Question 1:  Which of the following is a crucial element of developing a guideline?

Creating a physician expert panel
Reviewing the literature with ratings of available evidence
Conducting an external review of a guideline
Developing evidence-based tables

Question 2:  African American patients seem to have a negative reaction to which of the following asthma medications?

Inhaled corticosteroids
Long-term beta-agonist bronchodilators

Leukotriene receptor agonist

Oral corticosteroid

Question 3:  Jolene has breast cancer that has been staged as T1, N0, M0. What might this mean?

The tumor size cannot be evaluated, the cancer has not spread to the lymph nodes, and the distant spread cannot be evaluated.
The cancer is in situ, it is spreading into the lymph nodes, but the spread otherwise cannot be evaluated.
The cancer is less than 2 cm in size and has not spread to the lymph nodes or other parts of the body.
The cancer is about 5 cm in size, nearby lymph nodes cannot be evaluated, and there is no evidence of distant spreading.

Question 4:  Sondra’s peripheral vestibular disease causes dizziness and vertigo. Which of the following medications will help to decrease edema in the labyrinth of the ear?


Question 5:  Mandy presents with a cauliflower-like wart in her anogenital region. You suspect it was sexually transmitted and document this as a:

Filiform/digitate wart.

Dysplastic cervical lesion.

Condyloma accuminata.

Question 6:  Inattention and a sleep-wake cycle disturbance are the hallmark symptoms of?


Alzheimer’s disease

Parkinson’s disease