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CWI Quiz week 1

Week 1 Quiz

QuestionAnswer
1. The plane that divides the body into top and bottom sections is the ____________ plane. (Points : 1) transverse
2. A patient with a cancerous tumor may seek treatment for his condition from a physician whose specialty is ____________. (Points : 1) oncology
3. The integumentary system includes diseases of the ____________. (Points : 1) skin, nails, oil glands
4. The predicted outcome of a disease is the ____________. (Points : 1) prognosis
5. The word lateral pertains to the ____________ of a structure. (Points : 1) side
6. Lying on the posterior part of the body is being in the ____________ position. (Points : 1) supine
7. A stethoscope would be used to perform which part of the physical examination? (Points : 1) auscultation
8. An example of a symptom would be ____________. (Points : 1) pain felt in the joints
9. Moving from the head toward the tail bone is going in a ____________ direction. (Points : 1) caudad
10. The opposite direction from distal is ____________. (Points : 1) proximal
11. Otolaryngology is a branch of medicine specializing in diseases and conditions of the ____________. (Points : 1) ears, nose, throat
12. Palliative care would be the goal in a/an ____________. (Points : 1) hospice
13. The patient had a mass in the inguinal region. Where is this located? (Points : 1) in the groin
14. All of the following are body planes except ____________. (Points : 1)
coronal
supine
midsagittal
transverse
15. Which body plane divides the body into right and left sections? (Points : 1) sagittal
16. The plural form for the word phalanx is: (Points : 1) phalanges.
17. The suffix -gram means: (Points : 1) a record or picture.
18. Which basic rule is correct for building medical words? (Points : 1) Join the prefix to the beginning of the combining form.
19. The origin of medical language is in: (Points : 1)
Latin.
Greek.
Latin and Greek.
many languages, including Latin and Greek.
20. An infection that occurs in a surgical wound is an example of a/an ____________ infection. (Points : 1)
idiopathic
nutritional
nosocomial
symptomatic
21. An abnormal condition or complication that arises because of the original disease and remains after the original disease has resolved is a/an ____________. (Points : 1)
remission
sequela
exacerbation
relapse
22. A physician who is on the medical staff of a hospital and admits a patient to the hospital is a/an: (Points : 1)
consulting physician.
attending physician.
physician extender.
primary care physician.
23. Which indicates a disease that does not respond well to treatment? (Points : 1)
remission
sequela
refractory
recuperation
24. A plane divides the body in all of the following sections except: (Points : 1)
right and left.
top and bottom.
front and back.
inside to outside.
25. A sudden worsening in severity means the patient's signs or symptoms are: (Points : 1)
subacute.
in remission.
in exacerbation.
a sequela.
26. When a physician attempts to diagnose a patient, the first thing he or she does is: (Points : 1)
perform an H & P.
complete a CRNA.
refer the patient to an ENT doctor.
perform PT.
27. The area that is surrounded by the breast bone (sternum), ribs, and spinal column is called the: (Points : 1)
viscera.
supine.
transverse plane.
thoracic cavity.
28. The medical specialty that deals with the use of drugs as medicines is: (Points : 1)
pharmacology.
dermatology.
dietetics.
oncology
29. Endocrinology is the medical specialty that studies the: (Points : 1)
ears, nose, and throat.
testes, ovaries, adrenal glands, pancreas, thymus, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and pineal glands.
breasts, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, and external genitalia.
scrotum, testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, urethra, and penis.
30. The function of the gastrointestinal system is to: (Points : 1)
digest food.
circulate blood.
inhale and exhale gases.
recognize and destroy disease-causing organisms.
31. Cells and cellular structures are: (Points : 1)
body systems.
quadrants.
microscopic.
medical specialties.
32. Cardiology involves the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the: (Points : 1)
stomach and intestines.
bones, cartilage, ligaments, and joints.
skin, hair, and nails.
heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries.
33. The endocrine system is composed of various organs and glands that: (Points : 1)
form a covering for the body.
stimulate the muscles of the body.
secrete hormones within the body.
produce urine.
34. Ophthalmology studies the: (Points : 1)
skin.
eyes.
ears.
female reproductive organs.
35. The study of the medical care of the elderly is known as: (Points : 1)
pediatrics.
psychiatry.
neonatology.
geriatrics.
36. The cause or origin of a disease is: (Points : 1)
the etiology.
a symptom.
a pathogen.
an exacerbation.
37. Acute is the opposite of: (Points : 1)
terminal.
refractory.
chronic.
therapeutic.
38. A patient cannot recover from an illness that is: (Points : 1)
therapeutic.
terminal.
chronic.
infectious.
39. The suffix -ician means: (Points : 1)
medical treatment.
disease.
a skilled professional or expert.
present at birth.
40. Nurses can do all of the following except: (Points : 1)
make nursing diagnoses.
prescribe medications.
give hands-on care.
administer medications.
41. Sick people who visit a clinic are known as: (Points : 1)
inpatients.
clients.
residents.
outpatients.
42. In the medical word etiology, the combining form means: (Points : 1)
cause of surgery.
cause of disease.
deviation from normal.
disease.
43. A person whose disease is iatrogenic has a disease that resulted from: (Points : 1)
an infection.
the physician or medical treatment.
a hospitalization.
radiation.
44. A communicable disease is: (Points : 1)
a microorganism that causes disease.
able to be transmitted.
acute and serious.
the same as an infectious disease.
45. Neoplastic diseases are: (Points : 1)
caused by an infection.
caused by destruction of cells.
new growths.
acquired in a hospital.
46. In the medical word ambulatory, the combining form means: (Points : 1)
emergency transportation.
operative procedure.
clinic.
walking.
47. In the medical words diagnosis and prognosis, the combining form gnos/o- means: (Points : 1)
knowledge.
condition.
medicine.
treatment.
48. In the medical word exacerbation, the combining form means: (Points : 1)
reduce the severity of.
increase; provoke.
end; boundary.
worsening.
49. In the medical word palliative, the combining form means: (Points : 1)
technical skill.
cause of disease.
reduce the severity of.
recover.
50. In the medical word terminal, the combining form means: (Points : 1)
walking.
end; boundary.
genetic inheritance.
nourishment.
51. Anteroposterior is moving from front to back and posteroanterior is moving from back to front. (Points : 1)
True
False
52. Geriatrics involves medical care for the elderly. (Points : 1)
True
False
53. An example of an iatrogenic condition would be an inadvertent puncture of the uterus during abdominal surgery. (Points : 1)
True
False
54. The primary care physician is the title of the doctor who is on a medical staff and admits the patient to the hospital. (Points : 1)
True
False
55. Ambulatory surgery center patients are referred to as clients. (Points : 1)
True
False
56. Medial and lateral are opposite directions. (Points : 1)
True
False
57. Immunology involves studying the patient's lymphatic system. (Points : 1)
True
False
58. The mediastinum is a cavity surrounded by the pelvic bones and spinal column. (Points : 1)
True
False
59. A disease that is refractory does not respond well to treatment. (Points : 1)
True
False
60. Patients who are asymptomatic can still have a disease process. (Points : 1)
True
False
61. A doctor who practices chiropractic medicine would have the initials D.C. after his/her name. (Points : 1)
True
False
62. A dentist who had the abbreviation D.D.S. after his/her name would practice dental surgery. (Points : 1)
True
False
63. If a doctor has a D.O. after his name, he/she is a specialist in ophthalmology. (Points : 1)
True
False
64. A doctor who has the initials D.P.M. after his name treats patients that have problems with their feet. (Points : 1)
True
False
65. An otolaryngologist specializes in ENT medicine. (Points : 1)
True
False
66. A patient who is experiencing GI symptoms has problems with his/her stomach and intestine. (Points : 1)
True
False
67. The abbreviation PA has two definitions, physician's assistant and posteroanterior. (Points : 1)
True
False
68. The difference between the nursing abbreviations RN and LPN is that one is registered and the other is licensed. (Points : 1)
True
False
69. Moving from the midline toward the side of the body is moving in a lateral direction or laterally. (Points : 1)
True
False
70. Moving from the body toward the head is moving in an inferior direction or inferiorly. This is also the cephalad direction. (Points : 1)
True
False
Created by: Kirkbauer