The obligatory criteria for diagnosis of muscular dystrophy

Question 1


A 20 year old male patient complains of “scrotal   swelling.” He states his scrotum feels heavy, but denies pain. On   examination, the nurse practitioner notes transillumination of the scrotum.   What is the most likely diagnosis?


· Question 2


A 32 year old male patient complains of urinary   frequency and burning on urination for 3 days. Urinalysis reveals   bacteriuria. He denies any past history of urinary tract infection. The   initial treatment should be: nclude nitrofurantoin monohydrate/macrocrystals,   trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX), or fosfomycin.


· Question 3


Diagnostic radiological studies are indicated for low back   pain:


· Question 4


Who is at a higher risk for developing nephrolithiasis?


· Question 5


An 81-year-old female is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.   When considering drug therapy for this patient, the nurse practitioner is   most concerned with which of the following side effects?



Weight     gain



Fracture     risk






Weight     loss


· Question 6


A 28-year-old female presents to the office requesting   testing for diagnosis of hereditary thrombophilia. Her father recently had a   deep vein thrombosis and she is concerned about her risk factors. The nurse   practitioner explains that:

· Question 7


The diagnosis of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection in   males is usually made by:


· Question 8


Which history is commonly found in a patient with   glomerulonephritis?


· Question 9


A   patient complains of generalized joint pain and stiffness associated with   activity and relieved with rest. This patient history is consistent with   which of the following disorders?


· Question 10


The most common presentation of thyroid cancer is:


· Question 11


The obligatory criteria for diagnosis of muscular dystrophy (MD) are:


· Question 12


The diagnosis which must be considered in a patient who   presents with a severe headache of sudden onset, with neck stiffness and   fever, is:


· Question 13


A 60 year old male patient with multiple health   problems presents with a complaint of erectile dysfunction (ED). Of the   following, which medication is most likely to be causing the problem?


· Question 14


A 72 year old patient exhibits sudden onset of fluctuating   restlessness, agitation, confusion, and impaired attention. This is   accompanied by visual hallucinations and sleep disturbance. What is the most   likely cause of this behavior?

A. Dementia
C. Parkinson’s disease
D. Depression



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