A 55-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-day history of seeing flashing lights, “squiggly” lines, and floating objects in his left eye followed by loss of vision at the outer periphery of the eye shortly after having breakfast this morning. He now
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next in this patient?
A 64-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-week history of dyspnea, dry cough, fever, chills, night sweats, and fatigue, which have not responded to treatment with azithromycin and levofloxacin; she has lost 2.2 kg (5 lb) during that time. Based upon
Mammogram, Pap test, and colonoscopy, all performed within the last year, were normal. ... an inadequate screening and diagnostic test.
The patient is unable to touch his toes. Straight-leg-raising test results are normal.
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A urine pregnancy test is negative. Samples are obtained for nucleic acid amplification testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis.
A. Confirm infection with a nucleic acid amplification test. B. Perform repeat Pap smear following treatment. ... C. Test for cure following treatment. D. Treat the patient's sexual partner.
A 27-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of fatigue, arthralgia, and myalgia. She has a history of urinary tract infections. Medications are an oral contraceptive pill and as-needed naproxen for pain. Following a physical exam, lab
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