A. SURGERY

1. The answer is c.

Research has demonstrated that excisional biopsy for diagnosis of malignant melanoma provides the most accurate Breslow thickness as compared to other types of biopsies. CNPP, Page 251.

2. The answer is b.

There are three types of reconstructive breast surgery. Alloplastic reconstruction uses a tissue expander with an implant reconstruction. CNPP, Pages 260–261.

3. The answer is c.

The symptoms of pancreatic insufficiency are discomfort after eating, bowel evacuation urgency, diarrhea, excessive malodorous gas, weight loss, steatorrhea as evidenced by floating bowel movements, and abdominal cramping. CNPP, Pages 1842–1843.

4. The answer is d.

The stage of the cervical cancer determines the extent of the surgical ...

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