Flashcards in 2/11/15 Deck (18):
What is the current preferred HIV screening test combo?
ELISA for p24 Ag + other Abs
3 situations in which hypokalemia must be corrected immediately.
hepatic encephalopathy. ventilatory failure, and cardiac arrhythmias
In a nulliparous woman, arrest of the second stage of labor can be called after how long if no epidural anesthesia is used? If it is used?
3 hrs; 4 hrs
In a multiparous woman, arrest of the second stage of labor can be called after how long if no epidural anesthesia is used? If it is used?
2 hrs; 3 hrs (subtract 1 hr from nulliparous)
What is the Tx of choice for arrest of labor?
Which are the most commonly involved muscle groups in myasthenia gravis?
ocular and bulbar
What is the mgmt if mother has Hep B during pregnancy?
HBV vaccine and immunoglobulin w/in 12 hrs after birth
What is the appropriate mgmt of lobular carcinoma in situ Dxed by FNA?
excision and follow-up surveillance
What's the difference between palliative care and hospice?
you can still pursue disease-modifying treatments in palliative care
Vesicles and ulcers on POSTERIOR oropharynx + fever in a child.
Vesicles and ulcers on ANTERIOR mouth and perioral skin + fever in a child.
What is the pathologic agent of herpangina?
Coxsackie A virus
What happens to the FENa in prerenal AKI?
decreases (to <1%)
What cause of AKI should be suspected in pts w/ oliguria following a hypotensive episode (i.e. non-responsive to fluid challange)?
3 findings that differentiate ATN from prerenal azotemia.
non-response to fluid challenge, muddy brown casts, and normal FENa (>2%)
Which heart failure drug commonly causes drug-induced lupus?
Hydraaaalazine! (also procainamide)
Is ANA positive in drug-induced lupus?