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Pneumonia: How to Diagnose and Manage Effectively- MCQ Part -2

M3 India Newsdesk Dec 26, 2023

Assess your proficiency in handling pneumonia cases with a challenging MCQ quiz. Evaluate your diagnostic and treatment decision-making skills across a variety of patient scenarios.

Pneumonia Management Quiz- Part 2

1. A 62-year-old male presents with productive cough, dyspnea, and fever 2 days after hospitalisation for a stroke. Chest imaging confirms pneumonia in the basilar region of the right lower lobe. What is the most likely organism?

2. A 4-year-old female has had rhinorrhea, low-grade fever, and cough for 3 days. She now has tachypnea, intercostal retractions, and decreased breath sounds at the right lung base. Chest x-ray confirms pneumonia. She should be admitted for which of the following reasons?

3. A 72-year-old male with early dementia presents with a 2-day history of high fevers, productive cough, and confusion. His temperature is 102°F. Chest x-ray shows right upper lobe infiltrate. What is the most appropriate empiric therapy?

4. A 28-year-old female with SLE on chronic steroids presents with a productive cough for 1 week. She is now febrile to 100.9°F with dyspnea. What additional therapy should be started given her immunosuppression?

5. A 63-year-old male smoker presents with recurrent pneumonia. Chest CT reveals a right upper lobe mass with pneumonia in the same area. Which of the following is most appropriate?

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