Flashcards in Prof Russell Tut #3 Deck (11)
Severe Anorexia can cause 3 things:
End organ damage
Bone Marrow Suppression
what does Anorexia do to LFTs?
what is sjogren's syndrome?
autoimmune which destroys exocrine glands: lacrimal and salivary mainly
4 causes of seizures in ETOH?
3. electrolyte imbalance
4. subdural/extradurals from Trauma
How to know how to dose ETOH withdrawal medications? Which one?
use ETOH withdrawal scales
2 ways you get thrombocytopenia in ETOH
1. Portal hypertension from cirrhosis
7 systems that are affected by chronic ETOH
2. Brain: Wernicke's
5. proximal myopathy
7. global ETOH dementia
3 classic features of Parkinson's?
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
how to test for bradykinesia?
do piano finger test