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Medical Office Procedures Vocaulary Quiz

Out Guide A heavy guide that is used to replace a folder taht has been temporarily moved from the filing space.
Shingling A method of filing whereby one report is laid on top of the older report, resembling the shingles on top of a roof.
Alphanumeric Systems made up of combinations of letters and numbers.
Obliteration Act of makeing undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or wearing away.
Out folder A folder used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials.
Alphabetical Filing Any system that arranges names or topics according to the sequence of the letters in the alphabet.
Shelf Filing A system that uses open shelves rather than cabinets for storing records.
Dictation The act or manner of uttering words to be transcribed.
Numeric Filing The filing of records, correspondence, or cards by number.
Microfilm A film bearing a photographic record on a resuced scale of printed or other graphic matter.
Caption A heading, title or subtitle under which records are filed.
Provisional Diagnosis A temporary diagnosis made prior to receving all test results.
Direct filing system A filing system in which materials can be located without consulting a intermediary source reference.
In direct filing system A filing system in which an intermediary source of reference, such as card file, must be consulted to locate specific files.
Continuity of care Care that continues smoothly from one provider to another, so that the patient receives the most benefit and no interruption in care.
Procastination To put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done.
Gleaned Gather bit by bit (information or material); picked over un search of relevant material.
Augment To make greater, more numerous, larger, or more intense.
Audit A formal examination of an organization's or individual's accounts or finacial situation; a methodical examination and review.
Retention Schedule A method or plan for retaining or keeping medical records, and their movement from active, to inactive, to closed filing.
Objective Information that is gathered by watching or observing of a patient.
Power of attorney A legal instrument authorizing one to act as the attorney or agent of the grantor.
Pressboard A strong, highly glazed composition board resembling vulcanized fiber; heavy card stock.
Quality control An aggregated of activities designed to ensure adequated quality,especially in manufactured products or in the service industries.
Chronological order Relating to or arranged in or according to the order of time.
Created by: jr87