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Study Pearls for Emergency Medicine Board Review Post-Test

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Study Pearls for Emergency Medicine Board Review
CME Post-Test

1. What medication should be avoided in the treatment of wide complex tachycardia? *This question is required.
2. PAT with block is classic for what condition? *This question is required.
3. What drug should be avoided in the treatment of hypertensive encephalopathy? *This question is required.
4. What is the incidence of hemorrhagic stroke in patients treated with thrombolytics? *This question is required.
5. Grip strength of the hand is provided by which nerve? *This question is required.
6. Most esophageal tears occur at what anatomic location? *This question is required.
7. The indications for emergency exploratory laparoscopy include all except: *This question is required.
8. A patient presents with weakness of hand grasps following a low speed rear-end motor vehicle collision. The most likely diagnosis is: *This question is required.
9. The most common cause of large bowel obstruction is:
10. The most common cause of rectal bleeding in adults less than 60 years of age is: *This question is required.
11. The most common cause of diarrhea in infants and children is: *This question is required.
12. What is the percentage of gallstones that can be seen on x-ray? *This question is required.
13. Decompression sickness is treated by all of the following except: *This question is required.
14. How long after the injury can electrical cord bites result in bleeding from the labial artery? *This question is required.
15. Osborne or J waves are associated with which of the following? *This question is required.
16. The clinical manifestations of heat exhaustion include all except: *This question is required.
17. The particle causing the most tissue injury in radiation exposure is: *This question is required.
18. What 48 hour lymphocyte count post-radiation exposure suggests bone marrow failure? *This question is required.
19. Contralateral weakness and numbness involving the face and arm signifies a CVA involving what anatomic distribution? *This question is required.
20. Facial plethora, dilated veins over the chest and arms, headache, visual difficulty, and shortness of breath are associated with which condition? *This question is required.
21. How often is unilateral orchitis seen? *This question is required.
22. Sudden onset of severe, constant, unilateral lower abdominal pelvic pain with nausea and or vomiting suggest which diagnosis? *This question is required.
23. Painless bleeding in the third trimester of pregnancy is associated with which of the following? *This question is required.
24. Historical findings for organic psychiatric illness are suggested by all of the following except: *This question is required.
25. What is the most common cause of a painful red eye? *This question is required.
26. Cavernous sinus thrombosis is suspected by all of the following symptoms except: *This question is required.
27. The initial treatment for toxic shock syndrome is: *This question is required.
28. Signs of hypomagnesemia include all except: *This question is required.
29. The treatment of hyponatremia with hypervolemia is all of the following except: *This question is required.
30. What toxic alcholol ingestion gives a normal anion gap acidosis with an increased osmolal gap? *This question is required.
31. What toxic alcohol ingestion is associated with the presence of calcium oxalate crystals in the urine? *This question is required.
32. Anaphylactoid reactions are typical of which of the following? *This question is required.
33. Elements in a malpractice action include all of the following except: *This question is required.
34. What is the most common cause of focal encephalitis in an AIDS patient? *This question is required.
35. In the first two weeks of life, all of the following pathogens are found except: *This question is required.
36. Which of the following is a normal blood pressure for a 2-year-old boy? *This question is required.
37. What age is the most likely to develop croup? *This question is required.
38. Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis is preventable if antibiotic therapy is begun within how many days after the onset of streptococcal pharyngitis? *This question is required.
39. Findings of headache, fever, sore throat, protracted dry cough, rales and an interstitial pattern on chest x-ray are consistent with what organism? *This question is required.
40. Charcoal is ineffective in binding all of the following except: *This question is required.
41. In patients with a TCA overdose, what EKG finding is most associated with severe toxicity? *This question is required.
42. What is the name given to a proximal ulna fracture accompanied by a radial head dislocation? *This question is required.
43. A patient presents with a flexed hip and internally rotated adducted leg following a motor vehicle crash. What is the most likely diagnosis? *This question is required.
44. A child sustains an injury to his right ankle. The fracture line is seen in the metaphysis of the tibia extending into the epiphyseal plate. This fracture is classified as a: *This question is required.
45. What injury should be suspected with a distal third humeral shaft fracture? *This question is required.
46. What is the most common causative organism for epididymitis over the age of 35? *This question is required.
47. Which of the following anesthetics is an ester? *This question is required.
48. What is the most common valvular disorder? *This question is required.
49. Which of the following is considered a stable cervical spine fracture? *This question is required.
50. The most common cause of a small bowel obstruction is: *This question is required.
51. What diagnosis should be considered with the triad of dyspnea, angina, and syncope? *This question is required.
52. What is the best treatment of choice for seizures associated with eclampsia? *This question is required.
53. In the setting of acute myocardial infarction, when does the troponin begin to rise? *This question is required.
54. All of the following are Kanavel's signs of infectious flexor tenosynovitis except: *This question is required.
55. What is the most common solid organ injury in blunt trauma? *This question is required.
56. What is the most common solid organ injury in penetrating trauma? *This question is required.
57. What organism that causes meningitis requires antibiotic chemoprophylaxis for exposed individuals? *This question is required.
58. What is the most common cause for neonatal stridor? *This question is required.
59. All of the following are considered cyanotic congenital heart diseases except: *This question is required.
60. All of the following are criteria for Kawasaki's disease except: *This question is required.
61. Which of the following drugs is most often implicated in causing Stevens Johnsons type reactions? *This question is required.
62. Human to human transmission has been reported in which of the following potential biologic agents? *This question is required.
63. All of the following are indications for emergency hemodialysis except: *This question is required.
64. What is the most common cause of a traumatic knee hemarthrosis? *This question is required.
65. Bohler's angle is used to help identify which of the following fractures? *This question is required.
66. Hemodialysis is useful in all the following toxic overdoses except: *This question is required.
67. All of the following are seen in cholinergic excess except: *This question is required.
68. Hyperbaric oxygen reduces carboxyhemoglobin half-life in carbon monoxide poisoning to what time? *This question is required.
69. All of the following are agents considered in the treatment of calcium channel blocker overdose except: *This question is required.
70. What is the most common adult community acquired pneumonia? *This question is required.
71. Which of the following is a common cause for unilateral painless loss of vision? *This question is required.
72. All of the following are considered treatment for hyperkalemia except: *This question is required.
73. Which of the following describes an incomplete abortion? *This question is required.
74. What is the most common reportable STD in the United States? *This question is required.
75. A Tzanck smear is used to make what diagnosis? *This question is required.
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