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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
67 terms
Medical Assistant
legal responsibilities
civil law
criminal law
torts
authorized or based on law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts; occurs when a pe…
legal responsibilities
authorized or based on law
civil law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
35 terms
Medical Assistant
hydrocephaly
microcephaly
growth chart
1 kg
water on the brain, causes increased head circumference
Abnormally small head
Graphic display of the height and weight and head circumferen…
2.2 lbs
hydrocephaly
water on the brain, causes increased head circumference
microcephaly
Abnormally small head
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
16 terms
Medical Assistant Chapter 44 The Clinical Laboratory (Ross Medical School)
Qualitative Care-
Quantitative test-
Outside laboratory-
Physician's office laboratory (POL)
result is typically positive or negative for the presence of…
gives a numerical value, such as a glucose level of 82.
is either a hospital-based or an independent laboratory.
is a laboratory in which some of the tests that the physician…
Qualitative Care-
result is typically positive or negative for the presence of…
Quantitative test-
gives a numerical value, such as a glucose level of 82.
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
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,…
16 terms
Medical Assistant Chapter 44 The Clinical Laboratory (Ross Medical School)
Qualitative Care-
Quantitative test-
Outside laboratory-
Physician's office laboratory (POL)
result is typically positive or negative for the presence of…
gives a numerical value, such as a glucose level of 82.
is either a hospital-based or an independent laboratory.
is a laboratory in which some of the tests that the physician…
Qualitative Care-
result is typically positive or negative for the presence of…
Quantitative test-
gives a numerical value, such as a glucose level of 82.
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…
32 terms
Medical Assistant
The combining form for "hepat/o" refer…
Sarcasm, repression, and denial are ex…
The function of the optic nerve is.
Your coworker tells you that her next-…
Liver
Defense Mechnisms
seeing
Remind her that the patient record is protected health inform…
The combining form for "hepat/o" refer…
Liver
Sarcasm, repression, and denial are ex…
Defense Mechnisms
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?
74 terms
Assisting in Phlebotomy (medical assistant)
A blood draw that is ordered to be don…
Fainting is
A laboratory filter paper used to coll…
The liquid portion of whole blood that…
stat order
syncope
Guthrie Card
plasma
A blood draw that is ordered to be don…
stat order
Fainting is
syncope
111 terms
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
...
.nothing by mouth..
Chief Complaint
Chronic
Nothing by mouth
Npo
CC
Long Term
...
Nothing by mouth
.nothing by mouth..
Npo
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
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
161 terms
Medical assistant
-Pathy
-itis
-Emia
Neur-
Condition or disease affecting
Information up
Pertaining to blood
Nerve
-Pathy
Condition or disease affecting
-itis
Information up
120 terms
Medical Assistant
Gastr
Cardi
Megal
-itis
Stomach
Heart
Enlarged
Inflammation
Gastr
Stomach
Cardi
Heart
23 terms
Medical assistant
Ambulatory care
Capitation
Curative treatment
Empirical
Medical care that provided on an outpatient basis. The patien…
A set payment provided by managed care insurance per patient…
Treatment that cures diease
Learned from observation or experiment
Ambulatory care
Medical care that provided on an outpatient basis. The patien…
Capitation
A set payment provided by managed care insurance per patient…
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
41 terms
medical assistant
A&P
ab
ABG
a.c.
anatomy and physiology
abortion
arterial blood gas
before meals
A&P
anatomy and physiology
ab
abortion
60 terms
Medical Assistant
RLQ
RUQ
F/U
BS
right lower quadrant
right upper quadrant
follow up
bowel sounds
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
5 terms
Medical assistant
Terminology
Phlebotomist
Anatomy
Medical coding
Defining words
Drawling blood
Parts of body
Cording of the medical problem
Terminology
Defining words
Phlebotomist
Drawling blood
MEdical Assistant
Tort law
Contract law
Administrative
Nonfeasance
Laws dealing with accidental or intentional harm to a person
Laws dealing with the rights and obligations of enforceable p…
Laws dealing with requirements and standards of governmental…
Failure to act when duty is indicated
Tort law
Laws dealing with accidental or intentional harm to a person
Contract law
Laws dealing with the rights and obligations of enforceable p…
130 terms
Medical Assistant
60 Drop, gtt
3 tsp
2 Tbs
8 oz
= 1 tsp
= 1 Tbs
= 1 oz
= 1 c
60 Drop, gtt
= 1 tsp
3 tsp
= 1 Tbs
142 terms
Medical Assistant
This is your first day working for the…
You received a request to draw a PTT,I…
Your a preparing your lab cart for the…
You enter the room of Mr. Harrison Pag…
C. Wash your hands
D. Check the order
blue, red, and lavender
You could have made sure you were prepared properly and retri…
This is your first day working for the…
C. Wash your hands
You received a request to draw a PTT,I…
D. Check the order
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…
10 terms
medical assistant
ABP
ABR
ABS
ac
arterial blood pressure
absolute bed rest
acute brain syndrome
before meals
ABP
arterial blood pressure
ABR
absolute bed rest
36 terms
The Medical Assistant
accreditation
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education…
administrative skills
advocate
the assignment of credentials; approval given for meeting est…
an accrediting body that provides programmatic accreditation…
skills that help to manage the business affairs
a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
accreditation
the assignment of credentials; approval given for meeting est…
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education…
an accrediting body that provides programmatic accreditation…
66 terms
Medical Assistant
aden/o (combining form)
carcin/o (combining form)
cardi/o (combining form)
dermat/o (combining form)
gland
cancer
heart
skin
aden/o (combining form)
gland
carcin/o (combining form)
cancer
26 terms
Medical assistant
Allupurinol
colchicine
indomethacin
Atenolol
...
...
...
...
Allupurinol
...
colchicine
...
161 terms
Medical Assistant
acr/o
anter/o
bol/o
brachi/o
extremities; top
before; front
cast; throw
arm
acr/o
extremities; top
anter/o
before; front
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
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…
14 terms
Medical Assistant Vocab
UTI
URI
EKG
PULSE OX
urinary tract infection
upper respiratory infection-cold, cough etc
(electrocardiogram) instrument used in measuring the electric…
An assessment tool that measures oxygen saturation of hemoglo…
UTI
urinary tract infection
URI
upper respiratory infection-cold, cough etc
42 terms
Medical Assistant
Patient Responsibilities
Standard of care
The Four D's of Negligence
Four C's of Medical Malpractice Preven…
Follow any instructions given by the physician and cooperate…
Maintain confidentiality ... Practice within the scope of traini…
Duty... Derelict ... Direct cause... Damages
Caring ... Communication... Competence... Charting
Patient Responsibilities
Follow any instructions given by the physician and cooperate…
Standard of care
Maintain confidentiality ... Practice within the scope of traini…
41 terms
Medical Assisting
Auscultation
Ayer Blade
Bandage Scissors
Dorsal Recumbent
Listening for sounds in the body
Wooden or plastic blade, scrapes cells from cervix or uterus
Special scissors with blunt lower used to remove dressings
Patient lies on back with knees flexed and seperated, used fo…
Auscultation
Listening for sounds in the body
Ayer Blade
Wooden or plastic blade, scrapes cells from cervix or uterus
74 terms
Assisting in Phlebotomy (medical assistant)
A blood draw that is ordered to be don…
Fainting is
A laboratory filter paper used to coll…
The liquid portion of whole blood that…
stat order
syncope
Guthrie Card
plasma
A blood draw that is ordered to be don…
stat order
Fainting is
syncope
33 terms
Medical Assistant
AAMA
AMT
NHA
NCCT
American Association of Medical Assistants - started in 1955…
American Medical Technologists - established in 1939... Provide…
National HealthCareer Association - established in 1989... Info…
National Center for Competency Testing
AAMA
American Association of Medical Assistants - started in 1955…
AMT
American Medical Technologists - established in 1939... Provide…
Medical Assistant
Accreditation
Advocate
Appearance
Behaviors
A process by which an educational institution or program esta…
One who assists the patient or acts on the patients behalf
Neat, well-groomed professionals
Professional characteristics or attitudes
Accreditation
A process by which an educational institution or program esta…
Advocate
One who assists the patient or acts on the patients behalf
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,…
159 terms
Medical assistant
Systole
Diastole
Ad liv
Anticubital
Heart at work( heart muscle squeeze)
Heart at rest
At will or as desired
The part of the arm opposing the elbow
Systole
Heart at work( heart muscle squeeze)
Diastole
Heart at rest
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
92 terms
Medical Terminology - Medical Assistant
The general meaning of corpus is
Term of an abnormally low white blood…
Area of myocardial tissue is called
Abnormal condition of stones
Body
Leukoplakia
infarct
lithiasis
The general meaning of corpus is
Body
Term of an abnormally low white blood…
Leukoplakia
28 terms
Medical Assistant
Para
Blast
Ecto
Pathy
Near, beside
Embryonic, immature cell
Out, outside
Disease
Para
Near, beside
Blast
Embryonic, immature cell
109 terms
medical assistant
what are four important character trai…
3 general principles of effective time…
4 tools that facilitate effective use…
5 ethical responsibilities of a MA
Dependability, honestly, tolerance, and reliable
planning how to do tasks, setting goals to finish tasks, prio…
personal organizer, planning book, scheduling, and informatio…
admit mistakes stay within professional limits maintain confi…
what are four important character trai…
Dependability, honestly, tolerance, and reliable
3 general principles of effective time…
planning how to do tasks, setting goals to finish tasks, prio…
20 terms
Medical Assistant
Angiography
Arthroscopy
Balloon Angioplasty
Benign
is an X-ray examination of a blood vessel after the injection…
A procedure in which an orthopedist examines a joint, usually…
A procedure using a slender, hollow tube passed through a cor…
A noncancerous or nonmalignant growth or condition
Angiography
is an X-ray examination of a blood vessel after the injection…
Arthroscopy
A procedure in which an orthopedist examines a joint, usually…
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