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Flashcards in Abdominal Day 3 Deck (11):
1

what does a FOBT positive test look like?

turns blue

2

what are things that cause false positives for FOBT?

beets, red meats (excess), or iron replacement therapy

3

what is the age at which annual FOBT start?

50 (minimum) some start earlier or with Fhx

4

what test would you perform with a pt who has an unexplained anemia

FOBT

5

what test would you perform with a pt who has symptoms that are suspicious of colitis?

FOBT

6

when might you not do a FOBT?

if the pt is going to have a colonoscopy soon anyway

7

what is the most common cause of iron deficiency anemia?

blood loss

8

what abdominal problems do statins cause?

hepatotoxicity
renal failure

9

what abdominal problems do bisphosphates cause?

GERD
reflux
esophageal erosion

10

what abdominal problems do antibiotics cause?

diarrhea

11

what abdominal problems do laxatives cause?

abdominal cramping

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