Flashcards in 2/20/15 Deck (19)
Which drug class has been shown to increase survival and decrease progression to symptomatic HF in pts w/ asymptomatic LV systolic dysfunction (low EF)?
Episodic medial knee pain
Pes anserine bursitis
Location of tenderness in Osgood-Schlatter syndrome
Pain/tenderness @ inferior patella
Chronic/subacute knee pain w/ squatting or stair climbing
Patellofemoral pain syndrome
Clinical test for patellofemoral pain syndrome
patellofemoral compression test (press down on patella while extending knee)
Which 3 lab values are used to calculate the MELD score?
Bilirubin, Cr, INR
Mnemonic for the causes of anion gap metabolic acidosis
Which DM drug may cause lactic acidosis?
Unilateral headache + Horner's syndrome
carotid artery dissection
What are the 3 components of Horner's syndrome?
miosis, ptosis, and anhydrosis
What is the 1st line imaging modality for carotid dissection?
CTA head and neck
What is the mainstay of Tx for carotid dissection?
Which nerve innervates the quadriceps and of which the saphenous nerve is a branch?
Opportunistic infection of lung + sinuses in bone marrow transplant recipients.
Treatment for invasive aspergillosis
voriconazole +/- echinocandin
4-12 wk old infant presents w/ staccato cough, no fever, crackles, and hyperinflated lungs on X-ray.