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Study for Medical Exams!!!

Created by @theSteveDowling on 2012-06-02
Studying for the internal medicine and step 2 boards of med school.
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Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-28
Thank you! And thanks for all the help studying :)
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-27
Congratulations Katie on passing your medical shelf test!
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-19
Thank you! :)
Posted by @highsocietea - Patricia Dowling on 2012-06-18
Good luck on your exam!
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
28 (cont). jaundice, encephalopathy, and disseminated intravascular coagulation
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
28. Correct, also including the following:
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
28. gynecomastia, spider angiomas, portal HTN (esophageal& rectal varices causing bleeding), ascites, hypoalbuminemia, abnormal blood clotting, elevated liver enzymes
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
26. Correct.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
27. Correct.
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
Hemochromatosis - increased iron storage. Iron & Ferritin levels increased. Causes "bronze diabetes" (type 2 DM w/o risk factors & yellowish skin pigmentation). Treatment = chelation drugs, phlebotomy
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
27. Hereditary Hemochromatosis
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
25. UC needs surgery. No surgery for Chron's
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
25. Depends. UC usually take out rectum and pull through normal colon. Chron's is harder if lots of skip lesions. May need a colostomy or at least ileostomy.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
25. Is surgery needed for each Chron's and UC?
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
26. Hep A RNA to diagnose, transmission is fecal-oral. Hep B serologies, sex. Hep C RNA, needles/IV drugs. Hep D only occurs w/ B infection. Hep E fecal-oral, uncommon in USA
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
25. Chron's = terminal ileum most common, skip lesions, full thickness of mucosa involved UC = rectum & continues up through colon w/o skipping, submucosa only, increases risk of colon cancer
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
24. Correct
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
Top Secret 28. What is the sequelae of liver failure?
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-16
24. IBS
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
Top Secret 27. This is the most common genetic disease in white people? The initial symptoms (fatigue, impotence) are nonspecific, but patients often have hepatomegaly.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
Top Secret 26. What is needed to distinguish forms of viral hepatitis? What types are transmitted parentally?
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
Top Secret 25. Name a few differences between Crohn disease and Ulcilative Colitis (origin, location, progression, surgery).
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-16
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Top Secret 24. This is one of the most common causes of GI compaints? The classic patient may be a young adult female with a chronic history of alternating constipation and diarrhea.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-13
Nice, I actually learned a couple things doing this. I couldn't pronounce the words if I just tought her.
Posted by @MichelleHarrington - Michelle Harrington on 2012-06-13
Hope you don't mind I joined the med group hehe
Posted by @MichelleHarrington - Michelle Harrington on 2012-06-13
This is really cute!!
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
23. Nasogastric tube aspirate.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
22. All should be biopsied
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
FOBT
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
Top Secret 23. What is the best initial test to distinguish upper or lower GI bleed?
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
no, not if the patient is young or H.pylori is positive
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
Top Secret 22. Should all gastric ulcers be biopsied?
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
21: also GERD which plays a role in general

Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
21: barrett's esophagus, which is commonly caused by excessive alcohol intake
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
20: obstructive caused by asthma, COPD, emphysema-reduced FEV1 & FVC, increased residual volume. restrictive are interstitial, caused by connective tissue disease, chemicals, etc-decreased lung volume
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
Top Secret 21. What is the most common cause of esophageal cancer?
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
19. If pulse is present, treat with amiodarone and synchronized cardioversion.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
19. Correct.
Posted by @theSteveDowling - Steve Dowling on 2012-06-02
18. Ventricuilart rate and atrial clot formation.
Posted by @leftylucey - Katie Luce on 2012-06-02
19: immediate defibrillation and usually drugs like lidocaine or epinephrine
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