MOD A UNIT 1 THEORY

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MOD A UNIT 1 THEORY
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INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM PHONES SCHED
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INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM & PHONES/SCHED.
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  1. The thin upper layer of skin is called?
    Epidermis
  2. The second layer of skin that is thick?
    Dermis
  3. Most important function of the skin (integument) is that it is the final line of defense in what?
    Protecting the body
  4. Skin also helps regulate what?
    Tempature of the body
  5. The integumentary system is the largest organ of the body.
    True
  6. The dermis is attached to a layer of connective tissue called the hypodermis or ___________ layer, which attaches the skin to the muscle.
    Subcutaneous (Sub-Q)
  7. What is melanin?
    Brown pigment in the skin
  8. Gland activity increase when?
    At puberty
  9. Glands that secrete oily, acidic substances are which glands? Where are they located?
    Sebaceous; around hair follicles
  10. What is the name of the oily, acidic substance screted from sebaceous glands?
    Sebum
  11. Locked/ plugged sebaceous glands could result in what?
    Acne
  12. Tinea is a form of what kind of infections?
    Fungal
  13. Tinea capitis means what?
    • capit/o (head) -is (noun ending)
    • Fungal infection of the scalp; aka ringworm.
  14. Tinea corporis means what?
    • corpor/o (body) -is (noun ending)
    • Ringworm of the body, manifested by pint to red ringlike plaques with raised borders; aka ringworm.
  15. Tinea cruris means what?
    • crur/o (leg) -is (noun ending)
    • A fungal infection that occurs mainly on external genitalia and upper legs in males, particularly in warm weather; aka jock itch.
  16. Tinea pedis means what?
    • ped/o (foot) -is (noun ending)
    • Fungal infection of the foot; aka athlete's foot.
  17. Tinea unguium means what?
    • ungu/o (nail) -ium (noun ending)
    • Fungal infection of the nails; aka onychomycosis
  18. Tinea capitis
  19. Tinea corporis
  20. Tinea cruris
  21. Tinea pedis
  22. Tinea unguium
  23. Common skin disorder characterized by circumscribed, salmon-red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery scales that are the result of excessive development of epithelial cells.
    Psoriasis
  24. Complete lack of melanin production by existing melanocytes, resulting in pale skin, white, hair, and pink irides (iris)?
    Albinism
  25. Benign acquired disease of unknown origin, consisting of irregular patches of various sizes lacking in pigment.
    Vitiligo
  26. This cancerous tumor arises from mutated melanocytes. Most dangerous form of cancer and is the leading cause of death for all skin disease?
    • Malignant melanoma
    • melan/o (black, dark) -oma (tumor)
  27. Which degree of a burn involves the epidermis and the dermis, greater damage resulting in a blistered area?
    Second-degree burns
  28. First step when answering the phone in a medical office?
    Identify yourself and the office so the caller knows they've reached the correct number.
  29. Always answer the telephone _______.
    Promptly
  30. After greeting a caller and identifying yourself and the office, what should be the next step?
    Verify the identity of the caller and get a phone number; incase the call is dropped you can call them back immediately.
  31. It is ok to answer a phone and put a caller on hold immediately?
    False
  32. Blocked time off on a schedule that is not to be used in patient scheduling is known as what?
    Matrix
  33. Most important step when scheduling is what?
    Determining the amount of time needed for the appointment.
  34. Obtaining what information is crucial when scheduling patients?
    Their name (last name first) and purpose of the visit.
  35. Type of scheduling that gives each patient a different length of time based on the patient's chief complaint?
    Streaming
  36. Type of scheduling where each patient is aloted the same amount of time per appt. Known to be a more flexible scheduling type.
    Wave scheduling
  37. Due to some patients condition they may be advised to go directly to the ER?
    True
  38. A follow-up call should be made to patients who No-show to find out the reason for missing and rescheduling if necessary?
    True
  39. For calcium to be absorbed, it needs what?
    Vitamin D
  40. What does scar tissue lack? And may form what?
    Lacks blood supply and nerve tissure. May form kiloid
  41. Patients that must wait more than 15-20 minutes may feel angrey, anxious, and restless.
    True

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