Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

PHS Ch 15

Fundamental Skills in Support Services

bar code scanner a device that captures a printed series of numbered black bars and spaces, translates them into numbers and letters, and sends the data to a computer to access information about a patient or product.
fluid balance term for a state in which the amount of fluid taken into the body equals the amount of fluid that leaves the body.
intake and output (I&O) term for measurements of all the fluids that enter and leave the body.
interoperability the ability to exchange and use computer information within and across networks.
portion the amount of food in one serving.
quick response(QR) code a two-dimensional bar code that is used to provide easy access to information through a smartphone; also known as quick read code.
radio frequency identification (RFID) a data collection technology that uses electronic tags for storing data.
solutions uniform mixtures of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these.
tare weight the weight of an empty container.
technical reading a skill used to comprehend science, business, or technology publications.
technical writing a type of writing used in the workplace to inform or persuade a specific audience.
unit cost the price of one measurable unit of a food item, such as 1 pound, 1 ounce, or 1 piece.
yield the number of portions a recipe will produce.
Popular Science sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards