Bryce is a 17 y/o male who comes to the clinic with chief complaint of ear sudden onset of
pain, popping noises, and muffled hearing. During the ear exam the NP notices that the TM
has ruptured. The most likely diagnosis is:
Koplik spots on the buccal mucosa are pathognomonic for mumps.
Mikey is a 19 y/o male who is brought to the clinic because he has a fever, sore throat, pain
on swallowing and mildly enlarged submandibular nodes. The most likely diagnosis for Mikey
A patient who works in a furniture manufacturing shop reports a sudden onset of severe eye
pain while sanding a piece of wood and now has copious tearing, redness, and light
sensitivity in the affected eye. On examination, the conjunctiva appears injected, but no
foreign body is visualized. What is the practitioner’s next step?