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Choose the best answer: 1. The L-1, along with the L-3 and L-4, ( show, shows, showing ) some sign of degeneration. Answer: show 2. She did not know (whom, who, whomever) to see about the recurrent congestion. Answer: who 3. The patient's physician contacted the ...
May 12, 2011

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Choose the best answer. 1. Histologic sections of the appendix (show, shows, showing) acute and chronic periappendicitis charaterized by a mixed acute and chronic inflammatory infiltrate on the serosal surface associated with hemorrhage, vascular congestion, and edema. Answer...
May 12, 2011

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Choose the best answer: 1.The number of spurs ( 'is', 'are', 'am') not identifiable. Answer: are 2. One of the injection sites on the biceps ( seem, seems, seeming) inflamed. ANSWER: seems 3. Digital examination of the lungs ( reveals, reveal, revealing...
May 12, 2011

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Select the sentence that does NOT have an agreement error. a. Improving balance and coordination of the lower extremities, I gave him some exercises. b. These treatments consisted of balance and coordination exercises to improve balance and coordination of the lower ...
May 12, 2011

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Select the sentence that does NOT have an agreement error. a. Presently he reports he is pain free and they deny any tingling or numbness in the right lower extremity. b. Presently he reports he is pain free and denies any tingling or numbness in her right lower extremity. c. ...
May 12, 2011

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I am taking a Medical Transcription Course - and this is the grammar portion.
May 12, 2011

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Answer: 'b' this answer is consistent with with the use of the word 'has' 'a' has had past tense - the addition of and there is no pain I can't even guess at this one - just by the flow of how it sounds - so I am missing out on the RULE! Please ...
May 12, 2011

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Select the sentence that does NOT have an agreement error. a. Patient has had no loss of consciousness, has no headache, and there is no pain in neck. b. Patient has had no loss of consciousness, has no headache, and has no pain in neck. c. Patient has had no loss of ...
May 12, 2011

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Select the sentence that does NOT have an agreement error. a. The thumb was initially casted for 3 days and then has been splinted for 3 weeks. b. The thumb was initially casted for 3 days and then splinted for 3 weeks. c. The thumb was initially casted for 3 days and then had...
May 12, 2011

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Select the sentence that does NOT have an agreement error. 1.a. After the walk he developed some sharp chest pains and was helped with a nitroglycerin tablet. b. After the walk he developed some sharp chest pains and apparently were with a nitroglycerin tablet. c. After the ...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? we will send her to hematology so a full blood screen can be done, and then we will follow up with her next thursday. Answer: We will send her to Hematology so a full blood screen can be done, and then we will follow up with her next Thursday. Note...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? she had a test sometime in november at a walk-in clinic and it was negative. Answer: She had a test sometime in November at a walk-in clinic and it was negative.
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? she was in the south helping rebuild grace community center when a man cut his hand with a saw and she helped him stem the bleeding. Answer: She was in the South helping rebuild Grace Community Center when a man cut his hand with a saw and she ...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? she fears she may have come in contact with hiv last fall when she was on a mission with her friend, reverend miller. Answer: She fears she may have come in contact with HIV last fall when she was on a mission with her friend, Reverend Miller.
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
Thanks again human immunodeficiency virus does not need to be capitalized - at least in medical transcription. Thanks - be back in a few hours
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? this patient is a black female of canadian descent who would like to be tested for human immunodeficiency virus. Answer: This patient is a black female of Canadian descent who would like to be tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Thanks
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? she was able to take him home but should make an appointment with bethel pediatric group as soon as possible. Answer: She was able to take him home but should make an appointment with Bethel Pediatric Group as soon as possible.
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? we sent him immediately to radiology and will speak with mrs. farrel when she arrives. Answer: We sent him immediately to Radiology and will speak with Mrs. Farrel when she arrives. Note: there is a rule related to departments that is very unique to...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized? the child's mother was immediately contacted at general licensing, inc,. where she is employed. Answer: The child's mother was immediately contacted at General Licensing, Inc., where she is employed. thanks
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
Thank you for all the help, I got 90% on my exam - The answer for this one included emergency room being capitalized.
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized. the child was picked up by jefferson ambulance company and taken to general hospital emergency room. dr. hank was the first to see him. Answer: The child was picked up by Jefferson Ambulance Company and taken to General Hospital emergency room. Dr. ...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
I just read the sentence to my husband and he picked up on Ford - he said, "You never read that one to me." Answer: Ford needs to be capitalized.
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
What should be capitalized. the child rode his bicycle to delaware street where an old model ford ran a stop sign and hit him. the accident occurred on may 8, last friday. Answer: The child rode his bicycle to Delaware Street where an old model ford ran a stopp sign and hit ...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
Determine if the following words are capitalized correctly. If the capitalization and presentation is correct, leave the word as it is. If incorrect retype the word correctly. 1. cherokee 2. pepsi-cola 3. American dental association 4. ADA 5. wednesday 6. winter 7. halloween 8...
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
True or False 1. The sord South is always capitalized. Answer: False 2. The word doctor is capitalized if you are addressing the doctor as such, as in "Hello Doctor." Answer: True
May 12, 2011

Grammar-Capitalization
True or False 1. A direct quote never begins with a capital letter. Answer: False 2. You should capitalize proper names only if they are part of a quotation. Answer: False 3. Familiar titles, such as uncle, are capitalized when used with a proper name. Answer: True Thanks
May 12, 2011

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Yes I went with that before confirmation and it is the correct answer - Thank you so much I got 80% on the exam - a couple of questions were CARELESSNESS! The others will have to study.
May 12, 2011

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Clarification: spellling yes heart. Question: The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time. Answer: work up needs to be one word because it is a noun. Change the sentence to: The workup revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time.
May 12, 2011

Grammar
Good morning Example: re: word work up The doctor will *work up* the cause of her abnormal hear rhythm. (verb) During his *workup* for this tumor, he was found to have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. (noun) Question: The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at ...
May 12, 2011

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Determine if the following sentence employ Correct use of Commas and apostrophes.True=correct False=wrong 1. The child was initially started on ceftriazone, but developed a rash and was therefore changed to chloramphenicol. Answer: TRUE nedd the comma there for the pause - but...
May 11, 2011

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As a run-on sentence - There could or should be a period after awakening so the question is False ( not correct use of commas because you can't just put them in a sentence The sentence has to have a subject and a predicate.
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes. True=correct False=wrong 1. The child was alert upon awakening, nonetheless we felt a full workup was best at this time. Answer: True Looks good to me - flows nice.
May 11, 2011

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Yes - Thank you for the above chart
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.True=correct False=wrong 1. The wound was copiously irrigated with normal saline, and the musosal flap was replaced to its appropriate position. Answer: I think the comma is ok - but shouldn...
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentence employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct FALSE=wrong 1. The infant's first dextrose stick after delivery was 23; howeveer, the child drank 1 oz of formula, and the repeat dextrose stick 1/2 hour later was 63. Answer...
May 11, 2011

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Answer: on a plural possessive the apostrophe would go on the outside ex. several-months' therefore still making this sentence FALSE. Just found something in my notes that would now totally make this above sentence TRUE! *If you have a business or an organization OR a ...
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentence employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct FALSE=wrong 1.The patient is a 41-year-old, white female with a several-month's history of biliary colic. ANSWER: False Thinking comma after old can be eliminated and put ...
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct FALSE=incorrect 1. After discussing the woman's current diagnosis with the other doctors', it was recommended that the patient undergo a cholecystectomy. Answer: FALSE ...
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentence employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct False=incorrect Inside of the patient's nose is crusty and clear with blood-tinged discharge; however, the patient has no complaints of breathing problems. Answer: True
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentence employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes. True Correct False wrong 1. The girl's mother, a nurse at a local clinic, was called at her work and told of her daughter's injury. Answer: True
May 11, 2011

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Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes. True correct False wrong 1. Child's initial exam shows a furious, robust, fighting infant who is moving his head well. Answer: True
May 11, 2011

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Above answer:
May 10, 2011

Grammar
Yes - arm spelled/typed wrong. Question: is it correct to leave the comma out after shoulder - and keep Mainly capitalized. Thanks and good-nite
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the following sentence. Insert punctuation as needed. He complains of pain in his left shoulder, (Mainly upon raising his arm). Answer: He complains of pain in his left shoulder (Mainly upon raising his arem). * the sentence inside the parentheses is a complete ...
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the sentence and insert punctuation as required. There was also an admission for uterine contraction's and some brown red discharge and questionable bleeding. Answer: There was also an admission for uterine contractions, and some brown red discharge, and ...
May 10, 2011

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Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. This is an irate boisterous 46-year old lady who complains that she was hit in the face with the heel of a womans' shoe. Answer: comma after irate woman's ? not sure - I don't even think it needs any apostrophes.
May 10, 2011

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Proofread and insert the proper punctuation. The x-rays revealed: an articular fracture of the tibia, a butterfly fracture of the fibula, and a longitudinal fracture of the femur. Answer: The x-rays revealed an articular fracture of the tibia, a butterfly fracture of the ...
May 10, 2011

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Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time. Answer: No punctuation required - fine as is.
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the following sentence. Insert punctuation as required. She had some nausea and vomiting, also she had profound diarrhea. Answer: She had some nausea and vomiting; also she had profound diarrhea. NB If I could change the sentence I would write it like this: She had ...
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the sentence and Insert punctuation as required. She reports the flare up is worse when she does not have her diabetes under control. Answer: I feel it doesn't need anything added to it. FINE as is! I hope! Thanks
May 10, 2011

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Do you still keep Discomfort as a capital letter?
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the following sentence and insert punctuation as required. The patient reported the following effects from the fall: Discomfort breathing, pain in the right shoulder, dizziness upon standing, and headaches during the day. Answer: ; after fall instead of the colon - ...
May 10, 2011

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someone posted answer saying the apostrophe should go after the s in patients (patients') Not sure if the ' goes after the t - or after the s?
May 10, 2011

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Proofread the following sentences. insert punctuation as required. After the exam the patients demeanor was improved. Answer: After the exam, the patient's demeanor was improved. * added comma after exam and ? added an ' patients.
May 10, 2011

Grammar
Choose the sentence that is written and punctuated correctly. 1. We ordered: an MRI, a CT scan, chest x-rays, and an upper GI. 2. An MRI, a CT scan, chest x-rays, and an upper GI were ordered. Answer: #1. I don't like it but I believe that the second sentence is not ...
May 10, 2011

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Choose the sentence that is written and punctuated correctly. 1. She reported that her boss's secretary called 9-1-1 when she fainted, she has no recollection of the ambulance arriving. 2. She reported that her boss's secretary called 9-1-1 when she fainted; therefore ...
May 10, 2011

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Choose the sentence that is written and punctuated correctly. 1. She reported she was in the women's dressing room when she suffered what felt like a terrible chest cramp. 2. While she was in the womens' dressing room, she suffered what felt like a terrible chest cramp...
May 10, 2011

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Choose sentence that is written correctly. - 50-50 1. She is uncertain whether or not she has had fevers: because she does not have an instrument for measuring body temperature. 2. Because she does not have an instrument for measuring body temperature, she is uncertain whether...
May 10, 2011

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Insert Punctuation as required. 1. After a Maylard incision was made through the abdomen a retractor was used for visualization of the pelvic contents. Answer: comma after abdomen.
May 10, 2011

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The patient's first visit, to the office, was for lower back pain. True False Answer: False no need for comma after visit.
May 10, 2011

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1. Her husband, a kind, quiet gentleman, worked for HHS's public relations department. 2. Her husband, a kind quiet gentleman, worked for HHSs public relations department. Question: choose the sentence that is written and punctuated correctly. 50 - 50 I choose #1. flows ...
May 10, 2011

Grammar
Seeing pulsation of the artery at the completion of this dissection. 1. This is a run-on that can be fixed with a period. 2. This is a run-on that can be fixed by adding a comma and a conjunction. 3. This is a fragment that can be fixed by adding a subject and verb after this ...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
The patient was brought to the operating room, general endotracheal anesthesia was induced by the anesthesia seervice. 1. This is a comma splice that can be fixed by removing the comma. 2. This is a comma splice that can be fixed by adding the conjunction and after the comma. ...
May 9, 2011

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Although the abscess was incised and drained in the emergency room and cultures were obtained, which grew coag-positive staphylococcus. 1. This is a run-on that needs a semicolon after drained. 2. This is a run-on that needs to be split into two separate sentences. 3. This is ...
May 9, 2011

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Was concerned about the effectiveness of the high-flow nebulizers and the mist tent. 1. This is a fragment that is missing a subject. 2. This is a run-on that requires a semicolon after effectiveness. 3. This is a runn-on that requires a comma and a conjunction. 4. This is a ...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
The hospitalization was prolonged because of the absence of any good choices for oral medications to treat his UTI. 1.This is a run-on that requires a comma before the word because. 2. This is a run-on that requires a semicolon before the word because. 3. This is a fragment ...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
This 10 week-old male infant who had been sick for 3 days prior to admission with fever to 103 degrees. 1. This is a run-on that needs to be shortened. 2. This is a run-on can be fixed by adding a comma after infant. 3. This is a fragment that requires a subject. 4. This is a ...
May 9, 2011

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He had HepB at 1 day of age at 8 weeks he had HepB, DTap, Hib, IPV, and PCV. 1. This is a fragment that requires a verb. 2. This is a comma splice that can be fixed by changing the comma after HepB to a semicolon. 3. This is a run-on that can be fixed by adding a semicolon ...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
Pressure was applied. 1. This is a fragment that can be fixed by adding a subject before pressure. 2. this is a fragment that can be fixed by adding a verb after pressure. 3. This is a fragment that can be fixed by adding both a subject and a verb. 4. This is a fragment that ...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
He was scheduled for TURP with cystoscopy under anesthesia based on his symptoms, however, he developed shaking chills over the weekend prior to admission with fevers to 101 and 102. 1. This is a fragment that requires a verb for the subject He. 2. This is a comma splice that ...
May 9, 2011

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The patient had been on oral contraceptives until 2006; she stopped the Ortho Tre-Cyclen when her husband had his vasectomy. Question: 1.This is a run-on that requires a period after 2006. 2. This is a run on sentence that requires a comma and a conjunction after 2006. 3. This...
May 9, 2011

Grammar
There is a tube overlying the pelvis in the midline, degenerative changes are also noted in the lumbosacral spine. fragment run-on comma splice complete sentence Answer: comma splice (should be a word after the comma.) Thanks - appreciate the help.
May 9, 2011

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answer: complete sentence
May 9, 2011

Grammar
No - just one really long sentence- Answer: complete sentence
May 9, 2011

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The patient's facial lacerations were anesthetized with 1% Xylocaine, prepped with Betadine, and subsequently closed with a total of eleven 6-0 Prolene sutures, the patient was given a wound care sheet and advised to have sutures removed in 5 days. fragment run-on comma ...
May 9, 2011

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This does raise the possibility of early left ventricular failure, however there is no pulmonary edema and no acute infiltrates. fragment run-on comma splice complete sentence Answer: fragment - (what? missing) Thanks
May 9, 2011

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Facet sclerosis at L5-S1 posteriorly. fragment run-on comma splice complete sentence Answer: Fragment - missing the who/what
May 9, 2011

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No crepitus is palpable. fragment - has a subject (crepitus) run-on comma splice complete sentence Answer; complete sentence
May 9, 2011

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No recent travel, no ill contacts, no spoiled foods, no dysuria in the last three months. fragment run-on comma splice complete sentence Answer: fragment (who or what)
May 9, 2011

Grammar
The patient was taken to thje operative suite, placed supine, anesthetized, and intubated in the usual fashion. fragment- run-on- comma splice- complete sentence. Answer: complete sentence Thanks
May 9, 2011

Grammar
Wide undermining was done at the subgaleal level on all sides of the excision the wound was brought together using 4-0 Vicryl sutures. Choices are: fragment- run-on- comma splice - complete sentence- Answer: this is a run- on sentence
May 9, 2011

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After a few loose 2-0 Vicryl sutures were used, the fifth toe rotation flap was trimmed to fit the base of both the fourth and fifth previous digits. Question: not a run-on- not a comma splice not a complete sentence Answer: Thinking it is a fragment (missing a subject).
May 9, 2011

Grammar
He underwent a left ankle block, Esmarch tourniquet was used to just above his ankle. Question:(not a complete sentence) Is it a: ( not a fragment) Run-on comma splice Thanks
May 9, 2011

Grammar
A longitudinal incision was made along the thenar crease. Identify parts of speech: longitudinal = noun was made = verb along = preposition thenar = adjective Thank You for your help
May 9, 2011

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carefully - adverb push - noun looked up in dictionary
May 9, 2011

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The carpal ligament was then carefully incised using a push technique. Identify parts of speech: carpal = adjective was = verb carefully = adjective push = verb technique = noun
May 9, 2011

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This was carried sharply down through the skin and subcutaneous tissue to the transverse carpal ligament. Identify Parts of Speech: This = adjective sharpley = adverb through = preposition and = conjunction tissue = noun to = preposition transverse = adjective ligament = noun
May 9, 2011

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The right upper extremity was prepped and draped in the usual sterile manner. Identify parts of speech: upper = preposition was prepped = verb draped = verb in = preposition sterile = adjective
May 9, 2011

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The patient was brought to the operating room, and Bier block anesthesia was performed. Identify Part of Speech: was brought = verb and = conjunction anesthesia = noun Thanks
May 9, 2011

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Sentence: The patient had anorexia, though he denied any nausea or vomiting. Verb/Verbs denied ? had (looked it up & said was a verb) Thanks
May 8, 2011

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I checked all the other words in a dictionary (should have done that first) and my answer is: Sentence: Another possible diagnosis included pulmonary embolus. Verb = included Adjective = another - possible Noun = diagnosis
May 8, 2011

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Another possible diagnosis included pulmonary embolus. Verb/Verbs Answer: diagnosis
May 8, 2011

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He suffered an injury to kis knee, and this is causing him pain and discomfort. Identify Verb/Verbs Answer: is pain discomfort Thanks Sue
May 8, 2011

Grammar
A Superblade was used at the 2 o'clock position and the anterior chamber was entered. Identify the Verb/Verbs Answer: was was entered
May 8, 2011

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The patient is alert and oriented and has normal mental status exam. Question: List verb/verbs I know there are two - Answer: is Answer: mental
May 8, 2011

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Sensory was intact to light touch, proprioception, and pinprick. Question: preposition one for sure is there more? answer: to Question: Conjunctions answer: and Thank You
May 8, 2011

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verified - main verb ? Thank you
May 8, 2011

Grammar
are the main verbs - calipers - set helping verb - - were
May 8, 2011

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calipers main verb were helping verb
May 8, 2011

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Calipers were set and verified at 5 mm. Question: what are all the verbs in the sentence?
May 8, 2011

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