Health Information Management


APCs Insider, September 5, 2014

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Epistaxis is the medical term for which condition?
a. Dehydration
b. Headache
c. Nosebleed
d. Tennis elbow
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Last week’s question
The eight-hour workday in America was established by law in which year?
a. 1785
b. 1838
c. 1876
d. 1916
The answer is D. The Adamson Act was passed in 1916 and instituted an eight-hour workday for railroad workers, with additional pay for overtime. The Supreme Court upheld the legality of the law the following year.

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