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Flashcards in FUO Deck (18):
1

how long before a fever is termed FUO

3 weeks( 3 outpatient visits), 3 hospital days (culture results by 2 days),

2

how long before a fever is termed FUO

3 weeks( 3 outpatient visits), 3 hospital days (culture results by 2 days),

3

what temperature must be reached on multiple occasions to be termed FUO

38.3C 101F

4

Hx questions for FUO

SITONFRAD : sex, immunizations, travel, ccupation, nutrition, family, recreation, animals, drugs

5

most common cause of FUO

infectious diseases (1/3) and neoplasms (1/3)

6

what lab should be drawn in a FUO presenting with rash and large joint artritis

IgD (hypergammaglobulinemia immunoglobulin D)

7

tests that should be performed on all FUO's (4)

HIV TESTING, lesion bx, bone marrow bx, and CT

8

What diagnostic tests should be ordered for FUO's with associated symptoms (2)

exploratory laparotomy, liver enzymes

9

If other tests are neg for FUO pt, what is a reasonable course of tx while waiting for cultures

antituberculous therapy (if still a possibile dx)

10

what temperature must be reached on multiple occasions to be termed FUO

38.3C 101F

11

Hx questions for FUO

SITONFRAD : sex, immunizations, travel, occupation, nutrition, family, recreation, animals, drugs

12

most common cause of FUO

infectious diseases (1/3) and neoplasms (1/3)

13

what lab should be drawn in a FUO presenting with rash and large joint artritis

IgD (hypergammaglobulinemia immunoglobulin D)

14

what is the risk of a past [unsolved dx] FUO resulting in a later serious1w dz

less than 10%

15

tests that should be performed on all FUO's (4)

HIV TESTING, lesion bx, bone marrow bx, and CT

16

What diagnostic tests should be ordered for FUO's with associated symptoms (2)

exploratory laparotomy, liver enzymes

17

If other tests are neg for FUO pt, what is a reasonable course of tx while waiting for cultures

antituberculous therapy (if still a possibile dx)

18

what is are some common cause of fever not directly caused by a pathogen (4)

drug-related fevers, pulmonary emboli, CT dz, congenital d/o's