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A drug used to control bleeding is called


A drug used to increase the secretions and mucus from the bronchial tubes is called


Why are buttock muscles contraindicated as injection sites on children under age two

too close to the sciatic nerve

In preparation for ultrasound_______is placed on the patient's skin to enhance the penetration of sound waves through tissue

petroleum jelly

The concave curve in the upper surface of a liquid in a container is called


Which of the following individuals would have the fastest pulse rate


Techniques that keep areas free of microorganisms are referred to as_______techniques


Drugs used for the treatment of a condition to relieve symptoms are______in nature


An x-ray exam of the gall bladder following oral administration of a contrast medium is called


Removal of synovial fluid from a joint is called


Synthetic casts are often preferred over plaster casts because they

dry and set faster

Specific hazards or perils listed in an insurance policy for which the insurance company will not pay are called


A condition seen in infancy due to a deficiency in vitamin D and characterized by softening of the bone is called


Which of the following is most often used to administer an ID injection

26-27g needle

Abnormal S-shaped lateral curvature of the spine is called


Which of these distributes the electrical impulse to the ventricles

bundles of his

The six standard chest leads of an EKG are called


Amniocentesis allows physicians to

perform genetic tests before birth

An antiseptic drugs acts by

inhibiting the growth of microorganisms

Bacterial cultures are taken after autoclaving to determine

the effectiveness of the sterilization

What is a cardiac cycle

one complete heartbeat

What does it mean when you see diagonal lines on the autoclave tape of a wrapped article

the article has been autoclaved

Accounts purchased on credit and owed to creditors are called

accounts payable

An instrument that is used to grasp a curved needle for suturing is called

needle holder

Which of these instruments is used to clamp off blood vessels


An imaginary line that divides the body into top and bottom is called a

transverse plane

A wound in which the outer layer of the skin are scraped off is called


Inflammation of the mucus lining of the mouth is called


A clean, smooth cut made by a sharp cutting instrument is called a


A device used to record the electrical activity of a patient's heart over a 24 hour period of time is called a ________ monitor


Inflammation of the peritoneal cavity is


A break in a bone, without penetration of the skin surface over the fracture site, is called_______fracture


When using open punctuation, the salutation of a business letter should be followed by which punctuation mark

no punctuation

An attachment to an insurance policy excluding certain illnesses or disabilities that would otherwise be covered is called

pre policy rider

Insulin syringes are calibrated in


A drug that affects the nervous system to relieve pain is called


An injection where the skin is pulled laterally 1 1/2 inches away form the injection site is called

z track

_________are used to convert specific cardiac arrhythmias into regular sinus rhythms


Fluid that is held within the body tissues, causing them to swell, is called


Normal business transactions requiring payment by the physician should be made by


Inflammation of the eyelid is called


__________is a type of arrhythmia characterized by a cardiac cycle that occurs before the cycle is due, and in which a patient's complaint might be the feeling of the heart "skipping a beat"

pvc-premature ventricular contraction

A drug that arouses or increases sexual desire is called


What is the proper placement of an agar plate in an incubator

lid up (upright)

An interval software language used to control computer hardware is called its

operating system

A check that will be unpaid if written over a certain amount is known as________check


Drugs that have been mixed, but not dissolved, in liquids are called


Separate file folders are used for each type of insurance to be handled in order to ________

avoid losing claims

Digoxin is used for

cardiac problems

Tharazine is used to

reduce mental tension and anxiety

The________name of a drug is its official name


To ensure that the medical office has the supplies it needs , the medical assistant should establish a(n) ___________

reorder point, inventory control log, order quantity (all of the above)

A drug that increases cough output is called a ________


The alternating contraction and relaxation of intestinal muscles is called ________


The prolonged retention and accumulation of fecal material in the rectum is called

impaction of feces

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