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Try these sample AKT questions provided by Dr Mahibur Rahman from Emedica

  1. 1. A 15-year-old boy attends surgery alone and requests treatment for severe acne. His parents are also registered patients at the surgery, and he has always attended with his mother in the past. Regarding consent to treatment, which ONE of the following is correct?
  2. A – The patient cannot consent as he is under 16 years old. 
    B – The patient can consent but his parents must be informed first. 
    C – The patient can consent as long as his parents are told afterwards. 
    D – The patient can consent if he meets the Fraser guidelines. 
    E – The patient can consent if the GP deems him to be Gillick competent. 
     

  3. 2. A 44-year-old woman presents with a suspected breast lump. She accepts the offer of a chaperone during the examination, and a healthcare assistant is present throughout the examination. With regards to the medical record, which ONE of the following is correct?
  4. A – The fact that a chaperone was present does not need to be noted. 
    B – The fact that a chaperone was present should be noted, along with their identity (including name and job role). 
    C – The fact that a chaperone was present should be noted, but no further details are necessary. 
    D – The fact that a chaperone was present should be noted, along with their job title only. 
    E – Details of the chaperone should be noted only with the chaperone’s permission. 
      

  5. 3. A 21-year-old university student with a long history of migraine requests prophylactic treatment. He has frequent attacks which respond well to high dose aspirin taken with an antiemetic. He is keen to try a prophylactic treatment as the number of attacks are affecting his studies. Which of the following would be a suitable first line treatment to prevent migraine?
  6. A – Oral amitriptyline. 
    B – Oral sumatriptan. 
    C – Nasal sumatriptan. 
    D – Oral topiramate. 
    E – Oral gabapentin.

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