Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology - Quiz A

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1

The term __________ means listening for sounds within the body and is usually performed through a stethoscope.

auscultation

2

A/An __________ is an abnormal sound heard during auscultation of an artery.

bruit

3

The diagnostic procedure designed to determine the density of a body part by the sound produced by tapping the surface with the fingers is known as __________ .

percussion

4

The presence of pus in the urine is known as __________ .

pyuria

5

The term __________ describes any position in which the patient is lying down. This can be on the back, front, or side.

recumbent

6

The presence of bacteria in the urine is known as __________ .

bacteriuria

7

The term __________ means blood in the urine.

hematuria

8

In the __________ position, the patient is lying on the belly with the face down.

prone

9

A/An __________ is used to enlarge the opening of any canal or cavity to facilitate the inspection of its interior.

speculum

10

A/An __________ is an individual trained and skilled in the puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.

phlebotomist

11

The serum __________ test measures the ability of the liver to take up, process, and secrete bilirubin into the bile.

bilirubin

12

The visual examination of the interior of the abdomen with the use of a small instrument passed through a small incision in the abdominal wall is known as __________ .

laparoscopy

13

A/An __________ drug reaction is an undesirable reaction that accompanies the principal response for which the drug was taken.

adverse

14

The visualization of body parts in motion using a glowing screen is known as __________ .

fluoroscopy

15

The surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid is known as __________ .

abdominocentesis

16

A/An __________ reaction is an induced effect that is the exact opposite of that which was therapeutically intended.

paradoxical

17

The force of blood pressure is measured using a/an __________ .

sphygmomanometer

18

The ultrasonic diagnostic procedure used to evaluate the structures and motion of the heart is known as __________ .

echocardiography

19

A/An __________ is a substance that eases the pain or severity of a disease but does not cure it.

palliative

20

A/An __________ is an abnormal rattle or crackle-like respiratory sound heard during inspiration.

rale