Flashcards in Mixed final study Deck (35)
What does increased residual lung volume indicate?
How do you manage risk for strep bacteremia in patients with splenectomy?
Vaccines for pneumo and meningococcal before, penicillin ppx 3-5 years out
What is needle thoracostomy used for?
Emergently for life threatening pneumothorax
Which patients are at an increased risk for septic arthritis?
Elderly, previous joint disease (gout, OA, implant, but especially RA), IV drug use, diabetes