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8 terms
Medical Assistant
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
tuning forks
otoscope
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
80 terms
Medical Assistant
Ante-
-scopy
Anti-
dys-
In front of
Visual exam
Against
Painfull,difficult, abnormal
Ante-
In front of
-scopy
Visual exam
521 terms
Medical Office Assistant/ Medical Assistant
-rrhage,-rrhagia
-pathy
skin
the basement membrane
bursting forth , bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
disease
the largest organ of the body
the thickest part of the skin on the hands and feet
-rrhage,-rrhagia
bursting forth , bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-pathy
disease
416 terms
Medical Assistant
What are the 3 veins that are located…
Tiger Top & Red Top Tube... -Additives?... -…
Gray Top Tubes... -Additives?... -Common Tes…
Green Top Tubes... -Additives?... -Common te…
-Median cubital vein ... -Cephalic vein... -Basilic vein
Tiger: ... Serum Separator tube (SST)... Additive: Glass particles,…
Additives: Sodium fluoride & Potassium Oxalate... Common tests:…
Additives: Heparin, Sodium, lithium or ammonium-ion... Tests: A…
What are the 3 veins that are located…
-Median cubital vein ... -Cephalic vein... -Basilic vein
Tiger Top & Red Top Tube... -Additives?... -…
Tiger: ... Serum Separator tube (SST)... Additive: Glass particles,…
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
383 terms
Medical Assistant Test 5
Observation/Inspection... Palpation... Percu…
Observation/Inspection
Palpation
Percussion
6 Methods of Examination
Process of observing physical information by observing the pa…
Examination of body using touch via fingertips or palms of on…
Eliciting sounds from body by tapping... Vibrations and sounds f…
Observation/Inspection... Palpation... Percu…
6 Methods of Examination
Observation/Inspection
Process of observing physical information by observing the pa…
265 terms
Medical Assistant Test 4
Anxiety, anger, food intake, apprehens…
Actions of voluntary and involuntary m…
Convection... Conduction... Radiation... Evapor…
98.6⁰F and 37.0⁰C
What can alter vital signs?
What produces body heat?
How does the body lose heat?
What is the average body temperature?
Anxiety, anger, food intake, apprehens…
What can alter vital signs?
Actions of voluntary and involuntary m…
What produces body heat?
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
Medical Assistant Chapter 32
ausculation
bruit
clubbing
colonoscopy
the act of listenining to body sounds, typically with a steth…
an abnormal sound or murmur heard on ausculation of an organ,…
abnormal enlargement of the distal phlanges (fingers & toes)…
a procedure in which a fiberoptic scope is used to examine th…
ausculation
the act of listenining to body sounds, typically with a steth…
bruit
an abnormal sound or murmur heard on ausculation of an organ,…
22 terms
The Medical Assistant Chapter 40
Ablation
Angioplasy
Chordae tendineae
Intermittent claudication
An amputation or removal of any body part.
A procedure used to widen vessels narrowed by stenosis or occ…
The tendons that anchor the cusps of the heart valves to the…
Recurring cramping in the calves caused by poor circulation o…
Ablation
An amputation or removal of any body part.
Angioplasy
A procedure used to widen vessels narrowed by stenosis or occ…
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
245 terms
The Medical Assistant
Parts of the medical history include:
Define chief complaint
Define history of present illness (HPI)
Define past medical history
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
what brings the patient in to see the physician
explanation of the chief complaint to determine:... 1. onset of…
1. all health problems... 2. major illnesses... 3. surgeries... 4. cur…
Parts of the medical history include:
1. chief complaint... 2. history of present illness (HPI)... 3. pas…
Define chief complaint
what brings the patient in to see the physician
17 terms
Medical Assisting #2
Flammable (Physical)
Electrical Hazard (Physical)
Fire Extinguisher (Physical)
Eyewash sign (Physical)
Flammable (Physical)
Electrical Hazard (Physical)
117 terms
Medical Assistant Chp 6
1500 Method
Sequence Method
6 second rule
Wandering Baseline
Method to calculate heart rate by counting small boxes betwee…
Aka the 300 method; calculate heart rate by dividing 300 by n…
Gold standard for estimating the rate of an irregular rhythm
Artifact that appears on the EKG when the contact between ele…
1500 Method
Method to calculate heart rate by counting small boxes betwee…
Sequence Method
Aka the 300 method; calculate heart rate by dividing 300 by n…
105 terms
The Medical Assistant Chapter 30
ophthalmologist
optician
How does your body cleanse the eye?
glaucoma
Who would you go to if you got hit with a ball and had pain a…
trained to fill prescriptions written by ophthalmologists and…
blinking... The eye blinks every 2 to 3 seconds, causing the la…
damage to the optic nerve in the presence of elevated intraoc…
ophthalmologist
Who would you go to if you got hit with a ball and had pain a…
optician
trained to fill prescriptions written by ophthalmologists and…
100 terms
Medical Assistant Vocabulary
Aden-
Angi-
-oma
-itis
Gland
Vessel
Tumor
Inflammation
Aden-
Gland
Angi-
Vessel
1,046 terms
Medical Assisting Course Review
Where does gas exchange take place?
What connects arterioles to venuoles?
Where do you find mixed blood?
What gauge needle is used in the blood…
capillaries
capillaries
capillaries
16
Where does gas exchange take place?
capillaries
What connects arterioles to venuoles?
capillaries
45 terms
The Medical Assistant Chapter 4
linear communication model
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
prejudice
Channels
the linear communication model describes communication as an…
Physiological - breathing, food, water, sex, sleep, homeostas…
can be overcome with facts about the source of social bias.... k…
can be spoken words, written or e-mailed messages, and body l…
linear communication model
the linear communication model describes communication as an…
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Physiological - breathing, food, water, sex, sleep, homeostas…
56 terms
Medical Assistant Chapter 32
ausculation
bruit
clubbing
colonoscopy
the act of listenining to body sounds, typically with a steth…
an abnormal sound or murmur heard on ausculation of an organ,…
abnormal enlargement of the distal phlanges (fingers & toes)…
a procedure in which a fiberoptic scope is used to examine th…
ausculation
the act of listenining to body sounds, typically with a steth…
bruit
an abnormal sound or murmur heard on ausculation of an organ,…
8 terms
Medical Assistant instruments
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
tuning forks
otoscope
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
Pharmacology Vet. medical assistant
Solution
Suspension
Analgestics
Opioids... Controlled Substances... For pa…
A drug dissolved in a carrier (Will look clear/No floaties)
A drug mixed in a solution where large particles are suspende…
Reduce perception of pain
(Side effects: Sedation)... -hydromorphone (given IV or IM/For…
Solution
A drug dissolved in a carrier (Will look clear/No floaties)
Suspension
A drug mixed in a solution where large particles are suspende…
26 terms
Veterinary Assistant Medical Terminology
Hemoabdomen
Dermatology
Hepatitis
Splenectomy
Bleeding in the abdominal cavity
Study of the skin
Inflammation of the liver
Surgical removal of the spleen
Hemoabdomen
Bleeding in the abdominal cavity
Dermatology
Study of the skin
133 terms
NHA Study Guide for Medical Assistant
Chief Complaint (CC)
Dorsal Recumbent Position
History of present illness (HPI)
Horizontal Recumbent Position
The reason why patient came to see the physician.
Patient is on his/her back with knees flexed and soles of the…
An explanation of the chief complaint to determine the onset…
Used for most physical examination. The patient lies on his/h…
Chief Complaint (CC)
The reason why patient came to see the physician.
Dorsal Recumbent Position
Patient is on his/her back with knees flexed and soles of the…
22 terms
HOSA Medical Assistant Patient Positions
Horizontal Recumbent definition
Horizontal Recumbent description
Prone definition
Prone description
supine; used for examination or treatment of the anterior (fr…
patient lies on back with the legs slightly apart; drape is p…
treatment of the back or spine
patient lies on the abdomen and turns the head to either side…
Horizontal Recumbent definition
supine; used for examination or treatment of the anterior (fr…
Horizontal Recumbent description
patient lies on back with the legs slightly apart; drape is p…
21 terms
Veterinary Assistant Medical/Surgical Instruments
Allis Tissue Forceps
Mayo Needle Driver
Rochester Pean Hemostatic Forcep
Scapel Handle
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
Arterial Clamping... Pean Clamp
Allis Tissue Forceps
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Mayo Needle Driver
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
25 terms
Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant
Anesthetic
Scabicide
Immunization
Expectorant
causes a loss of feeling or sensation
destroys mites and scabies ... medication used to kill mites ass…
induces immunity ... Administration of an agent to provide immun…
promotes mucous removal from respiratory tract... Assists in the…
Anesthetic
causes a loss of feeling or sensation
Scabicide
destroys mites and scabies ... medication used to kill mites ass…
195 terms
Medical Assistant Flashcards
PKU
OTC
F/U
FUO
phenylketonuria
over the counter
follow up
fever of unknown
PKU
phenylketonuria
OTC
over the counter
76 terms
Medical Assistant Anatomy and Physiology
Structure Hierarchy
Body Systems
Axilla
Brachial
Cells-Basic structural unit of all organisms.... Tissues-Col…
Integumentary... Skeletal... Muscular... Nervous... Sensory... Endocrine... Cir…
Armpit
Upper arm
Structure Hierarchy
Cells-Basic structural unit of all organisms.... Tissues-Col…
Body Systems
Integumentary... Skeletal... Muscular... Nervous... Sensory... Endocrine... Cir…
14 terms
Medical Assistant Physical Exam Positions
Erect Standing (anatomic)
Sitting Position
Supine (horizontal recumbent)
Trendelenburg
Patient stands upright with arms at sides and palms facing fo…
Pretty self explanatory. Patients sits at end of exam table w…
Patient laying flat on back with arms at side. ... Used for exam…
Patients lies supine position with foot of the table elevated…
Erect Standing (anatomic)
Patient stands upright with arms at sides and palms facing fo…
Sitting Position
Pretty self explanatory. Patients sits at end of exam table w…
21 terms
Veterinary Assistant Medical/Surgical Instruments
Allis Tissue Forceps
Mayo Needle Driver
Rochester Pean Hemostatic Forcep
Scapel Handle
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
Arterial Clamping... Pean Clamp
Allis Tissue Forceps
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Mayo Needle Driver
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
46 terms
Medical Assistant Terminology
AAMA stands for
Accreditation means
CAAHEP
ABHES
The abbreviation for the national association of medical assi…
The act of granting credit or recognition (especially with re…
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
AAMA stands for
The abbreviation for the national association of medical assi…
Accreditation means
The act of granting credit or recognition (especially with re…
68 terms
Medical Assisting CMA Review
CLIA-Waived
Standard Precautions
Temperature Ranges
Abnormal Temperature
Testing to be performed are simple with low risk of error
All blood, tissue, secretions, and excretions with the except…
97.6-99.6 F (36.4-36.7C) Normal
Oral 100 F (37.8C)... Rectal/Ear 101 F (38.3C)... Pediatric Temp of…
CLIA-Waived
Testing to be performed are simple with low risk of error
Standard Precautions
All blood, tissue, secretions, and excretions with the except…
265 terms
Medical Assistant Test 4
Anxiety, anger, food intake, apprehens…
Actions of voluntary and involuntary m…
Convection... Conduction... Radiation... Evapor…
98.6⁰F and 37.0⁰C
What can alter vital signs?
What produces body heat?
How does the body lose heat?
What is the average body temperature?
Anxiety, anger, food intake, apprehens…
What can alter vital signs?
Actions of voluntary and involuntary m…
What produces body heat?
8 terms
Medical Assistant tools
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
tuning forks
otoscope
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
63 terms
Medical Assistant Abbreviations
blood pressure
as desired
water
every
BP or B/P
ad lip
aq
q
blood pressure
BP or B/P
as desired
ad lip
11 terms
MEDICAL ASSISTANT STUDY SET
HOLTER MONITOR
lab report
perhypertension
CLIA-Wave
*portable device worn by a patient during normal activity tha…
n. a written description of the laboratory activities
systolic BP: 120-139 mm Hg... blood pressure prevented to hypert…
that the tests to be performed are simple with low rick of er…
HOLTER MONITOR
*portable device worn by a patient during normal activity tha…
lab report
n. a written description of the laboratory activities
21 terms
Veterinary Assistant Medical/Surgical Instruments
Allis Tissue Forceps
Mayo Needle Driver
Rochester Pean Hemostatic Forcep
Scapel Handle
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
Arterial Clamping... Pean Clamp
Allis Tissue Forceps
Used to hold tissues. teeth
Mayo Needle Driver
Used to drive suture needles through tissue.
9 terms
Medical Assistant Skills
Horizontal Recumbent (Supine)
Prone
Sims (Left Lateral)
Knee-Chest
This position is used for examination or treatment of the fro…
This position is used for examination or treatment of the bac…
This position is used for simple rectal and sigmoidoscopic ex…
This position is used for rectal examinations, usually a sigm…
Horizontal Recumbent (Supine)
This position is used for examination or treatment of the fro…
Prone
This position is used for examination or treatment of the bac…
201 terms
Medical Assistant Review
inflammation of the inner lining of th…
inflammation of the muscle layer of th…
inflammation of the sac that encloses…
The P wave of a ECG represents depolar…
endocarditis
myocarditis
panicarditis
atria
inflammation of the inner lining of th…
endocarditis
inflammation of the muscle layer of th…
myocarditis
59 terms
Medical Assistant Study Guide
Chief Complaint (CC)
Past, Family & Social History (PFSH)
Review of Systems
Cardinal Signs
The reason why the patient came to see the physician.
Past Med. History / Current Meds (including vitamins) / Famil…
Check of each organ and system of the body by questions + & -
Body Temp - Respirations - Heart Function
Chief Complaint (CC)
The reason why the patient came to see the physician.
Past, Family & Social History (PFSH)
Past Med. History / Current Meds (including vitamins) / Famil…
97 terms
Medical Assistant class
What is a pulse?
What are the pulse points?
What are the pulse rate?
What is the pulse rate?
Throbbing caused by the alternating contractions and expansio…
Radial, Brachial, carotid, femoral, dorsalis pedis, popliteal…
Adult-72 bpm- 100, less than 1yr-100-170, 2-6 yrs-70-115, 11-…
Number of times heart beats per minute.
What is a pulse?
Throbbing caused by the alternating contractions and expansio…
What are the pulse points?
Radial, Brachial, carotid, femoral, dorsalis pedis, popliteal…
medical laboratory assistant
hematology
microbiology
uriology
lab. math.
...
...
hematology
microbiology
242 terms
Medical assistant diseases and disorders
Cleft lip/cleft palate
congenital
genetic
cystic fibrosis
Openings or splits in the roof of the mouth and lip. (congeni…
occurring during fetal life; a 'born with' condition
hereditary
________ __________ is a generalized dysfunction of the exocr…
Cleft lip/cleft palate
Openings or splits in the roof of the mouth and lip. (congeni…
congenital
occurring during fetal life; a 'born with' condition
282 terms
Medical Assistant Review APC
Musculoskeletal
Nervous/sensory
Circulatory/cardiovascular
Endocrine
support and shape, movement Ex: bones, muscles, tendons, liga…
translate input and output Ex: brain, spinal cord, nerves, or…
transportation of oxygen, hormones, and nutrients Ex: blood v…
turn functions on and off Ex: pituitary, thymus, thyroid, adr…
Musculoskeletal
support and shape, movement Ex: bones, muscles, tendons, liga…
Nervous/sensory
translate input and output Ex: brain, spinal cord, nerves, or…
383 terms
Medical Assistant Test 5
Observation/Inspection... Palpation... Percu…
Observation/Inspection
Palpation
Percussion
6 Methods of Examination
Process of observing physical information by observing the pa…
Examination of body using touch via fingertips or palms of on…
Eliciting sounds from body by tapping... Vibrations and sounds f…
Observation/Inspection... Palpation... Percu…
6 Methods of Examination
Observation/Inspection
Process of observing physical information by observing the pa…
134 terms
Medical Assistant Vitals Review
When gathering a patients progress not…
Sanitizatoin
Disinfection
Sterilization
S-Subjective... O-Objective... A-Assessment... P-Plan... Subjective; dat…
Process of cleaning or freeing materials and requires scrubbi…
Process of removing infectious material from selected objects
Complete destruction of all microorganisms or infections agents
When gathering a patients progress not…
S-Subjective... O-Objective... A-Assessment... P-Plan... Subjective; dat…
Sanitizatoin
Process of cleaning or freeing materials and requires scrubbi…
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