Corrections - Brief Article - Correction Notice

Date: May 15, 2002

Question 8 in "Clinical Quiz" (November 1, 2000, page 1958), pertaining to the article "Acute Brachial Plexus Neuritis: An Uncommon Cause of Shoulder Pain," was unclear. The best answer for Question 8 is A; osteophytes are present on radiographic studies. Because it is possible to have a radiculopathy involving multiple root levels, B is a possible correct answer, but it would not be the best response because the situation is extremely unusual. The question is printed below; the correct answer is A.

Q8. Which one of the following conditions makes it difficultto distinguish acute brachial plexus neuritis fromcervical radiculopathy? [] A. Osteophytes are present on radiographic studies. [] B. The radiculopathy involves multiple neurologic levels. [] C. There is a long delay between the patient's pain and neurologic deficits. [] D. Sensory loss occurs in a single dermatome. [] E. There is a history of antecedent trauma.Question 2 in "Clinical Quiz" (September 15, 2001, page 920),pertaining to the article "Initial Management of Breastfeeding,"was incorrectly worded. The infant's age in answer choice A wasstated as eight to 10 days, which created two correct answerchoices. Choice A should have been stated as four days, whichwould have been an obviously incorrect answer. The correctlyworded question is printed below. The correct answer remains C.Q2. Which one of the following is a sign of adequate breastfeeding? [] A. Infant's weight returns to the birth weight by four days. [] B. Infant continues sucking without pauses. [] C. Infant has wet diapers at least six to eight times a day. [] D. Infant wants feedings three to four times a day.

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