Flashcards in Shotgun: Random questions Deck (72)
What age group does RSV occur in
Cheilosis is caused by deficiency of what vitamin?
Heterophile antibody test is another name for what?
What herb causes a whole-body rash like the measles
HIV infection- herbs to tx?
Panax, Hypericum, Echinacea, Licorice
Low level light therapy, sine wave, US- uses
Cold laser: arthritis
Sine wave- spasms
Microcurrent: tissue healing after injury
US: fibrotic tissue, adhesions, plantar fasciitis, CTS
PABA iontophoresis: Sclerosis (like scleroderma)
Tx for fibromyalgia
Heberdens vs Hogarths vs sausage digits vs Boutonierres
Sausage digits: PA
Boutonerres also occurs in RA
Ddx for quick-onset weakness
Guillain-Barre: Ascending (Dx: lumbar puncture)
Myasthenia gravis: fluctuating (Dx: tensilon test)
Tetanus: descending spastic w paralysis of the facial nerve. Can also be random pattern
Botulism: descending flaccid
Sulfsalazine can cause a deficiency of which of the B vitamins?
What type of imaging can differentiate between UC, Crohn's and CRC?
Barium enema with radiograph
Interstitial lung disease is a risk in which AI disorder?
Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis is a risk in which AI disorder?
Tx for Sjogren's
Tests and tx in FUO?
No empirical tx as it can mask symptoms
Most common CA in children, and sx
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Sx: low RBCs, low platelets, leukocytosis and lymphoblasts
How to diagnose menopause? Treatment?
Prozac and Gabapentin to reduce physical and mood symptoms
How to work up post-menopausal uterine bleeding?
TVUS, cervical cytology and endometrial biopsy
Most common leukemia in adults?
CLL. Increased WBCs in CBC first indicator.
Beta-carotene should not be given to what people group?
Smokers. Increases risk of cancer.
How to diagnose endometriosis? Natural tx?
Flax seeds- phytoestrogenic
Estrogens and progesterone go through which CYP?
How do you diagnose ovarian CA
Laparatomy, CA 125 as a marker, most common in women >60
How to treat pyelonephritis?
Bactrim or ciprofloxacin (in pt allergic to penicillins or sulfa drugs)
Arctostaphylis can be used, but urine needs to be alkaline. Use baking soda
LH:FSH ratio normally and in PCOS
Tx for PCOS
3:1 in PCOS
low-glycemic index foods
Serenoa to prevent androgens
Fungal infections of the lungs
Histomycosis (lung sx)
Blastomycosis (lung sx, skin growths)
Fungal infection from the Mississippi River area
Histoplasmosis: mold from Mississippi: fever, cough, myalgia from bat and bird poop
Coccididomycosis: valley fever, erythema nodosum, also a fungus
Symptoms must be present for how long in PTSD for diagnosis
Dx and tx of prostate cancer
Dx: free PSA
Tx: leuprolide or goserelin, GnRH inhibitors, prevent formation of testosterone. major side effects include hot flashes, can treat with increased soy in the diet or Salvia.
Can also use Tamulosin, an alpha blocker; side effects include dizziness
How to dx urethritis in a male?
NAAT test in urine