MKSAP quiz: Test yourself with infectious diseases vignettes on sudden drop in blood pressure with onset of fever, odynophagia in AIDS, and a persistent sore on the forearm.
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 51-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 12-hour history of fever, chills, headache, and weakness. He works on his farm in Maine and spends a considerable part of most days outside, but he is not aware of any tick or mosquito
A 28-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-week history of “stuffiness,” decreased hearing, and discomfort in his left ear. He has no other symptoms and otherwise feels well except for mild nasal congestion that he attributes to seasonal allergies.
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of bilateral lower extremity edema and abdominal distention. Eight years ago he had esophageal carcinoma treated with radiotherapy. Medical history is otherwise significant for hypertension, type 2
A 19-year-old man is evaluated for 4 to 5 months of persistent itching, thickening of the skin, and odor of the feet. He also has hyperhidrosis of the palms and soles. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable, and he takes no medications. Following
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/07/dynamed-plus-quiz-breast-cancer-screening.htm. Test yourself with this quiz from DynaMed Plus. Screening for breast cancer refers to any test performed on ... Mammography remains the screening test of choice.
A 52-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-month history of a spreading rash on her back, chest, and arms. She has been using over-the-counter topical glucocorticoids without relief. She does not have any other associated symptoms and otherwise feels
A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up of abdominal pain, which has prompted multiple emergency department visits. CT scans have revealed intussusception. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
She reports no chest pain, dizziness, near-syncope, or syncope. An exercise stress test and echocardiogram were normal when she was evaluated for palpitations 1 year ago. ... For patients with bothersome palpitations, the initial diagnostic test is