Phalen’s test, 90°wrist flexion for 60 seconds, reproduces symptoms of:
· Question 2
Jennifer says that she has heard that caffeine can cause osteoporosis and asks you why. How do you respond?
· Question 3
The most common cause of elevated liver function tests is:
· Question 4
Reed-Sternberg B lymphocytes are associated with which of the following disorders:
Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma
· Question 5
Which of the following is a potential acquired cause of thrombophilia?
Protein C deficiency
Factor V Leiden
· Question 6
A 75-year-old female is diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism and asks the nurse practitioner what the treatment for this disorder is. The nurse practitioner explains:
Primary hyperparathyroidism is treated with Vitamin D restriction
Primary hyperparathyroidism is treated with parathyroidectomy
Primary hyperparathyroidism is treated with daily magnesium
Primary hyperparathyroidism is treated with parenteral parathyroid hormone (PTH)
· Question 7
Diagnostic confirmation of acute leukemia is based on:
· Question 8
A 25 year old overweight patient presents with a complaint of dull achiness in his groin and history of a palpable lump in his scrotum that “comes and goes”. On physical examination, the nurse practitioner does not detect a scrotal mass. There is no tenderness, edema, or erythema of the scrotum, the scrotum does not transilluminate. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A. Testicular torsion
C. Inguinal hernia
· Question 9
Dave, age 38, states that he thinks he has an ear infection because he just flew back from a business trip and feels unusual pressure in his ear. You diagnose barotrauma. What is your next action?
A. Prescribe nasal steroids and oral decongestants
B. Prescribe antibiotic eardrops
C. Prescribe systemic eardrops
D. Refer David to an ear, nose, and throat specialist
· Question 10
Which of the following antibiotics should not be prescribed for a pregnant woman in the 3rd trimester?
· Question 11
The physiological explanation of syncope is: