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What causes fever post-op Day 1?

Wind: Pneumonia, atelectasia

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What causes fever post op day 3?

Water: UTIS

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What causes fever post-op day 5?

Wound: staph aureus

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What causes fever post op day 7

Walk: DVT

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What causes fever post-op day 10?

Abdominal abscesses

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What causes fever anytime?

H2 blockers, antibiotics

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What do you check for in an unresponsive patient?

"ABC"
Airway: call, listen for noise-> can pt talk?
Breathing: listen to chest -> intubate
Ccirculation: color and capillary refill

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What is an indirect inguinal hernia?

Goes trough the inguinal canal into scrotum

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What is a. Direct inguinal hernia?

Goes directly through abdominal wall in hesselbachs triangle

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What is potency?

How long a drug will keep the patient knocked out

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What is minimum alveolar concentration?

Concentration needed to push the drug into the brain