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1

First line tx in children with acute otitis media

Amoxicillin

2

Age to screen for triple A in anyone who has ever smoked

65-75

3

When do you not screen for colon cancer early if a first degree relative has it

If the relative got it after 60

4

A1c estimate for hemoglobin

6.0 roughly equals 120
Increase 30 for every 1.0 increase in A1C

5

Progressive supranuclear palsy is characterized by

Early falls, downward gaze, and axial rigidity

6

SVT tx

Adesone (6, then 12, then 12)

7

Highest CT cancer risk

CT chest in women

8

Most common cause of urinary obstruction in men and women

Detrussor instability

9

Best prophylaxis for traveler's diarrhea

Rifaximin (Xifaxan)

10

When are influenza antivirals recommended for all patients regardless of duration

When they are declining

11

Anti HTN med good for diabetic pt's

ACEi

12

Test after finding an adrenal mass

Overnight dexamethasone suppression test

13

When should you screen for asymptomatic bacteruria

in pregnant women at 12-16 weeks gestation

14

First step in determining initial tx in new onset CHF

Echo to determine type and severity

15

what can dx gadolinium-associated nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Skin biopsy (but multiple organs involved)

16

Time frame for charcoal

1 hour (Fe and lithium are poorly absorbed by charcoal)

17

Fasting blood sugar in pregnant women should be

Less than 100
*tx is combo of intermediate and short acting insulin*

18

Look for what effect in anti-psychotics

Increased QT interval

19

First line tx of mild depression in children and adolescents

CBT

20

Empiric treatment for staph endocarditis

vancomycin and gentamicin