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1

Initial diagnostic tests for pt suspected of MDD

B12
TSH
CBC/BMP

2

What is the screening test of choice for Cushing's disease?

Dexamethasone suppression test

3

Screening test of choice for Addison's disease?

Cosyntropin (ACTH) stimulation test

4

Light's criteria (1 must be positive for exudate)

pleural/serum protein >0.5
pleural/serum LDH >0.6
pleural LDH >2/3 upper limit normal

5

Respi depression + miosis + depressed mental status

opioid toxicity

6

Is morphine metabolized in the liver or kidneys?

both!

7

Which anti-psychotic is the best choice in Alzheimer's agitation per evidence-based medicine?

Olanzapine

8

What are the 5 signs of TTP?

anemia, thrombocytopenia, fever, AMS, and renal failure

9

An appropriate inpatient regimen for PID

IV cefoxitin + PO doxycycline

10

An appropriate outpatient regimen for PID

IM ceftriaxone + PO doxy (x14 days)