Low-risk patients without evidence of myocardial infarction can be evaluated with an exercise or pharmacologic stress test. ... However, a stress test in a patient with probable acute coronary syndrome could provoke an extension of her myocardial
The patient is unable to touch his toes. Straight-leg-raising test results are normal.
A 29-year-old woman is evaluated for a petechial rash of the lower extremities of 3 weeks' duration. The patient reports no bleeding problems except for recent, occasional bleeding from her gums after brushing. Physician examination reveals
A. aPTT mixing study. B. Direct antiglubulin (Coombs) test. C. Intravenous immune globulin. ... D. Plasma exchange. E. Platelet antibody test. The correct answer is D: Plasma exchange.
A 68-year-old man was admitted to the hospital 3 days ago for a non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction and underwent cardiac catheterization via the right groin. Today, the patient reports pain in his left toes and diffuse soreness in the left calf.
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CT is readily available, can be quickly performed, and is the test of choice to rule out intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid bleeding, and hydrocephalus, which may require rapid neurosurgical intervention. ... CT of the head without contrast is the
Based upon a physical exam and chest radiograph, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
A recent HIV test was negative. He has used smokeless tobacco for 14 years.
Direct antiglobulin (Coombs) test:. Negative. A bone marrow aspiration reveals a“ dry tap.” A peripheral blood smear and bone marrow biopsy are shown.