Flashcards in 2/12/15 Deck (16):
What is the initial diagnostic test for pernicious anemia?
Anti-intrinsic factor Ab
_______ should be suspected in all ts on nitroprusside infusion w/ unexplained metabolic acidosis and AMS.
What is the Tx for cyanide toxicity?
What is the first step in mgmt of a suspicious scrotal mass?
imaging: US then CT abd/pelvis
What sort of bias is a "funnel plot" good at demonstrating?
What are the 5 components of medical mgmt of ACS?
1. Dual anti-platelet therapy
What comprises "dual anti-platelet" therapy?
aspirin + P2Y12 receptor blockers
Name 3 P2Y12 receptor blockers.
clopidogrel, ticagrelor, and prasugrel
familial _____-calciuric hypercalcemia
What is the effect of thiazide diuretics on serum calcium?
they increase it
4 indications for parathyroidectomy in asymptomatic hyperparathyroidism.
- serum Ca++>1.0 above upper limit
- younger than 50
- reduced renal function
Stage 1 pressure ulcer
Stage 2 pressure ulcer
partial thickness loss of epidermis/dermis
Stage 3 pressure ulcer
damage through SQ tissue, but not into fascia
Stage 4 pressure ulcer
damage to underlying muscle or bone