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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. Small - inflamed - congested spots on the skin; pimples






2. Feverish






3. Laceration






4. Rapid ventricular response






5. Marijuana






6. CMP (or Chem 12) = BMP + LFTs






7. Increases heart rate






8. Beats per minute






9. Atrial fibrillation






10. Substance easily excreted by the kidneys






11. Excessive bend in lower (cervical) anterior curve of spine






12. Left lower lobe (of lung)






13. The presence of diverticula in the colon due to weakness of muscle layers in the colon wall






14. Test for blood type






15. Tenderness upon removal of pressure






16. 'normal head'; undamaged head






17. A neurological test for upper motor neuron disease in which the patient holds their hands out; if their hands pronate - the test is positive






18. A device used to deliver supplemental oxygen to a patient






19. Pain medication






20. Turning of the palm or foot outward






21. Pain control/sedation






22. Jugular venous distension






23. 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






24. The injection of local anesthetic onto or near nerves for temporary pain relief






25. Hypertension






26. Myocardial infarction






27. Metered dose inhaler






28. Coughing blood






29. Antibiotic






30. Right upper lobe (of lung)






31. Mobile - not bed-ridden






32. Test for presence of C. difficult bacteria in stool; often used to determine if diarrhea is due to recent antibiotic use and proliferation of C. diff in the colon






33. Systolic (contractile)






34. An EKG interval; abnormality may be described as a shortened or prolonged QT interval






35. The out-pouching of a hollow or fluid-filled organ in the body - such as the colon






36. B-type natriuretic peptide; a protein excreted by overworked left ventricular muscle cells; elevated levels are markers for CHF and other cardiovascular events






37. Coronary artery disease






38. The out-pouching of a hollow or fluid-filled organ in the body - such as the colon






39. Intra-ocular pressure






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






41. Ear wax






42. Possible diagnoses






43. NSAID/muscle relaxant






44. Right upper quadrant of abdomen






45. Atrial fibrillation






46. Dilation and curettage






47. Dorsal - or in back of






48. Approximated






49. Above knee amputation






50. Tenderness in the RUQ of the abdomen; may indicate cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)