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Abscess: Quiz


Question 1: Recurrent abscesses are often caused by community-acquired ________.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusStaphylococcus aureusClostridium difficilePathogenic bacteria

Question 2: It is important to note that ________ therapy alone without surgical drainage of the abscess is seldom effective due to antibiotics often being unable to get into the abscess and their ineffectiveness at low pH levels.
Antibiotic misuseATC code J01AntibioticNucleic acid inhibitor

Question 3: Primary closure has been successful when combined with curettage and ________[6] or with curettage alone.
Nucleic acid inhibitorAntibioticAntibiotic misuseATC code J01

Question 4: The cytokines trigger an inflammatory response, which draws large numbers of white blood cells to the area and increases the regional ________ flow.
BloodBlood plasmaPlateletRed blood cell

Question 5: As ________ bacteria is a common cause, an anti-staphylococcus antibiotic such as flucloxacillin or dicloxacillin is used.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusStaphylococcus aureusClostridium difficilePathogenic bacteria

Question 6: Historically abscesses as well as boils and many other collections of pus have been treated via application of ________ paste.
Calcium gluconateSorbitolMagnesium sulfateAntiarrhythmic agent

Question 7: ________ baths,[11] In a randomized controlled trial, nasal recolonization with S.
Hydrogen peroxideAntisepticChlorhexidineMouthwash

Question 8: This is expressed in the ________ medical aphorism: Ubi pus, ibi evacua.
Old LatinVulgar LatinLatinRoman Empire

Question 9: Although these results did not reach ________, the baths are an easy treatment.
Confidence intervalStatistical hypothesis testingStatistical significanceMultiple comparisons

Question 10: [10] In this ________, patients used nasal mupirocin twice daily 5 days a month for 1 year.
Randomized controlled trialBlind experimentCrossover studyOdds ratio

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