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Heyde's syndrome

Aortic stenosis with GI bleeding

AS leads to shearing of ADAMTS leading to vWD

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Drugs for end of life respiratory distress?

#morphine
#scopolamine patch (decrease mucus secretions)
#atropine drops (decrease mucus secretions)

2

MoA morphine for respiratory distress?

#central acting
#bronchodilation

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Legionella urine anthem tests for?

How many infections are attributable to this antigen?

Legionella type 1a (80% of infections)

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Pt with supratherapeutic INR. Increased bleeding risk with?

#Renal dysfunction
#prior hemorrhagic stroke
#recent surgery
#age over 70

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Rule for transfusions in thrombocytopenia?

10/20/50

10 - everyone
20 - if septic
50 - active bleed

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