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A patient has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and thyroid hormone replacement therapy is prescribed. How long should the nurse pr... [Show More] actitioner wait before checking the patient’s TSH? Six to 8 weeks
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?
What diabetic complications result from hyperglycemia?
2. Hypertension resistant to treatment
3. Peripheral neuropathy
4. Accelerated atherogenesis
Which factors are associated with high risk for foot complications in a patient with diabetes mellitus?
3. Abnormal nails
4. Abnormal gait
5. Poorly controlled lipids
Which of the following is not a common early sign of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? What are common early signs of BPH – frequency, urgency, nocturia TX with alpha adrenergic Terazosin and doxazosin
A 63-year-old man presents to the office with hematuria, hesitancy, and dribbling. Digital rectal exam (DRE) reveals a moderately enlarged prostate that is smooth. The PSA is 1.2. What is the most appropriate management strategy for you to follow at this time?
Prescribe an alpha adrenergic blocker
A 30 year old female patient presents to the clinic with heat intolerance, tremors, nervousness, and weight loss inconsistent with increased appetite. Which test would be most likely to confirm the suspected diagnosis? Graves hyperthyroid
Which history is commonly found in a patient with glomerulonephritis? Ask about recent infections (skin or upper respiratory); recent travel (possible exposure to viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites); recent illnesses, surgery, or invasive procedures (possible infection); any systemic diseases (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -SLE)
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? diabetes
Which of the following is not a characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus? characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin. Common symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained weight loss.
A patient has been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Which of the following medications may be used to treat generalized anxiety disorder? Treatment may include counseling and medications, such as antidepressants. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI), Anxiolytic, and Antidepressant
Paxil Effexor Lexapro and cymbalta
What is the most common cause of Cushing’s syndrome? Pituitary-dependent/ACTH-dependent (Cushing's disease), one is a pituitary form, which results from excessive production of ACTH by a tumor of the pituitary gland,
Which of the following is the most cause of low back pain?
Lumbar disc disease
Warfarin (Coumadin) is prescribed for a frail, elderly male with new onset atrial fibrillation. The goal INR for this patient should be: 2.0 to 3.0
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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? delirium
Which of the following is the most common causative organism of nongonococcal urethritis?
which of the following does not cause nongonococcal urethritis
a chlamydia – most common
Which appropriate test for the initial assessment of Alzheimer’s disease provides the performance ratings on 10 complex, higher order activities? FAQ
What conditions must be met for you to bill “incident to” the physician, receiving 100% reimbursement from Medicare? the physician must be on-site and engaged in client care.
Diagnostic evaluation for urinary calculi includes:
Urinalysis and culture
Non contrast CT
All of the above
Reed-Sternberg B lymphocytes are associated with which of the following disorders:
Marsha presents with symptoms resembling both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, which have many similarities. Which of the following is more characteristic of fibromyalgia?
Musculoskeletal pain is not characteristic of chronic
fatigue syndrome; rather, it is characteristic of
Beth, age 49, comes in with low back pain. An x-ray of the lumbosacral spine is within normal limits. Which of the following diagnoses do you explore further?
herniated nucleus pulposus.
Steve, age 69, has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). When teaching him how to reduce his lower esophageal sphincter pressure, which substances do you recommend that he avoid?
avoid chocolate, alcohol, carbonated drinks, peppermint, coffee, citrus, onion, and garlic. And weight loss [Show Less]