Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a bleeding disorder in which the immune system
destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting. Persons with the
disease have too few platelets in the blood.
ITP occurs when cert
absence of peristalsis of the lower esophagus resulting in difficulty swallowing,
regurgitation, and sometimes pain
Symptoms Dysphagia, pain, aspiration, difficulty swallowing both liquids and solids, patients complain
of sensation of food
Gallbladder Disease: Cholelithiasis : gallstones w/n the bladder; Gallstones made of products of metabolisms that get backed
up (bile salts & cholesterol). These stones block the flow of bile out of the gallbladder; Pts who come in with gallstones usuall
o External radiation (EBRT) : External/beam/teletherapy: comes from outside the patient, radioactive material beamed at exact tumor
source with pinpoint accuracy.
o Internal radiation: (1)Brachytherapy- sealed radiation source involv
Opioid (narcotic) agonist-antagonist analgesic: Butorphanol (Stadol) [IM/IV:1-2 mg q34h qrn] and nalbuphine (Nubain)[IV/IM: 10MG q3h qrn]; agonists at kappa opioid
receptors and either antagonists or weak agonsits at mu opioid receptors. Provide
Causes of PPH
Uterus fails to contract despite being empty
Overdistention- if uterus gets overstretched, it
will fail to contract (multiparous,
polyhydramnios, macrosomia, distention with
Infection of the uterine cavity or muscle
- 2% of vaginal deliveries
- 10-15% of c/s
- Elective c/s have lower rates than
- Temp. > 38 C
- Tachycardia (>100)
- Jagged temp elevation (crazy chan
Internet Research Case
15 November 2016
People vs. Jovanovic
This is an interesting case. Jamie Rzucek met Oliver Jovanovic through an
Internet chat room. They sent emails back and forth and then finally met for dinner
People vs. Byrd RIC
October 5, 2016
The People vs Byrd case are a very real story of someone being victimized.
Jimmy Byrd victimized Jill J for many years. The two lived together and had a child
together, which is why I am assuming Jill stayed around for
Internet Research 1
US vs. Alzanki
Gedara, was victimized before she even left Kuwait. She was unable to leave the
Alzanki residence for no reason, and was taken of her freedoms. The Alzankis also
filled her with fear by telling her that she would be rece
Section 1 - Chapter 11 - Rape and Sexual Assault
o Centuries old in art, poetry, literature, womens lives
o Titian's (painter) Rape of Europa in 1562 - erotic painting with theme of
flight located in Boston in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Mu
Chapter 20: Seeking a Position as an Administrative Medical Assistant
1. A job seeker may post a resum on various online job sites to try to get the attention of potential employers.
REF: Online Ch 20, pg. 8
2. An applicant should
Chapter 17: Procedural and Diagnostic Coding
1. The procedure codebook used by several states for workers compensation billing is the Relative Value
Scale (RVS) codebook.
REF: pg. 586
OBJ: ABHES: MA.A.A.1.8.T| CAAHEP: VIII.C.3
Chapter 19: Financial Management of the Medical Practice
1. A profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial report for an individual employee indicating how
much revenue that employee generated during a certain time period .
Chapter 16: Health Insurance Systems
1. The form designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for health care insurance
claims is the Health Insurance Claim Form CMS-1500.
REF: pg. 557
OBJ: ABHES: MA.A.1.8.u| CAAHE
Chapter 18: Office Managerial Responsibilities
1. The job of office manager may include delegating certain duties.
REF: pg. 638
OBJ: ABHES: M.A.A.1.8.X
2. Encouraging specialization within the medical office will decrease office p
Chapter 15: Bookkeeping
1. Capital is a person ownership share plus operating profit, also known as net worth.
REF: pg. 507
OBJ: CAAHEP: VI.C.1
REF: pg. 507
2. Assets are the same as liabilities.
3. In a
Chapter 14: Banking
1. A stop payment may be instituted if a check guarantee card was used.
REF: pg. 494
2. Financial transactions are those that involve only cash.
REF: pg. 482
3. If the payees name is written incor
Chapter 13: Fees, Credit and Collection
1. It is uncommon for patients to use credit cards to pay physicians for services rendered.
REF: pg. 442
2. Physicians generally prefer not to discuss financial matters with their patients.
Chapter 12: Processing Mail and Telecommunications
1. Stamps may be ordered by mail, phone, or online.
REF: pg. 405
2. With the advent of the Internet, sending First Class letters and other documents using standard mail delivery h
Chapter 10: Drug and Prescription Records
1. The superscription section of the prescription contains the name of the drug and the quantities of ingredients.
REF: pg. 340
2. The subscription section of the prescription contains dir
Chapter 9: Medical Records
1. Patient records may be used in reporting suspected child abuse.
REF: pg. 292
2. In regard to a patients condition or test results, the terms noncontributory, normal, negative, and
within normal limits
Chapter 11: Written Correspondence
1. The first section of a memorandum should include the name of the person TO whom it is addressed,
who it is FROM, the DATE, and the SUBJECT.
REF: pg. 384
OBJ: ABHES: MA.A.1.8.y| CAAHEP: IV.C.8
Chapter 7: Appointments
1. A well-planned appointment schedule is essential for keeping both patients and staff satisfied.
REF: pg. 224
2. Follow-up examinations require 45- to 60-minute appointments.
REF: pg. 227
Chapter 8: Filing Procedures
1. Medical and financial records should be filed together.
REF: pg. 258
OBJ: CAAHEP: V.C.10
2. General filing rules should be written so all staff members are following the same guidelines.
Chapter 5: Receptionist and the Medical Office Environment
1. Privacy laws have to do with protecting patients health information.
REF: pg. 148
OBJ: CAAHEP: IX.C.2
2. The receptionists only duties are to greet patients and answer
Chapter 6: Telephone Procedures
1. The assistant should cultivate a cheerful and excited voice, speaking with inflections at the end of sentences.
REF: pg. 192
OBJ: ABHES: MA.A.1.8.y
2. The manner in which you speak on the phone w
Chapter 2: The Healthcare Environment: Past, Present, and Future
1. Dermatology is concerned with the treatment of diseases affecting the nerves.
REF: pg. 48
2. Family practices offer comprehensive medical care for individuals of
Chapter 3: Medicolegal and Ethical Responsibilities
1. Ethical principles should be reflected in administrative procedures.
REF: pg. 64
2. The principles adopted by the American Medical Association (AMA) are laws.
Chapter 4: The Art of Communication
1. Communication is the transfer of information from one party to another.
REF: pg. 113
2. Negative communication could affect a patients diagnosis and treatment.
REF: pg. 113