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drug causing coronary vasospasm
5-HT receptor agonists
tension headache Tx
head & neck massage
acute headache + immediate vomiting
brain tumor
prolonged headache + delayed vomiting
migraine
drug precipitating myasthenic crisis
aminoglycosides
painful vision loss causes
1.optic neuritis
2.giant cell arteritis
3.acute angle-closure glaucoma
headache, pain w/cheweing, scalp tenderness
temporal arteritis
temporal arteritis Tx
steroids
most common cause of blindness in U.S.
macular degeneration
painless vision loss causes
1.central retinal artery occlusion (cherry red spot)
2.central retinal vein occlusion (thunderstorm)
3.retinal detachment (curtain)
most common cause of dementia
Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease definitive dx
biopsy at autopsy
reversible cause of dementia
normal pressure hydrocephalus
normal pressure hydrocephalus
symptoms
1.weird
2.wobbly
3.wet
dilated pupils + shallow anterior chamber
acute angle-closure glaucoma
brain death:
preserved fxn of what organ?
heart
crescendo TIAs
2 or more TIAs in 24 hrs
more men/women have stroke?
women
Listeria meningitis Tx
ampicillin
S.pneumonia meningitis Tx
steroids, vanco + cefo/ceftriax
descending paralysis
botulinum
botulinum Tx
1.antitoxin
2.vomiting/cathartics
seizures Tx
benzos
brain tumor Tx
1.corticosteroids
2.surgery
3.radiation/chemo
MG 1st line Tx
prednisone
MG 2nd line Tx
cyclosporine/azathioprine
migraine Tx
1.NSAIDs
2.ergotamines
3.sumatriptn