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Patient with lyme disease. What type of heart problem are they at risk for?
How does a beta blocker affect HR, myocardial contractility and myocardial O2 consumption?
All are decreased
When should you use filgastim?
Neutropenia or stem cell transplantation.
What is an open-label trial?
A clinical trial in which researchers and participants know which drug or vaccine is being administered
What ligament attaches to the tibial tuberosity?
Patellar ligament. May be inflamed in kids who use it too much
Pollen and grass used for hypersensitivity on the patient's back. What initiates the inflammatory response?
IgE (type I hypersensitivity=atopic/allergic responses).
Shot in the leg with low BP. How will the following be affected? Arterial baroreceptor firing rate; SVR; PVR
Increased systemic and vascular resistance; Decreased baroreceptor firing rate
Why don't you give omeprazole with itraconazole?
Omeprazole decreases GI absorption of itraconazole
What causes varicose veins?
Chronically increased venous pressure-->valve incompetence (from increased estrogen or stress on legs). Predisposes to poor wound healing,
and maybe thromboembolism
Anaplastic pancreas cancer. Where did the cells originate from?
Lateral side of the foot spreads to what lymph node?
Popliteal fossa, which drain into the deep inguinal nodes
10 days after rx with rabbit antithymocyte globulin, get fever, lymphadenopathy, arthralgias and erythema of hands and feet. Dx?
Serum sickness. Immune complex deposition in tissues
Patient on morphine x36 hours and worried about getting addicted to morphine but no hx of substance abuse. Response?
You'll be fine. Minimal chance of becoming addicted
Where is the pouch of douglas in females?
Lowest area of peritoneal cavity, between uterus and rectum. Serves as drainage point for fluids in the cavity (or ruptured ampulla ectopic pregnancy). In men, call it the rectovesical pouch (between rectum and bladder).
How do you kill spores?
Saturated steam (121 degrees) for 15 min (aka autoclave)
Vertical and horizontal nystagmus and belligerennce. What drug are they on?
PCP (or ketamine)--NMDA antagonists
Difference between androgen insensitivity syndrome and 5-alpha reductase deficiency?
AIS: Appears female but has no uterus or armpit/pubic hair. No menstruation/fertility. 5 alpha reductase: increased testosterone binds intact receptors at puberty--then you see male sex characteristics (late)
What is a specific indicator of PAH?
P2 louder than A2
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