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1

What should the pO2 be w/ normal lungs breathing 100% O2?

~600 mmHg

2

What would be seen on echocardiogram in the case of pulm embol?

right-heart strain and hypokinesis

3

What is the BP in ruptured AAA?

very low!

4

What 3 types of drugs re used to increase the aqueous humor outflow in acute angle-closure glaucoma?

cholinergics, epinephrine, and alpha-agonists

5

What 3 types of drugs are used to decrease the aqueous humor production in acute angle-closure glaucoma?

α-agonists, β-blockers, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

6

What are the 2 choices of definitive treatment for acute angle-closure glaucoma?

surgery or lasers

7

A 1-3 week URI w/ rhinitis, sneezing, and irritative cough is followed by a priod of paroxysms of 10-30 coughs that may be followed by vomiting.

Whooping cough - Bordetella pertussis

8

What is the first-line pharmacotherapy for overflow incontinence or difficulty urinating d/t BPH?

alpha-blockers

9

Give some examples of α1-blockers that may be used for BPH (3).

doxazosin, terazosin, and tamsulosin

10

Why aren't 5α-reductase inhibitors first-line for symptomatic BPH?

they take up to a year to take effect

11

What is tolterodine? What is another drug that can be used in its place?

anti-muscarinic; oxybutynin

12

Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, chronic parasitic infection, congenital abnoirmalities of the biliary tree, and sclerosing cholangitis are all associate with increased risk of what tumor arising from the bile duct epithelium?

cholangiocarcinoma

13

What fluoroquinolone do you NOT use for pneumonia?

ciprofloxacin

14

What are the 3 C's of TCA intoxication?

coma, convulsions, and cardiotoxicity

15

Pts suffereing from hypochondriasis should be asked about their current _______ and then referred for _______.

emotional stressors; brief psychotherpay

16

For initiating Tx w/ which atypical antipsychotic would you consider getting a baseline EKG? What abnormality does it cause?

Ziprasidone; QT prolongation

17

What are the HIPAA requirements for sharing medical info w/ a third party?

Do not share, not even that a pt is recieving care, unless there is written consent.