CURSO DE INGLÉS
ENGLISH COURSE
Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre
Pediatra Neonatólogo
dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com
(779) 100 - 40 - ...
BRIEF CLINICAL CASES
CASOS CLÍNICOS BREVES
(13)
Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre
Pediatra Neonatólogo
dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com
...
DR.JCDT
3
Case # 161
A 58-year-old male who works with
heavy machinery at a local factory
presents to your office for eval...
DR.JCDT
4
Examination of the ears reveals normal
tympanic membranes and a neurologic
examination is negative. When a tunin...
DR.JCDT
5
Which one of the following is true
regarding further evaluation and
management? :
a) Carotid ultrasonography sho...
DR.JCDT
6
c) A hearing aid plus better hearing
protection is all that is needed
d) Audiometry is the best initial
screenin...
DR.JCDT
7
Case # 162
A 6-year-old male is brought to your
office 10 days after the onset of a cough
and low-grade fever.
O...
DR.JCDT
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His WBC count is 9800/mm (N 4,500 –
11,000) with a slight left shift. His C-
reactive protein level is mildly el...
DR.JCDT
9
a) A Beta-lactam antibiotic
b) A macrolide antibiotic
c) Amoxicillin
d) Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
DR.JCDT
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Case # 163
A 75-year-old male is brought in by his
family due to concerns about memory
loss.
Which one of the f...
DR.JCDT
11
a) A Mini-Mental State Examination
(MMSE)
b) Non–contrast-enhanced CT of the
head
c) An electroencephalogram
d)...
DR.JCDT
12
Case # 164
Of the following, which one has the
greatest potential to spread via human-
to-human transmission?:
DR.JCDT
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a) Pneumonic plague
b) Botulism
c) Typhoidal tularemia
d) Coxiella burnetii (Q fever)
e) Inhalation anthrax
DR.JCDT
14
Case # 165
The mother of a 3-year-old male is
concerned that he doesn’t like being
held, doesn’t interact much ...
DR.JCDT
15
a) Repetitive fine motor mannerisms
b) Delayed gross motor development
c) Normal language development
d) Preocc...
DR.JCDT
16
Case # 166
A 76-year-old male is brought to your
office by his son. The patient complains
of dizziness that has...
DR.JCDT
17
The review of systems is normal, except
for increasing problems with his
“prostate” in the last 6 months, with
...
DR.JCDT
18
a) Order a brainstem auditory evoked
potential
b) Prescribe sertraline (Zoloft)
c) Order physical therapy
d) Or...
DR.JCDT
19
Case # 167
The most appropriate initial
pharmacologic treatment of panic
disorder is:
a) Valproic acid (Depaken...
DR.JCDT
20
Case # 168
A 24-year-old worker at a local day-care
center has not had a menstrual period in
over 2 months. A h...
DR.JCDT
21
Which one of the following would be
the best course of action?
a) Order level III ultrasonography to
screen for...
DR.JCDT
22
c) Administer rubella immune globulin
d) Tell the patient she is immune to
rubella and is not at risk
e) Admini...
DR.JCDT
23
Case # 169
A 23-year-old male with Down syndrome
is brought to your office by his parents.
The patient has had ...
DR.JCDT
24
The physical examination is remarkable
for swollen lymph glands in multiple
places, pale conjunctivae, and an 8...
DR.JCDT
25
a) Urinary tract infection
b) Atypical pneumonia
c) Acute myeloid leukemia
d) Hodgkin’s lymphoma
e) Myocarditis
DR.JCDT
26
Case # 170
Which one of the following is true
regarding Osgood-Schlatter disease?
a) Complete symptom resolutio...
DR.JCDT
27
c) Most cases are triggered by a single
traumatic event
d) Pain is localized to the inferior
patellar pole at t...
DR.JCDT
28
Case # 171
You see a 9-month-old white male for a
routine examination. He was seen at 2
months and 4 months for...
DR.JCDT
29
The child is somewhat obese and pale,
but the rest of the physical examination
is unremarkable. A heel stick he...
DR.JCDT
30
a) Maternal iron deficiency without
anemia during pregnancy
( ) True ( ) False
b) Mild maternal anemia during
p...
DR.JCDT
31
d) Prematurity
( ) True ( ) False
e) Breastfeeding
( ) True ( ) False
DR.JCDT
32
Case # 172
You learn that the child drinks 1.5 quarts
of whole cow's milk per day, with a daily
dose of iron mi...
DR.JCDT
33
b) Limiting cow's milk to 1 pint a day or
less
( ) True ( ) False
c) Blood transfusion
( ) True ( ) False
d) Co...
DR.JCDT
34
e) Parenteral iron therapy
( ) True ( ) False
f) Oral vitamin C therapy
( ) True ( ) False
DR.JCDT
35
Case # 173
A 42-year-old white male wants a dark
mole removed from his thigh because he
is afraid it is a melan...
DR.JCDT
36
b) Has an irregular, notched border
( ) True ( ) False
c) Is mixed reddish-blue in color
( ) True ( ) False
d) ...
DR.JCDT
37
Case # 174
A biopsy confirms malignant melanoma
in the superficial 0. 7 mm of the tissue
submitted. Initial tre...
DR.JCDT
38
b) 8,000 rad local radiation
( ) True ( ) False
c) Regional node dissection
( ) True ( ) False
d) Fluoxymestero...
DR.JCDT
39
Case # 175
A 56-year-old white female complains of
painful, burning dysesthesias in her
hands and feet. Her pas...
DR.JCDT
40
The etiology of peripheral neuropathy
includes
a) Toxic effects of antineoplastic
medications
( ) True ( ) Fals...
DR.JCDT
41
c) Vitamin B12 deficiency
( ) True ( ) False
d) Diabetes mellitus
( ) True ( ) False
e) Diabetes insipidus
( ) ...
DR.JCDT
42
Treatment options include
a) Chelation therapy
( ) True ( ) False
b) Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
( ) True ( ) Fals...
DR.JCDT
43
Case # 176
A 60-year-old white male has pain that
starts in the hypogastric area that
subsequently localizes in...
DR.JCDT
44
Appropriate management at this time
would include
a) Emergency surgical consultation
( ) True ( ) False
b) CBC
...
DR.JCDT
45
d) Rectal examination
( ) True ( ) False
e) A liquid diet
( ) True ( ) False
f) Oral antibiotics
( ) True ( ) F...
DR.JCDT
46
In 10 days the patient is reevaluated.
His abdominal pain has resolved and he
is afebrile. Appropriate measures...
DR.JCDT
47
Case # 177
He follows your recommendations and
does well until 2 years later when the
symptoms recur. He has de...
DR.JCDT
48
On palpation, you suspect there may be a
left lower quadrant mass. His abdomen is
moderately distended with dec...
DR.JCDT
49
b) A CT scan of the abdomen
( ) True ( ) False
c) A full liquid diet
( ) True ( ) False
d) Parenteral narcotics...
DR.JCDT
50
Case # 178
You are covering the emergency
department at your local community
hospital. A 24-year-old previously...
DR.JCDT
51
On examination you note a slight but
definite ptosis and a slightly
disconjugate gaze. Her examination is
other...
DR.JCDT
52
a) An MRI to rule out Guillain-Barre
syndrome
( ) True ( ) False
b) A lumbar puncture to rule out a
cerebrovasc...
DR.JCDT
53
c) A doxycyline challenge for tick
paralysis
( ) True ( ) False
d) A psychiatric consultation for
hysteria
( ) ...
DR.JCDT
54
Results of appropriate testing are
normal. The patient complains that she is
getting weaker and notes a feeling...
DR.JCDT
55
b) Obtain psychiatric consultation
( ) True ( ) False
c) Begin intravenous ciprofloxacin
(Cipro)
( ) True ( ) F...
DR.JCDT
56
Case # 179
An obese 51-year-o1d white female
consults you about her menstrual
periods. For the past 6 months he...
DR.JCDT
57
Appropriate diagnostic studies at this
time include which of the following?
a) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH...
DR.JCDT
58
c) Papanicolaou (Pap) test
( ) True ( ) False
d) Office endometrial biopsy
( ) True ( ) False
DR.JCDT
59
All laboratory tests ordered reveal
normal results. The best approach to
management at this time would include
...
DR.JCDT
60
c) Endometrial ablation
( ) True ( ) False
d) Medroxyprogesterone acetate
(Provera), 5-10 mg daily 10 days of
e...
DR.JCDT
61
Within 8 months, she has no further
bleeding but reports hot flushes. After
discussion with the patient, approp...
DR.JCDT
62
b) Prescribe combined estrogen and
progesterone therapy
( ) True ( ) False
c) Recommend dilatation and
curettag...
DR.JCDT
63
Case # 180
An 84-year-old white male with a 5-year
history of Alzheimer's disease is admitted
to the nursing ho...
DR.JCDT
64
On admission to the nursing home he
remains combative, striking out at staff
and other residents, and is resist...
DR.JCDT
65
Current medications likely contributing
to his altered mental state include which
of the following?
a) Lisinopr...
DR.JCDT
66
c) Nitroglycerin patch (Nitro-Dur)
( ) True ( ) False
d) Propoxyphene/acetaminophen
(Darvocet-N 100)
( ) True (...
DR.JCDT
67
Which of the following historical features
would suggest delirium, rather than
progressive dementia, as a cause...
DR.JCDT
68
c) Short-term memory impairment
( ) True ( ) False
DR.JCDT
69
He improves with behavioral
management and medication changes,
but remains combative and exhibits
delusional an...
DR.JCDT
70
a) Risperidone (Risperdal)
( ) True ( ) False
b) Haloperidol (Haldol)
( ) True ( ) False
c) Thioridazine (Mella...
Gracias por su atención
Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre
Pediatra Neonatólogo
dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com
(779) 100 – 40 - 26
DR.J...
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  1. 1. CURSO DE INGLÉS ENGLISH COURSE Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre Pediatra Neonatólogo dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com (779) 100 - 40 - 26 DR.JCDT 1
  2. 2. BRIEF CLINICAL CASES CASOS CLÍNICOS BREVES (13) Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre Pediatra Neonatólogo dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com (779) 100 - 40 - 26 DR.JCDT 2
  3. 3. DR.JCDT 3 Case # 161 A 58-year-old male who works with heavy machinery at a local factory presents to your office for evaluation of hearing loss of several years’ progression. He notes that the loss is mainly in the left ear and he also has mild tinnitus. He has had no trauma to his head, and he has no history of ear infections.
  4. 4. DR.JCDT 4 Examination of the ears reveals normal tympanic membranes and a neurologic examination is negative. When a tuning fork is placed in the center of his forehead, he says the sound is much louder on the right side (Weber test). Comparing sound in front of the ear to the sound when the tuning fork is placed on the mastoid (the Rinne test) reveals that air conduction is better than bone conduction in the left ear.
  5. 5. DR.JCDT 5 Which one of the following is true regarding further evaluation and management? : a) Carotid ultrasonography should be ordered b) No treatment or further diagnostic studies are indicated
  6. 6. DR.JCDT 6 c) A hearing aid plus better hearing protection is all that is needed d) Audiometry is the best initial screening test e) A tympanogram is indicated
  7. 7. DR.JCDT 7 Case # 162 A 6-year-old male is brought to your office 10 days after the onset of a cough and low-grade fever. On examination, his temperature is 37.9° C (100.2° F), pulse 100 beats/min, respirations 22/min, and O2 saturation 94%. He has diffuse wheezes on auscultation of his chest.
  8. 8. DR.JCDT 8 His WBC count is 9800/mm (N 4,500 – 11,000) with a slight left shift. His C- reactive protein level is mildly elevated and a chest radiograph reveals an interstitial infiltrate. Which one of the following would be the most appropriate initial therapy?:
  9. 9. DR.JCDT 9 a) A Beta-lactam antibiotic b) A macrolide antibiotic c) Amoxicillin d) Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
  10. 10. DR.JCDT 10 Case # 163 A 75-year-old male is brought in by his family due to concerns about memory loss. Which one of the following is best for determining whether or not he has dementia? :
  11. 11. DR.JCDT 11 a) A Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) b) Non–contrast-enhanced CT of the head c) An electroencephalogram d) A lumbar puncture e) MRI of the head
  12. 12. DR.JCDT 12 Case # 164 Of the following, which one has the greatest potential to spread via human- to-human transmission?:
  13. 13. DR.JCDT 13 a) Pneumonic plague b) Botulism c) Typhoidal tularemia d) Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) e) Inhalation anthrax
  14. 14. DR.JCDT 14 Case # 165 The mother of a 3-year-old male is concerned that he doesn’t like being held, doesn’t interact much with other children, and rarely smiles. Of the following, which feature would be most helpful in distinguishing Asperger’s syndrome from autism in this patient?
  15. 15. DR.JCDT 15 a) Repetitive fine motor mannerisms b) Delayed gross motor development c) Normal language development d) Preoccupation with parts of objects e) Focused patterns of intense interest
  16. 16. DR.JCDT 16 Case # 166 A 76-year-old male is brought to your office by his son. The patient complains of dizziness that has slowly been worsening over the past year. His description is vague, but he says that he notices the dizziness when he tries to walk.
  17. 17. DR.JCDT 17 The review of systems is normal, except for increasing problems with his “prostate” in the last 6 months, with dribbling and accidents at times. His Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score is 22 out of 30. No tremor is noted. A CBC, creatinine level, TSH level, vitamin B 12 level, and VDRL are all normal. Which one of the following should you do next?:
  18. 18. DR.JCDT 18 a) Order a brainstem auditory evoked potential b) Prescribe sertraline (Zoloft) c) Order physical therapy d) Order a brain MRI e) Prescribe carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet)
  19. 19. DR.JCDT 19 Case # 167 The most appropriate initial pharmacologic treatment of panic disorder is: a) Valproic acid (Depakene) b) Lithium c) An SSRI d) A tricyclic antidepressant
  20. 20. DR.JCDT 20 Case # 168 A 24-year-old worker at a local day-care center has not had a menstrual period in over 2 months. A home pregnancy test is positive and is confirmed in your office. She is concerned because she was recently exposed to a child who was diagnosed with rubella. A serum rubella IgG antibody test is negative.
  21. 21. DR.JCDT 21 Which one of the following would be the best course of action? a) Order level III ultrasonography to screen for congenital anomalies b) Repeat the serologic testing in 2–3 weeks
  22. 22. DR.JCDT 22 c) Administer rubella immune globulin d) Tell the patient she is immune to rubella and is not at risk e) Administer live-virus rubella vaccine
  23. 23. DR.JCDT 23 Case # 169 A 23-year-old male with Down syndrome is brought to your office by his parents. The patient has had a low-grade fever (approximately 100° F) for 7 days. The fever is not associated with rhinorrhea, sore throat, cough, dysuria, or shortness of breath. The parents note that their son has complained of aches in various places, and has not been eating well for several weeks.
  24. 24. DR.JCDT 24 The physical examination is remarkable for swollen lymph glands in multiple places, pale conjunctivae, and an 8-lb weight loss since his last visit 1 month ago. Which one of the following is most consistent with this patient’s symptoms?
  25. 25. DR.JCDT 25 a) Urinary tract infection b) Atypical pneumonia c) Acute myeloid leukemia d) Hodgkin’s lymphoma e) Myocarditis
  26. 26. DR.JCDT 26 Case # 170 Which one of the following is true regarding Osgood-Schlatter disease? a) Complete symptom resolution usually occurs in 18–24 months b) Effusions are often present on examination and knee range of motion is limited
  27. 27. DR.JCDT 27 c) Most cases are triggered by a single traumatic event d) Pain is localized to the inferior patellar pole at the origin of the patellar tendon e) Pain usually begins at 20°– 30° of flexion
  28. 28. DR.JCDT 28 Case # 171 You see a 9-month-old white male for a routine examination. He was seen at 2 months and 4 months for routine care and immunizations, but was not brought back at 6 months. The mother states that he has an excellent appetite. She expresses no concerns except that the baby "seems cranky”.
  29. 29. DR.JCDT 29 The child is somewhat obese and pale, but the rest of the physical examination is unremarkable. A heel stick hematocrit done in your office is 26% Known risk factors for iron deficiency at this age include:
  30. 30. DR.JCDT 30 a) Maternal iron deficiency without anemia during pregnancy ( ) True ( ) False b) Mild maternal anemia during pregnancy ( ) True ( ) False c) Excessive blood loss during delivery ( ) True ( ) False
  31. 31. DR.JCDT 31 d) Prematurity ( ) True ( ) False e) Breastfeeding ( ) True ( ) False
  32. 32. DR.JCDT 32 Case # 172 You learn that the child drinks 1.5 quarts of whole cow's milk per day, with a daily dose of iron mixed into the milk. Therapeutic interventions could include a) Dietary instruction regarding overfeeding ( ) True ( ) False
  33. 33. DR.JCDT 33 b) Limiting cow's milk to 1 pint a day or less ( ) True ( ) False c) Blood transfusion ( ) True ( ) False d) Continuing oral iron therapy, and advising the mother to avoid mixing it in the milk ( ) True ( ) False
  34. 34. DR.JCDT 34 e) Parenteral iron therapy ( ) True ( ) False f) Oral vitamin C therapy ( ) True ( ) False
  35. 35. DR.JCDT 35 Case # 173 A 42-year-old white male wants a dark mole removed from his thigh because he is afraid it is a melanoma. a) A biopsy is indicated if the lesion has increased in size recently. ( ) True ( ) False
  36. 36. DR.JCDT 36 b) Has an irregular, notched border ( ) True ( ) False c) Is mixed reddish-blue in color ( ) True ( ) False d) Is pruritic ( ) True ( ) False
  37. 37. DR.JCDT 37 Case # 174 A biopsy confirms malignant melanoma in the superficial 0. 7 mm of the tissue submitted. Initial treatment should include: a) Wide local excision ( ) True ( ) False
  38. 38. DR.JCDT 38 b) 8,000 rad local radiation ( ) True ( ) False c) Regional node dissection ( ) True ( ) False d) Fluoxymesterone (Halotestin), 10 mg orally ( ) True ( ) False
  39. 39. DR.JCDT 39 Case # 175 A 56-year-old white female complains of painful, burning dysesthesias in her hands and feet. Her past history is positive for cancer of the ovary treated with chemotherapy. Physical examination is normal except for evidence of a purely sensory peripheral neuropathy.
  40. 40. DR.JCDT 40 The etiology of peripheral neuropathy includes a) Toxic effects of antineoplastic medications ( ) True ( ) False b) Paraneoplastic syndrome ( ) True ( ) False
  41. 41. DR.JCDT 41 c) Vitamin B12 deficiency ( ) True ( ) False d) Diabetes mellitus ( ) True ( ) False e) Diabetes insipidus ( ) True ( ) False
  42. 42. DR.JCDT 42 Treatment options include a) Chelation therapy ( ) True ( ) False b) Carbamazepine (Tegretol) ( ) True ( ) False c) Tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil) ( ) True ( ) False
  43. 43. DR.JCDT 43 Case # 176 A 60-year-old white male has pain that starts in the hypogastric area that subsequently localizes in the left lower quadrant. His maximum temperature is 38.5 ° C ( 101.3 ° F) and he is able to take oral fluids without difficulty .He is mildly tender in the left lower quadrant on examination and has no rebound tenderness.
  44. 44. DR.JCDT 44 Appropriate management at this time would include a) Emergency surgical consultation ( ) True ( ) False b) CBC ( ) True ( ) False c) Urinalysis ( ) True ( ) False
  45. 45. DR.JCDT 45 d) Rectal examination ( ) True ( ) False e) A liquid diet ( ) True ( ) False f) Oral antibiotics ( ) True ( ) False
  46. 46. DR.JCDT 46 In 10 days the patient is reevaluated. His abdominal pain has resolved and he is afebrile. Appropriate measures would now include a) A low-residue diet ( ) True ( ) False b) Colonoscopy ( ) True ( ) False
  47. 47. DR.JCDT 47 Case # 177 He follows your recommendations and does well until 2 years later when the symptoms recur. He has delayed seeing you because he thought the symptoms would go away. Examination shows him to be extremely uncomfortable, with a temperature of 38.8° C (102.0° F), and tenderness in the left lower quadrant.
  48. 48. DR.JCDT 48 On palpation, you suspect there may be a left lower quadrant mass. His abdomen is moderately distended with decreased bowel sounds. Appropriate measures at this time would include a) A barium enema ( ) True ( ) False
  49. 49. DR.JCDT 49 b) A CT scan of the abdomen ( ) True ( ) False c) A full liquid diet ( ) True ( ) False d) Parenteral narcotics as needed ( ) True ( ) False e) Broad-spectrum antibiotics ( ) True ( ) False
  50. 50. DR.JCDT 50 Case # 178 You are covering the emergency department at your local community hospital. A 24-year-old previously healthy white female presents with complaints of dry mouth and blurred vision associated with nausea, malaise, and the recent onset of diplopia. You learn that 2 days ago she enjoyed home- canned foods at a friend's house.
  51. 51. DR.JCDT 51 On examination you note a slight but definite ptosis and a slightly disconjugate gaze. Her examination is otherwise unremarkable and comprehensive blood chemistries are normal. You decide which of the following tests might be diagnostic? :
  52. 52. DR.JCDT 52 a) An MRI to rule out Guillain-Barre syndrome ( ) True ( ) False b) A lumbar puncture to rule out a cerebrovascular accident ( ) True ( ) False
  53. 53. DR.JCDT 53 c) A doxycyline challenge for tick paralysis ( ) True ( ) False d) A psychiatric consultation for hysteria ( ) True ( ) False
  54. 54. DR.JCDT 54 Results of appropriate testing are normal. The patient complains that she is getting weaker and notes a feeling of dyspnea. Appropriate actions at this time would include which of the following?: a) Admit the patient to the intensive- care unit ( ) True ( ) False
  55. 55. DR.JCDT 55 b) Obtain psychiatric consultation ( ) True ( ) False c) Begin intravenous ciprofloxacin (Cipro) ( ) True ( ) False d) Monitor respiratory status closely ( ) True ( ) False
  56. 56. DR.JCDT 56 Case # 179 An obese 51-year-o1d white female consults you about her menstrual periods. For the past 6 months her menses have been irregular, spaced anywhere from 3-6 weeks apart. In addition, the flow has been considerably heavier and more prolonged than in the past. The only medication she is taking is a ginseng extract. She is not sexually active. Pelvic examination is normal.
  57. 57. DR.JCDT 57 Appropriate diagnostic studies at this time include which of the following? a) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level ( ) True ( ) False b) CBC ( ) True ( ) False
  58. 58. DR.JCDT 58 c) Papanicolaou (Pap) test ( ) True ( ) False d) Office endometrial biopsy ( ) True ( ) False
  59. 59. DR.JCDT 59 All laboratory tests ordered reveal normal results. The best approach to management at this time would include a) Discontinuing ginseng ( ) True ( ) False b) Dilatation and curettage ( ) True ( ) False
  60. 60. DR.JCDT 60 c) Endometrial ablation ( ) True ( ) False d) Medroxyprogesterone acetate (Provera), 5-10 mg daily 10 days of each month ( ) True ( ) False
  61. 61. DR.JCDT 61 Within 8 months, she has no further bleeding but reports hot flushes. After discussion with the patient, appropriate therapeutic options include which of the following?: a) Prescribe conjugated estrogen supplementation ( ) True ( ) False
  62. 62. DR.JCDT 62 b) Prescribe combined estrogen and progesterone therapy ( ) True ( ) False c) Recommend dilatation and curettage ( ) True ( ) False d) Begin therapy with danazol (Danocrine) ( ) True ( ) False
  63. 63. DR.JCDT 63 Case # 180 An 84-year-old white male with a 5-year history of Alzheimer's disease is admitted to the nursing home because his family is having difficulty caring for him at home, due to increased confusion, incontinence, and combativeness. For the last week he has been having visual hallucinations.
  64. 64. DR.JCDT 64 On admission to the nursing home he remains combative, striking out at staff and other residents, and is resistive to care. He is inattentive and distractible, and resists attempts at physical examination. His vital signs are stable, and a physical examination and laboratory workup fail to reveal any acute infections or other significant changes.
  65. 65. DR.JCDT 65 Current medications likely contributing to his altered mental state include which of the following? a) Lisinopril (Zestril) ( ) True ( ) False b) Cimetidine (Tagamet) ( ) True ( ) False
  66. 66. DR.JCDT 66 c) Nitroglycerin patch (Nitro-Dur) ( ) True ( ) False d) Propoxyphene/acetaminophen (Darvocet-N 100) ( ) True ( ) False
  67. 67. DR.JCDT 67 Which of the following historical features would suggest delirium, rather than progressive dementia, as a cause of his worsening condition? a) Altered level of consciousness ( ) True ( ) False b) Visual hallucinations for 1 week ( ) True ( ) False
  68. 68. DR.JCDT 68 c) Short-term memory impairment ( ) True ( ) False
  69. 69. DR.JCDT 69 He improves with behavioral management and medication changes, but remains combative and exhibits delusional and paranoid ideation. Which of the following neuroleptics could help control these problems with a relatively low risk of sedation and extrapyramidal side effects? a) Olanzapine (Zyprexa) ( ) True ( ) False
  70. 70. DR.JCDT 70 a) Risperidone (Risperdal) ( ) True ( ) False b) Haloperidol (Haldol) ( ) True ( ) False c) Thioridazine (Mellaril) ( ) True ( ) False
  71. 71. Gracias por su atención Dr. Juan Carlos Díaz Torre Pediatra Neonatólogo dr_diaz_torre@hotmail.com (779) 100 – 40 - 26 DR.JCDT 71
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