Diarrhoea

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  • 1. 
    Diarrhoea lasting for more than 2 days should be referred in children below the age of: (Choose only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      3 years

  • 2. 
    A child should be referred if the number of diarrhoeal stools in the previous 24 hours is more than: (Choose only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

  • 3. 
    Warning signs that indicate dehydration include: (You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Poor skin turgor

    • B. 

      Increased urine output

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

  • 4. 
    A seven-year-old child develops diarrhoea after a vacation in Brazil. The pharmacist should: (Choose only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Refer immediately

    • B. 

      Start oral rehydration therapy and refer if symptoms persist after 3 days

    • C. 

      Reassure that this is a common complaint associated with travel and give dietary advice

  • 5. 
    In a child suffering from diarrhoea: (You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Breast-feeding should be continued day and night

    • B. 

      Breast milk can be given together with oral rehydration salts

    • C. 

      Formula milk should be stopped for 6 hours

  • 6. 
    To prevent diarrhoea, a vaccine is available against: (Choose only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Adenovirus

    • B. 

      Rotavirus

    • C. 

      Enterovirus

  • 7. 
    Loperamide is not recommended in children below the age of: (Choose only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      12 years

  • 8. 
    The following drink(s) can be used to reconstitute oral rehydration salts: (You may choose more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fruit juice

    • C. 

      Soda