Multiple Choice Questions

MCQs

Welcome to our ToxCases Multiple Choice Questions Page! This continuously expanding list of questions consists of In-Service and Board Review multiple choice questions with full explanations.

 

1. Which of the following is NOT a side effect of Digoxin toxicity?
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. Bradycardia
B. Yellow vision changes
C. Scooping of the T segment on ECG
D. Hypokalemia
E. Gynecomastia


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2. Which of the following chelating agents is recommended for acute Lead poisoning with signs of encephalopathy?
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. Succimer
B. Penicillamine
C. Dimercaprol
D. Calcium EDTA
E. Dimercaprol + Calcium EDTA


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3. Which of the following dermatologic findings and potential causes is INCORRECT?
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. Cyanosis – Methemoglobinemia
B. Erythroderma – Boric Acid
C. Pallor – Carbon Monoxide
D. Jaundice – Hypercarotinemia (excess carrot intake)
E. Brightly flushed skin – Niacin


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4. All of the following symptoms can occur with Ciguatera poisoning EXCEPT
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. Myalgias
B. Flushing
C. Metallic taste
D. Reversal of temperature sensation
E. Sensation of loose, painful teeth


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5. Which of the following is true with regard to Acetaminophen toxicity?
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. The Rumack-Matthew Normogram may be used for both acute and chronic ingestions.
B. The APAP level should ideally be checked within 1-4 hours of ingestion.
C. The Rumack-Matthew Normogram applies for ingestions up to 48 hours post-ingestion.
D. N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) should be started within 8 hours of ingestion if an APAP level cannot be obtained.
E. Activated Charcoal should be used for all sustained-release ingestions.


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6. All of the following are treatment options for toxic alcohol poisoning, EXCEPT
Author: Michael Gottlieb, MD 

A. Fomepizole
B. Hydroxocobalamin
C. Thiamine
D. Folic Acid
E. Pyridoxine


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