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When do you start screening for prostate cancer?
For men with 1st degree relatives with prostate cancer and AA men, 40. For everyone else 50.
Does alcohol increase the risk of venous thromboembolism?
No
Tobacco does.
At what age should women with 1st degree relatives with breast cancer have mammographies?
10 years before the age at diagnosis of the youngest affected relative.
How often should women aged 20-39 have breast exams?
Monthly SBE
1-3 yearly CBE
Which sexually transmitted disease should be routinely screened for?
Chlamydia
E: Women below 25 should be routinely screened for chlamydia; those above should be screened if they have risk factors.
What age should you start screening for colon cancer for a patient without risk factors?
50
What method is reccomended for the screening of colon cancer? (Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy or DRE+heme testing)
Colonoscopy repeated every 7-10 years
A patient quits smoking. By how much will his risk of dying from MI have fallen after 1 year?
50%
What is the management of a patient who has had needle stick exposure to a patient infected with Hepatitis B?
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin