MOD G UNIT 1 VOCAB

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MOD G UNIT 1 VOCAB
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2011-01-11 17:59:07
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MEDICAL SCIENCE MEDICAL ASSISTING
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MEDICAL SCIENCE & MEDICAL ASSISTING
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  1. What is a professional association for medical assistants that oversees program accreditation, graduate certification & provides forum for issues of concern to the physician
    American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  2. What is the professional association for physicians which maintains directories of all qualified physicians, evaluates prescription & non-prescription drugs.
    American Medical Association (AMA)
  3. Who is a trained administer of both local and general drugs to induce a complete or partial loss of feeling during a surgical procedcure and proved resp. & cardio. support during surgery.
    Anesthesiologist
  4. What is an examination of organs & tissues in a deceased body to determine the cause of death
    Autopsy
  5. One who is trained to treat cardiovascular disease
    Cardiologist
  6. What are credits awarded for additional course work beyond certification in order to remain current in ones field or for re-certification.
    CEU's (continuing education units)
  7. What is the use of chemicals, including drugs to treat or control infection & diseases
    Chemotherapy
  8. One who treats injuries, growths, & infections relating to the skin, hair, & nails
    Dermatologist
  9. What is the practice focused on the care of diseases & disorders of the elderly
    Geriatrics
  10. What is the study of blood & blood forming tissues
    Hematology
  11. What is the treatment & prevention of disease based on the premise that lg doses which cause symptoms in healthy people will cure the same symptoms when given sm doses
    Homeopathy
  12. What is the study of immunity - resistance to or protection from disease
    Immunology
  13. Minute living organisms such as bacteria, virus, protoza, & fungus that are not visible to the human eye without a microscope
    Microorganisms
  14. What is the # of sick persons or cases of a disease within a certain population
    Morbidity (rate)
  15. What is the death rate; the ratio of the number of deaths in a given population
    Mortality (rate)
  16. What is the study of pathology of the kidney including disorders & diseases
    Nephrology
  17. What involves surgical intervention of diseases & disorders of the central nervous system
    Neurosurgery
  18. What is the study of cancer & cancer related tumors
    Oncology
  19. One who treats disorders of the eye
    Ophthalmologist
  20. One who specializes in the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention & correction of the musculoskeletal system
    Orthopedist
  21. What is the process of heating substances, such as milk & cheese to a certain temp in order to destroy bacteria
    Pasteurization
  22. Study of the nature & course of disease
    Pathology
  23. Medical specialty of physical medicine & rehabilitation
    Physiatry
  24. The study of tissue & organs that is based on x-ray
    Radiology
  25. The proiritizing of acute injuries, trauma & illnesses.
    Triage

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