Disease Prevention

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  1. What is the only screening that lowers mortality?
    mammography over age of 50
  2. What is the single most beneficial  disease prevention?
    smoking cessation
  3. what routine screening methods are always wrong in an otherwise healthy population?
    • chest x ray
    • EKG
    • stress test
  4. At what age should women be screened for bone density?
    over 65
  5. At what age should men be screened for an AAA/?
  6. What is the strongest indication for meningococcal vaccination?
  7. after what age is the zoster vaccine indicated?
    after 60
  8. Hep a and HEp B vaccines are most beneficial in what patients?
    those with chronic liver disease
  9. Screening for diabetes with a fasting blood glucose level >125 is done in a patient  who has what conditions?
    • HTN
    • Hyperlipidemia
  10. What are the 2 most beneficial vaccines in adults?
    • flu
    • pneumococcal
  11. What are the 3 indications for flu vaccine but not for pneumoccocal vaccine
    • everyone yearly
    • healthcare workers
    • pregnant women
  12. Who is lipid screening recommended for?
    people with dm, ht, or cad
  13. What is the next best step when a patient is BRCA +?
  14. what benefits an asymptomatic patient with multiple first degree relatives with breast cancer?
    • tamoxefine
    • raloxefine
  15. Travel vaccines?
    • Hep A
    • Ig against hep A
  16. hep b vaccine schedule?
    0,1, 6 months
  17. rabies vaccine?
    • 0
    • 7 days
    • 21 days
  18. s. typhi vaccines types?
    • oral--live
    • im---killed
  19. yellow fever is ocmmon where?
    central africa and south america
  20. malaria prophylaxis?
  21. chloroquine resistant malaria?
    • mefloquine
    • doxycycline
    • atovaquone/priguanil
  22. prophylaxis for travelers diarrhea?
    • pepto bismol
    • bismuth subsalicylate
  23. who should not get the acellular pertusis vaccine?
    pregnant patients
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Disease Prevention
2013-02-02 20:37:09
Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention
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