The Physician Assistant Life

The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 13

The Audio PANCE and PANRE Episode 13 - The Physician Assistant LifeWelcome to episode 13 of the FREE Audio PANCE and PANRE Physician Assistant Board Review Podcast.

The Audio PANCE and PANRE is an audio board review series that includes 10 Multiple Choice PANCE and PANRE Board Review Questions in each episode.

I hope you enjoy this free audio component to the examination portion of this site. The full series is available to all members of the PANCE and PANRE Academy.

  • You can download and listen to past FREE episodes here, on iTunes or Stitcher Radio.
  • You can listen to the latest episode, download the transcript and take an interactive quiz of the questions below.
Download a Free PDF Transcript of the Questions and Answers

Listen Carefully Then Take The Quiz

Questions 1-10

The Audio PANCE and PANRE Episode 13

1. During a baseball game, a 22 year-old college student is hit in the right eye by a baseball. He complains of blurry vision in that eye. On physical exam, the physician assistant notes proptosis of the right eye, and limitation of movement in all directions. On CT scan, which of the following is most likely to be seen?

A. Fracture of the medial orbital wall
B. Prolapse of orbital soft tissue
C. Hematoma of the orbit
D. Orbital emphysema

Click here to see the answer

2. Which of the following physical findings is suggestive of atrial septal defect?

A. Fixed split S2
B. Increased pulse pressure
C. Continuous mechanical murmur
D. Difference in blood pressure between the left and right arm

Click here to see the answer

3. Which of the following is essential to make a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis?

A. Positive family history
B. Elevated sweat chloride
C. Recurrent respiratory infections
D. Elevated trypsinogen levels

Click here to see the answer

4. In infants, the eyes should move in parallel without deviation by the age of

A. 2 weeks.
B. 3 months.
C. 6 months.
D. 1 year.

Click here to see the answer

5. Which of the following physical exam findings is consistent with moderate emphysema?

A. Increased tactile fremitus
B. Dullness to percussion
C. Distant heart sounds
D. Deviated trachea

Click here to see the answer

6. Which of the following is the most common indication for operative intervention in patients with chronic pancreatitis?

A. Weight loss
B. Intractable pain
C. Exocrine deficiency
D. To decrease risk of cancer

Click here to see the answer

7. A 22 year old male presents to the ED with pain that radiates to his shoulders and is relieved with sitting forward. The patient admits to recent upper respiratory symptoms. On examination vital signs are BP 126/68, HR 86, RR 20, temp 100.3 degrees F. There is no JVD noted. Heart exam reveals regular rate and rhythm with no S3 or S4. There is a friction rub noted. Lungs are clear to auscultation. EKG shows diffuse ST segment elevation. What is the treatment of choice in this patient?

A. Pericardiocentesis
B. Nitroglycerin
C. Percutaneous coronary intervention
D. Indomethacin (Indocin)

Click here to see the answer

8. As a general rule, sutures in the face should be removed in

A. 3 days.
B. 5 days.
C. 7 days.
D. 10 days.

Click here to see the answer

9. Patient education for a 23 year-old using oral contraceptives should include which of the following?

A. Rifampin may decrease the effectiveness of the oral contraceptives.
B. Acetaminophen may decrease the effectiveness of the oral contraceptives.
C. Oral contraceptives may provide some protection from coronary artery disease.
D. Changing to the "minipill" (progestin only) will inhibit ovulation more consistently than combination oral contraceptives.

Click here to see the answer

10. When performing a rectal examination, prostatic massage is contraindicated in

A. acute bacterial prostatitis.
B. chronic bacterial prostatitis.
C. nonbacterial prostatitis.
D. prostatodynia.

Click here to see the answer

Looking for all the episodes?

This FREE series is limited to every other episode, you can download and enjoy the complete audio series by joining The PANCE and PANRE Exam Academy.

I will be be releasing new episodes every two weeks. The Academy is currently discounted, so sign up now.

This Podcast is also available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio for Android

  1. iTunes: The Audio PANCE AND PANRE Podcast iTunes
  2. Stitcher Radio: The Audio PANCE and PANRE Podcast Stitcher

itunes_logo-1

View all posts in this series

You may also like -

  • The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 1The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 1 Welcome to episode 1 of the FREE Audio PANCE and PANRE Physician Assistant Board Review Podcast. The Audio PANCE and PANRE is an audio board review series that includes 10 Multiple Choice PANCE and PANRE Board Review Questions in […]
  • The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 9The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 9 Welcome to episode 9 of the FREE Audio PANCE and PANRE Physician Assistant Board Review Podcast. The Audio PANCE and PANRE is an audio board review series that includes 10 Multiple Choice PANCE and PANRE Board Review Questions in […]
  • The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 11The Audio PANCE and PANRE Board Review Podcast Episode 11 Welcome to episode 11 of the FREE Audio PANCE and PANRE Physician Assistant Board Review Podcast. The Audio PANCE and PANRE is an audio board review series that includes 10 Multiple Choice PANCE and PANRE Board Review Questions in […]
PA Personal Statement Help Magoosh GRE GRE study prep at Magoosh.com. Try the 7 Day Free Trial today!

Get a PA Life!

If you want to stay up to date with The PA Life and learn about new releases and tutorials— enter your email below:

The Daily PANCE and PANRE

Get 60 days of PANCE and PANRE Multiple Choice Board Review Questions delivered daily to your inbox. It's 100% FREE and 100% Awesome!

You have Successfully Subscribed!