MKSAP 19 "Quiz Me!" Question

Test your medical knowledge each month with questions from The Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program® (MKSAP).


For over 50 years, the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) has been the most trusted resource in continuous learning for internal medicine physicians and residents. The tradition continues with MKSAP 19.

MKSAP 19, to be released in early 2022, is available in several flexible formats, allowing you to choose the format that best fits your lifestyle. Each format includes 12 syllabus sections and 1,200 associated deep-learning self-assessment questions.

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A 46-year-old man is evaluated during a routine physical examination. His medical history is significant for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and depression. Medications are hydrochlorothiazide, atorvastatin, and escitalopram.

On physical examination, blood pressure is 132/80 mm Hg. BMI is 32. The remainder of the vital signs and examination are unremarkable.

His calculated 10-year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease using the Pooled Cohort Equations is 2.4%.

Which of the following is the most appropriate screening test?

B: Hemoglobin A1c measurement
C: Sleep study
D: Thyroid-stimulating hormone measurement

Answer and Critique

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