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The type of anemia resulting from malabsorption of vitamin B12 is

pernicious anemia

2

The medical term for the "voice box" is the

larynx

3

The medical term that means within the main part of the brain is

intracerebral

4

The medical term for the ear ossicle that is shaped like a stirrup is the

stapes

5

The term "arthroplasty" means

surgical repair of a joint

6

The term "cardiorrhexis" means

rupture of tissue within the heart

7

The structure that connects bone to bone is the

ligament.

8

The term "laparotomy" means

incision of the abdominal wall

9

The term "lumbar" refers to the

lower back

10

The word root cost/o means

rib.

11

The accessory organ of the digestive system that secretes insulin is the

pancreas

12

The accessory organ of the digestive system that stores bile is the

gallbladder

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The accessory organ of the digestive system that is considered the largest gland in the body and produces bile is the:

liver

14

The folds in the stomach lining are called:

rugae

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The portion of the small intestine that connects to the stomach is the:

duodenum

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The structure that carries urine from the bladder to the urinary meatus is the:

urethra

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The structures that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder are called the:

ureters

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The wavelike motion of the stomach that propels food through the digestive system is:

peristalsis

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The medical term meaning inflammation of the stomach is:

gastitis

20

The medical term that means excision of an ovary is:

oophorectomy

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The prefix ante- means:

before

22

The prefix anti- means:

against

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The prefix auto- means:

self

24

The prefix circum- means:

around

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The term "stomatitis" means:

inflammation of the mouth.

26

The term "stomatology" means:

study of the structures of the mouth.

27

The term "gastromegaly" means:

enlargement of the stomach.

28

The term "gastrostomy" means:

creation of a new opening into the stomach.

29

A common drug for hypertension is:

lisinopril

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A common example of an anti-inflammatory is:

aspirin

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A common example of an anticonvulsive is:

Tegretol

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A common example of an antihistamine is:

Benadryl

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A common example of an antiemetic is:

Compazine

34

A common example of an antidiarrheal is:

Lomotil

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A common example of an antitussive is:

Codeine

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A common example of a bronchodilator is:

Albuterol

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A drug type that eases pain is called an:

analgesic

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A drug type that numbs is referred to as an:

anesthetic

39

A teaspoon is equal to:

5 mL

40

An example of a common diuretic is:

Lasix

41

An example of a common NSAID is:

ibuprofen

42

For an intramuscular injection, the proper needle angle is:

90 degrees

43

The best way to implement patient education materials is to:

Discuss the materials with the patient

44

The cognitive domain of learning involves

knowledge

45

The first step in developing a patient education plan is to:

Identify the purpose

46

The Joint Commission recommends that a patient educational plan be:

multidisciplinary

47

The psychomotor domain of learning involves:

sensory skills

48

How many 250 mg capsules are needed to fill a prescription order for 500 mg b.i.d. - 10 days?

40

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If the physician orders Keflex 0.5 g and available is Keflex 250 mg/mL, how many milliliters will you give the patient?

2 mL

50

Influenza vaccine may be administered intramuscular or intranasal dependent on the:

specific type of the vaccine

51

Not storing vaccine at proper temperatures or disrupting the cold chain can:

Eliminate or reduce the effect or efficacy of the vaccine

52

Some medications can be ordered verbally over the phone, but the physician must write a prescription for the pharmacist to dispense which drug?

Morphine

53

The affective domain of learning involves:

values

54

When designing a patient education plan, it is important to:

Consider the needs of each patient

55

When teaching an unemployed single mother proper nutrition for her young children, a good community resource is the:

WIC program

56

When teaching flu prevention, the best source of information is the:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention