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1

Severe Anorexia can cause 3 things:

End organ damage
Bone Marrow Suppression
Thiamine deficiency

2

what does Anorexia do to LFTs?

ketosis

3

what is sjogren's syndrome?

autoimmune which destroys exocrine glands: lacrimal and salivary mainly

4

4 causes of seizures in ETOH?

1. hypoglycaemia
2. Withdrawal
3. electrolyte imbalance
4. subdural/extradurals from Trauma

5

How to know how to dose ETOH withdrawal medications? Which one?

Usually diazepam
use ETOH withdrawal scales

6

2 ways you get thrombocytopenia in ETOH

1. Portal hypertension from cirrhosis
2. myelosuppression

7

7 systems that are affected by chronic ETOH

1. Liver
2. Brain: Wernicke's
Korsakoff
Ataxia
Sensory neuropathy
3. cardiomyopathy
4. pancreatitis
5. proximal myopathy
6. psychosocial
7. global ETOH dementia

8

3 classic features of Parkinson's?

Bradykinesia/rigidity
Ataxia
Resting Tremor

9

how to test for cogwheeling at wrist?

hold wrist, move hand back and forth, increase extrapyramidal tone by getting them to raise their other arm

10

how to test for bradykinesia?

do piano finger test

11

how to perform glabellar test?

from behind so it's less confronting