Patient Assessment Skin 3

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  1. What types of Scaly Dermatoses are inflammatory and which are not?
    • Non-inflammatory: Dandruff
    • Inflammatory: Seborrheic dermatitis and Psoriasis
  2. A patient comes in with discreet symmetrical red plaques with a sharp border. Silverly white scales overlay it and bleed when removed. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Psoriasis
  3. A patient comes in with thin, white or grayish flakes that are evenly distributed on the scalp. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Dandruff
  4. A patient comes in with Macules, patches and thin plaques with discreet yellow oily scales on red skin. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Seborrheic dermatitis
  5. A patient comes in with some sort of scaly dermatitis. They say that it is exacerbated by stress, among many external influences. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Seborrheic
  6. A patient comes in with some sort of scaly dermatitis. They say that it is exacerbated by dry air but in general is stable. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Dandruff
  7. A patient comes in with some sort of scaly dermatitis. They say that it is exacerbated by Stress, climate, and medications. What type of scaly dermatoses would you suspect?
    Psoriasis
  8. What is the number 1 reason for dermatology visits?
    Acne
  9. What group is acne the most severe in?
    Young men
  10. What group is acne most persistent in?
    Women
  11. Where does acne begin?
    Below skins surface
  12. What are closed comedones?
    Whiteheads
  13. What are open comedones?
    Blackheads
  14. What is a microcomedone?
    A hairfollicle that has been occluded by excessive sebum
  15. What are the signs and symptoms of acne?
    Open and closed comedones, papules, pustules and nodules
  16. Where on the body is acne the most commonly found?
    Face, back, neck and chest
  17. When should you refer acne?
    When it is moderate to severe
  18. What age group should not use self-treatment for inflammatory skin conditions?
    < 2 years, except for diaper rash
  19. How long should an inflammatory skin condition persist with worsening or stable conditions before self-treatment should be abandoned?
    7days
  20. If a secondary infection present with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  21. If a person has acne and has tried salicylic acid without success is self-care still a good choice?
    Yes
  22. If there is involvement of large area of body with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  23. If the Condition is spreading beyond exposure area with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  24. If a patient has IBS with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    Yes
  25. If there is extreme itching, irritation or discomfort with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  26. If there is a presence of constitutional symptoms, with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  27. If there are behavior changes associated with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  28. If a patient is over 55 years and has an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    Yes
  29. If a person suffers from impairment of daily activities with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  30. If there is another comorbid condition with an inflammatory skin condition, is self-care still a good choice?
    No
  31. Under what conditions should Diaper rash not be treated with OTCs?
    Presence of UTI, area disfigurement, broken skin, oozing, blood, bullae, or pus present
  32. What is the biggest risk factor for Measles?
    Not being vaccinated
  33. A patient comes in and complains of a fever, malaise and headache that was followed a disseminated erythematous rash and spots in the mouth, what might you suspect?
    Measles
  34. What are Koplick’s spots?
    Spots in the mouth associated with Measles
  35. Is measles infectious?
    Yes
  36. Is measles a bacterial or viral problem?
    Viral

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