By Maria T. Codina Leik MSN APRN BC FNP-C
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I. Discussion Some diseases and conditions are known by two different names that are used interchangeably in both the clinical area and literature. Sometimes, the alternate name is the one being used in the exam questions in the exam. This can fool the test taker who is familiar with the disease but only recognizes it under its other name. II. Examples 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 40 Degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis Atopic dermatitis or eczema Senile arcus or arcus senilis Purulent otitis media or acute otitis media Group A beta streptococcus or strep pyogenes Tinea corporis or ringworm Enterobiasis or pinworms Vitamin B12 or cobalamin or cyanocobalamin (chemical name) Scarlet fever or scarlatina Otitis externa or swimmer’s ear Condyloma acuminata or genital warts Tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis 13) Tinea cruris or jock itch 14) Thalassemia minor or thalassemia trait (either alpha or beta; it does not matter) 15) Giant cell arteritis or temporal arteritis headache 16) Asthma or reactive airway disease (infants and children) 17) Psoas sign or ilipsoas muscle sign 18) Tinea capitis or ringworm of the scalp 19) Light reflex or the Hirschsprung test 20) Sentinel nodes or Virchow’s nodes 21) PPD or the Mantoux test 22) Erythema migrans or early Lyme’s disease MAJOR DEPRESSION (UNIPOLAR DEPRESSION) I.
Correct Answers Part One: Option B b) Rocky Mountain spotted fever Part Two: Option A a) Refer the patient to an infectious disease specialist IV. Question Dissection Best Clues Part One: 1) Positive risk factor (history of a camping trip in a higher-risk area). 2) Classic sign (rash that starts on the wrist and ankles spreading centrally). 3) Clinical finding (rash which is a dark red to purple color). Part Two: 1) No clues; picking the correct answer depends on correctly answering part one of the question (option B or Rocky Mountain spotted fever).
Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are associated with a lower risk of cough (ie: losartan, valsartan). 3) Category B antibiotics for pregnant women: penicillins, macrolides (except Biaxin, a category C macrolide), cephalosporins, and sulfas (avoid in the 3rd trimester). 4) For pain in pregnant women, acetaminophen (Tylenol) is the preferred treatment. Avoid NSAIDs in these patients (blocks prostaglandins). 24 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis 5) Avoid Category D drugs in patients suspected of being pregnant: quinolones, tetracyclines, ARBs, ACE inhibitors, etc.