Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIOfMAL OBJECTIVE

Updated information on diarrheal diseases is essential for the practicing pediatrician who must diagnose and treat cases of diarrhea on an ongoing basis. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, participants will have a greater knowledge of viral diarrhea, the role of allergy in diarrhea: cow's milk protein allergy, common bacterial causes of bloody diarrhea, management of chronic diarrhea with parenteral nutrition and enteral infusion techniques, and the relation between lactose intolerance and diarrhea.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Human rotavirus has emerged as the most common cause of acute diarrhea In babies throughout the world.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Any child who has blood in a diarrheal stool should have an immediate endoscopic evaluation.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Patients with hypolactasla are less likely to suffer diarrheal symptoms if the total lac· tose taken dally is spread out rather than taken all at once.

A. True.

B. False.

4. For the child with severe viral diarrhea, a balanced diet alone should be started early In the course of disease.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIOfMAL OBJECTIVE

Updated information on diarrheal diseases is essential for the practicing pediatrician who must diagnose and treat cases of diarrhea on an ongoing basis. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, participants will have a greater knowledge of viral diarrhea, the role of allergy in diarrhea: cow's milk protein allergy, common bacterial causes of bloody diarrhea, management of chronic diarrhea with parenteral nutrition and enteral infusion techniques, and the relation between lactose intolerance and diarrhea.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Human rotavirus has emerged as the most common cause of acute diarrhea In babies throughout the world.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Any child who has blood in a diarrheal stool should have an immediate endoscopic evaluation.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Patients with hypolactasla are less likely to suffer diarrheal symptoms if the total lac· tose taken dally is spread out rather than taken all at once.

A. True.

B. False.

4. For the child with severe viral diarrhea, a balanced diet alone should be started early In the course of disease.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19850101-03

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