Flashcards in UWORLD 2/4/15 Deck (18):
What is the mech of varenicline (Chantix) for smoking cessation?
partial agonist of nicotinic ACh receptor
What is a contraindication for varenicline?
Hx of unstable psych Sx or suicidal ideation
Name a common cause of pancreatitis other than alcohol and gallstones.
Is Phalen's test hyperflexion or hyperextension of the wrist?
What dangersou condition should be suspected in any pt w/ celiac sprue who has new-onset GI Sx despite adherence to diet?
intestinal T-cell lymphoma
Which PFT parameter is used to DIAGNOSE obstructive lung dz?
Which PFT parameter indicates the SEVERITY of obstructive lung dz?
What FEV1/FVC is diagnostic of obstructive lung dz?
What FEV1 constitutes "moderate" COPD by the GOLD criteria?
What FEV1 constitutes "severe" COPD by the GOLD criteria?
What FEV1 constitutes "very severe" COPD by the GOLD criteria?
What parts of the body are affected by hereditary angioedema?
throat, lips, tongue, and intestinal mucosa (abd pain)
What is the first step in Tx of chronic urticaria?
daily second-gen H1-blocker
Do you give steroids to pts w/ Sx of epidural abscess?
What is "Plan-B", which works up to 72 hrs after intercourse?
What emergency contraceptive pill works up to 5 days after sex and is more effective than levonorgestrel?
What is the most effective overall type of emergency contraception?