Chapter 53 Management of Patients with Allergic Disorders

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Chapter 53  Management of Patients with Allergic Disorders

 

 

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1.
A 44-year-old man has asthma. His father and brother also suffer from asthma, as does his 15-year-old son. Asthma is an allergic response based on a genetic predisposition. The specific allergen initiated by immunological mechanisms is usually mediated by:
A)
Immunoglobulin A (IgA)
C)
Immunoglobulin G (IgG)
B)
Immunoglobulin M (IgM)
D)
Immunoglobulin E (IgE)

2.
A 20-year-old college student suffers an acute asthma attack. In response to the asthma attack, lymphokines are secreted to:
A)
Decrease B cell production
C)
Decrease macrophages
B)
Increase cell growth
D)
Redirect target cells

3.
The occupational health nurse is called to the office of an executive who ate a piece of cake that he was unaware had been made with peanut oil. His symptoms include wheezing, inspiratory stridor, and air hunger. He is suffering from which type of hypersensitivity?
A)
Anaphylactic (type I)
C)
Immune Complex (type III)
B)
Cytotoxic (type II)
D)
Delayed Type (type IV)

4.
A patient begins to complain of back pain and itching within 15 minutes of receiving a blood transfusion. The patient is suffering from which type of hypersensitivity?
A)
Anaphylactic (type 1)
C)
Immune Complex (type III)
B)
Cytotoxic (type II)
D)
Delayed Type (type IV)

5.
A nurse has received her annual purified protein derivative (PPD). Seventy-two hours after the PPD is administered, she develops a reddened urticarial wheal. This skin reaction is related to:
A)
Leukotrienes initiating inflammatory responses
B)
Bradykinin increasing permeability
C)
Prostaglandins producing smooth muscle contraction
D)
Mediating sensitized T cells and macrophages

 

Answer Key

1.
D
2.
B
3.
A
4.
B
5.
D

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