This is the best test when looking for blood, Dr. Paauw said. ... Outside tests include a normal CBC, ESR, TSH, SMA 20, Monospot test, and negative HIV test.
Additional laboratory findings in patients with G6PD deficiency include a negative direct and indirect anti-globulin (Coombs) test and the presence of “bite” or “blister” cells produced when accumulated oxidized hemoglobin ... The direct
A 49-year-old woman is evaluated for recurrent burning and itching on her mid-back that have been present for 2 years. Physical examination discloses ill-defined hyperpigmented patches on the mid-back below the medial aspect of the scapulae, as shown
Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?.
A 61-year-old woman is evaluated for joint pain, a rash on her legs, and weakness. She has chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infection. She takes no medication. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
A 64-year-old man is evaluated for a new right-sided headache that began 1 day ago. He awoke yesterday with a dull ache over his right forehead that has gradually increased in intensity. He also notes some right eye discomfort, sensitivity to light,
A 71-year-old man presents for a routine visit. He has a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation.
A 31-year-old woman is evaluated for a 5-day history of a nonpainful cutaneous lesion on the back of her left hand. She works as a packer in a parcel distribution center. She does not recall injury to this area and reports no unusual employment or
The test of choice for confirming the diagnosis of atrial septal defect suspected on physical examination is transthoracic echocardiography.
Plus, test yourself with questions on sedation and ventilation excerpted from MKSAP 14.