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Question 1 When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity? Question 2 Which of the following patients most warrants screening for hypothyroidism? Question 3 Which of the following is not a common early sign of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Question 4 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. Theinitial treatment should be: Question 5 The nurse practitioner diagnoses epididymitis in a 24 year old sexually active male patient. The drug of choice for treatment of this patient is: Question 6
A patient has been taking fluoxetine (Prozac) since being diagnosed with major depression, first episode, 2 months ago. She reports considerable improvement in her symptoms and her intention to discontinue the medication. What should be the nurse practitioner’s recommendation? Question 7 The nurse practitioner is following a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) who has been previously diagnosed and is being managed for the disease by a pediatric rheumatologist. The mother asks for information about the child’s long term prognosis. What is the most appropriate reply? Question 8 Which is the most common cause of end-stage renal disease in the United States? Question 9 Which of the following physical modalities recommended for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis provides the most effective long term pain relief? Question 10 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? Question 11
A child with type 1 diabetes mellitus has experienced excessive hunger, weight gain and increasing hyperglycemia. The Somogyi effect is suspected. What steps should be taken to diagnose and treat this condition? Question 12 The most commonly recommended method for prostate cancer screening in a 55 year old male is: Question 13 The most common cause of elevated liver function tests is: Question 14 The cardinal sign of infectious arthritis is: Question 15 Central obesity, “moon” face, and dorsocervical fat pad are associated with: Question 16 Which of the following characteristics are associated with prepatellar bursitis?
Question 17 A diabetic patient is taking low-dose enalapril for hypertension. A record of the patient’s blood pressure over 4 weeks ranges from 130 to 142 mmHg systolic and 75 to 85 mmHg diastolic. How should the nurse practitioner respond? Question 18 Diabetes screening recommendations for asymptomatic adults age 45 and over include which of the following: Question 19 Diagnostic confirmation of acute leukemia is based on: Question 20 Sally, a computer programmer, has just been given a new diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Your next step is to: Question 21 You have a new patient that presents with generalized lymphadenopathy. You know that this is indicative of: Question 22