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si/sx of carbon monoxide poisoning
nausea, abd pain, vomiting, syncope, seizures, cherry red lips, can have pinkish skin tone
why do statins cause myopathy?
those drugs also keep coQ10 from being made, coQ10 stabilizes muscle membranes
most common valve problem in chronic endocarditis?
mitral regurg, it used to be mitral stenosis from rheumatic heart disease
what do you do if a first trimester pt comes in with glycosuria?
get a fasting urine glucose, if positive, test with a 75gm glucose tolerance test
si/sx of acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
brownish plugs of sputum, high IgE, eosinophilia, transient pulmonary infiltrates on chest x-ray
dx of acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
do skin testing with aspergillosis antigen,
si/sx of churg strauss
asthma, fever, eosinophilia,
what CD4 count do AIDS pts with molluscum contagiosum tend to have?
less than 100
What alpha blocker for BPH has the least amount of side effects?
tamulosin--specific for the alpha blockers in the prostate and the bladder
first line tx of bipolar
lithium or valproic acid
si/sx of a femoral artery aneurysm
pulsatile groin mass below inguinal ligament, anterior thigh pain worse with walking
what do you do if you think a pt has squamous skin cancer
punch biopsy followed by excision
how do you treat preeclampsia if the pregnancy's not near term?
if the BP is less than 160/110, just salt restrict and put on bed rest, give steroids for lung maturity. If over 160/110, add hypertensive meds.