When a patient comes to the office for care and then leaves and goes home, the type of care the patient has received is called
Family practitioners treat
all ages from newborn to the elderly
An otorhinolaryngologist treats disorders of the
ears,nose and throat
Which statement is NOT true about physician assistants?
they can open their own office after 5 years of experience
What is the most important reason for the medical assistant to be knowledgeable about the various health care delivery settings?
assistant can coordinate services needed
Which is NOT a duty of a medical assistant?
To become a specialist, a physician must do all of the following,EXCEPT
complete an application within 1 month after medical school graduation
Why is it important for the medical assistant to be familiar with the the role of each member of the healthcare teams
assistant can better help coordinate the care of patients
Medical specialties improve care to patients because
all of the above(the physician has"advanced knowledge" in one area,the physician completed additional training that can benefit patient care, the physician passed a national examination in a specialty area demonstrating his or her knowledge in this area)
When a physician in private practice dies, "the life of the business"
dies with the physician
Which of the following describes a major contribution of the Greeks and Romans to modern medicine?
phrases and words that were derived from mythology and became medical terminology
How did the studies of the ancient Greek physicians influence the progress of medicine during the period of history known as the Dark Ages?
they discouraged further study because Hippocrates and Galen were considered to be the final authorities on matters of medicine
Which of the following organizations became the most famous medical school in the world in the 1800s?
Johns Hopkins University
Which was Abraham Flexner's contribution to medical education in North America?
the preparation and publication of a report that rated the quality of medical
Which scientist first described the manner in which the heart functions as a pump that continually circulates blood?
What was John Hunter's major contribution to modern medicine?
surgical techniques based on sound pathological evidence
Smallpox, among other diseases, used to be pandemic. This means that it was:
caught by many of the people who lived in a given country
What contribution made by Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis drastically reduced deaths that commonly took place in hospitals?
insistence on the disinfection of physician's hands before assitance with childbirth
Which assumption did Joseph Lister argue against when he made his contribution to medicine?
surgical infection is God given and inevitable
Which two scientists developed a vaccine that brought polio under control?
Albert Sabin and Jonas Salk
Which procedure was first performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard?
heart transplant from one human to another
The caduceus is a staff that historically belonged to:
The Father of Medicine contributed which of the following to medicine?
Which of the following individuals is considered to be one of the most brilliant minds working on the AIDS crisis today?
Which of the following individuals was the fifth most cited scientist during the period between 1981 and 1994
The health care team member solely responsible for diagnosing and treating patients is a________
The medical specialty that provides treatment for patients with heart and vascular disease is______
A(n) ________treats disorders of the female reproductive system
A(n)_____provides inpatient care and treatment for acute conditions
A(n) provides 24-hour-a-day nursing services to those who are unable to function on their own
skilled nursing home
A_____is a practice owned by one person who are legally responsible for the debts and taxes of the business
Physician are considered board certified once they have______
completed additional training and examination by the board of their specialty
A______can perform certain procedures under the supervision of a physician, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and radiographs, make diagnoses
A(n) _______provides services and assistance to people who require minimal help,such as cooking,laundry and help with medications
assisted living facility
A(n)_____ assists and meets the needs of terminally ill patients and their families
_______treat all patients, from newborn to the elderly
A(n)________requires a license to work
Advantage of a_____practice are the greatest potential for profit,shared decision making,and shared facilities,equipment,and employees
The liability of a______practice includes being responsible for all debts of the practice
A______medical practice has more than three practitioners and several employees
During surgery, this practitioner administer and maintains the medications given to the patient to keep him or her unconscious during the procedure
A(n)______treats conditions and disorders of the male reproductive system
A(n)_____treats disorders of the eye
A(n) counsels patients with stress or emotional-related disorders
A(n) _______examines tissue samples for signs of disease
A_____treats the patient through manipulation of the spine to relieve musculoskeletal disorders
Which one of the following does NOT need a 4-year graduate degree to practice their profession?
A______is a health care professional who works in a laboratory and performs venipunctures
In a______,the practice ends when the owner dies or closes the practice