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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
Medical Assistant
Ante-
-scopy
Anti-
dys-
In front of
Visual exam
Against
Painfull,difficult, abnormal
Ante-
In front of
-scopy
Visual exam
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
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
tuning forks
otoscope
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
245 terms
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,…
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?
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…
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
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
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…
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,…
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
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 Assisting #2
Flammable (Physical)
Electrical Hazard (Physical)
Fire Extinguisher (Physical)
Eyewash sign (Physical)
Flammable (Physical)
Electrical Hazard (Physical)
61 terms
Medical Assisting Administering Medication
Intradermal Injections
Bevel
Edema
Loading Dose
Done properly a small wheal appears... Best site is center of th…
Angled tip of a needle.
Accumulation of fluid in the interstitial spaces of tissues.
Large dose administered as the first dose of a medication; it…
Intradermal Injections
Done properly a small wheal appears... Best site is center of th…
Bevel
Angled tip of a needle.
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
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…
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
100 terms
Medical Assistant Vocabulary
Aden-
Angi-
-oma
-itis
Gland
Vessel
Tumor
Inflammation
Aden-
Gland
Angi-
Vessel
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,…
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…
Medical Assistants
Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant
MA... the ____ _____ must always be patient and in control
Works under the supervision of physicians; prepares patients…
Which individual fulfills the Objective portion of the SOAP a…
Employed by a provider to perform administrative and clinical…
Medical Assistant
MA... the ____ _____ must always be patient and in control
Medical Assistant
Works under the supervision of physicians; prepares patients…
5 terms
medical assistance
anatomy and physiology
medical procedure
pharmacology
medical terminology
anatomy and physiology
medical procedure
8 terms
Medical Assistant instruments
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
tuning forks
otoscope
percussion hammer
tongue deppressor
245 terms
Medical Assistant study set
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
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…
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…
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.
48 terms
Medical Assistant Nutrition and Health Promotion
Amino acids
Cholesterol
Deficiencies
Vertigo
The organic compounds that form the chief constituents of pro…
a substance produced by the liver
Conditions that result in below normal intake of particular s…
Dizziness
Amino acids
The organic compounds that form the chief constituents of pro…
Cholesterol
a substance produced by the liver
Medical Assistant Flashcards
PKU
OTC
F/U
FUO
phenylketonuria
over the counter
follow up
fever of unknown
PKU
phenylketonuria
OTC
over the counter
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…
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.
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…
80 terms
Medical Assistant study guide
Ante-
-scopy
Anti-
dys-
In front of
Visual exam
Against
Painfull,difficult, abnormal
Ante-
In front of
-scopy
Visual exam
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…
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?
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