HSC0003 CUMMULATIVE TEST

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Most common reason as to why long term antibiotic therapy can cause a new infection?

Long term antibiotic therapy suppresses the normal flora and creates an imbalance that can decrease the body’s ability to resist pathogens.

What type of emergency requires immediate CPR?

Not breathing, no pulse

What is the purpose of medical documentation?

Provide consistent patient care, provides legal documentation, helps ensure compliance, improves cost control, and decreases denial from insurance.

How often should a medical transcriptionist take a break and stretch?

Take a break and move around every 20 to 30 minutes.

In which body system are the red blood cells manufactured?

Manufactured in the skeletal system (red bone marrow).

XLVII

47... X = 10, L = 50, V = 5, I - 1

If 1 in = 2.5 cm. How many cm are there in 30 in?

There are 75 cm in 30 in.

The femur is the major bone in the?

Appendicular skeleton (specifically the leg).

The golden rule in first aid is what?

Golden rule in first aid is to do no further harm.

What is the meaning of philosophy of individual worth?

The belief that every human being regardless of personal circumstances or personal qualities, has worth and is entitled to respect as a human being.

Most common disease that can be prevented in health care professionals by vaccine?

Hepatitis B

Autonomy is?

Self determination. Patients have a right to make decisions about their healthcare including whether or not they want to receive treatment and who will give it to them.

What’s in the buccal cavity?

Portion of the oral cavity bounded by the lips, cheeks, and gums. Also called vestibule of mouth.

Heart attacks are a result of?

Decreased arterial elasticity, decreased cardiac contractility, decreased cardiac output, decreased heart valve efficiency. Increased narrowing of the arteries due to plaque buildup. Blocked coronary artery.

The brain and spinal cord are part of what nervous system?

CNS: Central Nervous System.

Who does high blood pressure affect?

High blood pressure can affect any age group and must be treated regardless of patient age.

A chair that provides good back support and is a correct height is an example of what?

Ergonomics – improves comfort and efficiency while limiting potential injury.

Understanding Maslow’s hierarchy of needs helps health care professionals better understand what?

To better understand the motives behind their patient's behavior and help their patient reach their max potential.

What is the purpose of quality improvement (QI)?

Improve quality while decrease cost.

How does one decipher meaning of medical terms?

Read from far right to left. Suffix, root, prefix.