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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. NSAID/muscle relaxant






2. Otitis media; middle ear inflammation






3. Forcible extraction or tearing away of a part






4. Type and screen; a test to determine the type and characteristics of a patient's blood prior to a transfusion procedure






5. Extremity sonogram






6. Pain control/sedation






7. Tissue death (necrosis) due to stoppage of blood flow to tissue






8. Significant lab work; patients require admission






9. Back part of the skull






10. Area of hardened tissue






11. Antibiotic






12. Anti-reflux






13. Dead on arrival






14. Cervical vertebra #1 - #2 - etc.






15. Mitral valve prolapse






16. Systolic (contractile)






17. Inflammation of the stomach and intestinal lining






18. Bloody stool






19. A disturbance of the cardiac rhythm






20. A pregnancy that occurs where the zygote implants outside of the uterus - e.g. in the fallopian tubes






21. Skin infection






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






23. Diabetic medication






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






25. Pregnant






26. A seizure medication






27. Urine analysis






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






29. With






30. Deep tendon reflexes; tested with impulses from a reflex hammer






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






32. Important for osmoregulation






33. Ear - nose - and throat






34. 'normal head'; undamaged head






35. Accumulation of fluid in peritoneal cavity






36. Asthma/dyspnea






37. Laceration






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






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






40. Liver and spleen enlargement






41. Blood thinner






42. Milk of magnesia; for constipation






43. Ophthalmic anesthetic






44. Blood urea nitrogen; elevated levels are markers for abnormal kidney functioning (b/c the kidneys filter urea waste product out of the blood)






45. Chest pain






46. Soft - non-tender to palpitation






47. Intolerance to light






48. Adverse drug reaction






49. Pain control/sedation






50. Opening through which urination occurs