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The constant state of fluid balance is...

homeostasis

Permission granted voluntarily by a person who is of sound mind after a procedure and all risks involved have been explained is...

Informed consent

A form a dementia that causes progressive changes in the brain cells is...

Alzheimers Disease

Under standard precautions, what personal protective equipment should be worn during the birth a baby?

Gloves, gown, mask, protective eyewear

Enjoying your work and displaying a positive attitude displays...

enthusiasm

A legal document that allows an individual to state what measures should or should not be taken to prolong life when a condition is terminal is...

living will

The chamber of the heart that receives deoxygenated blood as it returns from the body cells is the ...

Right atrium

A bone break that pierces the skin is called...

a compound frature

Learning to work well with others demonstrates...

team player

The valve between the right atrium and right ventricle that prevents blood from flowing back into the right atrium is the...

Tricuspid Valve

The pulse site used while taking blood pressure is...

Brachial

Difficult or labored respirations are...

Dyspnea

Dilated, swollen veins that have lost elasticity and cause stasis or decreased blood flow are...

varicose veins

The organ behind the stomach that produces enzymes and the hormone insulin is the...

pancreas

A respiratory disorder caused by a sensitivity to an allergen is..

Asthma

A group of inherited diseases that lead to chronic, progressive muscle atrophy is...

muscular dystrophy

an inflamation of small, fluid-filled sacs surrounding the joints is...

bursitis

Most fire emergency plans usually include all except...

opening of all doors and windows to expel smoke

the blood cells that fight infection are the

leukocytes

heart sounds are caused by

the closing of the valves of the heart

If a health care worker sends information to an insurance company without the patient's written consent, this is called...

invasion of privacy

being willing to be held accountable for your actions is...

responsibility

any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish can lead to a charge of

abuse

areas where two or more bones join together

joints

the blood vessels that are more muscular and elastic than the other blood vessels are the...

arteries

a condition in which bones become porous and break easily is...

osteoporosis

if a patient is physically restrained without proper authorization or justification, this can lead to a charge of

false imprisonment

Paralysis of the lower extremities is...

paraplegia

The federal assistance program that pays for the health care of individuals with low incomes and individuals who are physically disabled or blind is...

medicaid

the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle that prevents the blood from flowing back into the left atrium is the...

mitral valve

the body system that includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi is the...

respiratory system

the use of the correct body mechanics is needed to...

use the strongest muscles

a pulse rate over 100 BPM except in children is...

tachycardia

a belief that college educated individuals are superior or uneducated individuals is an example of a/an

bias

an example of a disease that is probably NOT caused by stress

Diabetes Mellitus

The medicare coverage that assists with payment for hospital services...

type A

Condition that occurs when the intraocular pressure of the eye increases and interferes with vision is

glaucoma

a set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong are known as

ethics

the muscle layer of the heart is the

myocardium

the site for all chemical reactions that take place in the cell is the..

cytoplasm

failure to give care that is normally expected of a person in a particular position, resulting in injury to another person is...

Negligence

inflammation of a vein with the formation of a clot is

thrombophlebitis

a false written statement that causes a person to be ridiculed or damages the person's reputation is known as

slander

how much blood does the average adult have in their body?

4-6 quarts

in the chain of infection, a pathogen leaving the body through sexual secretions is an example of

portal of exit

when an assumption is made that everyone in a particular group is the same, this is an example of

sterotyping

a pulse site at the neck is the

carotid

the theraputic diet that contains exchange lists that group food according to the type, nutrients, and calorie content is..

diabetic diet

the ability to recognize and appreciate the personal characteristics of others is..

sensitivity

the exchange of information, thoughts, ideas is

communication

Showing truthfullness and integrity and being willing to admit mistakes so they can be corrected is

honesty

HIPPA...

provides strict guidelines for maintaining confidentiality of health care information

the chamber of the heart that received oxygenated blood as it returns from the lungs is the

left atrium

for whom does TRICARE provide coverage for

all military members, their family members and retired military members

the part of the brain responsible for muscle coordination, balance, and posture and muscle tone is the

cerebellum

the blood cells that contain hemoglobin

erythrocytes

the body system that carries some tissue fluid and wastes to the blood and assists with fighting infection are...

lymphatic system

the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems work together to maintain a balanced state called

homeostasis

an N-95, P-100 or more powerful filtering mask such as a HEPA mask must be worn for

airborne precautions

a cerebrovascular accident commonly causes

hemiplegia

the medicare coverage that assits with payment for pharmaceutical expenses

type D

the blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart are the

arteries

What is not true about abuse?

it is usually easy to prove

the major source of human energy is

carbohydrates

the material in bones that produces red blood cells, platelets and some white blood cells is the

red marrow

the main type of care provided by hospice is

palliative care

the correct term for difficult swallowing is

dysphagia

when people have attained their full potential, or are what they want to be they have met the need for

self-actualization

the blood vessels that contain valves to prevent blood from flowing in the backward direction are the

veins

the division of the autonomic nervous system that acts in times of emergency is the

sympathetic

the proper term for a blood clot is

thrombus

the most accurate method for taking a temperature is

rectal

which of the following is not caused by a virus?


A. common cold


B. TB


C. Hepatitis


D. Measles

B - TB

The largest artery in the body is the

aorta

the bright red color of blood indicates

hemoglobin-carrying oxygen

the proper term for the area between the vagina and anus in the female is the

perineum

an acute inflammation of nerve cells caused by the herpes virus is

shingles

the measurement of the balance between heat produced and heat lost is

temperature

an inflammation of the brain frequently caused by a virus contracted by a mosquito bite is

encephalitis

when a dying person says "the lab tests are wrong, I cannot have cancer." the person is probably in the ___________ stage of dying

denial

an examaple of tort is

slapping a patient

DOB

Date of Birth

ECG/EKG

Electrocardiogram

q4h

every four hours

OS

left eye

OD

right eye

SOB

shortness of breath

NPO

nothing by mouth

qid

four times a day

GTT

glucose tolerance test

PRN

as needed

pathology

study of disease

arteriosclerosis

hardening of the arteries

Hgb

hemoglobin

leukocyte

white blood cells

HOB

head of bed


hypoglycemia

low blood sugar

includes all body processes relating to food

nutrition

If 2 fluid ounces = 60 mililiters, how many mililiters are in 7 ounces of cough syrup?

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