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1

What kind of infections are you susceptible to with splenectomy?

encapsulated organisms:
Haemophilus Influenza
Strep pneumoniae
Neisseria Meningitidis

2

No fever in elder = no sepsis?

Don't necessarily need fever: slowed response

3

How do B-blockers stop peripheral T4-T3 conversion?

propranolol blocks monodeiodinaze enzyme

4

fast equation for Mean Arterial pressure?

1/3(Systolic-diastolic) + diastolic

5

dilated veins on upper chest could mean?

SVC obstruction

6

what is opposite of orthopnea? cause?

platypnea : breathe easier lying flat due to:
1. weak abdo muscles
2. weak venous return due to gravity

7

what can sepsis do to murmurs?

hyperdynamic flow state can accentuate murmurs

8

normal MAP in young, adult, elderly?

young: 55
Normal: 65-70
Elderly: 80

9

what does MAP mean clinically?

what the average organ perfusion pressure is

10

How to dig for Thalassemia without investigations?

previous old FBE: microcytic
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