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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. Incision and drainage






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






3. A hypnotic and sedative mediation for seizure treatment






4. Fainting; loss of consciousness






5. A vaginal swab test for microorganisms






6. Anti-reflux






7. Narcotic






8. Pulmonary embolism






9. Signs of excess glucocorticoid hormone; resembling Cushing's syndrome






10. Used to diagnose carotid sinus syncope






11. Upon the skin; a route of drug administration






12. Asthma/dyspnea






13. Sac containing two testicles (divided by septum)






14. Non-specific bowel gas pattern






15. Antiarrhythmic






16. Pain control/sedation






17. Lumbar puncture ('spinal tap'); commonly used to abstract CSF that can be subjected to microbiological testing for suspected meningitis






18. Important for cellular integrity






19. Prescription






20. Computed tomography scan ('CAT Scan'); images bone and soft tissue






21. Status post






22. Part of the CMP; if present - includes CK - CKMB - myoglobin - troponin - ESD-1 - amylase - Mg






23. Emergency physician - or emergency petition






24. Motor vehicle collision (motor vehicle accident)






25. Joint pain






26. Turned inward






27. Left upper lobe (of lung)






28. Right lower quadrant of abdomen






29. An anti-seizure medication






30. Tissue swelling






31. White part of the eye






32. Pain medication






33. Test for blood type - compatibility with donor blood; reserves units of blood for the patient






34. Signs and symptoms






35. Upper respiratory infection






36. Peripheral vascular disease






37. Extremities






38. A neurological test for cerebellar function (e.g. balance - coordination) in which the patient drags their heel up and down their shins






39. Abdominal aortic aneurysm






40. Head - eyes - ears - nose and throat






41. Abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation






42. Medical resonance imaging






43. Anesthetic






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






45. Anterior talofibular ligament; one of the lateral ligaments of the ankle and the most commonly injured ligament in sprained ankles






46. Obstruction of blood vessel by clot or foreign body






47. Tenderness upon removal of pressure






48. Used to diagnose carotid sinus syncope






49. Sexually transmitted disease






50. Nosebleed