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1

Calcium edetate is used in the Tx of severe _______.

lead poisoning

2

What bacterial genus most commonly causes skin abscesses in IV drug users?

Staph.

3

What bacterial genus most commonly causes iskin abscesses in IV users of black tar heroin? (Clue: gas-forming under skin)

Clostridium

4

At what gestational age should the 1-hr oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) be performed?

24-28 wks

5

What is considered a positive result on the 1-hr OGTT?

>/=140 mg/dL

6

What is the next step if there is a positive 1-hr OGTT?

3-hr OGTT

7

Any pt suspected of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy should first get a transthoracic echocardiogram and then _______.

a Holter

8

What is the drug of choice for emergent hypertension?

IV nitroprusside

9

What is the drug of choice for emergent htn w/ signs of myocardial ischemia or flash pulmonary edema?

IV nitroglycerin

10

Which type of HIT is the bad kind?

HIT type 2

11

What is the tx of HIT type 1?

continue heparin and observe

12

What anticoagulants can be used if pt develops HIT type 2?

argatroban or lepirudin

13

Why doesn't ITP cause schistocytes while TTP does?

no thrombosis in ITP!

14

What kind of drug are lepirudin and argatroban?

direct thrombin inhibitors