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31

What does increased residual lung volume indicate?

Obstructive process

32

How do you manage risk for strep bacteremia in patients with splenectomy?

Vaccines for pneumo and meningococcal before, penicillin ppx 3-5 years out

33

What is needle thoracostomy used for?

Emergently for life threatening pneumothorax

34

Which patients are at an increased risk for septic arthritis?

Elderly, previous joint disease (gout, OA, implant, but especially RA), IV drug use, diabetes

35

What is the preferred drug used to treat Hep B?

Tenofovir