Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

After participating in this continuing medical education offering, the pediatrician will be better able to deal with the health problems of patients as they reach the teenage years. The symptom of vaginal bleeding and the long-term effects of abortion are discussed in relation to young women. The widespread problem of drug abuse, as well as the rarer disorders of hyperventilation syndrome and chronic chest pain, are also examined.

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. The average age of menarche In the US Is 11 years.

A. True

B. False

2. Individual psychotherapy with adolescent drug users has not been very effective.

A. True

B. False

3. Gonorrhea rates in the US have increased in recent years.

A. True

B. False

4. Compared to adolescents, older women are more likely to develop post-abortal endometritis.

A. True

B. False…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

After participating in this continuing medical education offering, the pediatrician will be better able to deal with the health problems of patients as they reach the teenage years. The symptom of vaginal bleeding and the long-term effects of abortion are discussed in relation to young women. The widespread problem of drug abuse, as well as the rarer disorders of hyperventilation syndrome and chronic chest pain, are also examined.

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. The average age of menarche In the US Is 11 years.

A. True

B. False

2. Individual psychotherapy with adolescent drug users has not been very effective.

A. True

B. False

3. Gonorrhea rates in the US have increased in recent years.

A. True

B. False

4. Compared to adolescents, older women are more likely to develop post-abortal endometritis.

A. True

B. False

10.3928/0090-4481-19861001-03

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