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Medical Seminar

YBI Med Seminar Chap 14 Terms

What is any system that arranges names or topics according to the sequence of the letters in the alphabet? alphabetic filing
What is of or relating to systems made up of combinations of letters and numbers? alphanumeric
What is a formal examination of an organization's or individual's accounts or financial situation? audit
What is to make greater, more numerous, larger, or more intense? augment
What is a heading, title, or subtitle under which records are filed? caption
What is of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time? chronologic order
What is care that smoothly goes from one provider to another, so that the patient receives the most benefit and no interruption in care? continuity of care
What is the act or manner of uttering words to be transcribed? dictation
What is a filing system in which materials can be located without consulting an intermediary source of reference? direct filing system
What means gathered bit by bit? gleaned
What is a filing system in which an intermediary source of reference must be consulted to locate specific files? indirect filing system
What is a film with a photographic record of printed or other graphic metter on a reduced scale? microfilm
What is information gathered by watching or observing a patient? objective information
What is the act of making undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or wearing away? obliteration
What is a folder used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials? OUTfolder
What is a heavy guide used to replace a folder temporarily removed from the filing space? OUTguide
What is a legal instrument authorizing a person to act as the attorney or agent of the grantor? power of attorney
What is a strong, highly glazed composition board resembling vulcanized fiber? pressboard
What is an intentional postponement of doing something that should be done? procrastination
What is a temporary diagnosis made before all test results have been received? provisional diagnosis
What is the process of moving active files to inactive status? purging
What is an aggregate of activities designed to ensure adequate quality, especially in manufactured products or in the service industries? quality control
What are entities considered essential or necessary? requisites
What is a method or plan for retaining or keeping medical records, as well as their movement from active, to inactive, to closed filing? retention schedule
What is a system that uses open shelves rather than cabinets for storing records? shelf filing
What is a method of filing in which a report is laid on top of the older report? shingling
What is information gained by questioning the patient or taking it from a form? subjective information
What is a chronologic file used as a reminder that something must be dealt with on a certain date? ticler file
What is a written copy of something made either in long-hand or by machinge? transcription
What is granted or endowed with a particular authority, rigth, or property? vested
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