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Question 221 / 1 ptsA surgeon performs an operation on the wrong side of a patient’s body. Into which of the following categories does this medical mistake MOST likely fall?administrative errortechnical and imagingCorrect!inadequate preoperative checkscommunication breakdown
Question 231 / 1 ptsAccording to the authors, why is it ironic that the United States spends so much money on healthcare?Its citizens are not particularly concerned with health issues.It spends more money on warfare that results in injuries and death.Even with federal funding for research, many diseases have yet to be eradicated.Correct!Not all U.S. citizens have access to health care.Question 241 / 1 ptsWhat specifically precipitated Coby Howard’s death?Doctors could not agree on how his lymphocytic leukemia should be treated.Doctors could not find a compatible bone marrow donor who had Medicaid coverage.Oregon had devised a system of allocating health care resources by lottery.Correct!Bone marrow transplants were cut from Oregon’s Medicaid benefits.
Question 250 / 1 ptsCarla will select a dermatologist who is either inside or outside her managed care organization and will accept whatever costs arise from that choice. Carla is allowed to make this choice via her ____________ plan.Correct Answerpoint of serviceYou Answeredpreferred provider organizationindependent practice associationopen-panelThe answer can be found in Chapter 7, Section 7.1, The Current State of Affairs.Question 261 / 1 ptsWhich of the following are designed to ensure the public gets a minimum standard of care on theclinical side of health care?standards of administrationinformed consent formsinsurer standardsCorrect!practice guidelines
Question 271 / 1 ptsCompared to Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom, the United States ranks last in health care outcomes, but first in _______________.equity of accessibilitypatient safetyCorrect!health care dollars spentefficiencyQuestion 281 / 1 ptsIn addition to running her own family practice, Dr. Nasreen Sabir is a health maintenance organization (HMO) network physician. In HMO terms, Sabir’s practice is part of a(n) __________ model.staffgrouppreferred providerCorrect!open-panel
Question 291 / 1 ptsWhat did assessment researcher Avedis Donabedian conclude should be the ultimate consideration when measuring a patient’s quality of care?Correct!the impact on a patient’s quality of lifehow ethical the practitioners arethe medical and technical advances usedhow much personal interaction occurredQuestion 301 / 1 ptsIn wartime medical triage, __________ are treated first.those who are commanding officersCorrect!those who are likely to survivethose who are most badly woundedthose who arrive at the hospital first