Flashcards in Abdominal Day 3 Deck (11):
what does a FOBT positive test look like?
what are things that cause false positives for FOBT?
beets, red meats (excess), or iron replacement therapy
what is the age at which annual FOBT start?
50 (minimum) some start earlier or with Fhx
what test would you perform with a pt who has an unexplained anemia
what test would you perform with a pt who has symptoms that are suspicious of colitis?
when might you not do a FOBT?
if the pt is going to have a colonoscopy soon anyway
what is the most common cause of iron deficiency anemia?
what abdominal problems do statins cause?
what abdominal problems do bisphosphates cause?
what abdominal problems do antibiotics cause?