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Chapter 30. Osteoporosis Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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All of the following are risk factors for osteoporosis EXCEPT:

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a. Female gender

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b. Advanced age

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c. Obesity

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d. Premature menopause

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Which of the following is not an area of concern when assessing the risk of osteoporosis?

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a. Family history

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b. Age of last menses

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c. Tobacco use

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d. Carbohydrates consumed each day

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All of the following are correct regarding therapeutic goals for osteoporosis EXCEPT:

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a. The goal is to prevent further bone loss

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b. Improvement in bone mass is not an attainable therapeutic goal

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c. Prevention of fractures is a goal for osteoporosis patients

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d. Improvement of functional capacity and quality of life is a therapeutic goal

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Which of the following statements best defines primary osteoporosis using living room language?

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a. Osteoporosis caused by medications the patient is taking (eg, steroids)

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b. Osteoporosis caused by advanced age or going through the change (menopause)

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c. Osteoporosis that occurs after the climacteric

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d. Osteoporosis caused by diseases like hyperthyroidism or Cushing's disease

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Which of the following should be included in the medication action plan for a patient taking a bisphosphonate?

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a. Take with 6 ounces of any liquid

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b. Take 2 hours before meals

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c. Directions for missing a dose

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d. Remain upright for 5 minutes after the dose

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A patient taking a bisphosphonate reports pain in her throat and trouble swallowing food. Sometimes she spits up blood. Which of the following is the correct course of action?

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a. She should stop all her medications and call her doctor in a week

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b. She should see her doctor immediately or go to the ER

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c. She should call 911

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d. Explain to her ...

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