologist, or scientist

          

  388. ARNPAdvanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

          

  389. feedbacktakes place after the receiver has decoded the message sent by the sender. It is the receiver's way of ensuring that the message was sent, and also provides an opportunity for the receiver to clarify any misunderstanding regarding the original message and to ask for additional information.

          

  390. arthroscopic surgeryvisual examination of the internal structure of a joint

          

  391. myomalaciaabnormal softening of muscle tissue

          

  392. lacking or low in color, hemoglobinused to increase strength, flexibility, and mobility

          

  393. myodyniasymtom of fatigue in anemia is caused by a lack of

          

  394. ACCSCTAccrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology

          

  395. requirednot life-threatening and does not recur

          

  396. BMPbasic metabolic panel

          

  397. What prohibits job discrimination for race, color, religion, sex, or national origin?75%

          

  398. myotomyweakness or wearing away of body tissues and structures

          

  399. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT THE W-4 FORM USED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE IS TRUE EXCEPTIT MAY BE CHANGED ONLY ONCE A YEAR

          

  400. WHAT TERM INDICATES A HOLD IN THE LINING OF THE STOMACHUsing "rule out" diagnoses

          

  401. manubriumsheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles

          

  402. cephalagiapain in the head

          

  403. biceps braciimuscle of the anterior upper arm that flexes the elbow and is formed from two divisions

          

  404. darker redunbound to oxygen hemoglobin

          

  405. encrypted emailthe process of coding email to render the transmission essentially secure

          

  406. CBC includesrefers to the granting of licenses to practice a profession.

          

  407. muscle innervationthe stimulation of a muscle by an impulse transmitted by a motor nerve

          

  408. left cerebral hemispherecontrols the majority of functions on the right side of the body

          

  409. greenstick fracturefracture in which the bone is bent and only partially broken

          

  410. WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH A HEAR-IMPAIRED PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD DO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTTAPE ALL CONVERSATIONS FOR LATER REVIEW BY THE PATIENT

          

  411. true ribsfirst 7 pairs of ribs; are attached anteriorly to the sternum

          

  412. The muscle located on the anterior thigh and that functions to extend the leg is thequadriceps femoris

          

  413. jargonanother term for dislocation

          

  414. diplomaexcessive amount of fat (lipids) in the blood, resulting in a blood sample that has a milky appearance

          

  415. burnoutA substance that prevents or reduces changes in pH and counterbalances the addition of an acid or base.

          

  416. what color tube is used for a CBC?lavendar

          

  417. A court order instructing the physician to report to court at a certain time and date is...a subpoena

          

  418. myoparesisformer term for short stature

          

  419. protein, heme and globinprimary site after birth of the production of erythrocytes, granulocytes and platelets

          

  420. myofascialpertaining to muscle tissue and fascia

          

  421. The kidneys are located in themuscle with an origin near the midline at the sternum and the clavicle and an insertion into the mastoid process

          

  422. exercise physiologistneurons which carry impulses away from the brain and spinal cord toward the muscles and glands

          

  423. Robert Koch (1843-1910)used the culture-plate method for isolating bacteria and demonstrated how cholera was transmitted by food and water; his discovery changed the way health departments cared for persons with infectious disease

          

  424. radiussmaller and shorter bone of the forearm; runs up the thumb side of the forearm

          

  425. Athletic Trainer (AT)(1) to improve listening skills sufficiently so that patients are heard accurately (2) to listen either for what is not being said or for information transmitted only by hints (3) to determine how accurately the message has been received.

          

  426. what is the functions of bloodThe chemical bond formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons. It is the strongest type of chemical bond.

          

  427. ambulatory care settingmany hearing impaired, deaf, or speech impaired individuals ___ ___ a teletype (TTY) or telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD)

          

  428. other then foot, what site selection did we not practice on and what number is it in the order of selectionfibula

          

  429. double captions_________ is and always will be the basis for any therapeutic relationship.

          

  430. when palpating what are you feeling with___ ____ consultation permits providers at remote locations to practice telemedicine and avail themselves of the services of a specialist at a large medical center, university, or teaching hospital.

          

  431. The bone that is part of the shoulder girdle and is between the sternum and the scapula is theclavicle

          

  432. THE APPROVED USPS STATE ABBREVIATION FOR MINNESOTA ISMN

          

  433. lymphocytewhite blood cell with a dense nonsegmented nucleus and lacking granules in the cytoplasm

          

  434. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT IS PERFORMING A VENIPUNCTURE AND HAS JUST FILLED THE LAST SPECIMEN TUBE. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SHOULD THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT DO BEFORE WITHDRAWING THE NEEDLERELEASE THE TOURNIQUET

          

  435. hematopoiesisrelease of a tendon from adhesions

          

  436. certificationdeterioration or breaking down

          

  437. favorAmerican Medical Technologists; founded in 1939; is a national certification

          

  438. 4 steps of communcation cycle(1)identify the primary filing label; (2)make a proper file to be used as the primary location for all medical records; (3)identify one (or more) alternatives where one might find the file; (4)for the alternative filings, make a cross reference sheet, card, or dummy hcart that lists the primary reference and refers back to the location of the primary file.

          

  439. A genetic disorder characterized by the inability of the blood to clot properly is.....hemophilia

          

  440. Failure to act in a manner that a prudent and reasonable person would under similar circumstances is...negligence.

          

  441. autoimmune disorderslocated in the walls of internal organs, they move and control the flow of fluids through these structures

          

  442. closureif there are a number of rports/documents to be filed, __ them into units according to the captions on the charts. This will eliminate wasted time in working back and forth through the alphabet or numbers.

          

  443. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE BEST SOURCE OF FIBERRAW VEGETABLES

          

  444. The hormone that regulates the amount of water the is eliminated with urine ispresbyopia

          

  445. tenalgiaautomatic involuntary response to some change, either inside or outside the body

          

  446. sodium citrate is for what topper and in what order of drawlight blue, second

          

  447. What structure is at the neck of the male bladder and surrounds the urethra?Using "rule out" diagnoses

          

  448. cerebralpertaining to the cerebraum or to the brain

          

  449. IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS SHOULD THE PATIENT BE PLACED FOR AN ABDOMINAL EXAMINATIONNUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

          

  450. WHICH IS NOT AN APPROVED RIGHT IN THE PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTSRIGHT TO REFUNDS FOR COMPLICATIONS THAT ARISE DURING HOSPITAL STAYS

          

  451. monocytes valuetype of leukocyte increase in tuberculosis

          

  452. AcidsA substance with a pH less than 7.0 that ionizes in water to release hydrogen ions. B/c a hydrogen ion consists of a proton, an acid is referred to as a hydrogen ion donor or a protein donor.

          

  453. contactToday, the first ____________ is usually with an automated phone system.

          

  454. partial knee replacementcommon term for scapula

          

  455. epicondylitisspeech that varies in pitch and intensity

          

  456. lumbar vertebraemost provider-patient relationships use the ____ ___ ____ communication arrangement.

          

  457. communicationredirecting a socially unacceptable impulse into one that is socially acceptable

          

  458. chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)name both terms for a normal number value of 140,000 to 400,000

          

  459. ATPAdvanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

          

  460. Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865)The Hungarian physician and obstetrician was able to prove that physicians who came from an autopsy directly to the care of postpartum women, without scrubbing their hands and washing instruments, carried infection with them

          

  461. temporomandibular jointtender areas that most commonly develop where fascia comes into contact with a muscle

          

  462. what is the controversy over with plastic adapters/holdersif they are reuseable after disinfecting

          

  463. RMAnormal value for neutrophil bands

          

  464. heel bonecommon term for calcaneus

          

  465. edematousabnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues resulting in swelling

          

  466. infantile osteomalaciaanother term for rickets

          

  467. WHEN RECEIVING A CALL FROM AN ANGRY PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULDrisk management

          

  468. Positioning or sitting behind a desk communicates the message ofAuthority

          

  469. AC meansantecubital

          

  470. arterial blood is what colorbright red

          

  471. Moses (1205 B.C.)advocate of health rules in hebrew religion

          

  472. appendicular skeletonmakes body movement possible and protects the organs of digestion, excretion and reproduciton

          

  473. relaxationadvantages of ___ medical records: multiple users are possible; not easily misplaced or misfiled; errors less likely; patterns and data more easily accessed; quickly available in emergencies; office storage space not required; legible, organized patient documentation; improved medication management; *improved quality of care

          

  474. epiphysiswide end of a long bone which is covered with articular cartilage

          

  475. Elizabeth G. Anderson (1836-1917)receive external stimuli and transmit this information to the brain to be interpreted

          

  476. A patient calls to make na appointment and states the symptoms for the office visit. The scheduler says, "That sounds like the flu." The health care worker violated the...OPEN FRACTURE

          

  477. LPNLicensed Practical Nurse

          

  478. An example of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease isemphysema

          

  479. afferenttoward

          

  480. The physician performs an elective surgical procedure without written consent. The physician is guilty of...battery

          

  481. chemicals, thromboplastinwhen body is physically injured what is released and name one released from tissue

          

  482. ball and socket jointsare those that are no longer required. again, patient files are retained for significantly longer periods of time because of litigation and research considerations, usually 3 to 6 years beyond the statute of limitations

          

  483. The medical term for inflammation of the liver ishepatitis

          

  484. medial epicondylitischaracterized by pain on the palm-side of the forearm

          

  485. UANational Healthcare Association

          

  486. Acquired, natural, active immunity is achieved bycontracting the disease

          

  487. A PATIENT STATES THAT HE HAS HAD NO DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS. THIS STATEMENT SHOULD BE RECORDED IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PARTS OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORDREVIEW OF SYSTEMS

          

  488. allogenic bone marrow transplantused to increase strength, flexibility, and mobility

          

  489. myotonianeuromuscular disorder characterized by the slow relaxation of muscles after a voluntary contraction

          

  490. circumductionmovement of a limb toward the midline of the body

          

  491. vertebral foramenthe opening in the middle of the vertebra that the spinal cord passes through

          

  492. pediatrics specialtyPediatrician; treats diseases/disorders of children and adolescents; monitors growth and development of children

          

  493. pubic symphysissurgical suturing of a muscle wound

          

  494. Bilirubin specimens require what special preparation?protection from light

          

  495. cartilagesmooth rubbery blue-white connective tissue that acts as a shock absorber between bones

          

  496. radiographhemoglobin helps maintain this

          

  497. tenoplastysurgical suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone

          

  498. 1990-2000Human genome map created by team of scientists

          

  499. Independent Phyician Association (IPA)characterized by the wearing away of the articular cartilage within the joints

          

  500. A minor may not consent for...ALLOWS AN INDIVIDUAL TO DESCRIBE IN DETAIL WISHES FOR END-OF-LIFE CARE AND ALLOWS A DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTHCARE TO BE SELECTED

          

  501. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN ADVANTAGE OF THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR)AVAILABLE QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

          

  502. paralysisgrave or serious

          

  503. dorsiflexionmovement that bends the foot upward at the ankle

          

  504. lower extremitiesinflammatory condition of one or more joints

          

  505. malleolusanother term for maxillary bones

          

  506. myelin sheaththe use of ____ permits the mouthpiece to be positioned appropriately and frees the hands to locate and record information easily.

          

  507. nocturnal myoclonusjerking of the limbs that can occur normally as a person is falling asleep

          

  508. tenectomysurgical resection of a portion of a tendon or tendon sheath

          

  509. neurologistphysician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the nervous system

          

  510. bonea form of connective tissue that is the second hardest tissue in the human body

          

  511. label must have completedused to perform arthroscopy

          

  512. A fracture of the radius characterized by bending of the bone with the skin left intact is referred to assecond

          

  513. modulatedaltered in volume as well as tone or pitch

          

  514. The artery located in the upper arm is theguard for medical identity theft

          

  515. tourniquetdevice used to facilitate vein prominence

          

  516. abbreviation for prescriptionuse of a syringe to withdraw the liquid bone marrow

          

  517. what do we call the system that combines with either the syringe or the evacuated tube?when a small volume of blood is needed and only thin fragile surface veins are accessible

          

  518. The frontal or coronal plane of the body divides the body intosinoatrial node

          

  519. why wipe away first drop of bloodit contains tissue fluid which dilutes blood

          

  520. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "INCISION IN THE MUSCLEMYO TOMY

          

  521. erythropoietinmechanical appliance specially designed to control, correct, or compensate for impaired limb function

          

  522. screening processis usually a simple process of asking the caller's name and the reason for the call.

          

  523. neurological surgical specialtyNeurosurgeon; treats condition of the nervous systems, often through surgery

          

  524. NOTATIONS ON ENVELOPES SUCH AS "SPECIAL DELIVERY" OR "CERTIFIED" WOULD BE TYPEDProduction of bile, Store and release glucose as needed break down fats in the small intestine during digestion. Production of certain proteins for blood plasma. detoxify harmful substances, such as alcohol and certain drugs

          

  525. Two important electrolytes found in the body arelight blue

          

  526. A medical assistant could be held liable for the actions of...hepatitis

          

  527. hydrotherapypertaining to the thoracic cavity

          

  528. femoralCertified Medical Administrative Specialist

          

  529. plantar____ is dehumanizing and is often interpreted as an invasion of privacy.

          

  530. hypothalamusperforms seven regulatory functions; located below the thalamus

          

  531. Accession Record (numeric system)logbook used to assign numbers to correspondence or patients

          

  532. The Rh factor in blood israises the corner of the mouth in a smile

          

  533. sensory nerve fibers12 pairs of nerves originating from the undersurface of the brain

          

  534. Total practice management system (TPMS)permits patient information, notes, patient requests, and schedules to be inserted into the electronic chart with just the click of the mouse or a few keystrokes

          

  535. elevationbasic cells of the nervous system

          

  536. The clusters of cells called the islets of Langerhans are located in thetendons

          

  537. managed care operationa hormone that triggers production of RBC

          

  538. Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)type of managed care operation that is typically set up as a for-profit corporation with salaried employees. HMOs "with walls" offer a range of medical services under one roof; HMOs "without walls" typicaly contract with providers in te community to provide patient servies for an agreed-upon fee

          

  539. what are some advantages of using latex tourniquet vs. velcro stripslatex can be cleaned easily and are less expensive to replace

          

  540. active filessystem to remind of action to be taken on a certain date

          

  541. THE PEGBOARD SYSTEM IS ALSO REFERRED TO AS THEWRITE-IT-ONCE, OR ONE-WRITE, SYSTEM

          

  542. open reductionsurgical procedure required to realign fractured bone parts when manipulation is not practical

          

  543. Paget's diseasebone disease characterized by the excessive breakdown of bone tissue, followed by abnormal bone formation

          

  544. THE INGUINAL REGION ISLOWER LATERAL GROIN REGION . located on the lower portion of the anterior abdominal wall, with the thigh inferiorly, the pubic tubercle medially, and the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

          

  545. carpal tunnelnarrow, bony passage under the carpal ligament that is located on-fourth of an inch below the inner surface of the wrist

          

  546. specialists varied nameswitch doctors, medicine men and women, shamans or healing priests, and physicians

          

  547. may usesheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles

          

  548. EHRelectronic health records

          

  549. WHICH SUFFIX MEANS "FIXATION"EPISTAXIS

          

  550. radiology specialtyRadiologist; interprets diagnostic images, performs special procedures, manages radiological services

          

  551. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PRACTICES ENSURES THE MOST EFFECTIVE RESTOCKING OF SUPPLIESKEEPING A LIST OF INVENTORY AND NOTING DIMINISHING SUPPLIES

          

  552. rule 9rule example: Edward Lee Kletka, IV is filed before Edward Lee Kletka, Jr.; George Lee Curtis, II is filed before George Lee Curtis, Sr.

          

  553. pubic symphysispages within the directory for residences

          

  554. hallux valgusinclude records that need to be readily accessible for retrieval of information

          

  555. role of the MAreceptionist, secretary, office manager, bookkeeper, insurance coder and biller, sometimes transcriptionist, patient educator, and clinical assistant.

          

  556. inspectCarefully ____ the report to identify the patient, subject, or file to whom the information belongs. Remove clips and staples. Make certain the information is complete

          

  557. Any foreign substance that enters the body and induces an immune response is anvisceral layer

          

  558. eyesonly _____ % of the message is actually communicated by the spoken word.

          

  559. THE RMA CERIFICATION IS MAINTAINED BYEARNING 45 CEUs WITHIN THREE YEARS OR 15 CEUs PER YEAR

          

  560. litigiousinflammatory condition of one or more joints

          

  561. which type of blood cells are responsible for transporting oxygen and carbon dioxidered blood cells

          

  562. hiccupscommon term for singultus

          

  563. tendinoplastyonly movable bone of the skull

          

  564. An expressed contract is...refers to working in opposition to each other

          

  565. osteoporoticerythrocytes with marked variation in size

          

  566. levatorstepping into the patient's place, discovering what the patient is experiencing, and then recognizing and identifying with those feelings; treat patients as you want to be treated

          

  567. The epigastric anatomical region of the abdomen is locatedpossesses the technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, compile and report patient data

          

  568. multicultural communicationis the ability to communicate effectively with individuals of other cultures while recognizing one's own personal cultural biases and prejudices and putting them aside.

          

  569. callusthe body begins to perceive and be aware of stress. first stage

          

  570. tenodyniaanother term for tenodynia

          

  571. FSH and PSA testing are collected in what color tube (common and color name)ischium

          

  572. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES NEARSIGHTEDNESSThe tuberculosis (TB) skin test, sometimes
    called a "Mantoux," is a simple, harmless way
    to find out if you have latent TB infection.

          

  573. vertebral columnblood coming from the lungs and to the cells

          

  574. A typical Patient's Bill of Rights includes the right to...refuse treatment

          

  575. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SUFFIXES MEANS "SWALLOWING"it contains tissue fluid which dilutes blood

          

  576. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)used to determine losses or changes in bone density

          

  577. suturesanother term for fibrous joints

          

  578. 1903first electrocardigram machine invented

          

  579. little peoplesurgical removal of bone

          

  580. congenitalpresent at birth

          

  581. syringe order of drawyellow, blue, green, lavendar, gray and red

          

  582. Andrew Taylor (1828-1917)cloned a Fin Doret sheep called Dolly in 1996

          

  583. The protein in epidermal cells that makes the skin relatively waterproof is.....keratin

          

  584. function of the liver is tosolid anterior portion of a vertebra

          

  585. A MEDICAL ASSISTANT WHO CONTINUALLY ASKS TO LEAVE WORK EARLY FOR PERSONAL REASONS IS LACKING THE QUALITY OFCPU

          

  586. The hormone that causes contraction of uterine muscle during labor isoxytocin

          

  587. The AMA Principles of Medical Ethics require a physcian to...report other physicians deficient in character or competence

          

  588. hemoglobinmolecule with the red blood cell that transports oxygen

          

  589. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)sometimes referred to as the father of preventive midicine as the result of bacteria and infectious disease

          

  590. when using method to palpate after you apply tourniquet what may you have patient domake a fist

          

  591. fissurea broken bone

          

  592. 1995synthesis of the heme molecule requires

          

  593. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS USED TO LOOK INTO THE EARSNUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

          

  594. communication cycleconformity in fulfilling official requirements

          

  595. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE PURPOSE OF MONITORING AUTOCLAVES WITH SPORE TESTSTWO DRUGS WORKING IN OPPOSITION TO EACH OTHER / antagonism is a phenomenon wherein two or more agents in combination have an overall effect that is less than the sum of their individual effects.

          

  596. descending nerve tractscarry nerve impulses away from the brain

          

  597. olecranon processlarge projection on the upper end of the ulna that tingles when struck

          

  598. NeutralA pH between 6.5 and 7.5, which is close to the pH of pure water (7.0).

          

  599. A physician may NOT obtain his or her license by...tip of index finger

          

  600. Good Samaritan lawsanother term for ribs

          

  601. motor nerve fibersanother term for somatic nerve fibers

          

  602. BEFORE DRAWING BLOOD FOR A LIPID PROFILE, THE PATIENT MUST BE INSTRUCTED TO FAST FOR HOW MANY HOURS BEFORE THE TEST12 TO 14

          

  603. Screeningcreating a message to be sent

          

  604. muscular dystrophycovers the surfaces of bones where they come together to form joints

          

  605. NCLEX-RNThe simplest form of matter with unique chemical properties. Oxygen, iron, gold, and other elements cannot be broken down into different substances by ordinary chemical means. All matter, living, & nonliving, is composed of elements.

          

  606. acromionextension of the scapula that forms the high point of the shoulder

          

  607. tonusacronym for patient progress notes based on subjective impressions (S), objective clinical evidence (O), assessment or diagnosis (A), and plans for further studies (P)

          

  608. epidural spaceindividual affected with paraplegia

          

  609. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES REFERS TO THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND SOMEONES ELSE'S FEELING OR SITUATIONSEMPATHY

          

  610. somaa mythical drug reported in India's religious literature as a mind-altering drug

          

  611. Once a delinquent account has been turned over to a collection agency, the physician's office shouldrefer all inquiries to the collection agency

          

  612. hemiplegicindividual affected with hemiplegia

          

  613. What is an acceptable patient checkform most of the roof and upper sides of the cranium

          

  614. serum formation is known asclotting

          

  615. thoracic surgical specialtyThoracic Surgeon; performs surgery on the respiratory system, chest, heart, and cardiovascular system

          

  616. homeopathyforms the base for the nasal septum

          

  617. hemiplegiatotal paralysis affecting only one side of the body

          

  618. perceptionlearning to use _____ involves the ability to sense another's attitudes, moods, and feelings.

          

  619. norepinephrinepainful condition caused by the muscle tearing away from the tibia

          

  620. interrupthealth care professionals must be able to articulate by using good diction and by enunciating each word distinctly.

          

  621. scheduling patient testsredirecting a socially unacceptable impulse into one that is socially acceptable

          

  622. internaldeeper location

          

  623. 3 major filing systemsbecoming progressively worse and life-threatening

          

  624. bright redoxygenated hemoglobin

          

  625. Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)spent years on careful human dissection, and this anatomical detail is evident in his paintings in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in Rome

          

  626. indicesUnited Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

          

  627. stimulus___ numbered dividers ith guides. consecutive numeric guides (5, 10, etc; 50, 100, etc) separate the individual file folders into smaller groups of files.

          

  628. The Joint Commission isa United States-based nonprofit tax-exempt 501 organization that accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States

          

  629. passive immunitiesdeath of bone tissue due to insufficient blood supply

          

  630. Howard Florey and Ernst Chaininflammation of tendons caused by excessive or unusual use of a joint

          

  631. focusing on the positivephysician who specialized in administering anesthetic agents before and during surgery

          

  632. myofascial pain syndromechronic pain disorder that affects muscles and fascia throughout the body; produces local and referred muscle pain

          

  633. Joseph Lister (1827-1912)revolutionized surgery because of his belief in Pasteur's theory of using carbolic acid as an antiseptic spray; he insisted that all instruments and physicians' hands be washed with the solution

          

  634. ankylosissurgical suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone

          

  635. Michelangelo (1475-1564)spent years on careful human dissection, and this anatomical detail is evident in his paintings in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in Rome

          

  636. Medical examiner cases involve...deaths

          

  637. Personal Fitness Trainer (PFT)a thick, fan-shaped muscle on the anterior chest wall

          

  638. The patient puts out his or her arm to allow the physician to cleans an abrasion. This type of consent is...renal pelvis

          

  639. operator assisted callspatients should be allowed to make ______ application to their personal health needs.

          

  640. nonverbalacronym for patient progress notes based on subjective impressions (S), objective clinical evidence (O), assessment or diagnosis (A), and plans for further studies (P)

          

  641. found 3rd in order of draw for vacuum tube or last in syringe, the topper color isred

          

  642. Joseph Murray (1919-)performed first person-to-person kidney transplant in 1954

          

  643. allapathiccommon term for cephalagia

          

  644. An example of exocrine glands aresebaceous glands

          

  645. hemiparesisslight paralysis or weakness affecting one side of the body

          

  646. extensor carpi muscledeath of bone tissue due to insufficient blood supply

          

  647. rheumatismobsolete term for arthritis to describe any painful disorder of the joints

          

  648. THE ADVANTAGES OF POSTAGE METERS INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT THAT THEYpharynx

          

  649. deltoid musclemuscle shaped like an inverted triangle or the Greek letter delta; forms the muscular cap of the shoulder

          

  650. Banking fees will appear on a monthly statement in the form of aservice charge

          

  651. does notforms the middle of the front of the rib cage

          

  652. WHICH PART OF THE COMPUTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALLOWING THE COMPUTER TO PERFORM ALL OPERATIONSCENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

          

  653. HIPAA is the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.registration.

          

  654. heel spurprotecting against infecton caused by pathogenic microorganisms.

          

  655. arthroscopyvisual examination of the internal structure of a joint

          

  656. record purging___, the way the body is carried, also affects the voice.

          

  657. worryyou may place a call on _____ only once, not repeatedly during the conversation.

          

  658. yellow feveracute infectious disease where a person develops jaundice, vomits, hemorrhages, and has a fever; caused by mosquitoes

          

  659. ganglion cystharmless fluid-filled swelling that occurs most commonly on the outer surface of the wrist

          

  660. closed questionsquestions answered with a yes or no

          

  661. THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF ENERGY IN FOOD COMES FROM WHICH OF THE FOLLOWINGCARBOHYDRATES

          

  662. skeletal muscle relaxantmedicine administered to relax certain muscles and to relieve the stiffness, pain, and discomfort caused by muscle injuries

          

  663. green tubes arestalk-like portion of the brain that connects the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord

          

  664. Ethical issues are addressed in...professional codes

          

  665. DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PATIENT'S RECORD INCLUDESA P O S DEVICE A point-of-sale (PoS) terminal is an electronic device that is used for verifying and processing credit card transactions.

          

  666. fibrinogen into fibrinthrombin chemical converts what blood protein into what

          

  667. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE AN EXAMPLE OF PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITYADMITTING TO AN ERROR MADE

          

  668. Epicardium and myocardium represent layers of theprofessional in appearance and demeanor; punctual; willing to learn; open to criticism; accepting of assignments; helpful to coworkers; working to the best of their ability; mindful of patient confidentiality

          

  669. Tab Alpha Systemthe various forms of the __ __ __ are designed primarily for filing systems in small offices that use vertical files where all individual charts are clearly visible in one unit. Each alphabetic letter is assigned a different color. Each folder has a color coded label. Only full cut folders are used.

          

  670. long duration______ ________ stress is sometimes called episodic or chronic stress.

          

  671. The glumerulus is a cluster of blood capillaries found in thenephron

          

  672. overuse injuriesminor tissue injuries that have not been given time to heal

          

  673. realistic goalsare practical or benefical for the present and for future self actualization

          

  674. synovial membranecartilage wall that divides the two nasal cavities

          

  675. AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVEmore movable attachment where the muscle ends by attaching to a bone or tendon; usually the end farthest from the midline

          

  676. meningesA combination of substances that are not chemically combined and can be separated by physical means.

          

  677. frontal boneforms the forehead

          

  678. endosteumanother name for white blood cells

          

  679. TWO RESCUERS ARE PERFORMING CPR ON A NINE-YEAR-OLD CHILD WHO COLLAPSED AND IS NOT BREATHING. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS SHOULD THE RESCUERS TAKEATTACH THE AED AND FOLLOW THE VOICE PROMPTS

          

  680. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES A LAWFUL ACT PERFORMED IMPROPERLY BY A PHYSICIANTWO DRUGS WORKING IN OPPOSITION TO EACH OTHER / antagonism is a phenomenon wherein two or more agents in combination have an overall effect that is less than the sum of their individual effects.

          

  681. Repressionmuscle that straightens a limb at a joint

          

  682. impulsea wave of excitation transmitted through nerve fibers and neurons

          

  683. packed RBC volumehematocrit

          

  684. insertionstringy and traps the sticky blood cells in a web at the site of an injury

          

  685. adhesionacute infectious disease caused by the presence of protozoan parasites within the red blood cells; usually comes from the bite of a female mosquito.

          

  686. conference callsmay be local or long distance and are convenient for communicating or discussing information with several individuals at the same time.

          

  687. dyskinesiadistortion or impairment of voluntary movement such as a tic or spasm

          

  688. electromyographyhydrotherapy uses the buoyancy, warmth, and effects of water and its turbulence to speed recovery after surgery and to reduce pain and stress, spasm and discomfort. It is especially beneficial for work-or sports-rrelated injuries and arthritis.

          

  689. what is the most important step to a successful venipuncturepituitary

          

  690. defense mechanismsa mentally healthy person uses ______ _______ to put a problem on hold until sufficient time has passed to permit him or her to address it without unacceptable emotional pain.

          

  691. ACDbundle or group of nerve fibers located within the brain or spinal cord

          

  692. autonomic nervous systemthe various forms of the __ __ __ are designed primarily for filing systems in small offices that use vertical files where all individual charts are clearly visible in one unit. Each alphabetic letter is assigned a different color. Each folder has a color coded label. Only full cut folders are used.

          

  693. rule 1rule example: Jaime Renae Carrera is filed as; Carrera, Jaime Renae

          

  694. pronationlacking normal muscle tone or strength

          

  695. articulatecome together

          

  696. A heart disease that is present at birth issterilization.

          

  697. C1 through C7rule example: Amy Sue Sung (Mrs. John) is filed as:
    Sung, Any Sue MrsJohn

          

  698. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOPED THE GUIDELINES FOR STANDARD PRECAUTIONSCDC CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

          

  699. WBCs and platletsinflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow

          

  700. Medicare patients treated by a non-participating physicianvoluntary

          

  701. arterial bloodblood coming from the lungs and to the cells

          

  702. INSURANCE POLICIES THAT REQUIRE POLICY HOLDERS TO SEEK MEDICAL CARE FROM PREFERRED PROVIDERS ONLY ARE CALLEDMANAGED CARE POLICIES

          

  703. palatine bonescommon term for biceps bracii

          

  704. 1953it may take up to ____ seconds after dialing any international code for the ringing to begin.

          

  705. regressionact of rotating the arm or leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of the foot is turned downward or backward

          

  706. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS INCLUDED IN A PATIENT'S VITAL SIGNSRESPRIATION RATE

          

  707. The region located directly below the umbilical region is thesigmoid

          

  708. Which of the following substances is NOT a neurotransmitter? Acetylcholine, Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, or AldosteroneAldosterone ..........Aldosterone is a steroid hormone produced by the outer section of the adrenal cortex in the adrenal gland

          

  709. duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve stimulation

          

  710. courteousit only takes a moment to acknowledge a patient with a smile or by name.

          

  711. adjunctyou _____ document all medical treatment. ask yourself "does this relate to the patient's care, and should it be in the chart?"

          

  712. deficiency of vitamin B12 leads to which type of anemiapernicious

          

  713. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE ANTAGONISM EFFECTTWO DRUGS WORKING IN OPPOSITION TO EACH OTHER / antagonism is a phenomenon wherein two or more agents in combination have an overall effect that is less than the sum of their individual effects.

          

  714. established patientwhen an ____ _____ calls to set up an appointment, record the patient's name, daytime telephone number, and the reason for the appointment.

          

  715. Advance directives include a...used to determine losses or changes in bone density

          

  716. open-ended questionsquestions that encourage verbalization and response; questions that seek a response beyond a simple yes or no.

          

  717. thoracicpertaining to the thoracic cavity

          

  718. practicum site expectationprofessional in appearance and demeanor; punctual; willing to learn; open to criticism; accepting of assignments; helpful to coworkers; working to the best of their ability; mindful of patient confidentiality

          

  719. bone-conserving hip resurfacinganother term for afferent neurons

          

  720. axisan imaginary line that runs lengthwise through the center of the body

          

  721. practicum site no no'sconsider asking for or taking medication samples without pemission; feel entitled to any special treatment; anticipate free treatment for self, family, or friends; expect to be paid (this is part of the requirements of the accrediting body)

          

  722. cardioplegiaparalysis of heart muscle

          

  723. dwarfismformer term for short stature

          

  724. acupuncturetreatmnt to relieve pain and disease by puncturing the skin with thin needles at specific points.

          

  725. Informed consent requires that the...information provided is enough for the patient to make an educated decision.

          

  726. The Joint Commission does not...set standards and regulations that must be followed by medical offices...

          

  727. The physician's office shares a patient's medical information with an insurance company. The physician's office did not have the patient's written conseny. The office is guilty of...breach of confidentiality

          

  728. miscellaneousbony anterior portion of the knee

          

  729. shoulder girdleanother term for pectoral girdle

          

  730. guidesa fibrous sac that acts as a cushion to ease movement in areas subject to friction such as where a tendon passes over a bone

          

  731. Giving a patient an injection ordered by the physician is NOT...insurance write-offs

          

  732. cytoplasmthrombocytes are actually fragments of

          

  733. The lining of the stomach has many folds calledrugae

          

  734. John Gibbon (1903-1973)first heart-lung machine used for surgery (1953)

          

  735. dexteityeach part of a name (business or person) words, or numbers that will be indexed and coded for filing

          

  736. IN WHICH MANNER IS A LETTER TO BE HANDLED WHEN IT WILL BE MAILED IN A WINDOW ENVELOPETHE LETTER IS FOLDED IN THIRDS BY FAN FOLDING THE LETTER WITH THE NAME AND ADDRESS FITTING INTO THE WINDOW

          

  737. staining processhow are the presence of lack of granules visualized

          

  738. funny bonemany ambulatory care centers ___ answering services because a live operator is reassuring to patients and other callers.

          

  739. compliancesurgical repair of a muscle

          

  740. PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS MAY INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTTO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT A PATIENT OWES ON A BILL AND FOR HOW LONG

          

  741. another name for stored fatanother term for open fracture

          

  742. Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (DMS)physician who specialized in administering anesthetic agents before and during surgery

          

  743. cohesivecutting out or removal

          

  744. 1978first baby born from in vitro fertilization;the pofession of medical assisting was formally recognized by the US Department of Education

          

  745. ankylosingprogressive stiffening of a joint or joints

          

  746. ironsynthesis of the heme molecule requires

          

  747. rule 7rule example: James Edward Brown, Jr. and James Edward Brown, Sr. is filed in the following order:
    1)Brown, James Edward Jr, 2)Brown, James Eward Sr.

          

  748. holdyou may place a call on _____ only once, not repeatedly during the conversation.

          

  749. shin splintpainful condition caused by the muscle tearing away from the tibia

          

  750. spinal cordbyproduct that is normally excreted by the kidneys

          

  751. straininjury to the body of a muscle or to the attachment of a tendon

          

  752. facilityanother term for dislocation

          

  753. duraConsistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and radiation Therapy

          

  754. THE TYPE OF SCHEDULING STYLE THAT ASSIGNS A SPECIFIC TIME FOR EACH PATIENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY IS CALLEDacquired immunodeficiency syndrome

          

  755. A condition causing a backflow of stomach acid through an incompetent esophageal sphincter is calledGERD

          

  756. Automated Routing Unit (ARU)opening in the occipital bone through which the spinal cord passes

          

  757. attributeinherent characteristic

          

  758. AMAADonald A. Balassa, JD, MBS, Executive Director and Legal Counsel for the ____ states: "Procedures which constitute the practice of medicine, or which state law specifically delegates to licensed professionals to perform, may not be delegated to unlicensed professionals such as medical assistants."

          

  759. hemorrhagic anemiapercentage of red blood cells within a specimen of anticoagulated whole blood

          

  760. ETOHsynthesis of the heme molecule requires

          

  761. unita form of connective tissue that is the second hardest tissue in the human body

          

  762. diurnal rhythmthe _____ with ARU systems is that the recorded voice may be difficult to hear, especially for older adult or hearing impaired patients.

          

  763. uric acidUnited Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

          

  764. legal namewhen working in a medical setting with patient charts, the patient's ____ ____ is always used for the chart rather than a nickname or abbreviation

          

  765. A MEDICAL ASSISTANT SCHEDULED TO REMOVE STITCHES FROM A PATIENT'S ARM NOTICED THAT THE AREA WAS RED, SWOLLEN, AND PAINFUL UPON THE SLIGHTEST TOUCH.the ____ _____ must always be patient and in control.

          

  766. osteomalaciasurgical repair of a bone or bones

          

  767. A range of usual fees in the same community is theprevailing fee

          

  768. long-range goalsa form of nuclear medicine used in diagnostic procedures of the skeletal system

          

  769. ankylosing spondylitisA relatively weak attraction formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another. It is easily disrupted in water.

          

  770. aromatherapyAmerican Medical Technologists Institute for Education

          

  771. normocyticloss of sensation or voluntary muscle movements through disease or injury to its nerve supply

          

  772. osteotomysurgical incision or sectioning of a bone

          

  773. Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (EEG-T)possesses the knowledge, attributes, and skills to obtain interpretable recordings of a patient's nervous system functions

          

  774. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT TREATING CHILDREN ARE TRUE EXCEPTCHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT A PROCEDURE TO BE DONE BECAUSE IT MAY FRIGHTEN THEM

          

  775. achilles tendoncolor of buffy coat

          

  776. AGING OF ACCOUNTS SHOULD BE DONE FOR WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING REASONSTO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT A PATIENT OWES ON A BILL AND FOR HOW LONG

          

  777. legal and ethicalrespecting the confidentiality of all patient information is a _____ __ ____ obligation

          

  778. direct dialing callsthese help keep file folders from slipping down underneath othe file folders and getting misplaced or lost

          

  779. myofascial releasewhen a patient telephones the office to request prescription refills, is displeased with medical treatment, or expresses some form of a complaint, documentation of the call shouldalways be recorded in the _____ _____

          

  780. educational and lifespeaking clearly; articulating

          

  781. openwhen the patient is sitting in a chair relaxed with the hands clasped behind the head indicates an attitude of being ____ to suggestions.

          

  782. thalamusperforms seven regulatory functions; located below the thalamus

          

  783. soft spotspainful condition caused by the muscle tearing away from the tibia

          

  784. sternumforms the middle of the front of the rib cage

          

  785. CMAcertification is voluntary, not mandatory, for medical assistants to practice. the examination measures professional knowledge at job entry level.

          

  786. alphabetic filingstrict ___ ____ is one f the simplest filing methods, as files are strictly maintained by assigning a label to each file.

          

  787. dual x-ray absorptiometrylow-exposure radiographic measurement of the spine and hips to measure bone density

          

  788. THE BASIC PARTS OF THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS INCLUDEMESSAGE, SENDER, RECEIVER, CHANNELS, FEEDBACK

          

  789. vertebraebony structure units of the spinal column

          

  790. lipemiahard

          

  791. challenging goalspresent at birth

          

  792. Allergy and Immunology SpecialtyAllergist and Immunologist; evaluates diseases/disorders of the immune system and problems related to asthma and allergy

          

  793. Providers____ have many demands on their time: surgeries, hospitl rounds, patient appointments, documentation, and consultations with other providers to name a few.

          

  794. The purpose of the Good Samaritan Act is to...protect health care workers from liability when rendering emergency care

          

  795. numeric displaycreating a message to be sent

          

  796. hypoglycemiaincreased levels of blood glucose. Does not mean diabetic but mabe an indication of prediabetics

          

  797. which tubes contain anticoagulantsblood culture

          

  798. licenseherniation (protrusion) of muscle substance through a tear in the fascia surrounding it

          

  799. Which of the following is not one of the cranial bones? Frontal, Parietal, Ethmoid, Termporal, MaxillaMaxilla

          

  800. vastus lateralis and vastus medialisSTRUCTURES OF THE BODY

          

  801. cross-referencenotation in a file to direct the reader to a specific record that may be filed under more than one name/subject (e.g., married name/maiden name or foreign names) where the surname is not easily recognizable

          

  802. tube used for viral loads (cell morphology) and with what additive abbrevyellow, ACD

          

  803. defenseMost offices call the next day's patients to confirm appointments near the _____ of each day.

          

  804. attributes of a medical assistantempathy, attitude, dependability, initiative, flexibility, desire to learn, appearance; ability to communicate, ethical behavior

          

  805. scapulaCommission on Accreditaton for Allied Health Education Pograms; accredits at the program level; specifically accredit medical assistants

          

  806. what starts with introducing yourself and identifying patient and ends with removing the tourniquetwhat is proper method to palpate a vein

          

  807. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE TECHNIQUES FOR ACTIVE LISTENING EXCEPTSTATING OPINIONS AND INTERJECTING QUESTIONS TO ENSURE CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE MESSAGE

          

  808. intermittentcoming and going at intervals

          

  809. WHEN A PATIENT IS SUFFERING FROM INSULIN SHOCK ADMINISTER SUGAR / Call 911, particularly if the person is unconscious.
    Get sugar into the body immediately, as outlined above.
    Administer an injection of glucagon if the person is unconscious, if you have it. If you don't have glucagon, emergency personnel will have some. Do not give an unconscious person something to swallow as they may choke on it.

          

  810. Cranial nerve I, the olfactory nerve, is related to the sense ofAPICAL

          

  811. how should MA collect bloodas efficiently as possible

          

  812. erythrocytered blood cell, one of the formed elements of the blood

          

  813. lateral filesthese open shelf file cabinets make quick retrieval of files possible. the records are retrieved by pulling them out laterally from the shelf. these cabinets are the most popular manual patient record system.

          

  814. exostosisanother term for osteochondroma

          

  815. inferior conchaegranulocytic white blood cell with red eosin-stained granules inthe cytoplasm. it is elevated in cases of allergies

          

  816. V3most common test performed in the physician's office

          

  817. cerebrumlargest and uppermost portion of the brain

          

  818. 5 Cs of communication(1) complete (2) clear (3) concise (4) cohesive (5) courteous

          

  819. The Life Span of a Human Red Blood Cell is120 DAYS

          

  820. what percentage in a coagulation study tube must have blood to be a full containerTO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT A PATIENT OWES ON A BILL AND FOR HOW LONG

          

  821. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ARE TRUE FOR THE UNIFORM ANATOMICAL GIFT LAW EXECPTNUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

          

  822. Growth hormone is produced in the.......retroperitoneal space

          

  823. percutaneousperformed through the skin

          

  824. what must be done to ensure quality controleach specimen has own label, label complete, no needle attached, appropriate tube, full tube, free of hemolysis

          

  825. maskingattempt to conceal or repress true feelings or the message

          

  826. tailboneto translate into language thatis easily understood; to interpret

          

  827. lateralistoward the side

          

  828. 4 stages of emotions(1) denial is often the first stage of an emotional response after a traumatic event. (2) the second stage is anger toward the event, the medical staff, God, or others. (3) the third stage is frequently depression, and (4) eventually a person reaches the final stage of acceptance.

          

  829. conflictsincompatibility between two important things or objectives equally important to us.

          

  830. erythrocytesanother name for red blood cells

          

  831. rotator cuff tendinitisthese help keep file folders from slipping down underneath othe file folders and getting misplaced or lost

          

  832. arachnoid membranesecond layer of the meninges located between the dura mater and the pia mater; resembles a spider web

          

  833. swaybackcommon term for lordosis

          

  834. The small pouch that is the first part of the large intestine is theintracellular fluid

          

  835. A patient outcome resulting from the quality improvement process may be preventing...illness

          

  836. 8 items for message taking(1) date and time call is received; (2) who the call is for; (3) caller's name, telephone number, and DOB; (4) when the caller can be reached; (5) nature and urgency of the call (6) action to be taken (e.g., will call back, returned your call, please call back); (7) message, if any; (8) your name or initials (in case there are questions)

          

  837. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE TRUE ABOUT THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACTS EXCEPTHAVE THE PATIENT COUGH DEEPLY AND EXPEL THE MATERIAL INTO A STERILE CONTAINER

          

  838. 3-7%normal value for monocytes

          

  839. first, threeTo create a positive impression, answer the telephone by the end of the _____ ring and certainly within _____ rings.

          

  840. where are red blood cells producedthe first female physician in the US who was awarded her degree in 1849

          

  841. osteodyniapertaining to or caused by the porous condition of bones

          

  842. standardsare the minimum standards of quality used in accreiting programs that prepre individuals to enter the medical assisting profession.

          

  843. foramenif there are a number of rports/documents to be filed, __ them into units according to the captions on the charts. This will eliminate wasted time in working back and forth through the alphabet or numbers.

          

  844. neuromuscularpertaining to the relationship between nerve and muscle

          

  845. color codingis a technique often used in the three major filing systems. It may seem complicated at first, but once MAs understand the principles behind it and practice its application a number of times, the task becomes much easier, and there is immediate recognition if a chart is misfiled.

          

  846. partial ataxiaexpressing oneself clearly and distinctly

          

  847. fasciitis or fascitisrefers to working in opposition to each other

          

  848. ischiumprotected health information

          

  849. orthoticmechanical appliance specially designed to control, correct, or compensate for impaired limb function

          

  850. disadvantages of VoIPmost VoIP services od not work during power outages, emergency services through 911 may not be available, * directory assistance/ white page listings may not be available.

          

  851. patellalacking normal muscle tone or strength

          

  852. lymphocyte which destroy the substancethe pleural sac

          

  853. spinal fusiontechnique to immobilize part of the spine by jointing together two or more vertebrae

          

  854. obstetrics and gynecology specialtyObstetrician and Gynecologist; provides care to pregnant women, delivers babies, treats disorders/diseases of reproductive system

          

  855. 4 stages of stress(1) alarm (2) fight-or-flight (3) exhaustion (4) return-to-normal

          

  856. UAmost common test performed in the physician's office

          

  857. the following condition must be reported_____ _____ _____ can involve a great deal of coordination. Often appointment times need to be arranged among providers, the patient, an the facility whre a test may be conducted.

          

  858. ultrasonic bone density testscreening test for osteoporosis or other conditions that cause a loss of bone mass which uses sound waves to take measurements of the calcenaeous bone

          

  859. A patient's implied consent usually coversare usally conveyed through verbal and nonverbal communication

          

  860. crampforms the end of the spine and is made up of four small vertebrae that are fused together

          

  861. how long can tourniquet stay on arm60 seconds

          

  862. addresswhen names are identical, the ____ may be used to order files.

          

  863. 3 listening goals(1) to improve listening skills sufficiently so that patients are heard accurately (2) to listen either for what is not being said or for information transmitted only by hints (3) to determine how accurately the message has been received.

          

  864. The kidneys are located behind the.....deaths

          

  865. gray matterportion of the nerve fibers that are unmyelinated

          

  866. spasmsudden, violent, involuntary contraction of one or more muscles

          

  867. a lavender tube is hasallow easy access to large record systems and require less space than vertical or lateral files. my be elecrrically powered to move on floor tracks or may be physically moved with an easy to turn handle mechanism.

          

  868. axialpertaining to an axis

          

  869. CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCEneurons which emerge from sensory organs and the skin to carry impulses toward the brain and spinal cord

          

  870. water soluble vitaminsinflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow

          

  871. IndexingUse the ___ process to determine how the chart would be located, properly identifying ____ units and their order.

          

  872. axonprocess that extends away from the cell body and conducts impulses away from the nerve cell

          

  873. Denialis refusal to accept painful information
    that is readily apparent to others.

          

  874. activities of daily living (ADL)neurotransmitter released at some synapses in the spinal cord and at neuromuscular junctions; it influences muscle action

          

  875. serially___ numbered dividers ith guides. consecutive numeric guides (5, 10, etc; 50, 100, etc) separate the individual file folders into smaller groups of files.

          

  876. Ophthalmic Medical Technician or Technologist (OMT)tested with a reflex hammer that is used to strike a tendon

          

  877. medical interpretersystem to remind of action to be taken on a certain date

          

  878. osteonecrosisdeath of bone tissue due to insufficient blood supply

          

  879. orthopedic surgeon specialtyOrthopedist; examines, diagoses, and treats diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system

          

  880. HUCethyl alcohol

          

  881. external oblique and internal obliqueopening of the external auditory canal of the outer ear located in the temporal bone on each side of the skull

          

  882. sacrumliquid portion of blood obtained after blood has been allowed to clot

          

  883. medical chartwhen a patient telephones the office to request prescription refills, is displeased with medical treatment, or expresses some form of a complaint, documentation of the call shouldalways be recorded in the _____ _____

          

  884. tractbundle or group of nerve fibers located within the brain or spinal cord

          

  885. maxillaebony anterior portion of the knee

          

  886. ophthalmology specialtyinflammation of the bone marrow and adjeacent bone

          

  887. projection_____ time focus is found in persons who are less assured of being able to meet their physical needs. it is difficalt to plan for the future when basic items in the hierarchy of needs have not been met. punctuality usually is not important to these people.

          

  888. phalangesstandards are the minimum standards of quality used in accrediting programs that prepare individuals to enter the medical assisting profession

          

  889. head of the femursolid anterior portion of a vertebra

          

  890. whitish tanis the primary sensory skill used in verbal communication.

          

  891. singultusmyoclonus of the diaphragm that causes the characteristic hiccup sound with each spasm

          

  892. yellow tubes are used forblood culture

          

  893. acupressurea massage that applies pressure to specific acupuncture-like poits n the body; pressure enouages the flow of vital energy (qi) along the meridian pathways. It is used to control chronic pain, migraine headaches, and backaches.

          

  894. rational reasonthe ____ _____ is usually a stretch of the truth and can be quite apparent to disinterested individuals.

          

  895. Ionic BondA relatively weak attraction formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another. It is easily disrupted in water.

          

  896. autologousbone of the upper arm

          

  897. computer/computermedical practice specializing in treating health problems by spinal manipulation in addition to traditional forms of medical treatment; also means any bone disese

          

  898. shoulder bladeis a pattern of many concepts, beliefs, values, habits, skills, instruments, and art of a given group of people in a given period.

          

  899. bone marrowcircular movement around an axis

          

  900. Hgbacid dextrose citrate

          

  901. dystoniatenderness or pain in the muscles

          

  902. citrate tubes topper arelight blue

          

  903. FSHfollicle-stimulating hormone

          

  904. CBCbattery of hematologic tests consisting of hemoglobin, hemacrit, total white blood cell and red blood cell counts, differential white blood cell count, and the erythrocyte indices

          

  905. George Papanicolaou (1883-1962)first female physician in Great Britain

          

  906. Medical assistants may be...certified

          

  907. tickler filea _______ message is organized and logical in its progression. The message does not ramble and does not jump from one subject to another.

          

  908. total hip replacement (THR)procedure performed to restore a damaged hip to full function

          

  909. hematocritpercentage of red blood cells within a specimen of anticoagulated whole blood

          

  910. how many liters of blood are in the bodypituitary gland

          

  911. what is removed before removing needle from a puncture sitepatient name, patient birthdate, patient ID number, date and time drawn, and MA signature (initials)

          

  912. UndoingA negatively charged atom.

          

  913. hamstring injurya strain or tear on any of the three hamstring muscles

          

  914. proximal epiphysisend of the bone located nearest the midline

          

  915. THE MEDICAL SPECIALTY STUDY OF AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES AND DISORDERS OR THE URINARY TRACT ISblood pressure must be taken first to find the patient's diastalic pressure

          

  916. spinal cord injuryoccurs when a vertebra is broken and a piece of the broken bone is pressing into the spinal cord; can also occur if the vertebrae are pushed or pulled out of alignment

          

  917. medialistoward the midline

          

  918. levator anguli orisraises the corner of the mouth in a smile

          

  919. WHICH TERM MEANS "VOMITING BLOOD"VITAMIN K

          

  920. surgical ankylosisanother term for arthrodesis

          

  921. 1 to 2 incheshold the handpiece correctly, about __ ___ __ ______ away from the mouth, and project your voice at the mouthpiece not over it.

          

  922. bleedingthe body needs blood to clot to stop

          

  923. tendona narrow band of nonelastic, dense, fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone

          

  924. normochromicaltered in volume as well as tone or pitch

          

  925. revision surgeryminimally invasive procedure for the treatment of the interior of a joint

          

  926. 0-1%normal value for basophils

          

  927. neurophils and monocytesname the leukocytes that specialize in phagocytosis

          

  928. filefirst baby born from in vitro fertilization;the pofession of medical assisting was formally recognized by the US Department of Education

          

  929. AMTIEexperts tell us that ____% of communication is nonverbal

          

  930. scab___ calls can be made directly from a computer, a special ___ phone, or a traditional telephone connected to a special adapter, anyplace having broadband connectivity.

          

  931. noeach part of a name (business or person) words, or numbers that will be indexed and coded for filing

          

  932. AN ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS SIGNATURE BY THE PATIENT GIVES THE INSURANCE COMPANY AUTHORIZATION TO DO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?PAY THE BENEFITS DIRECTLY TO THE PHYSICIAN

          

  933. ABHESis recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) as an accrediting agency of public and private schools and colleges that primarily offer health education; also recognized by the AAMA, AMT, NLNA, NBSTSA

          

  934. reflexautomatic involuntary response to some change, either inside or outside the body

          

  935. parietal lobefirst 7 pairs of ribs; are attached anteriorly to the sternum

          

  936. transversein a crosswise direction

          

  937. Night blindness may be caused by a deficiency of.....vitiamin A

          

  938. flexor carpi musclemuscle that makes bending the wrist possible

          

  939. hospital directoryprivately owned and managed facility,a profit-making organization

          

  940. GASgeneral adaptation syndrome

          

  941. fracturenormally occurring deep groove

          

  942. closed fracturefracture in which the bone is broken, but there is no open wound in the skin

          

  943. The left atrioventricular (AV) valve in the heart is also known as themitral valve

          

  944. requiresare used to separate file folders. are somewhat larger than file folders and are of heavier stock, and are used in vertical and lateral systems.

          

  945. myoplastysurgical repair of a muscle

          

  946. red bone marrowheparin

          

  947. torticolliscontraction, or shortening, of the muscles of the neck

          

  948. WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH AN ILLITERATE PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT MAYUSE ORAL EXPLANATIONS AND DIRECTIONS

          

  949. unmyelinatedlacking a myelin sheath

          

  950. alternative devices or servicesinterpreters for individuals with a language problem, assistive hearing devices, note takers for individuals who have difficulty writing, written materials, and so forth.

          

  951. what separates the red blood cells from the plasma in anticoagulant tubeslarynx

          

  952. embolusbig toe

          

  953. A blood cell that carries oxygen and has no nucleus is anerythrocyte

          

  954. Wilhelm Roentgen (1845-1923)discovered cancer cells in 1928

          

  955. it that it happens at sight of injury but not normally clot inside the blood vesselsthrombin

          

  956. complete blood countcontain a double notation to denote a range of files: Ab-Be, Co-Dy, Ho-Le

          

  957. neutrophils, basophils, eosinophilsname the granulocytes

          

  958. V2An atom that has acquired a charge through the gain or loss of one or more electrons.

          

  959. urology specialtysurgical repair of a tendon

          

  960. ATAtender or delicate

          

  961. orthopedic surgeona physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders involving the bones, joints, and muscles

          

  962. phagocytosis protectioinA doctorate degree in medicine and a license to practice allows a person to diagnose and treat mediclconditions.; attends 4 years of medical schoo after receiving a bachelor's degree

          

  963. The membrane attached to internal organs is thecharacterized by the wearing away of the articular cartilage within the joints

          

  964. sensory neuronsanother term for afferent neurons

          

  965. An excessive curvature in the thoracic portion of the spinal column, also known as hunchback, ishomeostasis

          

  966. IF A PROVIDER ACCEPTS ASSIGNMENT ON A MEDICARE CLAIM, THIS MEANS THATMEDIGAP POLICIES

          

  967. trephinationpulling force exerted on a limb in a distal direction in an effort to return the bone or joint to normal alignment

          

  968. completethe message must be _______, with all the necessary information given.

          

  969. communication___________ must be in a nontechnical language the patient can understand.

          

  970. 1-3%You must ____ for the caller on the phone to give permission to be put on hold before you can answer the other line.

          

  971. The process that does not require oxygen for the breakdown of glucose is referred to as beinganaerobic

          

  972. 1979a _____ must be specific, challenging, realistic, attainable, and measurable.

          

  973. spasmodicsheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles

          

  974. A patient calls to make an appointment and states the symptoms for the office visit. The scheduler says, "That sounds like the flu." The health care worker violated the...scope of practice

          

  975. key unityou _____ document all medical treatment. ask yourself "does this relate to the patient's care, and should it be in the chart?"

          

  976. pathologic fractureacute infectious disease where a person develops jaundice, vomits, hemorrhages, and has a fever; caused by mosquitoes

          

  977. Consent for a person's own medical treatment may be given by a...(1) provide a base for managing patient care; (2) provide interoffice and intraoffice communcation as necessary; (3) determine any patterns that surface to signal the provider of patient needs; (4) serve as a basis for legal information necessary to protect providers, staff, and patients; (5) provide clinical data for research

          

  978. The main tissue of the outer layer of the skin inperitoneum

          

  979. moderate to high complexity and not under the scope of MAmanual blood cell counts are considered by CLIA

          

  980. flexorto ensure patient confidentiality and practice sensible risk management, _____ discuss a patient with any of the following, unless you have a signed release form for each instance: the patient's spouse or family; the patient's employer; insurance carriers; credit bureau/collection agency; other patients; people outside the office

          

  981. materethyl alcohol

          

  982. Medical Assistant (MA)the first set of seven vertebrae that form the neck

          

  983. composition, function and in numbersinvolves the compression of nerves and blood vessels due to swelling within the enclosed space created by the fascia that separates groups of muscles

          

  984. interview techniquesare defined as behavior
    that is used to protect the ego from guilt, anxiety,
    or loss of esteem.

          

  985. fight or flightthe sympathetic nervous system prepares the body for _______ ___ _______. second stage

          

  986. TRIAGE INVOLVES assigning degrees of urgency to (wounded or ill patients). TRIAGE does notphysician

          

  987. rod and guidesthese help keep file folders from slipping down underneath othe file folders and getting misplaced or lost

          

  988. headachetoward the midline

          

  989. chondromalacianeuromuscular disorder characterized by the slow relaxation of muscles after a voluntary contraction

          

  990. after capillary puncture, before wiping away the first drop of blood, what must be donequadriceps femoris

          

  991. depressor anguli orisouter layer of the cerebrum which is made up of gray matter and is arranged in deep folds know as fissures

          

  992. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WOULD NOT BE INCLUDED WHEN PREPARING MINUTES OF A MEETINGSCHEDULE OF ALL PAST AND FUTURE MEETINGS

          

  993. call 911Prior to screening calls the medical assistant should always direct the call to ____ _____ if the caller believes they may be experiencing a life threatening emergency.

          

  994. The vitamin produced by the normal flora of the colon in amounts sufficient to meet a person's daily need is....Artery-->ateriole-->capillary

          

  995. 7The number used to indicate the exact strength of an acid or base.

          

  996. rule 3rule example: Adele Marie Johnson-Smith is filed as:
    Johnsonsmith, Adele Marie

          

  997. eye contactabnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues resulting in swelling

          

  998. tendinitisinflammation of the tendons caused by excessive or unusual use of the joint

          

  999. spinal columnextension of the scapula that forms the high point of the shoulder

          

  1000. golfer's elbowsending a "bcc," or blind copy, also protects the privacy of your email because it ___ ___ show to whom else the message was sent

          

  1001. EACH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A METHOD OF STERILIZATION TO ACHIEVE SURGICAL ASEPSIS EXCEPTCMS 1500

          

  1002. closed reductionattempted realignment of the bone involved in a fracture or joint dislocation

          

  1003. rubbing the nosesynovial joints that allow movement primarily in one direction or plane

          

  1004. Current definition of medical assisting:Medical Assisting is an allied health profession whose practitioners function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures.

          

  1005. sphenoid bonedegenerative disorder that can cause loss of normal spinal structure and function

          

  1006. fibrous jointsconnect one bone to another

          

  1007. neuronsbasic cells of the nervous system

          

  1008. emergency medicine specialtycharacterized by pain on the palm-side of the forearm

          

  1009. when selecting site which part of finger is usedopposite of elbow, in bend of arm

          

  1010. The cavity within the kidney that collects urine is the....light blue

          

  1011. first impressionsare usally conveyed through verbal and nonverbal communication

          

  1012. centrifugereleased by basophils and endothelial cells so the body does not form blood clots inside the blood vessels

          

  1013. WHY WOULD A MEDICAL ASSISTANT USE THE Z-TRACK METHOD TO ADMINISTER A DRUGput the patient at ease

          

  1014. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES UNTRUE ORAL STATEMENTS MADE TO DAMAGE AN INDIVIDUAL'S REPUTATIONRAW VEGETABLES

          

  1015. medical assistantthe ____ _____ must always be patient and in control.

          

  1016. hematologystudy of blood and the blood-forming tissues

          

  1017. hematomathe body begins to perceive and be aware of stress. first stage

          

  1018. order of site selectionare usally conveyed through verbal and nonverbal communication

          

  1019. A type of bone fracture producing many bone fragments is....neurotransmitter

          

  1020. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABNORMAL OUTWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINEpresbyopia

          

  1021. Atomic NumberThe number of protons in the nucleus of the atom. The hydrogen atom, for example, has one proton and its atomic number is 1. Carbon has six protons and its atomic number is 6.

          

  1022. sphincterpertaining to the sole of the foot

          

  1023. therapeutic communicationit introduces an element of empathy into what can be a traumatic experience for the patient, and uses specific and well-defined professional skills.

          

  1024. empathystepping into the patient's place, discovering what the patient is experiencing, and then recognizing and identifying with those feelings; treat patients as you want to be treated

          

  1025. ulnamany hospitals and larger ambulatory care settings have _____ telephone systems to manage heavy telephone traffic.

          

  1026. The sac covering the lungs isthe pleural sac

          

  1027. jointprotected health information

          

  1028. efferent_____ time focus is found in persons who are less assured of being able to meet their physical needs. it is difficalt to plan for the future when basic items in the hierarchy of needs have not been met. punctuality usually is not important to these people.

          

  1029. external auditory meatusformed by the shoulders; supports the arms and hands

          

  1030. During respiration, exhaled air contains primarilyapplies scientific knowledge and theory to practical clinical problems of respiratory care

          

  1031. Problem-Oriented Medical Record (POMR)a type of patient chart recordkeeping that uses a sheet at a prominent location in the chart to list vital identification data. Patient medical problems are identified by a number that corresponds to the charting; for example, bronchitis is #1, a broken wrist is #2, and so forth.

          

  1032. rule 2rule example: J. Larson or James R. Larson is filed in the following order: 1)Larson, J-; (2) Larson, James R.

          

  1033. pharmacopoeiabook describing drugs and their preparation or a collection or stock of drugs

          

  1034. Covalent BondThe chemical bond formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons. It is the strongest type of chemical bond.

          

  1035. The regulation of body temperature is controlled by thegestation

          

  1036. humpback or dowager's humpa tumor that occurs in the bones of the upper arm, legs, pelvis, or rib

          

  1037. Bipolar leadsA relatively weak attraction formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another. It is easily disrupted in water.

          

  1038. fasciasheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles

          

  1039. encephalocelecongenital herniation of brain tissue through a gap in the skull

          

  1040. WHICH TERM IS USED TO MEAN ORDERING AN INDIVIDUAL TO APPEAR IN COURT AND TO BRING ANY PAPERS, BOOKS, OR INFORMATION NECESSARY TO EXPLAIN AN ISSUEthat the patient is unable to perform previous occupational duties

          

  1041. WHICH FORM, WHEN SIGNED BY A PATIENT, ALLOWS A REPRESENTATIVE TO ACT AS A HEALTHCARE AGENT FOR A PATIENTAVAILABLE QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

          

  1042. enunciationspeaking clearly; articulating

          

  1043. total knee replacement (TKR)may be local or long distance and are convenient for communicating or discussing information with several individuals at the same time.

          

  1044. pHLicensed Practical Nurse

          

  1045. quadriplegia____ is dehumanizing and is often interpreted as an invasion of privacy.

          

  1046. labratory reportsmajor muscle of the calf of the leg

          

  1047. C. Walton Lillehe (1918-1999)laid the groundwork on asepsis

          

  1048. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)procedure performed to restore a damaged hip to full function

          

  1049. 2 reasons for screening callsthe most common type of anemia

          

  1050. periosteotomyincision through the periosteum to the bone

          

  1051. Maslow's theorydescribes a group of more than 30 genetic diseases that are characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement, without affecting the nervous system

          

  1052. pus occursforms the end of the spine and is made up of four small vertebrae that are fused together

          

  1053. positionancient Chinese method of treatment that uses a powdered plant substance on the skin to raise a blister.

          

  1054. internal medicine specialtyInternist; provides comprehensive care, practices preventive care, treats long-term and chronic conditions

          

  1055. The type of joint motion that allows movement away from the midline of the body, such as moving the arms straight out to the sides, islarynx

          

  1056. electromyogrammuscle that bends a limb at a joint

          

  1057. ruptured rotator cuffmay be dialed following this sequence: dial the interantional code 011; dial the country code; dial the cidy code; dial the local telephone number; *press the pound sign (#) button if the telephone is touchtone.

          

  1058. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE WAYS FOR A MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ON A COMPUTER FROM UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL EXCEPTSHARE PASSWORD ONLY WITH MEDICAL PERSONNEL

          

  1059. SOAPacronym for patient progress notes based on subjective impressions (S), objective clinical evidence (O), assessment or diagnosis (A), and plans for further studies (P)

          

  1060. The function of the lacrimal apparatus is totip of index finger

          

  1061. temporal lobecontrols the senses of hearing and smell, and the ability to create, store, and access new information

          

  1062. active listeningusually do no make us sick but do not last longer then six months

          

  1063. L1 through L5toward the side

          

  1064. The medical office must comply with the regulations and standards of...blood buffer, maintains the proper balance of pH

          

  1065. ADAAmericans with Disabilities Act

          

  1066. Dr. Albert Sabinthe message is automatically heard by the person being paged.

          

  1067. ACCSCTAccrediting Commision of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology; accredits at the institutional level

          

  1068. Which of the following conditiond must be reported? Hypertension, Hepatitis B, Hemiplegia, Hemorrhage, or Anemia?Hepatitis B

          

  1069. extensormuscle that straightens a limb at a joint

          

  1070. manipulative treatmentinvolves manually adjusting the positions of the bones

          

  1071. degenerationattributing unacceptable desires,
    impulses, and thoughts falsely to others to avoid
    acknowledging they are actually the person's own
    experiences. It is a means of defending against feelings
    or urges the person does not want to admit
    they are experiencing.

          

  1072. yage and peyotecommon term for calcaneus

          

  1073. Defense mechanismssurgical resection of a portion of a tendon or tendon sheath

          

  1074. The chronic skin condition characterized by a red, flat area covered with silvery scales isduodenum

          

  1075. body languagewhen working in a medical setting with patient charts, the patient's ____ ____ is always used for the chart rather than a nickname or abbreviation

          

  1076. Compensationis a conscious or subconscious
    overemphasizing of a characteristic to offset a real
    or imagined defi ciency. This defense mechanism
    involves substituting strength for a weakness and
    may be viewed as healthy. An example is the young
    boy whose physical stature keeps him from being
    a football star, so he compensates by achieving an
    academic award.

          

  1077. orbitsynthesis of the heme molecule requires

          

  1078. lumbagopain of the lumbar region of the spine

          

  1079. Doctor of MedicineA doctorate degree in medicine and a license to practice allows a person to diagnose and treat mediclconditions.; attends 4 years of medical schoo after receiving a bachelor's degree

          

  1080. massage___, the way the body is carried, also affects the voice.

          

  1081. tibiatotal practice management system

          

  1082. A physician casts a fracture of the ulna incorrectly. This results in malformation of the arm. The physician could be charged with..A CO-PAY

          

  1083. foramen magnumtissue that lines the medullary cavity

          

  1084. The thin membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the white of the eye is the....conjunctiva

          

  1085. what is the appropriate degree to inflate the BP cuff to when using a tourniquet?slightly below diastolic pressure

          

  1086. IF AN ECG RECORDING APPEARS AS A SERIES OF SMALL UNIFORM SPIKES IN THE BASELINE, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULDCHECK FOR NEARBY ELECTRIC APPLIANCES

          

  1087. mandatory___, the way the body is carried, also affects the voice.

          

  1088. anisocytosiserythrocytes with marked variation in size

          

  1089. intracranial pressurecartilage wall that divides the two nasal cavities

          

  1090. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN INSTRUMENT THAT MEASURES A PERSON'S ABILITY TO HEAR VARIATIONS IN SOUND INTENSITY AND PITCHAUDIOMETER

          

  1091. hematology tube toppers areLavendar

          

  1092. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BODY FATS IS PROTECTIVE AGAINST CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASEsigmoid

          

  1093. thigh bonepulling force exerted on a limb in a distal direction in an effort to return the bone or joint to normal alignment

          

  1094. filedrule example: James Edward Brown, Jr. and James Edward Brown, Sr. is filed in the following order:
    1)Brown, James Edward Jr, 2)Brown, James Eward Sr.

          

  1095. venous bloodlighter, weaker bone that is commonly found in the ends and inner portions of long bones

          

  1096. The sex glands of the male and female reproductive system are thetestes and ovaries

          

  1097. bradykinesiaextreme slowness of movement

          

  1098. hemopoieticpertaining to the formation of blood cells

          

  1099. Dr. Christian Barnardand a medical student, Charles Best, were able to isolate and inject insulin into a 14-year-old boy who was dying of diabetes

          

  1100. cranioplastythe blunting member in a bio-plexus puncture-guard needle

          

  1101. what do you use to wipe away the first drop of blooddry, sterile gauze

          

  1102. short duration____ _______ stress, sometimes called acute stress, can be beneficial.

          

  1103. cardiac arrestcommon term for cardioplegia

          

  1104. fibrinstringy and traps the sticky blood cells in a web at the site of an injury

          

  1105. benifits of practicumapply classroom knowlede and skill in a real-world medical setting; obtain references for employment; use externship experience as part of a resume; recognize improvement in performance and knowledge; understand that there may be more than one acceptable method of performance; begn to establish a network of support through colleagues

          

  1106. Radiographer (RT(R))this common gesture possibly means: puzzlement

          

  1107. CCPcertification is voluntary, not mandatory, for medical assistants to practice. the examination measures professional knowledge at job entry level.

          

  1108. strict chronologyusing ___ ___, data are filed strictly with the most recently charted materials to the top of the folder.

          

  1109. The policy describing a period of non-coverage for conditions diagnosed prior to the issuance of an insurance benefit plan is calledCARBOHYDRATES

          

  1110. vertical filesprotects the internal organs and supports the lower extremities

          

  1111. hierarchy of needslong, slender cells that make up muscles

          

  1112. cruciate ligamentstype of leukocyte increase in appendicitis

          

  1113. distressnormal projection on the surface of a bone that serves as an attachment for muscles and tendons; structure that extends out from a cell body

          

  1114. release markscannont be prevented; in fact, life would be dull without the short duration kind.

          

  1115. kneescomplex joints that make possible movement between the upper and lower leg

          

  1116. SPSpolyanethoiesulfonate

          

  1117. resectionalternative spelling for osteitis

          

  1118. technical___ calls should not be permitted in the medical office because the busy lines are intended for business.

          

  1119. WHEN RENDERING FIRST AID TO A CHOKING INFANT, ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MAY BE PERFORMED EXCEPTABDOMINAL THRUSTS

          

  1120. culturejoin together

          

  1121. High context
    communication
    ac, forearm, back of hand, wrist, and then with Dr. permission foot

          

  1122. bone marrow biopsydiagnostic test that may be necessary after abnormal types or numbers of red or white blood cells are found in a complete blood count test

          

  1123. The gray matter on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres is called the....front and rear

          

  1124. Chest/precordial leadsV leads or C leads

          

  1125. primary purposes of medical records(1) provide a base for managing patient care; (2) provide interoffice and intraoffice communcation as necessary; (3) determine any patterns that surface to signal the provider of patient needs; (4) serve as a basis for legal information necessary to protect providers, staff, and patients; (5) provide clinical data for research

          

  1126. sortif there are a number of rports/documents to be filed, __ them into units according to the captions on the charts. This will eliminate wasted time in working back and forth through the alphabet or numbers.

          

  1127. what is the 3rd step in the proper method to palpate a veinWBCs

          

  1128. BufferA substance that prevents or reduces changes in pH and counterbalances the addition of an acid or base.

          

  1129. gastrocnemiusmajor muscle of the calf of the leg

          

  1130. NCCPAsheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles or groups of muscles

          

  1131. psychologistspecialist who evaluates and treats emotional problems and mental illness; holds an advanced degree, but is not a medical doctor

          

  1132. invert tubeCarefully ____ the report to identify the patient, subject, or file to whom the information belongs. Remove clips and staples. Make certain the information is complete

          

  1133. The "Four D's" are used to determine malpractice; what are the "Ds"?that the patient is unable to perform previous occupational duties

          

  1134. interruptionis a conscious or subconscious
    overemphasizing of a characteristic to offset a real
    or imagined defi ciency. This defense mechanism
    involves substituting strength for a weakness and
    may be viewed as healthy. An example is the young
    boy whose physical stature keeps him from being
    a football star, so he compensates by achieving an
    academic award.

          

  1135. 3 tpes of file cabinets(1)vertical, (2)lateral, and (3)movable

          

  1136. self-actualizationbeing all that you can be; developing your full potential and experiencing fulfillment

          

  1137. posturerelates to the position of the body or parts of the body. it is the manner in which we carry ourselves, or pose in situations.

          

  1138. thirdmany hospitals and larger ambulatory care settings have _____ telephone systems to manage heavy telephone traffic.

          

  1139. spinalsudden, violent, involuntary contraction of one or more muscles

          

  1140. integrative medicineinner surface of the vertebral column

          

  1141. THE PREFIX TACHY MEANS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWINGidentifying what is being accomplished versus focusing on what is not being accomplished or what does not meet your expectation.

          

  1142. antagonisticrefers to working in opposition to each other

          

  1143. TMJanother term for temporomandibular joint

          

  1144. patientthe information within the medical record belongs to the _____, and that information is always to be protected with the utmost privacy and confidentiality.

          

  1145. example of a "ball & socket" jointproducing antibodies as a result of having a disease

          

  1146. WHEN A RESPONSIVE ADULT AGREES TO RECEIVE FIRST AID CARE, IT IS KNOWN ASendocrine

          

  1147. miscellaneous categoryIt is ____ that the calls be made from a telephone where you cannot be overheard by other patients or people in the reception area.

          

  1148. IF THE PATIENT HAS A HISTORY OF RETURNED CHECKS FOR NON-SUFFICIENT FUNDS, THE MEDICAL ASSISTNAT MAY ACCEPT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF CHECKS EXCEPTPERSONAL CHECK

          

  1149. rehabilitationgood ______ skills are necessary in establishing rapport with patients.

          

  1150. Certified Medical Assistant (CMA[AAMA])a certified medical assistant who has successfuly completed the AAMA's national certification examination.

          

  1151. When a patient fails to keep an appointment the medical assistant shouldCVA CVA, cerebrovascular accident is Damage to the brain from interruption of its blood supply.

          

  1152. malariabulging deposit around the area of a break that eventually becomes bone

          

  1153. high-context communicationrequires sorting through records and removing those not in active use.

          

  1154. inner-directed peopleit displays the callback telephone number on small screen pagers

          

  1155. fibulasmaller of the two bones in the lower leg

          

  1156. angeridentifies each part of a name

          

  1157. appendicularlike indexing

          

  1158. osteitis deformansabdominal muscle with a straight alighment

          

  1159. antagonistic muscle pairsbony structure that protects the heart and lungs

          

  1160. tightenwe tend to _____ up in threatening or unknown situations

          

  1161. medullarypertaining to the inner section

          

  1162. gel separator tub with heparin tubes toppers areopposite of elbow, in bend of arm

          

  1163. craniotomyToday, the first ____________ is usually with an automated phone system.

          

  1164. on top of erythrocytespertaining to or caused by the porous condition of bones

          

  1165. THE PHYSICIAN ORDERS A BUCCAL MEDICATION. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD INSTRUCT THE PATIENT TOCPU

          

  1166. HOW OFTEN SHOULD EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS BE CHECKED TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE WORKING PROPERLYOTOSCOPE

          

  1167. The receptors for hearing and equilibrium are located in the....inner ear

          

  1168. arthrolysissurgical loosening of an ankylosed joint

          

  1169. Examples of ethical cases affected by the law are cases involving...the right to die

          

  1170. fax (facsimile)they body becomes ______ by its reaction to stress. third stage

          

  1171. halluxbig toe

          

  1172. sympathetic nervous systemlarge part of the autonomic nervous system that prepares the body for fight-or-flight

          

  1173. tennis elbowcommon name for lateral epicondylitis

          

  1174. electronic medicaldisadvantage of ____ ___ records: needs protection to prevent loss of data; expensive to establish and maintain; may require on-site assistance; can require up to 12 weeks for staff to prove productive

          

  1175. dispositionthe information within the medical record belongs to the _____, and that information is always to be protected with the utmost privacy and confidentiality.

          

  1176. DYSMENORRHEA MEANSPAIN DURING MENSTRUATION / PERIODS

          

  1177. pubic bonescan form when a long bone is fractured and fat cells from yellow bone marrow are released into the blood

          

  1178. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)name the granulocytes

          

  1179. hemoglobin without an oxygen bond is calledin the medical setting are: 1) patient confidentiality 2) right to privacy

          

  1180. cluster headachesbones of the middle ear

          

  1181. past____ time focus is associated with persons from cultures having long-standing traditions. tradition becomes the central focus of their life.

          

  1182. method for capillary blood drawsraises the corner of the mouth in a smile

          

  1183. St. Benedict of Nursia (480-554)____ conveys interest to the caller and projects a sincere, caring attitude that can be "heard" over te telephone

          

  1184. paresthesiaabnormal sensation such as burning, tingling, or numbness

          

  1185. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "NOSEBLEED"EPISTAXIS

          

  1186. synovectomyRBC's without the proper amount of hemoglobin

          

  1187. list some factors that can affect laboratory valuesthe address that defines the route to file on the Web or any other Internet facility

          

  1188. 3-5%state statutes have ruled that medical records ____ the property of those who creat them.

          

  1189. synovial fluidjoint where two bones articulate to permit a variety of motions

          

  1190. innervationthe tightening of a muscle

          

  1191. motor neuronsact of rotating the arm or leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of the foot is turned downward or backward

          

  1192. bursectomysurgical removal of bone

          

  1193. myoclonusany foreign matter circulating in the blood that can become lodged and block a blood vessel

          

  1194. open reductionguarantees as being true or as represented by or as meeting a standard

          

  1195. preferred___ indexing methods include date of birth or Social Security number.

          

  1196. callresult or achievement toward which effort is directed

          

  1197. cerebrospinal fluidclear, colorless, and watery fluid that flows throughout the brain and around the spinal cord

          

  1198. time zonesPacific, Mountain, Central, and Eastern times and usually span a three-hour difference

          

  1199. incomplete spinal cord injurycondition resulting from the failure of the bones of the limbs to grow to an appropriate length

          

  1200. credentialedtestimonials showing that a person is entitled to credit or has a right to exercise official power

          

  1201. A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL SHOULD WEAR A FACE SHIELD FOR PROTECTION WHEN PERFORMING WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKSINOCULATING A CULTURE PLATE

          

  1202. arguedo not ____ with the caller

          

  1203. future_______ time focus is found in persons whose physical needs have been met and who can sacrifice immediate gratification to achieve perceived greater returns. They are time conscious and plan out their daily lives in considerable detail.

          

  1204. perceptionin ______ communications, personality and attitudes are conveyed only through the tone in which words are spoken and the words themselves.

          

  1205. supinationact of rotating the arm or the leg so that the palm of the hand, or sole of the foot, is turned forward and upward

          

  1206. Cationgood samaritan laws do not cover _____ employees, only uncompensated situations.

          

  1207. The part of the pharynx that is a passageway for air only is the....finger, normally ring or index

          

  1208. RBCsbottom layer after centrifugation

          

  1209. Which body system includes the thyroid and pituitary glands?femur

          

  1210. plexusnetwork of intersecting spinal nerves

          

  1211. rotator cuffmany ambulatory care centers ___ answering services because a live operator is reassuring to patients and other callers.

          

  1212. medical record retrievalobtain the caller's full name and correct spelling, and ask if this is an emergency call. Ask for the caller's telephone number, street address, and date of birth

          

  1213. primary bone cancerthe fourteen bones of the fingers

          

  1214. carpal tunnel releasethe surgical enlargement of the carpal tunnel or cutting of the carpal ligament to relieve nerve pressure

          

  1215. WHEN A PHYSICIAN ORDERS NEBULIZER TREATMENT, THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DRUG IS THROUGH WHICH PROCESS OR ROUTEINHALATION

          

  1216. Buffer Systemcommon term for fontanelles

          

  1217. The purpose of law is to...an antigen that affects a person's blood type

          

  1218. aplastic anemialoss of muscle mass, strength, and function that comes with aging

          

  1219. complete spinal cord injuryinjury in which there is complete loss of sensation and muscle control below the level of the injury

          

  1220. thixotrophic separator gelgel material capable of forming an interface between the cells and fluid portion of the blood as a result of centrifugation

          

  1221. the most common eye condition associated with agingpresbyopia

          

  1222. Regressionis an attempt to withdraw from
    an unpleasant circumstance by retreating to an
    earlier, more secure stage of life.

          

  1223. septicemiaa document bearing record of graduation from or of a degree conferred by an educational institution

          

  1224. EPITHELIAL TISSUE COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT CARTILAGEabdominal aorta

          

  1225. means 4 times per dayQID

          

  1226. AN EXAMPLE OF AN EMANCIPATED MINOR ISblood culture

          

  1227. ligamentsbands of fibrous tissue that form joints by connecting one bone to another, or joining a bone to cartilage

          

  1228. venous blood is what colorblood culture

          

  1229. hematopoieticanother way to spell hemopoietic

          

  1230. overheadis refusal to accept painful information
    that is readily apparent to others.

          

  1231. kinesicsare used to identify major sections of file folders by more manageable sub units (AA-AC, A, B, Office Supplies)

          

  1232. subjectAccrediting Commision of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology; accredits at the institutional level

          

  1233. 1950-1960inherent characteristic

          

  1234. A tort is...a type of civil law.

          

  1235. arthrosclerosisweakness or slight muscular paralysis

          

  1236. lymphocyte returns to blood streamthis alphabetic file is necessary as a source to locate numeric files or records. A card contains name, address, and file number (or an M if located in the miscellaneous section) any cross reference is here rather than in the numeric files.

          

  1237. bunioncommon term for hallux valgus

          

  1238. PATIENTS THAT NEED TO FOLLOW A LOW-SODIUM DIET INCLUDE ALL THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTA PATIENT WITH DIABETES

          

  1239. ONE OF THE PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF VITAMIN D IS TOproduce tears to lubricate the eyes

          

  1240. RD___ information about patients is to be discussed outside of the office, with family or friends, or with other patients.

          

  1241. The purpose of the Red Flags Rule is to...guard for medical identity theft

          

  1242. DATA STORAGE DEVICES INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTCPU

          

  1243. senderencodes message

          

  1244. etiquettemanners, politeness, proper behavior

          

  1245. The condition of inflammation of the lymphatic vessels is calledProduction of bile, Store and release glucose as needed break down fats in the small intestine during digestion. Production of certain proteins for blood plasma. detoxify harmful substances, such as alcohol and certain drugs

          

  1246. Which blood vessel is proximal to the heart?ascending aorta

          

  1247. Practicum, externship, and internshipanother term for somatic nerve fibers

          

  1248. alphabetizingis the key to organizing all files and charts.

          

  1249. file foldersanother name for thrombocytes

          

  1250. bone scanthose who study ______ believe that a posture involves at least half the body, and that the position can last for nearly five minutes.

          

  1251. prothrombin time (PT)-coumadin therapy, partial thromboplastin time (PTT)-heparin therapy are collected in what color tube and with what additivelight blue with sodium citrate

          

  1252. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE BARRIER PROTECTIONPRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES

          

  1253. impingement syndromea mentally healthy person uses ______ _______ to put a problem on hold until sufficient time has passed to permit him or her to address it without unacceptable emotional pain.

          

  1254. obliqueslanted or at an angle

          

  1255. when would the syringe be the most often used technique in venipuncturewhen a small volume of blood is needed and only thin fragile surface veins are accessible

          

  1256. Employment law is generally considered...bone marrow and lymph nodes

          

  1257. oblique fracturefracture which occurs at an angle across the bone

          

  1258. what is the usual site of capillary puncture in infantsheel stick

          

  1259. roadblockscommon term for thoracic cavity

          

  1260. otolaryngology specialtyphysician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the nervous system

          

  1261. heparin tube toppers arecondition of excessive tone of the skeletal muscles

          

  1262. A PAPER MEDICAL RECORD SHOULD BE CORRECTED BY WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING METHODSDRAW A SINGLE LINE THROUGH THE ERROR WITH RED INK, WRITE "CORR", WRITE THE CORRECTION, INITIAL, AND DATE

          

  1263. congruencythe verbal message and the nonverbal message must agree

          

  1264. WHICH TYPE OF DRUG SCHEDULE HAS NO ACCEPTABLE MEDICAL USESKIN

          

  1265. dislocationlimping

          

  1266. IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, DEFENSE MECHANISMS INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTproper pH balance by hemoglobin is done by picking and dropping off what?

          

  1267. forearm falls where in the order of site collectionsecond

          

  1268. gravisgrave or serious

          

  1269. bone marrow transplantbone marrow transplant in which the patient receives his own bone marrow cells

          

  1270. DATA PROCESSING INVOLVES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTREPAIRING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT

          

  1271. warning aurasensation perceived by the patient that precedes a migraine

          

  1272. external fixationRemember, callers are not an ____ of your work but the reason for your job.

          

  1273. electroneuromyographydescribes a group of more than 30 genetic diseases that are characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement, without affecting the nervous system

          

  1274. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BRUISEproduce tears to lubricate the eyes

          

  1275. lordosistoward the side

          

  1276. ARUAmerican Medical Technologists; founded in 1939; is a national certification

          

  1277. rule 4rule example: Dr. Marlene Elaine Smith is filed as:
    Smith, Marlene Elaine Dr.

          

  1278. attainable goalsupports the head and body and protects the spinal cord

          

  1279. facilitateWhen answering incoming calls, the name of the ____ should be clearly identified, as well as the name of the person with whom the caller is speaking.