Pcsa 2019 Annual Meeting - Session 7

4 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Pcsa 2019 Annual Meeting - Session 7

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A resident with a high debt burden from medical school loans is looking for his/her first job and which of the following factors is least likely to influence their job choice?
    • A. 

      Practice location

    • B. 

      Salary

    • C. 

      Outside financial assistance during medical school

    • D. 

      Benefits              

  • 2. 
    In this study of hypertension and primary hyperparathyroidism, when compared to non-surgical patients, patients who undergo parathyroidectomy:
    • A. 

      Are older

    • B. 

      Are more likely to be women

    • C. 

      Demonstrate a greater improvement in mean arterial pressure during follow-up

    • D. 

      Take more antihypertensive medications at baseline.

  • 3. 
    A 68 year old woman presents with hypertension and primary hyperparathyroidism.  One year after undergoing parathyroidectomy, which of the following will be true?
    • A. 

      Her blood pressure will rise

    • B. 

      She is more likely to decrease her antihypertensive medications than if she does not undergo surgery

    • C. 

      She is more likely to increase her antihypertensives

    • D. 

      She will no longer need antihypertensives.

  • 4. 
    The incidence of sterile processing defects nation-wide is
    • A. 

      1 in 150 cases  

    • B. 

      1 in 2000 cases

    • C. 

      1 in 300 cases

    • D. 

      Unknown