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Suppling the medical office 's needs you should establish a ?

D ( all the answers are correct

A ______ is created cotaining the name, address , and phone number of both the vendor and medical practice. It will also have a pre- assigned number to track the order , the quantity of items ordered , the price of the items , and date purchased ?

A ( inventory control log).

Periodically the medical assistant should check all equipment in the office to ensure that cords are not frayed , do not present hazards , and are good working order . A (n) ________ will help medical assistant track this routine inspection.

B (maintance log) or C (quality control log)

When physician dictates an operative report and asks the medical assistant to type it up, the physician is asking the medical assistant to function as a _________.

D (receptionist)

When writing a business letter , the salutuation of a letter should be followed by which punctuation mark?

B (semicolon)

When handling patient complaint , which one of the following would be most approperiate ?

B (take all complaints seriously and take thorough notes)

Body language , body posture , space and distance are all exaples of _______?

A (non-verbal communication)

What is suggested procedure for canceling an appointment in the appointment book ?

D(mark through the entry with a single red line)

The amount an insured patient pay toward claims each year before the insurance company will pay for medical treatment is known as the ________?


Instructions to an insurance company about where and to whom to make payment are called ?

A ( payment agreements)

In the reception area of a medical practice , the computer screen must never be __________?

B(able to be viewed by patients)

The tempature taken at the armpit is the ________?

C(deltoid tempature)

What is a break in a bone without penatration of the skin surface over the fracture site called ?

D (closed fracture)

The abbreviation for three times a day is ?

A( tid)

The abbreviation for as needed is ______?


The abbreviation for nothing by mouth is ?


Which of these would be the best choice to administer an intradermal injection?

A (insulin syringe)

A drug that helps to decrease appetite is called an ?

D (appetite suppressant)

A drug used to control tempature is called an ?


A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a ?


A drug that decreases mucus in the nasal passages is called a(n) ?


A drug that increases cough output is called a (n) ?


A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil , is called a (n)?

C (elixir)

Refer to illustration #5 and identify number 17 ?

B (aorta)

Refer to illustration #5 and identify number 18 ?

D(right ventricle)

Refer to illustration #1 and identify number 69 ?


Refer to illustration #1 and identify number 70 ?

B(sternum) or A (clavicle)

To cleanse the typical venipuncture site , begin at the intended site of the draw and ?

A(work in a circle from center to the peripheral)

On a ECG machine , sensitivity switch controls the ?

D(b and c ) b amplitude and c gain

Conversion of dysrhythmia to a normal rhythm by applying electric shock to the chest is called _________?


The electrical force or vector produced by ventricular depolarization has two compotents; one is the magnnitude or force, and the other is _______?


A downward or negative wave of an electrocardiogram following the P wave is the ____?

C(Q wave)

A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) where the QRS have the same configuration each time they appear is called ____________?

A 9uniform) or C ( fused )

Oxygen can be administered to the patient by way of a ___________?


How should a 24 -hour urine specimen be stored during collection ?

B (in a refrigerator)

A postive urine dipstick for albumin in the patient has _________ in his or her urine ?

C (protein)

Which urine dipstick test detects acetone in the urine ?

D (ph)

Which of the following stains classify bacteria into gram-positive and gram-negative?


Which of the following areas should be swabbed when obtaining a specimen for a throat culture ?

A (back of the throat and tonsillar area)

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