Test your basic knowledge |

Scribeamerica Introductory Vocab

  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. A bruise

2. Muscular pain - 'muscle aches'

3. The artery that supplies heart tissue with blood

4. Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea

5. Patient

6. Fracture

7. Farther from the midline (a line that can be traced from nose to belly-button)

8. History of Present Illness

9. Cancer - Carcinoma

10. Minor stroke; where neurological function is regained quickly with time

11. Death of cardiac muscle due to ischemia

12. Before

13. Cervical Spine (neck)

14. Up to Date

15. Normal

16. Coughing up very large amounts of blood

17. Low blood pressure

18. Nearer to the trunk of the body

19. Problems 'difficulty' with breathing

20. Electrocardiogram

21. Atrial Fibrillation

22. Head - Eyes - Ears - Nose - Throat

23. Low oxygen saturation of the body - not enough oxygen in the blood

24. Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug

25. Hypertension - 'High Blood Pressure'

26. Redness/Red

27. Treatment

28. Coronary Artery Disease - 'heart disease'

29. Gun Shot Wound

30. Cerebrospinal Fluid

31. Located towards the front of the body

32. Inflammation of the cholecyst (gallbladder)

33. Altered Mental Status

34. Approximately

35. Obviously; a lot; wholly

36. Pus-like

37. Nose bleed

38. Antibiotics

39. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - lung disease commonly seen in smokers

40. Overdose

41. Less Than

42. Family History

43. Oxygen Saturation (a.k.a. SaO2)

44. Three Times a Day

45. At Every Bedtime

46. Increased/ fast breathing rate

47. Computerized Assisted Tomography - 'Cat scan'

48. Family History

49. Pale skin

50. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease