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Quiz 20 :

Drugs for Eyes, Ears, and Skin

Quiz 20 :

Drugs for Eyes, Ears, and Skin

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A patient with open-angle glaucoma has a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Which ophthalmic blocker will the provider prescribe?
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Amoxicillin is prescribed for a 12-month-old child who developed a second middle ear infection since age 8 months. Three days later, the parent calls to report that the child continues to have a temperature of 39.5C and is unable to sleep well because of pain. What action will the provider take to provide effective care to this child?
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A patient who was prescribed cromolyn ophthalmic drops for severe allergic conjunctivitis reports persistence of allergic symptoms after 2 days of treatment. What additional drug will the provider consider prescribing while waiting for cromolyn to reach maximal effectiveness?
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A patient has been diagnosed with fungal otitis externa (otomycosis). What will the provider prescribe initially?
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A 2-year-old child presents to the clinic with otalgia and fever. The left tympanic membrane (TM) is erythematous and bulging; the right TMs is perforated and draining. The child's parent states, "This is the fifth ear infection this year. What can we do?" What action will the provider take to address the child's ear problems?
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A patient has severe acne that has been refractory to treatment with tetracycline, topical tretinoin, and benzoyl peroxide. The provider plans to begin treatment with isotretinoin. The provider will include which statement when teaching this patient about this drug?
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An adolescent patient with moderate acne has begun a regimen consisting of combination clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin. Which statement by the patient indicates understanding of this medication regimen?
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A 60-year-old patient asks about using tretinoin to minimize wrinkles. What response will the provider give?
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An 18-month-old child with a 24-hour history of fever and otalgia is seen in the clinic. The child's parents tell the provider that the child was inconsolable during the night. The provider examines the child and notes a bulging, immobile, erythematous tympanic membrane. What action will the provider take to provide the child with effective care?
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A patient with glaucoma will begin using brimonidine for long-term reduction of increased ocular pressure. The medication education provided by the prescriber appears to have been effective when the patient makes which statement?
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An adolescent has recently developed scattered comedones across the forehead and nose. Which medication does the provider recommend to the patient and parents?
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To provide effective protection against the full range of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, an organic sunscreen must contain which agent?
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A 6-year-old child presents with crying due to ear pain. Tympanic membranes are erythematous, bulging, and immobile, but intact. In addition to antibiotic therapy, what will the provider recommend for pain management?
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A patient will begin initial treatment for severe acne. Which regimen will the provider order?
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An adolescent with acne who uses benzoyl peroxide lotion twice daily reports experiencing drying and burning of the skin. What action will the prescriber take?
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A provider prescribes the keratolytic agent salicylic acid for a patient with extensive acne on the face, shoulders, trunk, and back. What drug information does the providers give to the patient?
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A 14-year-old female patient has moderate acne that has not responded to topical drugs. Which treatment will the provider discuss with the patient and parents?
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A provider considers prescribing timolol for a patient with primary open-angle glaucoma. Which condition could be worsened if this drug is prescribed?
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A patient who uses latanoprost ophthalmic drops tells the provider, "My eyes used to be greenish-brown, but now they're brown." What response will the provider give to address the patient's concern?
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A child with eczema has been treated unsuccessfully with a topical glucocorticoid for a year and now has skin atrophy and hypopigmentation. What change in therapy will the provider recommend to the parents?
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