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THEME 44 - Management of Joint Pain

Author: RxPG, Posted on Monday, January 26 @ 06:24:56 IST by RxPG  

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PLAB Part 1

Multiple Choice Test



1) A 33-year-old man presents with a 2-year history of knee joint stiffness and pain which typically becomes better during the day.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin





2) A 32-year-old man presents with a 10-day history of a painful and swollen left knee. On examination he is found to have conjunctivitis. Two weeks prior to presentation he had complained diarrhoea.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin



3) An elderly woman with heart failure is being treated is being treated with Chlorthalidone. She develops an acutely painful and red right toe.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin



4) A 45-year-old man has been treated for acute gouty arthritis on multiple occasions. Investigations show Hyperuricaemia.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin



5) A 67-year-old labourer presents with pain on weight bearing and restricted movements of the left knee, especially worse at the end of the day.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin



6) An 34-year-old man with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 32 presents with a red, hot, swollen distal interphalangeal joint.

One answer only.
A Weight loss
B Colchicine
C Allopurinol
D Naproxen
E Blood culture and sensitivity testing.
F Paracetamol
K Gold
L Laparoscopic surgery
M Radiotherapy
N Flucloxacillin before any investigation
O Probenecid
N Aspirin


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