Patient Preparation
Medical terminology
Patient preparation
Medical terminology
Combination

100

The expected time frame to obtain a reading when measuring a temperature with a digital thermometer is which of the following?

What is a few seconds

100

This combining form means heart.

What is cardi/o?

100

Vital signs are documented on an older patient.

What is T,P,RP,BP?

100

Algia

What is pain?

100

There a several different pulse site locations in the human body.

What is 9?

What is radial, brachial, carotid, temporal, femoral, popliteal, dorsal pedis & posterior tibias?

200

Which of the following is considered the normal pulse range for an adult patient?

What is 60-100bpm

200

A combining form consists of two elements.

What is word root and vowel?

200

Normal range for adult respiratory rate.

What is 12-20?

200

Prolonged lack of appetite.

What is anorexia?

200

The patient needs to be positioned for an enema.

What is Sims (lateral)?

300

An active preschool patient with thick nasal secretions is mouth-breathing due to congestion. The medical assistant should select which methods for measuring body temperature.

What is axillary?

300

The suffix emia means.

What is blood?

300

The patient presents to the clinic during walk-in hours with an apparent first degree sunburn.

What is acute condition?

300

A patient presents to the clinic with frostbite of the phalanges.

What is hypothermia?

300

The MA needs to apply this before assisting the physician with a sterile surgical procedure. 

What is apply sterile gloves?

400

The medical assistant uses this technique when taking a tympanic temperature on a five year old patient.

What is gently pull down and back?

400

The patient had an abnormally slow respiratory rate?

What is bradypnea?

400

A patient has a pulse oximetry reading of 88% on room air.

What is hypoxia?

400

The patient has an opening of his throat.

What is tracheostomy?

400

The method of auscultation requires examination using a tool. 

What is stethoscope?

500

158/96 mmhg is considered to be.

What is hypertensive?

500

Abnormally dry skin

What is xerosis?

500

The patient needs to switch to this position due to dyspnea.

What is Fowler's?

500

The abbreviation for electroencephalogram.

What is EEG?

500

Congress passed this law to ensure that patient information and records will be kept confidential.

What is HIPAA?