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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. Bloody urine






2. A test in which the patient's neck is manipulated in a sideways angle to check for radiation of pain down the arms and - thus - a possible pinched nerve in the neck






3. Removal of the gallbladder






4. Gastroesophageal reflux disease






5. Transient ischemic attack; temporary stoppage of blood flow to an area of the brain; results in stroke-like symptoms for 1-2 hours






6. Narrowing of a passage or opening






7. Anesthetic






8. Cervix






9. Part of the lower - dorsal pelvis






10. Number of viable offspring born to a woman; ex: P1






11. Ringing in the ears






12. Minor care; ex: suture removal - tetanus shot






13. The external portion of the ear






14. Emergency medical services






15. Aorta






16. After coughing






17. Intra-ocular pressure






18. Arterial blood gas; test often used to check for abnormal functioning of the lungs or kidneys; often used to r/o hypoxia - acidosis - alkalosis - or PE; only record pH - pO2 and pCO2






19. Insertion of a needle into a joint capsule to collect synovial fluid for tests of gout - arthritis - and synovial infection






20. Headache; can be frontal - temporal - parietal - occipital






21. Disease






22. No known drug allergies






23. Antibiotic






24. Neuro/vascular/tendon intact






25. Anti-reflux






26. Marijuana






27. Small bowel obstruction






28. Small bowel obstruction






29. Bundle branch block






30. Gallbladder






31. Outside






32. A skin layer






33. Breath or bowel sounds






34. A small discolored spot or area






35. Shortness of breath






36. Medical resonance imaging






37. Formation of calculi and concretions






38. Difficulty breathing when recumbent; ease of breathing only in sitting or standing positions






39. No acute distress - or no acute disease






40. Beats per minute






41. Tissue swelling






42. Excessive sweating






43. Dyspnea on exertion






44. Urine culture and sensitivity; a test that checks for organisms in the urine - cultures them - and tests them against various antibiotics to determine their sensitivity






45. Abdominal sonogram






46. Extremities






47. Low arterial blood pressure






48. Bundle branch block






49. Pregnant






50. Skin reddening due to irritation or capillary congestion