Journal Feed | Week 39 Pop Quiz

Learning Theory In Action

JF delivers you the info and makes it easy to learn. Now it’s easy to commit to long-term memory with this quiz. All you need to do is test yourself to see what you remember from the 5 articles we covered this week. It’s that simple.

After the quiz, click the Answers button below to see the correct answers, a brief explanation, and link back to the original posts.


Monday - CT and MRI had similar diagnostic accuracy for acute appendicitis and may be used interchangeably.   Go to post

Tuesday - Although opioids are not first-line treatment for ankle sprains, an opioid was prescribed for 25% of emergency department patients diagnosed with an isolated ankle sprain. Prescribing varied widely among states. Additionally, patients prescribed greater quantities of opioids were more likely to transition to continued use.  Go to post

Wednesday - The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) have offered a joint consensus statement on spinal motion restriction (SMR) in trauma patients.  Go to post

Thursday - Outpatient treatment failure for pyelonephritis occurred more often in patients treated with fluoroquinolones or trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) than in patient treated with cephalosporins.  Go to post

Friday - Among patients with cardiogenic shock secondary to acute myocardial infarction (AMI), epinephrine led to a significantly increased rate of refractory shock compared to norepinephrine.  Go to post

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