carpal tunnel syndrome
Which of the following statements is true regarding the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome? (Points : 2)
The goal of treatment is to prevent fleion and etension movements of the wrist.
Splints are used in carpal tunnel syndrome because they allow for free movement of the fingers and thumb while maintaining the wrist in a neutral position.
Corticosteroid injections are discouraged in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome because of the risks for median nerve damage, scarring, and infection.
All of the above
Question 57. 57. Sam, aged 65, is started on L-dopa for his Parkinson’s disease (PD). He asks why this is necessary. You tell him: (Points : 2)
“L-dopa is neuroprotective.”
“The primary goal of therapy is to replace depleted stores of dopamine.”
“This is the only drug that can provide symptomatic benefit.”
“This is the initial monotherapy drug.”
Question 58.58. When looking under the microscope to diagnose an intravaginal infection, you see a cluster of small and oval to round shapes. What do you suspect they are? (Points : 2)
Question 59. 59. A 22-year-old male is seen in the clinic because he found a hard lump in his testicle when performing testicular self-eamination (TSE). Which of the following should be included in the list of differential diagnoses? (Points : 2)
All of the above
Question 60. 60. Patients with a spontaneous pneumothora should be counseled that up to what percentage may eperience a reoccurrence at some point? (Points : 2)
Question 61. 61. John is a 16-year-old boy who presents to the emergency room after hurting his knee in a football game. He described twisting his knee and then being unable to etend it completely. John tells the clinician that he heard a pop when the injury occurred and has been eperiencing localized pain. The clinician suspects a meniscal tear. Which test would be most appropriate to assess for the presence of a meniscal tear? (Points : 2)
Valgus stress test
McMurray circumduction test
Varus stress test
Question 62. 62. The clinician has instructed Sam, a 25-year-old patient with low back strain, to use NSAIDs to manage his symptoms of pain and discomfort. Which of the following statements would be most appropriate when teaching Sam about the use of NSAIDs to manage his pain? (Points : 2)
You should start with the lowest dose that is effective in managing your pain, because long-term use of NSAIDs can result in gastrointestinal (GI) disorders such as ulcers and hemorrhage.
You should start with the lowest dose that is effective in managing your pain in order to avoid developing tolerance to the medication.
You should take the maimum recommended dose of NSAIDs so that you will not need to take narcotics to control your pain.
It is important to take NSAIDs on an empty stomach in order to increase absorption.
Question 63. 63. If a previously frostbitten area becomes frostbitten again after it has healed, what might occur? (Points : 2)
Permanent tissue damage may occur, resulting in necrosis to that body part.
The area will be super sensitive.
The area is prone to a repeat frostbite.
The area is as susceptible as any other area.
Question 64. 64. Julie, aged 50, has migraine headaches, frequent asthma attacks, coronary artery disease, and hypertension. Which of the following prophylactic medications would you order for her migraines? (Points : 2)