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Good initial HAART regimen

emtricitabine, efavirenz, tenofovir

2

= Positive likelihood ratio

sensitivity/(1-specificity)

3

= Negative likelihood ratio

specificity / (1 - sensitivity)

4

What is the main advantage of likelihood ratios?

they do not depend on disease prevalence

5

What is the most common primary tumor location of brain mets?

lung

6

Which PE pts get fibrinolytic therapy?

hemodynamically unstable ones

7

What is the first test in suspected polymyalgia rheumatica?

ESR

8

Tx for polymyalgia rheumatica

steroids

9

What is the primary clinical manifestation of polymyositis?

WEAKNESS of proximal muscles (not pain)

10

Definitive diagnostic test for polymyositis?

muscle biopsy

11

What is the primary complaint of pts w/ PMR?

pain (pelvic, shoulder girdles)

12

What are these lesions?

actinic keratoses (AK)

13

What is the appropriate next step in mgmt of isolated, small actinic keratoses?

destruction w/ cryotherapy, 5-FU, imiquimod, excision

14

What is the appropriate next step for actinic keratoses that are >1cm, indurated, ulcerated, tender, or growing rapidly?

biopsy