Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Upon completion of this continuing medical education offering, the participant will be better able to treat the spectrum of rheumatic diseases (particularly with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as systemic lupus erythematosus. The pediatrician will also be better apprised of the course of Kawasaki disease and Lyme disease, two entities that are growing in incidence, and the recognition and treatment of each.

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.

PRETEST

1. Except for aspirin, the incidence of serious toxicity due to acute poisoning with NSAlDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) is low.

A. True.

B. False.

2. In active Lyme disease, elevations of hepatic transaminases occur regularly.

A. True.

B. False.

3. In neonatal lupus erythematosus, the majority of mothers are symptomatic.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune systemic disease which is diagnosed with increasing frequency in children and adolescents.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Upon completion of this continuing medical education offering, the participant will be better able to treat the spectrum of rheumatic diseases (particularly with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as systemic lupus erythematosus. The pediatrician will also be better apprised of the course of Kawasaki disease and Lyme disease, two entities that are growing in incidence, and the recognition and treatment of each.

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.

PRETEST

1. Except for aspirin, the incidence of serious toxicity due to acute poisoning with NSAlDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) is low.

A. True.

B. False.

2. In active Lyme disease, elevations of hepatic transaminases occur regularly.

A. True.

B. False.

3. In neonatal lupus erythematosus, the majority of mothers are symptomatic.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune systemic disease which is diagnosed with increasing frequency in children and adolescents.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19860901-03

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