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CMAA Test

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Implied Consent
obligations that are understood without verbally expressed terms (Unconscious Patient)
Informed Consent
A written form that states the understanding of the prescribed treatment
Physician-Patient Relationship
The Physician is expected to assess and treat the patient with the same amount of knowledge, skill, and judgement as another Physician would
Good Samiritan Act
A volunteer is not responsible for any harm or injury caused while trying to help someone in an emergency
Abandonment
The dicontinuation of a medical care without proper notice
Arbitration
The usage of an impartial third party for the hearing and determination of a dispute
Battery
The unlawful use of force or violence
Negligence
The failure to provide the necessary care that is required for a persons situation
Statues
Laws enacted by the legislative branch of a government
Non Verbal Communication
Eye Contact- Facial Expression- Body Language
Matrix
The time marked in the appointment book when the physician is not available
Wave Scheduling
A certain # of patients are scheduled to arrive at the same time and are seen in which the order they arrive
Modified Wave Scheduling
Small groups of patients are scheduled at intervals throughout the hour
Double Booking
Scheduling two patients to see the physician at the same time
Modified Block Letter Style
The signature and Salutation is centered
Express Mail
available everyday of the year including holidays (Items up to 70lbs in weight and 108 inches in height)
First-Class Mail
Letters- Postal Cards- Pastcards- Business reply mail
Priority Mail
First-Class mail that wieghs more tahn 13 ounces
Certified Mail
Gives the sender the option to recieve proof of delivery
Bluk Mailing
Mailing large volumes of information which is presorted by zip code
Individual Policies
Ineligible to recieve benefits from a government plan((High Premiums&Limited Benefits))
Group Policies
Provides Insurance for employees under a single contract((Greater Benefits&Low Premiums))
Government Plans
Available to a large group of poeple who meet specific eligibilty criteria((Medicaid- TRICARE- Medicare- Workers Compensation))
Assignment of Benefits
A patient requests that their health benefit payments be made directly to a physician
Benefit
The amount payable by the carrier toward the cost of services
Deductible
Amount the patient pay for health care expenses before insurance
Co-Payment
The portion of a service fee that a patient must pay
Policy
Document that describes the insurance coverage for an individual
Premium
The amount the patient pays for an insurance contract
Covered Expenses
Amount customarily charged for similar services and supplies which are medically necessary
Waiting Period
A period of time when you are not covered by insurance for a particular problem
((Medical Records))Patients Cheif Complaint
A statement of the patients symptoms
SOAP((S))
Subjective impressions
SOAP((O))
Objective clinical evidence
SOAP((A))
Assesment or Diagnosis
SOAP((P))
Plans for furthur studies- treatment- management
-al
pertaining to
-algia & -dynia
pain
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
-genic
produced by, pertaining to producing
-globin
protein
-oma
tumor, mass swelling
-osis
condition, ususally abnormal
-pathy
disease condition
-sis
state of; condition
Ante-
before, in front of
Anti-
against
Brady-
slow
Dia-
through, complete
Endo-, End-
within
Epi-
above, upon
Hyper-
excessive, above more than normal
Hypo-
deficient, below, under less than normal
Peri-
surronding, around
Pre-
before
Sub-
under, below
-ectomy
excision
-graphy
process of recording
-metry
process of measurement
-scopy
a visual examination
-stomy
a new opening
-tomy
incision
-tripsy
proscess of crushing
-graph
an instrument/machine used to record
-meter
an instrument used to measure
-scope
an instrument to visually or aurally examine
-tome
an instrument to cut
-tripter & -trite
an instrument to crush
Viscera
Internal Organs
Musculoskeletal((Body System))
Support; Movement protection ((Organs))Muscle-Bones-Joints-Bone Marrow
Integumentary((Body System))
Protection ((Organs))Skin-Hair-Nails
Gastrointestinal((Body System))
Nutirtion ((Organs))Stomach-Intestines
Urinary((Body System))
Elimination of nitrogenous waste ((Organs))Kidneys-Bladder-Ureters-Urethra
Reproductive((Body System))
Reproduction ((Organs))Ovaries-Testes
Blood/Lymphatic((Body System))
Transportation ((Organs)) Blood Cells
Immune((Bosy System))
Protection
Cardiovascular((Body System))
Transportation ((Organs)) Lymph glands-Heart-Vessels
Respiratory((Body System))
Delivers oxygen to cells remove carbon dioxide ((Organs))Lungs-Bronchi-Trachea
Nervous((Body System))
Recieve/ process information ((Organs))Brain-Nerves-Mind
Endocrine((Body System))
effects changes through chemical messengers ((Organs)) Pancreas-Thyroid
Anterior((Ventral))
Front surface of the body
Posterior((Dorsal))
Back side of the body
Deep
Away from the surface
Proximal
Near the point of attachment or Near the beginning of a structure
Distal
Far from the point of attachment or Far from the beginning of a structure
Inferior
below another structure
Superior
above another structure
Medial
Pertaining to the middle or nearer the medial plane of the body
Lateral
Pertaining to the side
Prone
Lying on the belly