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1

What does cohort study allow calc for?

relative risk. Following after exposure

Nice to see if following rare disease

2

What is a case control study?

Retrospective. You see they had disease, then look back

Easier to study

Can find Odds ratio (but not relative risk b/c might lose people who died or something after an exposure)

prone to selection bias

3

BIAS IS 4 star topic

OH OK

4

DMAIC is what?

Define Measure Analyze Improve Control to offer better care to hospital i guess. PAGE 267 of DIT book

5

Pseudo appendicitis caused by an organism which also causes diarrhea?

Yersinia

6

Tx for smoker with JVD, facial swelling and altered mental status?

Superior vena cava syndrome. Steroids, stent and radiation (maybe radiation, not always)

7

5 STARS IS ETHICS

Don't need to keep secrets if suicidal/homicidal

Penetrating wound from assault

Adolescent has condition harmful to self or others

oh ok

8

HIV STDs Hepatitis Lyme disease food borne illness, meningitis, rabies, Tb

all are reportable

reasonable

9

Required to report ELDER AND CHILD abuse, but spousal abuse is not necessarily reportable

oh ok

10

When is there implied consent?

IN the ED and emergency stuff, it is implied that it is ok

11

Full disclosuer is true, must tell patient everything

oh ok

12

Parents decision for kids can be overruled by court if neglect of medicine is harmful to kid DOC CANT DECIDE

OH ok

13

Is flatline eeg enough for brain death dx?

NO must have absence of reflex and apnea too

14

What is vicarious liability?

Surgeon responsible for subordinates. SURGEON has to make sure that the counts were correct

15

Withdrawing care is justafiable like withholding care!

Oh ok.

16

Living will trumps next of kin

doesn't seem right