USMLE8 STep3

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USMLE8 STep3
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2014-06-05 22:15:25
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  1. how do you measure co poison?
    co-oximetry= carboxyhemoglobin
  2. where doyou manage acute dystonia that is not obstructing airway
    on the psychiatric floor
  3. next step if you are suspecting vertebral osteomyelitis
    mri
  4. rx for catatonia
    benzo
  5. what two thyroid disorders pretty much present the same way with elevated tsh and normal t4?
    • euthyroid sick syndrome
    • subclinical hypothyroid
  6. mycotic aneurysms arise secondary to what
    infective endocarditis
  7. who usually has high bone resorption?
    pagets and adolescents
  8. next step when you have caustic powder on your skin?
    manually remove it and then wash it
  9. what diabetes drug is not to be used in heart failure
    pioglitazone
  10. what drugs increase mortality in elderly with demenita induced psychosis
    atypicals but may be used if benefit outweighs harm
  11. rx for an uncompliated pulmonary tb in pregnancy
    when should pyrazinamide be used
    • inh
    • rifampin
    • ethambutol

    in MDR
  12. complex regional pain sydnrome
    sympathetic sweating, edema, color changes in secondary to injury
  13. acyclovir shoudl be given for shingles when
    48-72 hrs
  14. mnx of a localized shingles
    cover it with scarf to prevent transmission
  15. rx for eye melanoma
    enucleation
  16. rx for epiglotitis
    croup
    bronchiolitis
    • amoxacillin
    • steroids
    • albuterol/epinephrine
  17. how to evaluate bladder and upper urinary tract best
    • bladder--cystoscopy
    • upper urinary tract--ct urogram or sonogram
  18. rx for prolactinoma with or without compressive symptoms?
    dopamine antagonist
  19. what is hypoglycemia
    <60mg/dl glucose
  20. which insulin do you lower to prevent hypoglycemia from exercise
    NPH
  21. what requires steroids for scleroderma
    • systemic sysmptoms
    • pulonary symptoms or decreased PFT
    • but not erythema NODOSUM

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