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Pneumonia Management: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Management

M3 India Newsdesk Dec 12, 2023

Test your pneumonia management skills with challenging clinical scenarios in this MCQ quiz. Evaluate your decision-making in diagnosis and treatment for diverse patient profiles.


Pneumonia Management Quiz- Part 1

1. A 65-year-old male presents with fever, chills, pleuritic chest pain, and a productive cough for 5 days. Chest x-ray shows an infiltrate in the right lower lobe. What is the most appropriate next step in management?

2. A 22-year-old female college student presents with 5 days of productive cough, fever, and pleuritic chest pain. She has no significant medical history. Chest x-ray confirms right lower lobe pneumonia. What is the most likely causative organism?

3. A 66-year-old female with COPD presents with increased cough and dyspnea for 3 days along with a low-grade fever. Chest imaging confirms right upper lobe pneumonia. What antibiotic has the highest resistance rates for her scenario?

4. A 35-year-old homeless alcoholic male presents with productive cough, hemoptysis, and fever for 1 week. Chest x-ray reveals cavitary lesions concerning for necrosis. What organism is most likely causing his pneumonia?

5. A 42-year-old female with DM2 is hospitalised for severe CAP. Despite IV antibiotic therapy for 48 hours, she remains febrile and hypoxic. What is the next best step?

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