PANCE Exam Practice Questions: Quiz 854 June 2, 2016 By Aamir Khan 1 Comment A 21-year-old female presents for her annual examination. She enjoys drinking to excess on the weekends with her friends and smokes cigarettes to “keep her weight down.” She avoids dairy products because they cause bloating and diarrhea. Her medications include birth control pills and OTC antihistamine. She runs 3 miles per day at least 5 days per week. She is 5 ft 2 in and 105 lb. In addition to counseling her on using a barrier method for avoidance of sexually transmitted diseases, what other advice should you give? a. Binge drinking has no adverse health repercussions b. She shouldn’t start vitamin D or calcium until after menopause. c. She should change her current exercise routine to water aerobics. d. She has several significant factors contributing to a low peak bone mass. Δ
Danika Claire says
According to the answer, “excessive alcohol intake increases her risk of sexual assault.” No, sexual predators and rapists increase risk of sexual assault. I’m so tired of the pervasive belief in our culture that women are to blame for being victims of sexual assault. This would be the same as educating a patient to wear a longer skirt or to cover up their cleavage because such “promiscuous” clothing choices is inviting sexual assault. No, that is not right, and how dare it be suggested that we educate our patient that sexual assault is avoidable by refraining from alcohol.