Pediatric Annals

CME pretest

Abstract

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 Pretest 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.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

In a busy pediatric practice, elucidating the cause of episodic behavior in a child can be daunting at best. The art of taking a comprehensive history and looking for clues is put to the test. However, with a broad background in these disorders, as is provided in this issue of Pediatric Annals, a skilled primary care provider is in an excellent position to reassure many parents that no true pathology is at work and the problem will resolve spontaneously.

1. Migraines occur predominantly in females.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Approximately 20% of children experience one episode of syncope before the end of adolescence.

A. True.

B. False.

3. The parasomnias commonly cause insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Pharmacological intervention is commonly necessary for management of pediatric parasomnias.

A. True.

B. False.

Answers to the Pretest:

1.A 2. A 3. B 4. E…

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 Pretest 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.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

In a busy pediatric practice, elucidating the cause of episodic behavior in a child can be daunting at best. The art of taking a comprehensive history and looking for clues is put to the test. However, with a broad background in these disorders, as is provided in this issue of Pediatric Annals, a skilled primary care provider is in an excellent position to reassure many parents that no true pathology is at work and the problem will resolve spontaneously.

1. Migraines occur predominantly in females.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Approximately 20% of children experience one episode of syncope before the end of adolescence.

A. True.

B. False.

3. The parasomnias commonly cause insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Pharmacological intervention is commonly necessary for management of pediatric parasomnias.

A. True.

B. False.

Answers to the Pretest:

1.A 2. A 3. B 4. E

10.3928/0090-4481-19970701-06

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