Quiz & Evaluation (Multiple Sclerosis: Caring for the Patient)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.
Select the best answer regarding MS epidemiology.
MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults.
Wallin, et al. estimate that more than 900,000 Americans are living with MS.
Caucasians are affected more often with MS than people of other racial groups.
All of the above.
Which of the following countries would you expect to have a higher incidence MS?
A person who moves to another part of the world after age fifteen retains the MS risk of his or her country of origin.
Which form of MS is characterized by progression of symptoms and disability without plateaus or remissions?
A diagnosis of MS can be made by MRI alone.
Select the best answer about MS symptoms.
Patients often experience MS symptoms for months to years before diagnosis.
The severity of MS symptoms can vary from episode to episode in the same patient.
MS symptoms are often subjective.
All of the above.
Which factor is associated with a less favorable MS prognosis?
Older age onset
Mainly sensory symptoms
Long interval between first and second attack
Which of the following factors often increases MS associated fatigue symptoms?
Moderate aerobic exercise
Exposure to warm temperatures
Exposure to air-conditioning
Depression, including major depressive episodes are common in MS.
The average life expectancy of persons with MS is about seven years shorter than the general public.
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