Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis Or Pneumonitis)

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Question 1
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Anatomic alterations related to an RSV infection can lead to all of the following EXCEPT:

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A

pneumomediastinum.

B

partial airway obstruction.

C

decreased airway lumen.

D

complete airway obstruction.

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Question 2
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Which of the following patients is least likely to experience a severe RSV infection?

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A

A 6-month-old recently diagnosed with cystic fibrosis

B

A 3-month-old who was born prematurely

C

A 2-year-old undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia

D

A 3-year-old with no siblings

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Question 3
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Several small children who attend the same day care facility have become sick with RSV. The owner of the day care can expect them to recover within:

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A

4 to 6 days.

B

3 to 8 days.

C

1 to 2 weeks.

D

greater than 3 weeks.

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Question 4
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Outbreaks of RSV are usually found in all of the following seasons of the year EXCEPT:

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A

spring.

B

summer.

C

fall.

D

winter.

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Question 5
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What can be given to a premature baby in order to prevent an RSV infection?

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A

An inhaled corticosteroid agent

B

Ribavirin (Virazole)

C

Palivizumab (Synagis)

D

A sympathomimetic agent

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Question 6
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The physical examination of a neonate with RSV will often reveal all of the following EXCEPT:

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A
change in point of maximum impulse (PMI).
B
excessive secretions.
C
expiratory grunting.
D
cyanosis.
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Question 7
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A chest radiograph was taken of a patient with RSV. What finding can be expected?

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A
Elevated diaphragms
B
"Steeple point" sign
C
Lobar atelectasis
D
Pneumothorax
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Question 8
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Infants with RSV do NOT benefit from which of the following?

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A
Chest percussion and drainage (CPT & D)
B
High-flow nasal cannula therapy (HFNC)
C
Bulb suctioning of the nares
D
Nebulized hypertonic saline
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Question 9
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Which of the following is no longer recommended in the management of a patient with RSV infection?

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A
Palivizumab (Synagis)
B
Bulb suctioning of the nares
C
Nebulized hypertonic saline
D
Ribavirin (Virazole)
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Question 10
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The diagnosis of RSV is most often confirmed with a sample obtained by:

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A
tracheal suctioning.
B
venipuncture.
C
arterial blood sampling.
D
urine specimen.
E
nasopharyngeal aspirate.
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