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Cesar H. Pablo, Journalist
Answered: May 01, 2018
Intramuscular injections of ACTH are valuable if NSAIDS are contraindicated-indomethacin is the most normally utilized NSAID and should proceed for 24 hours after the side effects subside....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
This type of arthritis is more commonly oligoarthritis than monoarthritis-although it has declined over the past decade, gonococcal arthritis remains the most common form of septic arthritis in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Individual drugs differ widely one from another in their potency-2. their anti-inflammatory effect is most pronounced in the early phase of the inflammatoryreaction-potency refers to the dose needed...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Decreased concentration of prostaglandins in the hypothalamus-ibuprofen is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (nsaid) of the propionic acid derivativeclass. all nsaids inhibit prostaglandin...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
The most common extra-articular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis is aortic root disease-the seronegative spondyloarthropathies share the characteristics of sacroiliac involvement, peripheral...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Supraspinatus-the muscles of the rotator cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. there are three progressive stages of impingement syndrome as a result of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Oral ulcerations commonly accompany disease flares-the vast majority of patients with sle will experience arthritis. arthritis in the hands, specifically the proximal interphalangeal and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation in skeletal muscle-the signs and symptoms of the patient indicate that he is suffering from salicylate overdose toxicity.even if salicylates have an...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Advanced age-distinguishing septic from nonseptic bursitis is not always straightforward. patients with septic bursitis generally present earlier in the clinical course, have more pain, tenderness,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Indomethacin-the symptoms and signs of the patient suggest that he is suffering from an acute gouty attack.indomethacin is commonly prescribed for the treatment of acute attack of gout and...Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
It acetylates the enzyme cyclooxygenase

Aspirin is the only NSAID that is able to acetylate the enzyme cyclooxygenase (the acetyl moiety is bound covalently to the enzyme) and therefore the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Epinephrine 0.1 mg of 1:10,000 solution iv over 5 minutes-since most of the morbidity and mortality associated with anaphylaxis originates from acute respiratory failure or cardiovascular collapse,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
The knee is the most commonly involved joint-pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease) presents very similarly to gout, however these patients tend to be older and the knee is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Bicipital tendinopathy – empty can test-provocative testing for teninopathies:rotator cuff tendinopathy: - empty can test with the arms abducted at 90 degrees, the arms are internally rotated...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
Aspirin-the symptoms of the patient, the marked hyperthermia and the respiratory depression suggestsevere poisoning by salicylates. this is supported by the lab results indicating mixedrespiratory...Read More

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