Respiratory Quiz - Module 7

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 63

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Respiratory  Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Intermittent asthma requires only reliever therapy and environmental control, whereas persistent asthma requires regular controller therapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    More severe asthma should commence therapy on more treatment than less severe asthma            
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Treatment of mild persistent asthma (step 2 therapy) is a choice between a low dose inhaled steroid and a leukotriene receptor antagonist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Moderate persistent asthma should be started on step 3 therapy, comprising either medium dose inhaled steroids, medium dose inhaled steroids PLUS a long acting beta 2 agonist, or medium dose inhaled steroids PLUS a leukotriene receptor antagonist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Long acting beta 2 agonists can be used on their own
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A child under the age of 5 who is already on medium dose inhaled steroids (with good adherence and technique) and who is still not controlled, should have a long acting beta 2 agonist added to their therapy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    People with asthma should be reviewed every year to assess their control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Children with asthma will always have some symptoms, so they must limit their activity and not exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Assessment of control relies on asking 5 questions regarding daytime symptoms, nighttime symptoms, symptoms limiting activity, use of reliever medication and missed days of work/school; all in the last week.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A child who uses his reliever medication during the day three times in the last month may still be well controlled
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A child who uses his reliever medication during the night three times in the last month may still be well controlled
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A child who uses his reliever medication during the day three times in the last week may still be well controlled
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Patients with uncontrolled asthma need more medication  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Where asthma is uncontrolled despite good adherence and technique, treatment may be stepped up by one step.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If asthma is controlled for at least 1 month consider stepping down therapy. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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