Post-Test on Gout in Primary Care

March 30, 2017

Use this short test to gauge how much you’ve learned about a condition that needs more primary care involvement.

This month’s Special Report has brought you the latest developments in gout patient care and the role that primary care can play.

Specific installments have focused on diagnosis, treating acute gout, and treating chronic gout.

In the Special Report introduction, we presented a short pretest so you could see what you already knew about gout.

Now we offer the same questions in this post-test so you can gauge how much you have learned about gout in primary care from reading the various Special Report sections.

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Question 1:

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The correct answer is C. Crystal examination

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is A. Chronic hyperuricemia

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is E. A and C but not B (Maximum inflammation within 12 to 24 hours is a hallmark.)

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is C. 30%

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is B. Useful for chronic gout but not for acute gout

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is D. Allopurinol

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is C. 1.2 mg within 12 hours of onset, 0.6 mg 1 hour later

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is D. A starting dose of 40 to 60 mg/d with a taper over 10 to 14 days

 

Question 9.

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The correct answer is C. < 6 mg/dL

 

Question 10.

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The correct answer is B. Allopurinol