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  1. The standard Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) determines a patient's ability to metablolize _______
    Glucose
  2. cardiac muscle fibers are _______
    Involuntary
  3. triage originated during war time. It refers to sorting a soldier's _______
    injuries

  4. The first morning urine is the choice for accurate test results because it is the most _______
    concentrated
  5. T or F: A peritoneum is an artificial vein that can withstand repeated needle insertions
    F
  6. The sound made by the blockage of the carotid artery is referred to as a _______
    Bruits
  7. Cells will release _______ and shrink in hypertonic solution
    water
  8. The gonads of the embryo begin to evolve into sexual organs of the female about _______ after conception
    16 weeks
  9. The _______ two pairs of ribs are called floating ribs because they are attached only to the spinal column and not the sternum
    Last
  10. Stirrups are used in the _______ position
    Lithotomy
  11. The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) serves as the identification fingerprint for _______
    cells
  12. Diffusion is a process whereby gas, _______, or solid molecules distribute themselves evenly through a medium
    liquid
  13. When making a blood smear, the MA _______ blow on the smear and make it dry quickly
    should not
  14. Melanomas have A, B, _______, D Charecteristics
    C
  15. Toddlers should be screened for visual acuity below the _______ foot line
    20
  16. T or F: A small thyroid is called a goiter
    False. An enlarged Thyroid
  17. People usually _______ _______ _______ a good amount of knowledge of medical terminology and _______ need procedures explained to them.
    • do not have
    • do
  18. T or F: Arrest refers to stopping a diseased condition.
    F
  19. When giving Mouth-to-_______ resuscitation the rescuer is positioned at the victim's side near the head and shoulders
    mouth
  20. When cleaning a wound area, work from outer to _______ area around the wound
    inner
  21. Copper is a micronutrient that functions as an enzyme component and is found in organ meat, oysters, _______, dried legumes, and whole grains
    nuts
  22. A major burn is one where a third degree burn covers more that 10% of BSA or second degree covers more that _______% in adults and children
    25
  23. The food guide pyramid suggests that you use fats, oils, and _______ sparingly
    sugars
  24. T or F: With injuries from falls, vehicles, gymnastic equipment, diving, athletics and so on, there is always the chance of cervical spine injurry
    T
  25. T or F: Rickets is the result of Vitamin D deficiency
    T
  26. In an _______ or compound fracture there is an open wound
    open
  27. A nuclear medicine _______ locates and tracks radioactive agents that have been introduced into the patient's bodies.
    technologist
  28. Hippocrates stressed the importance of treatment of _______ with diet
    patient
  29. Van Leeuwenhoek was the scientist who invented the _______ and saw RBC for the first time
    microscope
  30. A sports medicine specialist would treat specific sustained in _______ events.
    sporting
  31. it is important that the MA be conservative when handling office equipment so that products are not _______
    wasted
  32. When you use _______ skills in saying or doing the right thing you are being
    delicate, communication
  33. The founder and first National president of the AAMA was _______
    Maxine Williams
  34. The gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, and stomach are located in the _______ cavity
    abdominal
  35. The retina of the human eye compares to the _______ in a camera
    lens
  36. 3 types of pediculosis result from 3 varieties of _______
    lice
  37. Lumbar myositis is best treated with _______, mild analgesic, and muscle relaxers followed by stretching exercises to strengthen the muscles
    past
  38. The quadriceps femoris are located in the front of the _______
    thigh
  39. the masseter allows us to _______ food
    chew
  40. The oxygen _______ of inhaled air is about 24%
    concentration
  41. influenza can be fatal to the _______ or people with chronic heart, lung, or kidney disease
    elderly
  42. The spleen stores RBC, removes and destroys old RBCs and produces _______
    lymphocytes
  43. A technique to view the structures inside the human body by going through a tunnel-like structure is called MRI which stands for _______ _______ _______
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  44. When preparing for an upper GI series, the patient should eat nothing by mouth after _______
    midnight
  45. When using sterile gloves the MA should check the gloves for tears or _______
    discoloration
  46. when removing sutures the MA should pull the suture w/ the forceps _______ the healing incision
    towards
  47. antipyretics are aspirin and other drugs that reduce _______
    fever
  48. T or F: Valium is an example of a tranquilizer
    T
  49. Physicians must set their fees appropriate for _______ specialists in the state
    similar
  50. The truth-in-lending form disclosure statement must be kept on file for _______ years
    2
  51. T or F: An accounts receivable record should be kept daily
    T
  52. An account history is a record of the information that should be maintained in the _______ for every new patient
    computer
  53. If you are responsible for making collection calls you should _______ do so w/o consent of your employer
    not
  54. Regarding HMO acreditation: Accreditation is denied because the HMO _______ _______ meet the National Committee for quality Assurance (NCQA) standards
    does not
  55. Before you can process an insurance claim, you need to make sure you have the patient's _______ on a form to permit release of info
    signiture
  56. Ergonomics is the applied _______ of being concerned with the nature and characteristics of people as they are related to design and activities with the intention of producing more effective results and greater safety
    science
  57. The decor of an office can affect the _______ and employees because it can subconsciously set the tone of one's attitude, it can have a psychological impact in keeping a positive outlook, and it can affect one's activity level
    patients
  58. When obtaining preliminary info. the MA _______ copy the insurance card
    should
  59. if a person maintains eye contact with you during a conversation, it probably means that they are paying _______ to you
    attention
  60. Common types of temporary withdrawal are watching television excessively or trying to avoid dealing with an _______
    issue
  61. the patient has the final choice to accept and follow the outlined plan of _______ or not
    treatment
  62. When answering the _______ in a medical setting, the professional thing to do is no one answers after the second attempt to converse is hang up
    phone
  63. Hepatitis B is _______ by contaminated serum in blood transfusion or by use of contaminated needles or instruments
    transmitted
  64. Blister like lesions are a _______ of inpetigo
    symptom
  65. when interviewing a patient to complete the medical history form you should _______ the patient, explain any terms that the patient may not understand, and make sure the patient's chief complaint is obvious to the physician before enterinf the exam room
    face
  66. a _______ axillary temperature is 96.8 degrees fahrenheit
    normal
  67. a patient with a temperature of 41. 1 degrees _______ could be fatal
    celsius
  68. When taking a rectal temp w' a mercury thermometer, The MA should hold the thermometer in place for a _______ of 3 mins
  69. Orthostatic hypertension occurs when in an erect or _______ postion
    laying
  70. Females should perform a breast _______ exams at home after her menstrual period
    self
  71. The _______ end of the microscope slide is used for labeling the specimen in pencil
    frosted
  72. you should always ask the pt. if he or she has a preferred site if you need to _______ the skin
    puncture
  73. When obtaining blood for a PKU test, the MA should _______ until each circle has been entirely saturated
    repent, repeat
  74. an average number of Red blood ______ for a woman is 4,800,000
    cells
  75. when obtaining a venous bld sample the MA should ask the pt to _______ _______ if there are any signs of apprehension
    lay down
  76. the normal coagulation prothrombine time is 11 to 13 _______ (time)
    seconds
  77. An Ekg _______ detect damage from previous heart attacks
    can
  78. our society as a whole looks for _______ gratification
    instant
  79. To prevent injuries you should _______ recap needles
    not
  80. Would you perform an intradermal test after a scratch test?
    no
  81. Giving adolescents and teenagers facts about smoking and health _______ affect whether they decide to smoke or not
    will
  82. in The PDR the _______ section alphabetically lists brand and generic names of medications and products
    blue
  83. and experienced interviewer will pick up on your insecurities if you _______ or bluff about issues
    hedge
  84. when washing you hands you must remove all _______, turn faucet on and off using a paper towel, and work soap in a circular motion
    jewelry
  85. an ultrasound is used as both diagnostic and _______ procedure
    therapeutic
  86. you _______ _______ ask for phone directory or reference when applying for a job
    should not
  87. the pt. should sign the consent form _______ the procedure is performed
    before
  88. everyone needs a dif. amount of sleep at _______
    night
  89. impotence is 30% _______ in origin
    psychogenic
  90. when taking an electrocardiograph, the pt myst be relaxed for a good tracing to be obtained, as any _______ of the pt may cause interference on the tracing
    moving
  91. a person who has a balanced view of life is usually happier, _______, and more productive and full of life in general
    healthier
  92. CPR has a very _______ probability of becoming infected w/ HIV
    low
  93. Pediatric and geriatric pts usually require a _______ dose of meds than the average adult
    smaller
  94. T or F: Habits are always a disadvantage
    F
  95. when retrieving _______ from an office recording device, the MA should prioritize according to the nature of
    messages
  96. The wave scheduling works most effectively in a facility where there are several medical service departments and _______ personnel to provide managed care of pts
    qualified
  97. an inner-office communication (IOC) is and informal _______ style of communication that is usually specific to one concern
    memo
  98. when making _______ on a typewritten copy, the MA should read the copy before removing the paper from the typewriter
    corrections
  99. When sending a FAX, t is best to include a FAX _______ page as the first transmission
    cover
  100. when filing numerically most offices use the same number of _______ for each number assigned
    digits
  101. a written, signed prescription order must be presented to the pharmacist within 72 hours for the controlled substance i compliance with the drug enforcement admin (DEA) _______
    regulations
  102. Medications given other than orally are intended for absorption _______ the digestive system
    outside
  103. when _______ med from an ampule, the MA should snap off the pointed end of the ampule
    drawing
  104. a subq injection is given at a _______ degree angle
    45
  105. rubeola is AKA _______
    measles
  106. often the 1st hr of emergency services is so important that it directly correlates w/ the prognosis and possibility of _______
    recovery
  107. convulsions are a severe _______ contraction of muscles that initially causes the pt to become rigid and then to have uncontrolled movement
    involuntary
  108. The septum of the heart is the wall in the _______
    middle
  109. a collective label for T and _______ immune cells is lymphocytes
    B
  110. warning symptoms of cancer may be _______ in bowel or bladder habits, a sore that does not heal, and unusual bleeding or discharge
    changes
  111. a cholecystography is an _______ of the gallbladder
    x-ray/radiography
  112. hepatitis is _______ of the liver
    inflammation
  113. a polyp is a mass of _______ from overgrowth of upper epithelial cells of the mucosal membrane of the GI tract
    tissue
  114. renal function is treated w/ a high _______ diet that is low in protein, sodium, and potassium
    calorie
  115. Graves' dz is associated with the production of autoantibodies that may be from a defect in suppressor _______ lymphocyte that allows them to be found
    "T"
  116. Sterility results from undescended testicles because sperm cannot survive in the _______ heat of the body
    internal
  117. the Uniform anatomical gift act says any person of sound mind and legal age may donate any part of the body after death for research or _______ _______
    organ transplantation
  118. if a caring family member asks about a pt's tx, the MA should give only info that has been authorized by the _______
    patient
  119. a _______ who has undertaken care of a pt. and is then not available to continue care may be sued for abandonment unless coverage of the pt. by some equally qualified physician is provided.
    physician
  120. the purpose of the good samaritan act is to _______ the person or physician who gives emergency care for liability fro civil damages
    protect
  121. the statute of limitations is a law that designates a specific limit of _______ during which a claim may be filed in malpractice suits or in the collection of bills
    time
  122. in a medical facility, quality care begins long _______ patients come on for appts
    before
  123. when totaling charges on a calculator, turn _______ the calculator, then clear the machine
    on
  124. when instructing the pt. how to use crutches, the MA should tell _______ to take small steps to avoid getting off balance
    patient
  125. the nation's number _______ drug problem is alcohol
    1
  126. Hallucinogens is a commonly _______ substance that is used as a veterinary anesthetic
    abused
  127. T or F: Type A personality is more stress-prone
    T
  128. When preparing a resume it should only _______ page long
    1
  129. Reasons for claim payment _______ are the pts (not the policy holder's) SS# is used as the certificate #, the claim has been suspended for additional info, or the use of correct ICD-9 codes
    delays
  130. when writing a check, the MA should write the word only _______ amounts less than a dollar
    before
  131. you only endorse a check when the name of the payee is misspelled if the misspelled way is followed by the _______ way
    correct
  132. the employment eligibilty verification form I-( is the tax form which purpose is to ensure all persons employed are either US _______, lawfully admitted aliens, or aliens authorized to work in the U.S
    citizens
  133. regarding medical office equipment maintenance and supply inventory some high use items may require a daily update, where as a _______ update is sufficient for others
    weekly
  134. when obtaining urine sediment for a microscopic exam, the MA should _______ off the supernatant after spinning
    off
  135. when obtaining a throat culture, the MA should put the culture in an _______ agar side up
    incubator
  136. T or F: Gonorrhea is caused by streptococcus pyogens
    F
  137. The rationale for aspiration before an injection is to be assured that the needle is not in a _______ vessel
    blood
  138. Spore-forming bacteria have capsule-like _______
    covering
  139. the size of a wheal is interpreted by the physician after a timed 20-_______ min. period
    30
  140. T or F: when applying a patch test, the MA should apply mock control substance next to the test site
    T
  141. In the electrocardiograph, the VR is the recording of the _______ voltage difference between the right arm electrode and a central point between the left arm and the left leg
    heart
  142. when the examiner rubs the bottom of the pt's _______, she is testing the plantar reflexes
    foot
  143. during the exam of the eye, the examiner may see giant papillary conjunctivitis which may occur as a reaction to _______ lenses
    contact
  144. manipulation is the forceful, passive movement of a _______ to determine the range of extension and felxion
    joint
  145. at age 40 a rectal exam should be given as part of the _______ exam
    physical
  146. in the trendelenburg position, the pt is supine w/ _______ slightly elevated
    feet
  147. the fowlers position is used for pts. w/ _______ or cardiovascular problems
    respiratory
  148. T or F: Irrigation of the eye is referred to as lavage
    T
  149. When screening visual _______ w/ the snellen chart, the MA should tell the pt. to keep both eyes open but cover one eye
    acuity

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