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1

Which herbal agents are likely to increase the risk of bleeding?

Those that begin with the letter G

ginger
ginseng
ginko biloba
garlic

and also black cohosh

2

What is an herbal agent of particular concern to anesthesia?

St. John's Wort

o increases CLOTTING
o increases effect of NARCOTICS
o many DRUG INTERACTIONS
o increases SEROTONIN --> serotonin sydrome

3

What are black cohosh and evening primrose often used for?

premenstrual and menopausal symptom relief

4

Primary prevention
defined
examples

Promote health Prior to Problem

diet
exercise
tobacco cessation
seat belts
immunizations

5

Secondary prevention
defined
examples

early identification and treatment

screening

6

Tertiary prevention
defined
examples

rehab and restoration of health

cardiac rehab
PT after MVA

7

Leading cancer killer for men and women combined

Lung

8

Second leading cancer for men and women combined

colorectal

9

Leading cancer killer of women

lung

10

Leading cancer killer of men

lung

11

Leading GYN cancer killer

ovarian

12

Cancer with highest incidence in women other than skin

breast

13

Second leading cancer killer in men

prostate

14

When should colonoscopy screening begin?

by age 50