Flashcards in 6/10/13 b Deck (21):
What is the first-line tx for an acute gout attack?
NSAIDs (e.g. Indomethacin)
What are the most common intracranial neoplasms?
What is the rare malignancy that causes bloody vaginal discharge and appears as friable, grapelike masses protruding through the urethra or vagina of a very young girl?
What is the initial treatment of any severe, symptomatic bradycardia?
How much atropine should be given for treatment of severe, symptomatic bradycardia?
0.5 mg bolus every 3-5 min to a max. of 3 mg
Most common clinical presentation of aortic stenosis?
What drug should be used to control schizophrenia when other neuroleptics have failed?
What is Charcot's triad for cholangitis?
RUQ pain, fever, and jaundice
What drug is contained in the morning-after pill?
What FiO2 is usu. considered toxic in mechanical ventilation?
What drugs need to be given in a hypertensive emergency?
labetalol, nitroprusside, and IV enalapril
What is the BP range for pre-htn?
What is the BP range for stage 1 htn?
What is the usu. tx for pre-htn?
What is the BP range for stage 2 htn?
What is required in the tx of stage 2 htn?
What test is used to make the Dx of Pheo when the CT is negative?
What is the medical tx for pheo?
alpha blockers: phentolamine and phenoxybenzamine
What is the most common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults, esp. African-Americans?
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
Pts _______ usu. present in their teenage years w/ a progression from absence to myoclonic to generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
juvenile myoclonic epilepsy