Professional Practice III

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Professional Practice Quizzes & Trivia

Professional Practice III by medical student for medical students


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient is angry about the amount of time he spent in the waiting room.What is the appropriate response to this situation?
    • A. 

      Apologise to the patient for any inconvenience. Stay away from efforts to explain the delay

    • B. 

      Move the patient up in the waiting list without telling the patient and your colleagues.

    • C. 

      Suggest that the patient speak directly to the registrar to ask for information

    • D. 

      Leave him there as it is.

  • 2. 
    Evaluation of Diagnostic Test.Which one of these are TRUE about Diagnostic Test?
    • A. 

      High value in sensitivity is desirable for ruling in disease (low false-positive rate)

    • B. 

      High value in specificity is desirable for ruling out disease (low false- negative rate)

    • C. 

      Positive predictive value is the probability that person actually has the disease given a positive test result.

    • D. 

      Negative predictive value is the probability that person is actually disease-free although given a positive test result.

  • 3. 
    These are the correct ways to reduce bias in a research except...
    • A. 

      Blind studies

    • B. 

      Placebo responses

    • C. 

      Crossover studies

    • D. 

      Specific selection criteria

  • 4. 
    Which of these points are TRUE about disease prevention?
    • A. 

      Vaccination is a secondary disease prevention

    • B. 

      Having Pap Smear and rectal examination are the primary disease prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary prevention is to reduce disability from the disease.like exogenous insulin for diabetes

    • D. 

      Reporting infectious disease in workplace is the main prevention of disease

  • 5. 
    A 2 year old girl has an increase in abdominal girth, failure to thrive, and skin and hair depigmentation.What is the diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Melanoma

    • B. 

      Kwashiorkor

    • C. 

      Vitamin D3 deficiency

    • D. 

      Albinism

  • 6. 
    One hour after eating custard at a picnic, a whole family began to vomit.After 10 hours, they were better.What is the organism causing this?
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

    • B. 

      Clostridia botilinum

    • C. 

      Klebsiella

    • D. 

      Vibrio parahaemolyticus

  • 7. 
    Choose the wrong match between the disease and its association.
    • A. 

      Fatty liver- alcoholism

    • B. 

      String sign on x-ray- Crohn's disease

    • C. 

      Waxy casts- Acute pyelonephritis

    • D. 

      Mallory-Weiss syndrome- Oesophagogastric lacerations

  • 8. 
    Which of these are not detectable in plain abdominal X-rays?
    • A. 

      Calculi- gall bladder, kidney, appendix

    • B. 

      Bowel obstruction- small and large bowel

    • C. 

      Free intraperitoneal air (perforation of GIT)

    • D. 

      Lacerations of organs- oesophagus, kidney

  • 9. 
    Which of these scenarios does not involve the conflict of interest?
    • A. 

      IOC delegates accomodated at luxury hotel at the expense of local government bidding for Olympics

    • B. 

      Real estate agent tells young couple that the house they are inspecting (to buy) is a great deal, and that they better act quickly

    • C. 

      Male medical student receives free pen from very attractive female drug rep

    • D. 

      Vascular surgeon writes a job reference for his female registrar (who is also his current sexual partner)