Question 1. Jennifer is an 18-year-old girl who comes to the emergency room after a fall during a soccer game. Jennifer explains that she fell on her left side and kept her arm out straight to break her fall. She has been experiencing severe pain and limited range of motion in her left shoulder. The clinician has diagnosed Jennifer with a dislocated shoulder. Which of the following statements are true concerning shoulder dislocation?
Posterior dislocations are more common than anterior dislocations.
There is a risk of neurovascular and neurosensory trauma, so the clinician should check for distal pulses.
Recurrent dislocations are uncommon and would require a greater force to result in injury.
Surgery is most commonly the treatment of choice.
Question 2. In the United States, what is the second most common connective tissue disease and the most destructive to the joints?
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Question 3. Which of the following laboratory findings should the clinician expect in a patient with untreated Graves’ disease?
Elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
All of the above
Question 4. Which of the following classes of drugs should be used as first-line therapy for treatment of delirium?
Question 5. When may confidentiality be overridden?
When personal information is available on the computer
When a clinician needs to share information with a billing company
When an insurance company wants to know the results of a breast cancer gene test
When a patient has a communicable disease