Basics Of Internal Medicine Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are considered chronic conditions?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Gun shot wound

    • C. 

      Influenza

    • D. 

      Simple, non-productive cough.

  • 2. 
    Chronic conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes and osteopenia  are most likely diagnosed by which physician?
    • A. 

      Emergency Medicine

    • B. 

      Internal Medicine

    • C. 

      Pediatrics

    • D. 

      Dermatologist

  • 3. 
    Complications of prolonged uncontrolled hypertension may include: [check all that apply]
    • A. 

      Kidney failure

    • B. 

      Heart failure

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Melanoma

    • E. 

      Osteoporosis

  • 4. 
    What would a physician prescribe to a patient with heartburn?
    • A. 

      Omeprazole

    • B. 

      Oxycontin

    • C. 

      Omnicef

    • D. 

      Osmitrol

  • 5. 
    What would a physician prescribe to reduce the risk of cardiac arrest?
    • A. 

      Simvastatin

    • B. 

      Skelaxin

    • C. 

      Sertraline

    • D. 

      Septra

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a commonly ordered blood test in internal medicine? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Complete Blood Count

    • B. 

      Lipid Profile

    • C. 

      Fasting Glucose

    • D. 

      Nebulizer

  • 7. 
    A blood pressure reading of 150/90 is considered normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    GERD irritates the lining of what structure in the body?
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Sinuses

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Ears

  • 9. 
    Back pain is often treated with -statin class medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the value used to measure average blood glucose level?
    • A. 

      HbA1c

    • B. 

      H1bcA

    • C. 

      HbA2c

    • D. 

      HcAb2

  • 11. 
    Musculoskeletal back pain radiates into the upper extremities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Check all of the following that could be a sign of depression.
    • A. 

      Feelings of sadness

    • B. 

      Loss of interest

    • C. 

      Insomnia

    • D. 

      Fatigue

    • E. 

      Hallucinations

    • F. 

      Hyperactivity

    • G. 

      Feelings of joy and excitement

  • 13. 
    Which of the following would be used to treat depression?
    • A. 

      Citalopram

    • B. 

      Alprazolam

    • C. 

      Lorazepam

    • D. 

      Diazepam

  • 14. 
    SSRI's can be used to treat anxiety in addition to depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Select all of the following which could be used to treat insomnia.
    • A. 

      Melatonin

    • B. 

      Ambien

    • C. 

      Lunesta

    • D. 

      Lisinopril

    • E. 

      Sonata

    • F. 

      Seroquel

    • G. 

      Atorvastatin

  • 16. 
    Which BMI below would be classified as obese?
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      48

  • 17. 
    A patient might be sent to a gastroenterologist for persistent allergic rhinitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
     ________ joint disease is known as osteoarthritis.
    • A. 

      Degenerative

    • B. 

      Inflammatory

    • C. 

      Fractured

    • D. 

      Bruised

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