Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

This second of two issues on neonatology covers advances that have been macie dealing with technical problems that still confront neonatologists and pediatricians. Topics include: surfactant therapy in the newborn, high-frequency ventilation, extracorporea I membrane oxygenator therapy, management of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and retinopathy of prematurity.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 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. Clinical trials of surfactant replacement therapy in premature infants has now been abandoned in most neonatal units.

A. True

B. False

2. Hyponic-ischemic encephalopathy is the most important perinatal cause of neurologic morbidity in the full term infant.

A. True

B. False

3. The term "retrolental fibroplasia" is no longer used by most authorities.

A. True

B. False

4. Most low birth weight infants who ultimately "catch up" to normal percentiles do so at puberty.

A. True

B. False…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

This second of two issues on neonatology covers advances that have been macie dealing with technical problems that still confront neonatologists and pediatricians. Topics include: surfactant therapy in the newborn, high-frequency ventilation, extracorporea I membrane oxygenator therapy, management of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and retinopathy of prematurity.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 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. Clinical trials of surfactant replacement therapy in premature infants has now been abandoned in most neonatal units.

A. True

B. False

2. Hyponic-ischemic encephalopathy is the most important perinatal cause of neurologic morbidity in the full term infant.

A. True

B. False

3. The term "retrolental fibroplasia" is no longer used by most authorities.

A. True

B. False

4. Most low birth weight infants who ultimately "catch up" to normal percentiles do so at puberty.

A. True

B. False

10.3928/0090-4481-19880801-03

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