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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.
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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. Anti-reflux






2. Ultrasound






3. As needed ('pro re nata')






4. Liver function tests; includes AST - ALT - total protein - total bilirubin - direct bilirubin - alkaline phosphatase - and calcium (basically - everything in the CMP that's not the BMP tests); used to diagnose liver disease or damage or pancreatitis






5.






6. NSAID/muscle relaxant






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






8. Insertion of a needle into the femoral artery to collect blood for an ABG test






9. Temporary detaining order






10. Sinus rhythm






11. Soft - non-tender to palpitation






12. Relating to the kidney






13. Tensing of the abdominal wall muscles to protect inflamed organs from pressure






14. Blood thinner






15. Extremity sonogram






16. Pulmonary embolism






17. Low arterial blood pressure






18. Creatine phosphokinase; an enzyme found primarily in the brain - skeletal muscle - and cardiac tissue; elevated CPK levels are often markers of stress or injury to the brain - muscles - or especially heart






19. Abnormal






20. Urinary tract infection






21. Nausea - vomiting - diarrhea






22. Cerebrospinal fluid






23. A urine test for the HCG pregnancy hormone






24. Let it be labeled - or let it be signed ('signature'); the doctor's indication that he wants the pharmacist to write certain instructions on the Rx bottle






25. A neurological test for cerebellar function (e.g. balance - coordination) in which the patient walks heel to toe






26. Post; after






27. 'normal head'; undamaged head






28. Acute myocardial infarction






29. Relating to the ear or hearing






30. Pharynx inflammation with throat pain






31. Gout medication






32. Clear to auscultation or CT angiogram






33. Turned outward






34. Removal of the kidney






35. Feverish






36. Therapeutic abortion (D&C)






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






38. NSAID/muscle relaxant






39. Difficulty speaking






40. Abdominal CT scan






41. Use of therapeutic burning for wound repair






42. Area of hardened tissue






43. Below knee amputation






44. Antibiotic






45. Mobile - not bed-ridden






46. Heart rate






47. Relatively hard and spherical abnormal structures






48. Fracture






49. Temporary detaining order






50. A test for WBCs in stool; often performed to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or infections caused by bacteria that have invaded the bowel mucosal lining