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Highest risk of heat related death in elderly

Psych illness

2

Herbal that helps with anxiety

Kava

3

Tarsal tunnel features

Tibial nerve trapped around medial malleolus, affects medial and plantar parts of the foot

4

Tx for dental abscess? if allergic to that?

Penicillin, if allergic use clinda

5

Uncomplicated thallasemia RBC characteristics

Normal RDW
Low MCHC

6

When does AIN present

2 weeks after taking drug (and is not dose limited)

7

DOC for increasing BP in sepsis

Norepinephrine

8

Best tx for a pt in need of increase COU

Dobutamine

9

3 drugs for symptomatic hypotension

fludrocortisone, midodrine, and physostigmine

10

2 drugs that reduce mortality in heart failure

B blockers
AceI

11

Normal PTH in a patient with hypercalcemia indicates

hyperparathyroidism

12

Hgb level for CKD

10-12

13

What is elevated in intrahepatic cholecystasis of pregnancy

Bile acids (GGT will be normal)

14

Pain with dorsiflexion of the toes seen in

Plantar fasciitis

15

Murmer see in Klinefelters

Aortic insufficiency

16

What is tertiary prevention

aims to prevent complications in patients with known diseases

17

Most common cause of hearing loss in infants

Genetic disorders

18

How long until you can diagnose dysthymic disorder

2 years

19

What do you need to monitor in patients that are on testosterone

Hct

20

What kind of environment is iron best absorbed in

Acidic (why PPIs decrease absorption)

21

Most effective tx for decreasing fetal loss in anti-phospholipid syndrome

Aspirin + heparin

22

Why can urine be pink after transfusion

haptoglobin binds free hemoglobin

23

When is dizziness more likely to be due to bad things

when there is another neurological symptom