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Which is the correct spelling of the term meaning the surgical removal of the appendix?
Which type of disorder has no detectable physical changes to explain the symptoms being experienced by the patient?
Which of these diseases is not spread by blood-borne transmission? (STD, HIV, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis)
Which term refers to an outbreak of a disease occurring over a large geographic area, possibly worldwide?
What is the correct spelling of the term that means maintaining a constant internal environment?
True or False: When a recessive gene is inherited from both parents, the offspring will have that condition.
Which hereditary disorder causes the irreversible and progressive loss of muscle control and mental ability?
Which of these structures is not a source of stem cells? (cord blood, gametes, adult bone marrow, newly formed embryo)
Which body regions are located on the side and covered by the lower ribs?
left and right hypochondriac
Which of the following is a congenital disorder? (cystic fibrosis, fetal alcohol syndrome, sickle-cell anemia, down syndrome)
fetal alcohol syndrome
Which condition is a congenital defect in which the spinal canal fails to close the spinal cord?
Which condition is characterized by extensive bone destruction followed by abnormal bone repair?
Which form of arthritis is associated with the formation of uric acid crystals in the joint?
Which of these medications is not a NSAID? (naxprofen, ibuprofen, acetominophen, aspirin)
Which procedure is the attempted realignment of the bone involved in the fracture or joint dislocation?
Which term describes an abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side?
Which term describes the opening in a bone through which blood vessels, nerves, and ligaments pass?
Which term describes symptoms that occur when when the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the narrow area in the wrist?
carpal tunnel syndrome
Which term describes the permanent tightening of fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or skin that occurs when normally elastic connective tissues are replaced with nonelastic fibrous tissue?
Which term means the study of human factors that affect the design and operation of tools and the work environment?
Which term means weakness and wasting away caused by disuse of the muscle over a long period of time?
A/An __________, which is designed for use by nonprofessionals, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm.
automated external defibrillator
Which diagnostic procedure requires the patient to wear a portable electrocardiograph for 24 hours?
Holter monitor test
Which condition is usually fatal unless reversed by electric defibrillation?
Which condition is a syndrome in which the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body's need for oxygen and nutrients
congestive heart failure
Which characteristic describes the blood carried by the pulmonary arteries?
carbon dioxide rich blood
Which condition is a blood disorder in which red blood cells are larger than normal?
At which stage of breast cancer is the cancer no larger than 2 centimeters but has spread to the axillary lymph nodes?
Which condition occurs when one or more parts of the immune system are missing or not functioning properly?
Which immune system components contribute to the immune defense by coordinating immune defenses and by killing infected cells on contact?
Which term describes complex proteins that normally circulate in the blood in an inactive form but are activated by contact with an antigen?
Which term describes the process by which cancer spreads from the primary site to a secondary site?
A _________ dispenses large doses of medication in the form of a mist that is inhaled via a mask of mouthpiece.
What regions of the chest contains the heart, aorta, esophagus, trachea, bronchial tubes, and thymus?
Which condition is a pattern of alternating periods of rapid breathing, slow breathing, and the absence of breathing?
Which condition is the absence, or almost complete absence, of oxygen from inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissues?
Which condition is the irreversible enlargement of bronchi or broncioles that is commonly accompanied by chronic infection?
Which respiratory therapy is used to temporarily replace or supplement the patient's natural breathing function?
Which term describes the exchange of gases within the cells of all the body organs and tissues?
Which bacterial infection of the intestines is characterized by paralysis and is often fatal?
Which condition is a protrusion of part of the stomach through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm?
Which condition is characterized by blister-like sores occurring on the lip and adjacent tissue?
Which condition is yellow discoloration of the skin caused by excessive billirubin in the blood?
Which procedure is the visual examination of the esophagus, stomach, and upper duodenum?
Which structure controls the flow of food and water from the stomach to the small intestine?
Which surgical procedure is the creation of a connection between two hollow or tubular structures?
Which term describes a single pouch or sac occurring in the lining or wall of a tubular organ such as the colon?
The placement of a catheter into the bladder through a small incision made in the abdominal wall is known as _______ catherization.
The term ________ describes a procedure to remove waste products from the blood of patients whose kidneys no longer function.
What is the correct spelling of the term that means the destruction of a kidney stone by ultrasonic waves travelling through water?
Which condition is a congenital abnormality in which the urethral opening is on the upper surface of the penis?
Which condition is the abnormal narrowing of the tube that carries urine out of the body?
Which procedure is the removal of a kidney stone through a surgical incision into the kidney?
Which term describes a radiographic study of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder without the use of a contrast medium?
Which term describes the disorder that is characterized by the presence of kidney stones?
Which term describes the presence of abnormally high concentrations of protein in the urine?
Which term describes the surgical repair of the tube extending from the kidney to the bladder?
A bundle of nerve fibers that carry nerve impulses toward the brain is known as a/an
A generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by
exaggerated worry and tension even where there is little or nothing to provoke these feelings
A ____ is a condition in which an individual acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness when he or she is not really sick.
A/An _________ is administered to temporarily relieve anxiety and to reduce tension.
A/An _________ is characterized by a group of intense emotional feelings that are accompanied by physical symptoms that can include shortness of breath, feelings of unreality, sweating, heart palpitations, chest pain, and choking sensations.
A/An ______, also known as a bleed, occurs when a blood vessel in the brain leaks.
Alzheimer's disease is a
group of disorders involving the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language
Which condition includes a sense perception that has no basis in external stimulation?
Which condition is a slowly progressive decline in mental abilities, including memory, thinking and judgement, that is often accompanied by personality changes?
Which condition of a young child is characterized by the inability to develop normal social relationships?
Which medication depresses the CNS to to produce calm and diminished responsiveness without causing sleep?
_____ is a low grade chronic depression with symptoms that are milder than those of severe depression but are present on a majority of days for two or more years.
_____ is a progressive autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation that causes dymyelination of the myelin sheath.
A cochlear implant is
an electronic device that transmits signals to electrodes implanted in the cochlea
Which condition is characterized by the inward deviation of one eye relative to the other?
Which diagnostic procedure is an indirect measurement of acoustical energy absorbed or reflected by the middle ear?
Which disorder has symptoms that include dizziness, a fluctuating hearing loss in one year, and ringing of the ears?
Which ear structures are important in maintaining an equal atmospheric pressure within the middle ear?
Which hearing loss is a gradual loss of sensorineural hearing that occurs as the body ages?
Which term describes a condition in which central vision is lost and peripheral vision may remain?
Which term describes a noncancerous growth that develops on the cornea that may grow large enough to distort vision?
Which term describes an area of absent, or depressed, vision surrounded by an area of normal vision?
Which term describes the condition in which the eye does not fucus properly because of uneven curvatures of the cornea?
Which term describes the simultaneous inward movement of both eyes toward each other to maintain single binocular vision?
Which term describes the surgical incision of the eardrum to create an opening for the placement of tympanostomy tubes?
Which term means fusing together of the bones of the middle ear resulting in a conductive hearing loss?
Which autoimmune disorder is characterized by a red, scaly rash on the face and upper trunk?
Which chronic disorder is characterized by itching and by red papules covered with silvery scales?
Which condition is a precancerous skin lesion caused by excessive exposure to the sun?
Which condition is the loss of pigment in areas of the skin, resulting in milk-white patches?
Which procedure is the surgical removal of excess skin for the elimination of wrinkles?
Which term describes a discolored, flat skin lesion such as a freckle that is less than 1 cm in diameter?
Also known as a thyroid storm, _______ is a life threatening condition resulting from the release of excessive quantities of the thyroid hormones into the bloostream.
The endocrine gland located near the midline in the anterior position of the thoracic cavity is the
What term describes substances such as sodium and potassium that are normally found in blood?
Which autoimmune disorder is characterized by hyperthyroidism, goiter, and exophthalmos?
The condition in which the ovaries cease functioning before the age 40 is known as
The presence of single or multiple cysts in the breast that are usually benign is known as
fibrocystic breast disease
Torsion of testis is
pain caused by twisting of the vas deferens and blood vessels leading into the testis
Which condition is a developmental defect in which one testicle falls to descend into the scrotum.
Which condition is the abnormal implantation of the placenta in the lower portion of the uterus?
Which diagnostic technique is the direct visual examination of the tissues of the cervix?
Which diagnostic test is based on a specimen that is obtained between the eighth and tenth weeks of pregnancy?
chorionic villus sampling
A C-reactive protein (CRP) blood test
detects coronary artery inflammation that could signal an increased risk of heart attack
A/An _______ is an induced effect that is the exact opposite of that which was therapeutically intended.
paradoxical drug reaction
A/An ______ radiographic projection has the patient positioned facing the film and parallel to it?
Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
combines MRI with a contrast medium to locate problems with blood vessels
Which blood test is used to detect an internal hemorrhage lasting more than 24 hours?
red blood cell count
Which condition detected by urine analysis is an indication of impaired kidney function?
Which crackle-like sound is heard while listening to the chest when the patient is breathing in?
Which is the correct spelling of the name of the instrument that is used to measure blood pressure?
Which statement applies to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)?
An MRI is used to image the brain, spine, and complex joints
Which statement is true concerning traditional radiography?
In radiographs, hard structures appear white or light gray.
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