Flashcards in Dr. Hogan Tut #11 Deck (17)
How to easily classify NYHA classification? What is it for?
II: can do shopping
III: can't do shopping
IV bed bound
How to easily classify Canadian Cardiac Society? what is it for?
1: angina only with strenuous activity
2: slight limitation
3: symptoms with ADLs
4: unable to do ADLs or angina at rest
5 Classes of Pulmonary Hypertension by WHO
1: pulmonary arterial (drugs, toxins)
2: Left Heart Disease
3: Lung Disease (COPD etc.)
5: other: malignancy, haem
if suspecting meningitis, why ask for abdo surgery?
check for splenectomy: more susceptible to haemophilus inf. B
how to feel for heaves?
heel of hand lightly, left parasternum
what is MIBI?
used to study myocardium perfusion
what to do post lumbar puncture? if there is wound leakage?
-lie flat with no pillow for 2-3 hours in a darkened room
-can do a blood patch
characteristic feature of dengue?
"break bone" fever
where do you find quinines?
tablets for muscle cramps
what do do in methotrexate overdose?
folinic acid Rescue
what is chikungunya?
virus transmitted via mosquitoes
fever and joint pain
no vaccine or treatment
what is a hapten?
small molecule that can elicit an immune response only when attached to a large carrier such as a protein; the carrier may be one that also does not elicit an immune response by itself
Aortic regurg is heard when?
facial nerve exits?
when testing TMJ, what do you get them to do?
move their jaw
what causes bell's palsy? rx?
inflammation of nerves, usually facial
Rx with dexa or other steroids