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A. HemoglobinB. Serum potassiumC. Blood urea nitrogenD. Serum glucoseB. Serum potassiumGenetic polymorphisms account for differences in metabolism, including:A. Poor metabolizers (PMs) that lack a working enzymeB. Intermediate metabolizers (IMs) that have one working, wild-type allele and one mutant alleleC. Extensive metabolizers (EMs), with two normally functioning allelesD. All of the aboveD. All of the aboveGenetic testing for VCORC1 mutation to assess potential warfarin resistance is required prior to prescribing warfarin.A. TrueB. FalseB. FalseGoals of treatment when treating hypothyroidism with thyroid replacement include:A. Normal TSH and free T4 levelsB. Resolution of fatigueC. Weight loss to baselineD. All of the aboveD. All of the above
Heart failure is a chronic condition that can be adequately managed in primary care. However, consultation with or referral to a cardiologist is appropriate when:A. Symptoms markedly worsen or the patient becomes hypotensive and has syncope.B. There is evidence of progressive renal insufficiency or failure.C. The patient remains symptomatic on optimal doses of an ACE inhibitor, a beta blocker, and a diuretic.D. All the above options are correct.D. All the above options are correct.Hypoglycemia can result from the action of either insulin or an oral hypoglycemic. Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia include:A. "Fruity" breath odor and rapid respirationB. Diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and hypertensionC. Dizziness, confusion, diaphoresis, and tachycardiaD. Easy bruising, palpitations, cardiac dysrhythmias, and comaC. Dizziness, confusion, diaphoresis, and tachycardiaIf a patient with H. pylori positive PUD fails first-line therapy, the second-line treatment is:A. A PPI BID plus metronidazole plus tetracycline plus bismuth subsalicylate for fourteen daysB. Testing H. pylori for resistance to common treatment regimensC. A PPI plus clarithromycin plus amoxicillin for fourteen daysD. A PPI and levofloxacin for fourteen daysA. A PPI BID plus metronidazole plus tetracycline plus bismuth subsalicylate for fourteen daysIn addition to methimazole, a symptomatic patient with hyperthyroidism may need a prescription for:A. A calcium channel blockerB. A beta blockerC. LiothyronineD. An alpha blockerB. A beta blockerInadequate vitamin D intake can contribute to the development of osteoporosis by:A. Increasing calcitonin productionB. Increasing calcium absorption from the intestineC. Altering calcium metabolismD. Stimulating bone formationB. Increasing calcium absorption from the intestineIncorporating IT into a patient encounter takes skill and tact. During the encounter, the provider can make the patient more comfortable with the IT the provider is using by:A. Turning the screen around so the patient can see material being recordedB. Not placing the computer screen between the provider and the patientC. Both A and BD. Neither A nor BC. Both A and B
Infants with reflux are initially treated with:A. Histamine 2 receptor antagonist (ranitidine)B. A PPI (omeprazole)