RMA 16

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  1. Which of the following is one of the six Cs of charting?

    A clerical
    B clients's words
    C consult
    D counsel
    E court
  2. A small surgical clamp for grasping blood vessels is called

    A tissue forceps
    B thumb forceps
    C smooth forceps
    D hemostatic forceps
    E dressing forceps
  3. Which suture size listed below is the thickest?

    A 0-0
    B 5-0
    C 7-0
    D 1-0
    E 15-0
  4. The position in which the patient is lying flat on the back is known as

    A Prone
    B Sims
    C Supine
    D Fowler's
    E Lithotomy
  5. needle holders are also called

    A staples
    B thumb forceps
    C suture forceps
    D hemostatic forceps
    E dressing forceps
  6. During the preexamination interview, you notice some cuts on an adult patient's arm that you suspect might be signs of abuse or even of attempted suicide. You try to ask the patient about it, but the patient doesn't want to talk to you. What should you do?

    A Press the patient and explain how important it is that all your questions be answered
    B Call the police immediately and report that you have a victim of abuse to whom they need to talk
    C Tell the examining physician, and prepare a list of community resources that can provide advice ad support to the patient even if the patient is not ready to talk to you
    D Ignore the problem, because the patient obviously does not want to talk about it, and go on with assisting the physician as if you didn't see anything
    E Transfer the patientto a mental institution and notify immediate family members
  7. Which of the following positions is used for vaginal and perineal are examination?

    A Lithotomy
    B Fowlers
    C Supine
    D Jacknife
    E Trendelenburg
  8. Which of the following positions requires the examination table to be raised in the middle with both ends pointing down?

    A Fowlers
    B Proctological
    C Knee-chest
    D Sims
    E None of the above
  9. Surgical procedures that require less than 1 day to perform, with no overnight stay for the patient, are called

    A Outpatient surgery
    B Ambulatory surgery
    C Surgery without anesthesia
    D Cryosurgery
    E Daily surgery
  10. Color blindness is more common in

    A Children
    B Adults
    C Elderly individuals
    D Females
    E Males
  11. Minor cauterization procedures are preformed in the medical office by all of the following means except

    A Lasers
    B Hemostats
    C Hot instruments
    D Electric currents
    E Caustic agents
  12. The best and most accepted method fo sterilization is

    A Dry heat sterilization
    B Zephrin chloride
    C Bactericidal solution
    D Moist heat sterilization
    E Ultrasound sterilization
  13. A tomometer is used to detect

    A Nerve impairment of the ears
    B Breathing capacity
    C Contact dermatitis
    D Glaucoma
    E Heart rate
  14. The time needed for dry heat sterilization is

    A 30 to 90 minutes
    B 90 minutes to 3 hours
    C 30 minutes to 3 hours
    D 30 to 60 minutes
    E 10 to 20 minutes
  15. The shelf life of a sterile package is

    A 1 week
    B 3 weeks
    C 4 weeks
    D 12 weeks
    E 1 year
  16. All of the following are responsiblities of the medical assistant in the physical preperation of the patient except

    A Dressing the patient in a full gown
    B Asking the patient to empty his or her bladder and bowel
    C Obtaining and prescribing medications that are not expired
    D Obtaining and recording the patients weight and height
    E Obtaining the vital signs
  17. Autoclave indicator tape changes color (after autoclaving) to

    A Red
    B Blue
    C Yellow
    D Green
    E Black
  18. A method of screening auditory acuity by placing the stem of a vibrating tuning
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