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1

Sudden onset of hyperglycemia in a pt on TPN should raise suspicion for what?

sepsis

2

What medication can help the passage of a ureteral stone (other than IVF and pain control)?

alpha-blockers

3

What is the investigation of choice for Dx of diverticulitis?

CT

4

Name an appropriate antibiotic for empiric Tx of SBP.

cefotaxime

5

What is the most common arrhythmia in pts w/ inferior wall MI?

sinus bradycardia

6

What is the mechanism of sinus bradycardia in inf wall MI?

SA node ischemia

7

Which coronary artery supplies the SA node in 60-70% of people?

RCA

8

What is the most appropriate initial Tx for symptomatic bradyarrhythmis in acute inferior MI?

IV atropine

9

What class of drugs is bupropion?

norepi-dopamine reuptake inhibitor

10

What class of drugs does phenelzine belong to?

MAO-I

11

What is pylephlebitis?

thrombosis of the portal vv.

12

The Centor Criteria

1. tonsillar exudates
2. tender ant. cervical lymphadenopathy
3. fever
4. absence of cough

13

What do you call the disorder that's like bipolar I w/ psychotic features, but has episodes lasting at least 2 wks w/ psychosis but no mood symptoms?

schizoaffective disorder

14

What causes iron overload in thallassemia major?

hypertransfusion