Flashcards in 6/23/13 a Deck (17):
What should the pO2 be w/ normal lungs breathing 100% O2?
What would be seen on echocardiogram in the case of pulm embol?
right-heart strain and hypokinesis
What is the BP in ruptured AAA?
What 3 types of drugs re used to increase the aqueous humor outflow in acute angle-closure glaucoma?
cholinergics, epinephrine, and alpha-agonists
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
What are the 2 choices of definitive treatment for acute angle-closure glaucoma?
surgery or lasers
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
What is the first-line pharmacotherapy for overflow incontinence or difficulty urinating d/t BPH?
Give some examples of α1-blockers that may be used for BPH (3).
doxazosin, terazosin, and tamsulosin
Why aren't 5α-reductase inhibitors first-line for symptomatic BPH?
they take up to a year to take effect
What is tolterodine? What is another drug that can be used in its place?
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?
What fluoroquinolone do you NOT use for pneumonia?
What are the 3 C's of TCA intoxication?
coma, convulsions, and cardiotoxicity
Pts suffereing from hypochondriasis should be asked about their current _______ and then referred for _______.
emotional stressors; brief psychotherpay
For initiating Tx w/ which atypical antipsychotic would you consider getting a baseline EKG? What abnormality does it cause?
Ziprasidone; QT prolongation