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The Medical Assistant Study Set 2

Medicine

Quiz 25 :

Assisting With the Primary Physical Examination

Quiz 25 :

Assisting With the Primary Physical Examination

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If you are interested in working with patients of all ages who seek help for a wide variety of disorders, employment with which medical specialist would be your best choice?
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A

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Which of the following positions is achieved by lying prone with the head down, the knees bent, and the buttocks elevated?
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C

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Which examination position is used in emergencies for patients with severe hypotension or who are in shock?
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D

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During a physical examination, the physician discovers a bruit. What method would she be using to make this discovery?
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The physician might use a __________ to assess a patient's ability to detect sound vibrations.
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Which examination position is used for rectal or sigmoid examinations?
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The physician performs manipulation during the physical examination to gain information about the
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Which examination position is used for gynecologic examinations?
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Which of the following examination positions can be used for a rectal examination?
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Which of the following positions is most appropriate for a patient having a breast examination?
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Which examination position requires the medical assistant to raise the head of the bed to a 30- to 45-degree angle?
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An instrument used to test auditory acuity is the
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The physician uses a(n) ______ to examine the eyes.
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The examination technique by which the practitioner listens to internal body signs is
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The usual sequence of the general physical examination moves from the
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Which position requires the patient to lie flat on his or her back?
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Which of the following positions may be used when an anterior examination is to be done, but the patient has back pain?
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The physician asks the medical assistant to position a patient on the examination table so that the patient can breathe more easily. The most appropriate position is
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When preparing a patient for a physical examination, the medical assistant is responsible for all of the following except
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When lifting a heavy object, the medical assistant should
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