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What are the health screening recommendations for a woman between 19-39?

BP check q 2 years
Cholesterol screening at 20
PAP starting at 21 q 3 years
Chlamydia testing yearly if younger than 24
HIV test once

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What are the health screening recommendations for a woman between 40-49?

Mammogram
Diabetes check with blood glucose of HBA1C at 45 yo q 3 years

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What are the health screening recommendations for a woman between 50-64

Discuss BMD
Colonoscopy at 50
FOBT yearly
Flex sig q 5

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How often should women over 50 have a mammogram?

Every year

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How often should a fasting lipid panel be done on someone without risk factors?

Every 5 years

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Who should be screened for lung cancer?

Patients ages 55-80 with greater than 30 pack year smoking history who currently smoke or quit within the last 15 years

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What is the screening test for lung cancer?

CT scan annually

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When should screening for diabetes start?

Age 45 in patients with no risk factors with HbA1C

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How often should patients be screening for diabetes?

Every 3 years if no additional risk factors arise

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When should UC patients have a colonoscopy?

Yearly starting 8-10 years after diagnosis

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Who should get the pneumococcal vaccine?

Over 65
Under 65 with chronic disease (COPD, asthma, CV, diabetes, alcoholism, liver disease, cochlear implants, HIV, a splenic,

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When should children be screened for vision?

0-5 years old

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When should the meningococcal vaccine be given?

11-12 years old

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When should the rotavirus vaccine be given?

Between 2-8 months
1st dose between 6 weeks and 14 weeks
Do NOT give to infants over 15 months
Don't give last dose past 8 months

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Which STIs need to be screened for in a pregnant woman regardless of the risk factors?

Syphilis, HIV and hep B

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When should pregnant women be screened for chlamydia/gonorrhea?

Under 25 and those at increased risk

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What is the screening test for abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Abdominal US

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Who should be screen for an aortic aneurysm?

Men 65-75 who smoked cigarettes

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When should children receive their TDAP vaccines and how many times?

Between 6 weeks and 6 years old, 5 doses

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How often should a woman get a mammogram?

Every 2 years starting at age 50

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When does lipid screening begin?

35 in men
45 in women
20 if have diabetes, family hx of premature CAD, familial hyperlipidemia, numerous RFs

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What vaccinations are people required to get when going to North Africa (Egypt)?

Hep A, hep B, typhoid and polio booster

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When should a person be vaccinated against yellow fever?

Sub-Saharan Africa
South America

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When is meningococcal vaccine required?

For people who are traveling to Asian countries and sub Saharan Africa