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NBME Surgery Form 2

A man who comes for infertility test. There is an irregular, ropy mass in the upper left hemiscrotum and the same analysis is within the reference range. What is the most likely cause of this pt’s infertility? Undescended testicle A pt with ….  Read More

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Health Science: First Aid

types of wounds bruise, scrape, cut, avulsion, puncture bruise hematoma, contusion < scrape abrasion cut incision, laceration avulsion tissue partially attached puncture caused by a sharp object, get tetanus shot arterial bleeding bright red and spurts signs of internal bleeding tenderness, swelling, ....  Read More

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What is MAC Week 2

minimum alveolar concentration MAC stands for 50 1 MAC prevents movement in what % of patients < spinal chord MAC is dependent on what level of anatomy expired MAC measurement is of inspired or expired amount 95% 1.3 MAC has what % ....  Read More

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FISDAP CARDIOLOGY

Cardiac Arrest Treatment Rapid CPR and early application of an AED. Maintain open airway, apply high concentration of oxygen, non rebreather mask. Dyspnea Shortness of breath, labored or difficulty breathing. < AED Indications Pulseless Not Breathing Unresponsive AED Use AED says “analyzing” ....  Read More

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Pre-op NCLEX

“While assessing a patient preoperatively, the nurse notices a history of latex allergy. Which of the following would be an appropriate intervention? “a. Notify the surgeon so that the case can be canceled b. Give the patient antihistamines to prevent anaphylactic shock ….  Read More

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Cardiovascular Pathology

What are the reasons for essential (primary) hypertension? Genetic variation that causes: – Increased basal level of sympathetic tone – Altered Na/K transport efficiency – Hyperactive renin-aldosterone system What are the causes of secondary HTN? – Renal diseases * Chronic renal failure ….  Read More