Good initial HAART regimen
emtricitabine, efavirenz, tenofovir
= Positive likelihood ratio
= Negative likelihood ratio
specificity / (1 - sensitivity)
What is the main advantage of likelihood ratios?
they do not depend on disease prevalence
What is the most common primary tumor location of brain mets?
Which PE pts get fibrinolytic therapy?
hemodynamically unstable ones
What is the first test in suspected polymyalgia rheumatica?
Tx for polymyalgia rheumatica
What is the primary clinical manifestation of polymyositis?
WEAKNESS of proximal muscles (not pain)
Definitive diagnostic test for polymyositis?
What is the primary complaint of pts w/ PMR?
pain (pelvic, shoulder girdles)
What are these lesions?
actinic keratoses (AK)
What is the appropriate next step in mgmt of isolated, small actinic keratoses?
destruction w/ cryotherapy, 5-FU, imiquimod, excision
What is the appropriate next step for actinic keratoses that are >1cm, indurated, ulcerated, tender, or growing rapidly?