Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Diagnosis and management of hematological problems in infants and children is a concern for all pediatricians. Patients with hematologic problems are not uncommon in active practices and large communities. It is essential to remain aware of the modern approach to such problems. Upon completion of this continuing medical education offering, the pediatrician will be familiar with the modern management of thalassemia; idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; problems in diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia, current concepts in the management of hemophilia; and marrow transplantation in pediatric hematologic disorders.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physicians 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. The most common nutritional deficiency in children is iron deficient anemia.

A. True.

B. False.

2. The cause of platelet destruction in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is unknown.

A. True.

B. False.

3. In thalassemia, there is an excess of iron from repeated blood transfusions.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Hemophilia affects males.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Diagnosis and management of hematological problems in infants and children is a concern for all pediatricians. Patients with hematologic problems are not uncommon in active practices and large communities. It is essential to remain aware of the modern approach to such problems. Upon completion of this continuing medical education offering, the pediatrician will be familiar with the modern management of thalassemia; idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; problems in diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia, current concepts in the management of hemophilia; and marrow transplantation in pediatric hematologic disorders.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physicians 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. The most common nutritional deficiency in children is iron deficient anemia.

A. True.

B. False.

2. The cause of platelet destruction in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is unknown.

A. True.

B. False.

3. In thalassemia, there is an excess of iron from repeated blood transfusions.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Hemophilia affects males.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19850901-03

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