PRE-TEST: NEXT MONTH'S ISSUE
Material in Pediatric Annals provides pediatricians with the opportunity to earn continuing medical education credits, through a program jointly sponsored by Pediatric Annals and Lenox Hill Hospital of New York.
Articles on the following pages and the quiz at the end of this issue can be used to gain credits for reading and studying on the subject Solid Tumors in Children.
Next month's continuing-education offering will be devoted to Special Problems of the Neonate. The following "Pre-Test" is offered to give you an opportunity to know in advance some of the areas to be covered and to allow you to challenge your own knowledge of these subjects. Answers will be found in the articles in next month's issue.
PRE-TEST ON SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF THE NEONATE
1. Which one of the following answers is not correct?
Breast feeding has an advantage over formula feeding because
A. There is a degree of immunologic protection in breast feeding
B. It is an advantage for the infant to have the same therapeutic drugs as the mother
C. It encourages maternal-infanting bonding
D. Obesity and allergies occur with greater frequency in artificially fed infants
2. The vast majority of pharmacologic agents cross the placenta and enter the fetal circulation. It is therefore ___________ for the fetus if the pregnant mother smokes marijuana.
B. Not safe
3. The most common cardiac defect found at one month of age is
A.. Atrial septal defect
B. Ventricular septal defect
C. Patent ductus arteriosus
D. Coarctation of the aorta
4. Proteinuria is usually a sign of pathology in the neonate.