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How to easily classify NYHA classification? What is it for?

Heart Failure
I: normal
II: can do shopping
III: can't do shopping
IV bed bound

2

How to easily classify Canadian Cardiac Society? what is it for?

Angina
1: angina only with strenuous activity
2: slight limitation
3: symptoms with ADLs
4: unable to do ADLs or angina at rest

3

5 Classes of Pulmonary Hypertension by WHO

1: pulmonary arterial (drugs, toxins)
2: Left Heart Disease
3: Lung Disease (COPD etc.)
4: PE
5: other: malignancy, haem

4

if suspecting meningitis, why ask for abdo surgery?

check for splenectomy: more susceptible to haemophilus inf. B
neiserria meningitis
strep pneumoniae

5

how to feel for heaves?

heel of hand lightly, left parasternum

6

what is MIBI?

used to study myocardium perfusion

7

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

8

characteristic feature of dengue?

extreme myalgia
"break bone" fever

9

where do you find quinines?

tonic
tablets for muscle cramps

10

what do do in methotrexate overdose?

folinic acid Rescue
Calcium folinate

11

what is chikungunya?

virus transmitted via mosquitoes
fever and joint pain
no vaccine or treatment

12

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

13

Aortic regurg is heard when?

early diastole

14

facial nerve exits?

stylomastoid foramen

15

when testing TMJ, what do you get them to do?

move their jaw

16

what causes bell's palsy? rx?

inflammation of nerves, usually facial
Rx with dexa or other steroids

17

5 kinds of Malaria species?

Falciparum
Vivax
Ovale
Malariae
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