HSC10 Quiz

  • Created by: LisaMoore
  • Created on: 21-06-16 17:16
Why does a GP take a medical history?
to identify the cause agent and disease process
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What condition can a visual examination reveal?
Arthritis - swelling/distortion to joints
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what are the 2 sides of the metal dish on a stethoscope called?
diaphragm and bell
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what is palpation?
feeling parts of body with fingers
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what does a reflex test detect?
damage to nerve pathways
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what is a normal temperature?
36-37.5
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what is the instrument used for taking a blood pressure?
sphygmomanometer
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what are ways GPs can use computers to aid diagnosis?
CDSS and medical history
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what is an advntage of x rays?
painless
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what is the source of ultrasound scans?
ultra high frequency sound waves
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what can CT scans be used for?
Brain injuries and digestive tract
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identify a disadvantage of PET scans
expensive chemicals are used
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what are contrast x rays used for?
to observe hollow or fluid filled organs
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identify an advantage of ECGs
non-invasive
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what does a blood count test look at?
red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets
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in amniocentesis, where is the sample taken from?
amniotic fluid/sac
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what conditions can amniocentesis diagnose?
Down's, CF and spina bifida
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what does PKU test for?
levels of phenylalanine
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what is another name for gum disease?
gingivitis
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what is the medical term for short sightedness?
myopia
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what is a disadvantage of mammograhy
risk to reproductive cells
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what is the instrument used for smear tests called?
speculum and brush
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what is measured during tonometry?
intraocular pressure
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what is the cause of whooping cough?
bordetella pertussis (bacteria)
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what is active immunity?
when the immune system is triggered by a dead or weakened pathogen to produce its own antibodies
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what is the cause of cholera?
vibrio cholerae bacteria
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What is a long term risk of Hep A?
liver failure
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how is Hep B spread?
bodily fluids
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what are the long term risks of furious rabies?
hydrophobia, hyperactive behaviour, hallucinations
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identify 3 self help techniques
bed rest, drinking plenty of fluids, over the counter medication
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what does a home nurse do?
manage treatment, providing nutrition, maintaining hygiene
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what is one way drugs can be used?
to reduce pain
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What condition can a visual examination reveal?

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what are the 2 sides of the metal dish on a stethoscope called?

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what is palpation?

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what does a reflex test detect?

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