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By Claire Babcock O'Connell MPH PA-C

The recent, 5th version of A accomplished evaluation for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for health care professional Assistants is the key depended on practise source for the PANCE and PANRE. The textual content beneficial properties high-yield outline-format evaluation and pretest and post-test questions in line with the blueprint of the nationwide fee on Certification of health care provider Assistants (NCCPA). constructed and counseled by means of the yank Academy of general practitioner Assistants (AAPA) and the healthcare professional Assistant schooling organization (PAEA), this edition’s content material displays up to date info and has been reviewed and proven via subject material specialists operating within the field.

thePoint incorporates a query financial institution inclusive of the pretest and post-test, supplying greater than 650 questions—two-thirds of them new! The three hundred pretest questions and factors in their solutions additionally seem within the revealed e-book.

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Narcissistic C. obsessive–compulsive D. paranoid 12/13/13 3:06 PM P-18 A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants 193. A 64-year-old male presents with worsening pain in his right 199. A 38-year-old male continues to experience progressive dysp- calf that occurs after walking short distances and resolves with rest. Examination reveals loss of hair and thinned and darkened skin over the lower extremities; distal pulses are diminished. Which of the following diagnostic studies is most appropriate to perform at this time?

A. histoplasmosis B. pneumococcal pneumonia C. pneumocystis pneumonia D. tuberculosis 159. An otherwise healthy 70-year-old presents with a painful vesicular eruption spread throughout the left mid lower back. She has been taking 600 mg of ibuprofen every 6 hours with minimal relief. Which of the following would best confirm the suspected diagnosis? A. Complete a Tzanck smear. B. Measure IgG for varicella. C. Obtain a fungal culture. D. Perform PCR of skin scraping. 160. A 14-year-old girl complains of itchy, watery eyes and clear rhinorrhea that has continued 3 days since completing an overnight spring camping trip.

Random urine studies reveal the following: 279. A 52-year-old G1P0010 with chronic obesity and irregular menses presents for a checkup. She reports having mild hot flushes for 6 months. For the past 14 months, she has had some irregular bleeding, which she characterizes “like a period,” which occurs at 2- to 4-week intervals and lasts up to 10 days. She believes that the bleeding has been brought on by stress; she has some difficulty sleeping and increased emotional lability. Physical exam: height, 5 ft 2 inches; weight, 234 lb; BP, 160/90 mm Hg; and pulse rate, 88 bpm and regular.

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