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1

should immunizations be given according to chronological or gestational age?

chronological

2

what is HCGs main job in pregnancy?

to maintain the corpus luteum (until the placent wakes up and makes progesterone)

3

in addition to HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, what 2 pathogens should be screened for in a patient with an STD?

syphillis;
HEP B

4

treatment of ...:
gonococcal conjunctivitis =
chlamydia conjunctivitis =

gon = cefotaxime or CTX;
chlam = PO macrolide

5

central vs primary adrenal insufficiency:
which has more severe symps?
which has normal aldosterone?

primary;
central

6

functional hypothalamic amenorrhea:
does withdrawal bleeding occur with progesterone?

nope

7

in cardiogenic shock, preload is _____ and afterload is _____

increased, increased

8

intertrigo (ie redness/itchiness in skin folds) is caused by what ?

candida

9

first line management in threatened abortion?

expectant management + repeat US

10

hypertensive hemorrhages most commonly occur where?

basal ganglia

11

bipolar ____ requires manic episodes. bipolar ___ requires majord depressive episodes

1, 2

12

a positive fetal fibronectin test is predictive of what?

delivery within 1 week

13

in anti-phospholipid syndrome, what coagulation time is prolonged?

partial thromboplastin

14

chemotherapy cardiotoxicity:
____ is associated with myocyte necrosis and fibrosis where as ____ is associated with myocardial stunning

anthracyclines;
trastuzumab

15

gram neg or positive?
listeria =
legionella =

positive;
negative

16

a ____ is due to a granulomatous reaction to a blocked meibomian tear gland. a _____ is an acute inflammatory nodule arising from an eyelash follicle

chalazion (painless)
hordeolum (painful)

17

patients in whom a treatment plan is chosen based on severity of their condition may have a worse outcome due to _____ bias

selection

18

are adrenal adenomas suppressed by dex? dheas levels are _____

nope;
low