How do you describe the cervical lymphadenopathy associated with asymptomatic HIV infection?
A. Movable, discrete, soft, and nontender lymph nodes
B. Enlarged, warm, tender, firm, but freely movable lymph nodes
C. Hard, unilateral, nontender, and fixed lymph nodes
D. Firm but not hard, nontender, and mobile lymph nodes
Skip, age 4, is brought in to the office by his mother. His symptoms are pallor, fatigue, bleeding, fever, bone pain, adenopathy, arthralgias, and hepatosplenomegaly. You refer him to a specialist to perform to confirm a diagnosis?
A. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
B. A monospot test
C. A prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, bleeding time, complete blood count, and peripheral smear
D. A bone marrow spear
Food sources rich in iron include
A. potatoes; bananas; and green, leafy vegetables
B. enriched grain cereals, cabbage, and sweet potatoes
C. liver, red meats, prunes, apples, and raisins
D. enriched grain cereals, strawberries, watermelon, and honeydew melons
List ointments from least to most potency
A. gel, lotion, cream, ointment
B. ointment, cream, lotion, gel
C. lotion, gel, ointment, cream
D. cream, ointment, gel, lotion
Marisa, who is pregnant, has just been given a diagnosis of tuberculosis. What do you do?
A. Wait until Marisa delivers and then begin therapy immediately.
B. Begin therapy with isoniazid (Nydrazid), rifampin (Rimactane), and pyrazinamide now.
C. Begin therapy with isoniazid, rifampin, and ethambutol (Myambutol) now.
D. Begin therapy with isoniazid now, wait to see how Marisa tolerates it, and then add rifampin, pyrazinamide, or ethambutol.
Michael, age 52, has a dry cough, dyspnea, chills, fever, general malaise, headache, confusion, anorexia, diarrhea, myalgias, and arthralgias. Which diagnosis do you suspect?
B. Legionnaire's Disease
C. Primary atypical pneumonia
D. Pneumocystitis jiroveci pneumonia