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Example Question #1 : Professionalism

A physician who specializes in the care of children is known as a/an:

Possible Answers:

Pediatrician

Orthopedist

Cardiologist

Endocrinologist

Urologist

Correct answer:

Pediatrician

Explanation:

A pediatrician is a physician who specializes in the care of children.

Example Question #1 : Cmas

Which of the following is an appropriate way to deal with an angered patient?

Possible Answers:

minimize the patient's concerns

Speak to the patient privately

Speak in high tones

Interrupt the patient

defend yourself agains criticism

Correct answer:

Speak to the patient privately

Explanation:

When dealing with angered patients, it is appropiate to speak to the patient privately out of public space. The other options are not appropiate and can exacerbate the patient's anger.

Example Question #1 : Professionalism

Which of the following use overnight delivery services?

Possible Answers:

Federal Express

each of the given answers is correct

UPS

DHL

USPS

Correct answer:

each of the given answers is correct

Explanation:

Delivery services that offer special overnight delivery include the USPS, Federal Express, DHL, and the United Parcel Service (UPS).

Example Question #2 : Professionalism

Special deliveries would be sorted into mail class?

Possible Answers:

Fifth priority

Third priority

Top priority

Fourth priority

Second priority

Correct answer:

Top priority

Explanation:

Top priority mail includes the following: certified mail, special deliveries, registered mail, overnight mail, emails, as well as faxes.

Example Question #1 : Cmas

The functional units or respiration where gas exchange occurs:

Possible Answers:

alveoli

larynx

bronchi

bronchioles

pharynx

Correct answer:

alveoli

Explanation:

The alveoli are the functional units of respiration where gas exchange occurs. They form at the terminal ends of bronchioles and consist of a single layer of epithelium surrounded via capillaries.

Example Question #2 : Cmas

The term "dyspepsia" means:

Possible Answers:

None of the given answers is correct

Increased Urine Production

Decreased Blood Potassium Levels

Indigestion

Difficult Movement

Correct answer:

Indigestion

Explanation:

The term "dyspepsia" means "indigestion."

Example Question #3 : Cmas

Substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells:

Possible Answers:

lipids

neurotransmitters

erythrocytes

electrolytes

hormones

Correct answer:

hormones

Explanation:

Hormones are substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells.

Example Question #4 : Cmas

The combining form "orchi/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Prostate

Penis

Ovary

Testicle

Scrotum

Correct answer:

Testicle

Explanation:

The combining form "orchi/o" means "testicle."

Example Question #5 : Cmas

A patient with Type O blood has:

Possible Answers:

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

None of the given answers is correct

A and B antigens

B antigens and anti-A antibodies

A antigens and anti-B antibodies

Correct answer:

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

Explanation:

A patient with Type O blood has neither A nor B antigens on the surface of their red blood cells, but they have both anti-A and anti-B antibodies.

Example Question #6 : Cmas

The combining form "hem/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Serum

White blood cells

Artery

Blood

Vessel

Correct answer:

Blood

Explanation:

The combining form "hem/o" means "blood."

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