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Scribeamerica Training Basics

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • 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. The injection of local anesthetic onto or near nerves for temporary pain relief






2. Atrioventricular block (1st - 2nd - or 3rd degree heart block)






3. Narcotic






4. Contraction of chewing muscles






5.






6. Able to be felt - touched - or easily perceived






7. Removal of one or both breasts






8. Coronary artery disease






9. Dyspnea on exertion






10. Narcotic






11. Total hip replacement






12. Part of the EKG reading; may be asked to record 'normal axis' or an abnormality like LAD (left axis deviation)






13. Antibiotic






14. Epinephrine






15. Antibiotic






16. NSAID/muscle relaxant






17. Every hour ('quaque hora')






18. Widening of a blood vessel to pressure - causing formation of a blood sac that may become clotted






19. Escape of fluid into a cavity - joint - or other part






20. Last menstrual period






21. Abnormally fast breathing






22. Adverse drug reaction






23. Bacterial or viral infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord






24. Asthma/dyspnea






25. Inside






26. A neurological exam in which an object is drawn up the sole of a patient's foot to test for damage to nerves in the corticospinal tract (which runs along both sides of the spinal cord up to the brain); upgoing toes is abnormal






27. Blood thinner






28. Antibiotic






29. Antibiotic






30. Antibiotic






31. Relating to the palm of the hand






32. Fainting; loss of consciousness






33. With






34. Basic metabolic panel (part of the CMP); includes Na - Cl - K - CO2 - BUN - Creatine - Glucose; a measure of the body's electrolytes; often used to r/o hypoglycemia - dehydration - and electrolyte imbalances






35. Metered dose inhaler






36. Right lower quadrant of abdomen






37. Irritable bowel syndrome






38. Right upper lobe (of lung)






39. Obstruction of blood vessel by clot or foreign body






40. Tetanus-diphtheria shot






41. Intramuscular






42. 2 times per day ('bis in die')






43. Intrauterine device






44. Bony projections on either side of the ankle joint - from lower leg bones






45. Extremity sonogram






46. Difficulty speaking due to weakness - paralysis - lack of muscle coordination






47. Diabetic medication






48. Anti-reflux






49. Asthma/dyspnea






50. Basic life support