Arterial insufficiency

· Question 14


Lisa, age 49, has daily   symptoms of asthma. She uses her inhaled short-acting beta-2 agonist daily.   Her exacerbations affect her activities and they occur at least twice weekly   and may last for days. She is affected more than once weekly during the night   with an exacerbation. Which category of asthma severity is Lisa in?


Mild intermittent

Mild persistent

Moderate persistent

· Question 15


Which of the following is the   most appropriate therapeutic regimen for an adult patient with no known   allergies diagnosed with group A B-hemolytic strep?


Penicillin V 500 milligrams PO every 8 hours for 10 days

Ampicillin 250 milligrams PO twice a day for 10 days

Clarithromycin 500 milligrams po daily for 7 days


None of the above

· Question 16


A cashier complains of dull   ache and pressure sensation in her lower legs. It is relieved by leg   elevation. She occasionally has edema in her lower legs at the end of the   day. What is the most likely cause of these problems?


Congestive heart failure

Varicose veins


Deep vein thrombosis


Arterial insufficiency