Prevent disease progression and destruction of joints

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prevent disease progression and destruction of joints,
bones, cartilage and soft tissues such as muscles, tendons and joint capsules Question 59 0 out of 1 points Which factors are associated with high risk for foot complications in a patient with diabetes mellitus? Obesity Abnormal nails Abnormal gait Poorly controlled lipids Obesity 2.Abnormal nails 3. Abnormal gait 4. Poorly controlled lipids Question 60 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is the most common causative organism of nongonococcal urethritis? Chlamydia trachomatis Question 61 0 out of 1 points A 65 year old patient complains of recurrent bilateral temporal headaches, malaise, muscle aches, and low grade fever. The headache is described as superficial tenderness rather than deep pain. Giant cell arteritis is suspected. Appropriate treatment is: refer for temporal artery biopsy and initiation of oral prednisone Question 64 1 out of 1 points The most reliable diagnostic indicator of gout is: Elevated serum uric acid levels
Question 82 0 out of 1 points A patient with HIV infection has a fever of unknown origin (FUO). Which of the following is a possible cause of FUO in a patient with HIV? drug fever Question 85 1 out of 1 points After treating a patient for Helicobacter pylori infection, what test do you order to see if it has been cured? A urea breath test Question 86 1 out of 1 points Which of the following physical modalities recommended for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis provides the most efective long term pain relief? Your physical therapist may use modalities, such as gentle heat and electrical stimulation to help manage your RA symptoms. Question 88
1 out of 1 points Other than smoking cessation, which of the following slows the progression of COPD in smokers? oxygen Question 93 1 out of 1 points What intervention does the American College of Rheumatology recommend as first line therapy for osteoarthritis? Acetaminophen should be used as first-line therapy for mild osteoarthritis. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are superior to acetaminophen for treating moderate to severe osteoarthritis Question 97 1 out of 1 points The best test to determine microalbuminuria to assist in the diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy: Answer: measure albumin (microalbuminuria Question 99 0 out of 1 points A 26 year old female presents with elbow pain that is described as aching and burning. There is point tenderness along the lateral aspect of the elbow and painful passive flexion and extension. She reports she has been playing tennis almost daily for the past month. The most likely diagnosis is: lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) Question 1 1 out of 1 points Janine, age 29, has numerous transient lesions that come and go, and she is diagnosed with urticaria. What do you order?
Selected Answer: d.

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