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AMCA PCT Pre-Test B
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When performing the Allen test, which artery is released first?
test that determines the patency of the radial and ulnar arteries by compressing one artery site and observing return of skin color as evidence of patency of the other artery
Which fluid is obtained by lumbar puncture?
Why is the mobility of a patient so important?
It contributes to their physical and mental well being
Which statement describes proper centrifuge operation?
Place tubes of equal size and volume opposite one another
The type of wound in which a tissue is hanging as a flap or is torn loose is called a(n):
The prefix that means "beside, beyond, around" is:
The suffix that means "berry shaped" is:
The suffix that means "to view" is:
When measuring a patient's vital signs, you would take all the following EXCEPT:
Normal respiratory rates for adults are within the following ranges:
12-20 per minute
Which of the following terms refers to absence or cessation of breathing?
The force with which blood is pushed against arterial walls upon the heart ventricles contraction is called a ____ blood pressure reading.
Which of the following methods of examination uses slight or forcible pressure applied by the tips of fingers, the whole hand, or both hands to the body part?
Which of the following methods of examination uses some fingers to tap the body lightly or sharply to determine the density, size, and position of underlying organs?
A stethoscope is usually used in which method of examination?
When a physician is going to perform a sigmoidoscopy, the medical assistant would most commonly place the patient in the __________ position
Exposure to sunlight is considered adequate for adults as a source of:
Which statement is TRUE about the border of a sterile field?
The 1-inch border is considered nonsterile.
Which therapy is used in the treatment of acne, psoriasis, pressure sores, and wound infections?
______ uses high-frequency sound waves to penetrate deep tissue layers.
Which of the following measures the specific electrical activity in a muscle as a result of nerve conduction?
Which type of shock is the result of extracellular fluid loss, as seen in extensive contusions or loss of plasma from large burned areas?
Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of shock?
strong, slow pulse
The 1st method used to control severe bleeding is:
Which degree of burn is usually painless at 1st?
Which type of fat increases the risk of heart disease?
Which of the following vitamins are fat-soluble?
A, D, E, K
Antibiotics will not cure the common cold because it is caused by a(n):
Which type of fungus causes thrush?
Which kind of blood study includes examining the blood for its total number of formed elements and cell morphology?
Which of the following best describes the type of analysis used when processing blood for transfusions?
Which type of urine specimen, collected in a sterile container, is best for bacterial culture testing?
If the color of a urine specimen is noted to be dark yellow, the possible cause may be:
Of the following list, which urine specimen would contain the highest solute concentration?
he normal range for the specific gravity of urine is approximately:
1.005 to 1.030
Usually, freshly voided normal urine from well patients is acidic, with a pH of:
What is the average quantity of urine produced by an adult over a 24-hour period?
Which of the following sites is most commonly used in venipuncture to withdraw blood?
Median cubital vein
The female normal value range for a hematocrit reading is:
Blood would be used for __________ testing if it was collected in a vacuum tube containing no additive.
Blood would be used for __________ testing if it was collected in a vacuum tube containing EDTA.
Which blood type is considered the universal recipient?
The ________ on an ECG reflects the depolarization of the atria of the heart.
The ______ on an ECG reflects ventricular heart depolarization.
The universal standard speed for recording an ECG is:
The ________ is the pacemaker of the heart.
(SA) sinoatrial node
What is the purpose of performing a specific gravity on a urine sample?
It measures its density when compared with distilled water.
Which of the following ensures test result accuracy by monitoring the test procedures performed in the medical office.
quality control program
Which of the following commonly used disinfectants is used in the medical field and found to be effective against bloodborne pathogens?
Which of the following is the most appropriate method for disposing of contaminated needles?
Place it in a biohazard sharps container located in the room where used.
the fluid that surrounds your brain and spinal cord to protect them from injury.
also known as a spinal tap, is a medical procedure in which a needle is inserted into the spinal canal, most commonly to collect cerebrospinal fluid for diagnostic testing. The main reason for a lumbar puncture is to help diagnose diseases of the central nervous system, including the brain and spine
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