Rmp Prep: Emergency Medicine

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  • 1. 
    A female presents to the emergency room complaining of burning with urination.  The ER physician will likely first order a (an)
    • A. 

      CBC

    • B. 

      BNP

    • C. 

      HCG

    • D. 

      UA

  • 2. 
    A patient comes to the ER with changes in mental status, fever, and nuchal rigidity.  A possible diagnosis would be
    • A. 

      Bacterial meningitis

    • B. 

      Bacterial sinusitis

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Transient ischemic attack

  • 3. 
    The ABCs of trauma evaluation refer to
    • A. 

      Abbreviated blood count

    • B. 

      Apnea, bradycardia, and cyanosis

    • C. 

      Airway, breathing, and circulation

    • D. 

      Assess, brace, console

  • 4. 
    DNR means
    • A. 

      Do not resuscitate

    • B. 

      Does not rebound

    • C. 

      Does not remember

    • D. 

      Do not recommend

  • 5. 
    The definition of hypoxia is
    • A. 

      Below normal levels of carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Below normal levels of carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Below normal levels of oxygen

    • D. 

      Above normal levels of oxygen

  • 6. 
    A widely used scoring system to assess impaired consciousness following traumatic brain injury is called
    • A. 

      Adaptive behavior scale

    • B. 

      Karnofsky scale

    • C. 

      French scale

    • D. 

      Glasgow coma scale

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be the treatment of choice for a severe allergic reaction?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Penicillin

    • C. 

      Pseudoephedrine

    • D. 

      Sulfasalazine

  • 8. 
    Blood in the pleural cavity is called
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Hemoptysis

    • D. 

      Pneumoperitoneum

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is indicative of appendicitis?
    • A. 

      Tinel sign

    • B. 

      McBurney sign

    • C. 

      Murphy sign

    • D. 

      Phalen sign

  • 10. 
    Sudden onset of excruciating pain in the left lower abdomen and blood in the urine would be indicative of
    • A. 

      Appendicitis

    • B. 

      Kidney stone

    • C. 

      Herniated disk

    • D. 

      UTI

  • 11. 
    The physician dictates a positive Battle sign in a patient who has been in a motor vehicle accident.  Under which heading would you place this finding?
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      HEENT

    • C. 

      Abdomen

    • D. 

      Extremities

  • 12. 
    Severe back pain after lifting an extremely heavy object may be diagnosed as a
    • A. 

      Spinal deformity

    • B. 

      Herniated nucleus pulposus

    • C. 

      Torn ACL

    • D. 

      Lordosis lumbalis

  • 13. 
    Which of the following tests would be performed on a patient presenting with chest pain?
    • A. 

      Electrocardiogram

    • B. 

      Electroencephalogram

    • C. 

      Myelogram

    • D. 

      Esophagogram

  • 14. 
    Following a motor vehicle accident, a patient's neck would be immobilized ion case of
    • A. 

      Cervical injury

    • B. 

      Malleolar injury

    • C. 

      Navicular injury

    • D. 

      Ulnar injury

  • 15. 
    Which of the following would be used to treat a burn caused by scalding water?
    • A. 

      Centrum Silver

    • B. 

      Skelaxin

    • C. 

      Sensodyne

    • D. 

      Silvadene

  • 16. 
    Triage means
    • A. 

      Treat the sickest person first

    • B. 

      3-stage treatment

    • C. 

      Wash with copious fluid

    • D. 

      3-dose treatment

  • 17. 
    Which class of drug might be used to treat ingestion of a toxin?
    • A. 

      Statin

    • B. 

      Emetic

    • C. 

      Antacid

    • D. 

      Antiemetic

  • 18. 
    A collection of air or gas in the pleural space is a
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Pericardial effusion

    • C. 

      Pleural effusion

    • D. 

      Pneumothorax

  • 19. 
    A patient is diagnosed with a sprained ankle and the provider has written orders for RICE, which is an acronym for
    • A. 

      Rest, ice, compression, and elevation

    • B. 

      Rest, ibuprofen, contraction, and elevation

    • C. 

      Rest, ice, contraction, and elevation

    • D. 

      Rest, ibuprofen, compression and elevation

  • 20. 
    Activated charcoal would be given to treat
    • A. 

      Heartburn

    • B. 

      Poisoning

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Sunburn

  • 21. 
    This tube is inserted through the nasal passages and into the stomach.
    • A. 

      Nasolabial

    • B. 

      Nasogastric

    • C. 

      Nasopharyngeal

    • D. 

      Nasotracheal

  • 22. 
    Which over-the-counter medication should be given immediately for patients with acute coronary syndrome?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Colace

    • C. 

      Milk of magnesia

    • D. 

      Ibuprofen

  • 23. 
    Absence of a heartbeat is also known as
    • A. 

      Diastole

    • B. 

      Ectopy

    • C. 

      Asystole

    • D. 

      Atopy

  • 24. 
    Another term for nosebleed is
    • A. 

      Hematemesis

    • B. 

      Hemoptysis

    • C. 

      Hematochezia

    • D. 

      Epistaxis

  • 25. 
    A patient presents in the middle of the night with severe right upper quadrant pain radiating to the shoulder, diaphoresis, nausea, and  a positive Murphy sign.  The differential diagnosis would include
    • A. 

      Pancreatitis

    • B. 

      Acute cholecystitis

    • C. 

      Myocardial ischemia

    • D. 

      Diverticulitis

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