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Chronic, inflammatory seborrheic dermatitis4.Recalcitrant nodular acne____3.Long-term treatment of moderate atopic dermatitis includes:1.Topical corticosteroids and emollients2.Topical corticosteroids alone3.Topical antipruritics4.Oral corticosteroids for exacerbations of atopic dermatitis____4.Severe contact dermatitis caused by poison ivy or poison oak exposure often requires treatment with:1.Topical antipruritics2.Oral corticosteroids for 2 to 3 weeks3.Thickly applied topical intermediate-dose corticosteroids4.Isolation of the patient to prevent spread of the dermatitis____5.When a patient has contact dermatitis, wet dressings with Domeboro solution are used for:1.Cleaning the weeping area of dermatitis2.Bathing the patient to prevent infection3.Relief of inflammation4.Providing a barrier layer to protect the surrounding skin____6.Appropriate initial treatment for psoriasis would be:1.An immunomodulator (Protopic or Elidel)2.Wet soaks with Burrow’s or Domeboro solution3.Intermittent therapy with intermediate potency topical corticosteroids4.Anthralin (Drithocreme)____7.Patient education when prescribing the vitamin D3derivative calcipotriene for psoriasis includes:1.Apply thickly to affected psoriatic areas two to three times a day.2.A maximum of 100 grams per week may be applied.3.Do not use calcipotriene in combination with their topical corticosteroids.4Calcipotriene may be augmented with the use of coal tar products.
.____8.Mild acne may be initially treated with:1.Topical combined antibiotic2.Minocycline3.Topical retinoid4.OTC benzoyl peroxide____9.Tobie presents to the clinic with moderate acne. He has been using OTC benzoyl peroxide at home with minimal improvement. A topical antibiotic (clindamycin) and a topical retinoid adapalene (Differin) are prescribed. Education of Tobie would include:1.He should see an improvement in his acne within the first 2 weeks of treatment.2.If there is no response in a week, double the daily application of adapalene (Differin).3.He may see an initial worsening of his acne that will improve in 6 to 8 weeks.4.Adapalene may cause bleaching of clothing.____10.Josie has severe cystic acne and is requesting treatment with Accutane. The appropriate treatment for her would be:1.Order a pregnancy test and if it is negative prescribe the isotretinoin (Accutane).2.Order Accutane after educating her on the adverse effects.3.Recommend she try oral antibiotics (minocycline).4.Refer her to a dermatologist for treatment.____11.The most cost-effective treatment for two or three impetigo lesions on the face is:1.Mupirocin ointment2.Retapamulin (Altabax) ointment3.Topical clindamycin solution4.Oral amoxicillin/clavulanate (Augmentin)____12.Dwayne has classic tinea capitis. Treatment for tinea on the scalp is:1.