Online Test

Lupus - OT - 4 Hour


You will need to answer 14 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Which of the following is the most common form of Lupus? (p. 3)

2. Which of the following has been implicated as an activator of drug-induced lupus? (p. 4-5)

3. Ninety percent of the people who have Lupus are women. (p. 5)

4. _________ is a nearly universal complaint of patients with SLE. (p. 6)

5. What is considered the classic sign of SLE? (p. 7)

6. SLE associated joint pain is typically migratory and symmetric. (p. 8)

7. While performing therapeutic exercises, a Lupus patient complains of shortness of breath, chills, and anterior chest pain that is relieved by sitting up. This patient is demonstrating symptoms typically associated with ________. (p. 10)

8. Cerebrovascular accidents are reported in approximately _____ of patients with Lupus. (p. 13)

9. Active liver disease is the most common gastrointestinal manifestation seen with SLE. (p. 14)

10. SLE affects the immune system, thus reducing the body's ability to prevent and fight infection. (p. 16)

11. Which of the following genes is NOT associated with Lupus? (p. 19)

12. Lupus is an autoimmune disease. (p. 18)

13. Approximately what percentage of Lupus pregnancies end in miscarriage? (p. 21)

14. The American College of Rheumatology has developed a set of ___ diagnostic criteria for Lupus. (p. 22)

15. Which diagnostic test is frequently false positive in Lupus patients? (p. 24)

16. Strict bed rest is usually required to decrease the tiredness due to lupus. (P. 26)

17. Which of the following is NOT a medication typically prescribed to control SLE symptoms? (p. 28)

18. Lupus patients taking antimalarial medications may have difficulty performing ADL's secondary to ____. (p. 31)

19. Patients who are well-informed and participate actively in their own care experience less pain, make fewer visits to the doctor, build self-confidence, and remain more active. (p. 35)

20. Lupus researchers are actively studying the genes responsible for "programmed cell death". This process is also known as _____. (p. 40)

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