C. Urea breath test. D. No further testing. The correct answer is C. ... testing. The urea breath test is limited by need for specialized equipment and personnel and by its cost.
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This month's quiz asks readers to determine appropriate management for a 55-year-old man with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis who is hospitalized for new-onset ascites.
A 53-year-old woman is evaluated in follow-up after a recent hospitalization for right flank pain.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the next step in management for a 64-year-old man with hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related decompensation.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate time to start colonoscopy screening in a 38-year-old woman with a personal history of endometrial cancer and a family history of colon cancer.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate management for a 36-year-old woman with a 12-year history of refractory constipation that began after a difficult childbirth.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the best time to screen for colorectal cancer in a 38-year-old man with a family history of colon cancer diagnosed in his father at age 52 years.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate next step in management for a 55-year-old man with a 2-day history of mild nausea and dyspepsia that is worse with fasting and improved with eating.
A. Ambulatory pH testing. B. Esophageal manometry. C. Exercise stress test. ... More information about MKSAP 17 is available online. The most appropriate next step in management is an exercise stress test.