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Causes of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (8)
Coxsackie virus B
What are classic S/S of asthma? (5)
(tendency to hyperallergic - ezcema, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjuncitivitis, allergic asthma)
Decreased peak expiratory flow rate
What drug is given ante-natal to decrease NRDS?
given >48hrs and <7 days prior to birth
Functions to accelerate maturation of fetal lung parenchymal architecture and production of phospholipids and surfactant
What is SIADH and what type of lung cancer is it associated with?
Inappropriate ADH secretion - non-osmotically stimulated release of ADH -->
Associated with small lung cell cancer as a paraneoplastic syndrome
What test is MOST useful in distinguishing between a cardiac versus pulmonary cause of dyspnea?
: HTN, advanced age of onset, and subacute onset make HEART failure more likely