Flashcards in Biostats studies and more Deck (16):
What does cohort study allow calc for?
relative risk. Following after exposure
Nice to see if following rare disease
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
BIAS IS 4 star topic
DMAIC is what?
Define Measure Analyze Improve Control to offer better care to hospital i guess. PAGE 267 of DIT book
Pseudo appendicitis caused by an organism which also causes diarrhea?
Tx for smoker with JVD, facial swelling and altered mental status?
Superior vena cava syndrome. Steroids, stent and radiation (maybe radiation, not always)
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
HIV STDs Hepatitis Lyme disease food borne illness, meningitis, rabies, Tb
all are reportable
Required to report ELDER AND CHILD abuse, but spousal abuse is not necessarily reportable
When is there implied consent?
IN the ED and emergency stuff, it is implied that it is ok
Full disclosuer is true, must tell patient everything
Parents decision for kids can be overruled by court if neglect of medicine is harmful to kid DOC CANT DECIDE
Is flatline eeg enough for brain death dx?
NO must have absence of reflex and apnea too
What is vicarious liability?
Surgeon responsible for subordinates. SURGEON has to make sure that the counts were correct
Withdrawing care is justafiable like withholding care!