MOD A UNIT 1 THEORY
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MOD A UNIT 1 THEORY
INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM PHONES SCHED
INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM & PHONES/SCHED.
The thin upper layer of skin is called?
The second layer of skin that is thick?
Most important function of the skin (integument) is that it is the final line of defense in what?
Protecting the body
Skin also helps regulate what?
Tempature of the body
The integumentary system is the largest organ of the body.
The dermis is attached to a layer of connective tissue called the hypodermis or ___________ layer, which attaches the skin to the muscle.
What is melanin?
Brown pigment in the skin
Gland activity increase when?
Glands that secrete oily, acidic substances are which glands? Where are they located?
Sebaceous; around hair follicles
What is the name of the oily, acidic substance screted from sebaceous glands?
Locked/ plugged sebaceous glands could result in what?
Tinea is a form of what kind of infections?
Fungal infection of the scalp; aka ringworm.
Ringworm of the body, manifested by pint to red ringlike plaques with raised borders; aka ringworm.
A fungal infection that occurs mainly on external genitalia and upper legs in males, particularly in warm weather; aka jock itch.
Fungal infection of the foot; aka athlete's foot.
Fungal infection of the nails; aka onychomycosis
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.
Complete lack of melanin production by existing melanocytes, resulting in pale skin, white, hair, and pink irides (iris)?
Benign acquired disease of unknown origin, consisting of irregular patches of various sizes lacking in pigment.
This cancerous tumor arises from mutated melanocytes. Most dangerous form of cancer and is the leading cause of death for all skin disease?
Which degree of a burn involves the epidermis and the dermis, greater damage resulting in a blistered area?
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.
Always answer the telephone _______.
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.
It is ok to answer a phone and put a caller on hold immediately?
Blocked time off on a schedule that is not to be used in patient scheduling is known as what?
Most important step when scheduling is what?
Determining the amount of time needed for the appointment.
Obtaining what information is crucial when scheduling patients?
Their name (last name first) and purpose of the visit.
Type of scheduling that gives each patient a different length of time based on the patient's chief complaint?
Type of scheduling where each patient is aloted the same amount of time per appt. Known to be a more flexible scheduling type.
Due to some patients condition they may be advised to go directly to the ER?
A follow-up call should be made to patients who No-show to find out the reason for missing and rescheduling if necessary?
For calcium to be absorbed, it needs what?
What does scar tissue lack? And may form what?
Lacks blood supply and nerve tissure. May form kiloid
Patients that must wait more than 15-20 minutes may feel angrey, anxious, and restless.