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1

What hereditary blood defect is known as "the royal disease"?

Hemophilia

2

What arthritic disorder occurs due to increased uric acid in the blood?

Gout

3

What's the itchy skin condition Tinea Pedis better known as?

Athlete's Foot

4

A medical device used to measure the amount of hemoglobin that is saturated by oxygen in the blood.

Pulse Oximeter

5

What is the term used for difficulty in swallowing?

Dysphagia

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Condition that refers to a category of movement disorders that are characterized by involuntary muscle movements.

Dyskinesia

7

Leaving a patient without turning over his care to another qualified healthcare professional.

Abandonment

8

What is most likely to occur when a human diaphragm becomes spastic?

Hiccups

9

What are the threadlike extensions of the cytoplasm of a neuron?

Dendrites

10

What does HIPAA stand for?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

11

Patient who use tobacco are at a higher risk for oral what?

Cancer

12

A substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected.

Catalyst

13

With a blood pressure reading 146/86, 146 represents what, and 86 represents what?

Systolic, Diastolic

14

The term used to describe communicating with people you know or meet to share information about jobs.

Networking

15

A minor traumatic brain injury that may occur when the head hits an object, or moving object.

Concussion

16

Microorganisms that are present in human blood and cause disease in humans.

Blood Borne Pathogens

17

The measure of the human body shape based on an individual's weight and height is known as what?

Body Mass Index or BMI

18

What is the term used for white blood cells that protect the body from infection?

Leukocytes

19

Document that allows individuals to state what measures should or should not be taken to prolong life when their condition is terminal.

Living Will

20

Term used to make a statement of an organization's goals.

Mission Statement

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Term used to describe working together for a common goal.

Collaboration

22

A hormone produced in the pancreas that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood.

Insulin

23

The doing of active goodness, kindness or charity, including all actions intended to benefit the patient.

Beneficence

24

What is the generic name for the common Tylenol?

Acetaminophen

25

You work 37 per week and earn $12.50 per hour. your employer deducts 13.0% from your gross income for federal tax. What is your net income for one week? (Round to the nearest cent.)

$402.38

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Any message that aids a communicator in evaluating the success of previous message. The response of the receiver that shapes and alters subsequent messages from the source.

Feedback

27

How many bones are in each adult hand?

27

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What is the general term for the substance that plays a major role in many allergic reactions, dilating blood vessels and making vessels abnormally permeable.

Histamine

29

Using military notation what is the correct way to write 9:34 pm?

2134

30

What is the term for "bad practice", and is commonly called professional negligence?

Malpractice

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A systematic, deliberative and interactive process by which nurses use critical thinking to collect, validate, analyze and synthesize the collected information in order to make judgment about health status.

Assessment

32

The vessels that carry blood body to the heart are known as what?

Veins

33

According to Psychologist Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development, the stage that is characterized by egocentrism and in which the child is concerned with the development of language is the what stage?

Preoperational Stage

34

What is the amount of money that is available to you after all payroll deductions have been taken out of your salary?

Net Income

35

What was the most prescribed antidepressant in the 1990s?

Prozac

36

The process for getting permission before conducting a healthcare intervention is called what?

Informed Consent

37

What is the term for the principle that one should not cause harm or do evil?

Maleficence

38

What is the written documentation that serves as a legal document and record of the care given to the patient?

Patient Chart or Record

39

Which body system has the largest sensory organ and regulates fluid and blood loss?

Integumentary System

40

What Federal Act requires establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

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Term used to describe inoffensive or mild expression in place of one that may offend or embarrass someone.

Euphemism

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Term used to describe an informal information exchange session designed to improve team performance and effectiveness, an after action review.

Debriefing

43

Edward Jenner successfully developed and introduced what vaccine in 1798?

Small Pox Vaccine

44

According to CDC the leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2011 is what?

Heart Disease

45

This term refers to a very concrete, research-based, set of actions that are taken as precautionary measures in the face of potential disasters.

Preparedness or Disaster Plan

46

The what plane divides the body lengthwise into left and right halves?

Median

47

The two-word term for the ongoing, voluntary and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. It not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development, but also competitiveness and employability is what?

Lifelong Learning or Continuing Education

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A set of infection control practices used to prevent transmission of disease.

Standard Precautions