Month: June 2019

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MICRO CH 1

why do we study microbiology understand microorganisms know where they are found learn how to identify them learn their activities understand how they affect us learn how to control them J. Craig Venter Genomic Researcher in 2000, announced the Human Genome Project- ….  Read More

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Retraction cord and Dental Dam

What is the purpose of using a rubber dam? Isolation for a dry field *provides asepsis, safety, irrigation and convenience during procedures What are some contraindications for using a dental dam? Claustrophobic patients, asthmatic patients and those who cannot breathe through their ….  Read More

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ch. 9, 13, 14, 15

H.M.’s surgery was a success in that the incidence of his seizures was markedly reduced, his IQ was increased, it became possible to reduce the level of his anticonvulsant medication. H.M.’s greatest postsurgical problem is his anterograde amnesia. < On which of ....  Read More

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review question chp28

When teaching a patient with rheumatic carditis and a history of recurrent rheumatic fever, which of the following statements made by the patient indicates that teaching has been successful “I may have to take prophylactic antibiotics for up to 10 years.” Antibiotic ….  Read More

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Coding 12, 13, 14, 17

Hematemesis Vomiting of Blood Gastroenteritis Inflammation of stomach and intestines < Diarrhea Frequent passage of unformed watery stools Vagotomy surgical incision of the vagus nerve Gastrectomy Excision of stomach (can be part or whole) Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Endoscopic exam of the esophagus, stomach, and ....  Read More

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Anesthesia chapter 20

If a patient has been pre-medicated, there is no need for any anesthesia False The aspirating syringe is the most common type of syringe used in dentistry True < Cartridges that have been frozen will have rust on the aluminum False Cartridges ....  Read More

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Coding Chapter 11

What is the surgery section? The largest section of CPT which contains codes and code descriptions for surgical procedures performed by physicians Why does the surgery section contain multiple codes that describe similar procedures? Because procedures can be performed in a variety ….  Read More