Chapter 63 Rheumatoid Arthritis Q&A (1 of 31) Sample Questions
1. A 44-year-old woman who is a pianist by profession goes to the doctor complaining of pain that is interfering with her ability to do her regular job. What is the goal in arthritis therapy?
- A. To allow the patient to function as normally as possible in the short term.
- B. To ensure that therapy is as effective as possible in arresting or delaying joint damage and destruction.
- C. Three types of drugs are used to achieve the above target, Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), Disease Modifying Anti-rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) (Methotrexate, Chloroquine, Gold) and corticosteroids (Prednisolone, Intra articular cortisone in
- D. All of the above