Assignment: Writing Patient Report
Assignment: Writing Patient Report
A patient reports “something flew in my eye” about an hour ago while he was splitting logs. If there were a foreign body in his eye, the nurse practitioner would expect to find all except:
Your well-nourished 75-year-old patient has come into the office for a physical exam and states that she recently had two nosebleeds. She does not take any anticoagulants, and you have ruled out any coagulopathies. The most likely cause of these nosebleeds is:
Mark has just been given a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. Which of his medications should be discontinued?
Which of the following is the most important diagnosis to rule out in the adult patient with acute bronchitis?
Risk factors for acute arterial insufficiency include which of the following?
What is the Gold standard for the diagnosis of asthma?
Which of the following dermatologic vehicles are the most effective in absorbing moisture and decreasing friction?
Amaurosis fugax is described as a:
Jennifer, age 49, who has a history of hyperlipidemia, has symptoms that lead you to suspect unstable angina. Your next action would be to:
Which of the following patient characteristics are associated with chronic bronchitis?
John, age 59, presents with recurrent, sharply circumscribed red papules and plaques with a powdery white scale on the extensor aspect of his elbows and knees. What do you suspect?
A 2 year old presents with a white pupillary reflex. What is the most likely cause of this finding?
Expected spirometry readings when the patient has chronic emphysema include:
Larry, age 66, is a smoker with hyperlipidemia and hypertension. He is 6 months post-MI. To prevent reinfarction, the most important behavior change that he can make is to:
A 58-year-old man is diagnosed with Barrett’s esophagus after an endoscopy. He has no known allergies. Which of the following medications is MOST appropriate to treat this patient’s disorder?
A 57-year-old male presents to urgent care complaining of substernal chest discomfort for the past hour. The EKG reveals ST elevations in Leads II, III, and AVF. The nurse practitioner is aware that these changes are consistent with which myocardial infarction territory?
A patient presents with periorbital erythema and edema, fever, and nasal drainage. The nurse practitioner should:
An employee picnic menu includes grilled hamburgers, potato salad, and homemade ice cream sundaes. Within an hour after the meal, several children and parents begin to have nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps. None of those affected have fever. What is the most likely etiologic agent?
Stacy, age 27, states that she has painless, white, slightly raised patches in her mouth. They are probably caused by:
Treatment of H.pylori includes which of the following?
Janine, age 29, has numerous transient lesions that come and go, and she is diagnosed with urticaria. What do you order?
A patient comes in complaining of 1 week of pain in the posterior neck with difficulty turning the head to the right. What additional history is needed?
Your patient Jerry has gout. What do you suggest?
A 70 year old patient presents with a slightly raised, scaly, erythematous patch on her forehead. She admits to having been a “sun worshiper.” The nurse practitioner suspects actinic keratosis. This lesion is a precursor to:
Martha had a less than 7% value on her Schilling test. What medication do you anticipate she might need?
The nurse practitioner observes a tympanic membrane that is opaque, has decreased mobility, and is without bulging or inflammation. The least likely diagnosis for this patient is:
Which statement below is correct about pertussis?
An AST that is more than twice the level of ALT is suggestive of:
Your 31-year-old patient, whose varicella rash just erupted yesterday, asks you when she can go back to work. What do you tell her?
Acute rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease which can follow infection with: