EKG Module 110 Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting 2nd Edition Chapter 2 Test

  1. Which of the following is NOT an ancient remedy?
    1. Digitalis
    2. Ibuprofen
    3. Chamomile
    4. Nitroglycerine
    5. Sulfur
    2. Ibuprofen
  2. Who is considered the Father of Medicine?
  3. Who found the cure for smallpox?
    Edward Jenner
  4. Who established the sciend of bacteriology?
  5. The science of treating obese patients is?
    1. Radiology
    2. Bariatrics
    3. Dermatology
    4. Gynecology
    2. Bariatrics
  6. Which allied health professional performs phlebotomy
    as a career?
    Venipuncture technician
  7. Which allied professional would help a patient find an appropriate nursing home?
    1. Clinical laboratory scientist
    2. Certified nursing assistant
    3. Physical therapist
    4. Occupational therapist
    5. Medical social worker
    5. Medical social worker
  8. Which type of practice is managed by a board of directors?
  9. Where should a patient go for a stomach infection?
    1. Urgent care facility
    2. Long-term care facility
    3. Hospice
    4. Nursing home
    5. Outpatient surgical center
    1. Urgent care facility
  10. Which of the following medical specialities would treat a patient with hearing loss?
    1. Bariatrics
    2. Ophthalmologist
    3. Otorhinolaryngology
    4. Orthopedics
    5. Obstetrics
    3. Otorhinolaryngology
  11. Where did herbal remedies originated from?
    India - they were recorded as early as 800 B.C.
  12. Who was Hammurabi?
    An early king of Babylon
  13. What is the code of Hammurabi?
    • 1. Used by Babylonian physicians in 3000 B.C.
    • 2.Laws realted to the practice of medicine
  14. Who wrote about the human blood pulses around the time of 250 B.C.?
  15. Some records of early __________ practitioners depict them using nonpoisonous snakes to treat wounds of patients?
  16. Hippocrates shifted medicine from _________ to science?
  17. Hippocratic oath.
    • 1. Physicians pledge to work for the good of patients
    • 2. To prescribe no deadly drugs
    • 3. To do no harm to patients
  18. What did Galen found?
    Experimental physiology
  19. Who is the Prince of Physicians?
  20. Who is the founder of scientific surgery?
    John Hunter
  21. Who is known as the founder of modern medicine?
    Florence Nightingale
  22. Who established the American Red Cross?
    Clara Barton
  23. Who discovered radium?
    Pierre Curie and Marie Curie
  24. Advancements made in Medicine duing the 19th century.
    • 1. Discovered that certain diseases and wound infections were caused by microorganisms
    • 2. Use of sophisticated microscopes
    • 3. Improved knowledge of the human body through accurate documentation
  25. Who introduced the anticeptic system in surgery?
    Joseph Lister
  26. Who traced the cause of puerperal sepsis?
    Ignaz Semmelweiss
  27. Who was the first person to use a telescope?
  28. The first doctors were considered what?
    • 1. Shamans
    • 2. Witch doctors
    • 3. Sorcerers
  29. What culture pioneered the practice of personal hygiene, the sanitary preparation of food, and other matters of public health?
  30. What did Benjamin Franklin discover?
    That colds could be passed from one person to another
  31. Where did vaccination come from?
    • The Latin word vacca meaning "cow"
    • Cowpox was referred to as vaccinia
  32. What does the term vaccination mean today?
    Live or attenuated material given to a person to establish resistance to disease
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EKG Module 110 Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting 2nd Edition Chapter 2 Test
EKG Module 110 Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting 2nd Edition Chapter 2 Test