· 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?
· 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
Deep vein thrombosis