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General Pediatric-related – MCQs 1-10

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The following questions will cover some of the most basic conditions in the pediatric population. Going from otitis medic, to RSV and passing through meningitis.

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1. A 16-year-old girl with asthma, a history of ventricular septal defect, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was initially treated with methylphenidate IR, but her ADHD symptoms persisted at home and at school. Her therapy was then changed to methylphenidate OROS (Concerta). The dose was maximized during the next several weeks; however, her symptoms were still not well controlled throughout the day. She and her family report adherence to the treatment regimen. Which of the following is the best recommendation to make regarding the treatment of her ADHD?

2. An investigator wants to establish a causal relationship between the use of ceftriaxone in premature neonates and the incidence of kernicterus. Which one of the following study designs is best to use?


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