Coronary artery disease risk level
Fasting total cholesterol
Question 41 1 / 1 point
Which of the following patients may be treated with a 3-day course of therapy for their urinary tract infection?
Juanita, a 28-year-old pregnant woman
Sally, a 16-year-old healthy adolescent
Jamie, a 24-year-old female
Suzie, a 26-year-old diabetic
Question 42 1 / 1 point
If an adult patient with comorbidities cannot reliably take oral antibiotics to treat pneumonia, an appropriate initial treatment option would be:
IV or IM gentamicin
IV or IM ceftriaxone
Question 43 1 / 1 point
Varenicline (Chantix) may be prescribed for tobacco cessation. Instructions to the patient who is starting varenicline include:
The maximum time varenicline can be used is 12 weeks.
Nausea is a sign of varenicline toxicity and should be reported to the provider.
The starting regimen for varenicline is start taking 1 mg twice a day a week before the quit date.
Neuropsychiatric symptoms may occur.
Question 44 0 / 1 point
Harold, a 42-year-old African American, has moderate persistent asthma. Which of the following asthma medications should be used cautiously, if at all?
Betamethasone, an inhaled corticosteroid
Salmeterol, an inhaled long-acting beta-agonist
Albuterol, a short-acting beta-agonist
Montelukast, a leukotriene modifier
Question 45 1 / 1 point
Absolute contraindications that clinicians must consider when initiating estrogen therapy include:
Undiagnosed dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Deep vein or arterial thromboemboli within the prior year
All of the above
Question 46 1 / 1 point
Several classes of drugs have interactions with cholinergic blockers. Which of the following is true about these interactions?