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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Arthrocentesis is contraindicated if infection of any kind covers the joint-one of the emergency indications for arthrocentesis is obtaining joint fluid for analysis. arthrocentesis is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 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: Jul 13, 2020
Allopurinol-the patient has hyperuricemia that was likely the cause of renal calculi, which could have played arole (intrarenal precipitation of urates) in the border-line renal insufficiency...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Aspirin-in man uric acid is filtered by the glomerulus and 98% is reabsorbed in the proximal tubule by abrush border transporter. the remaining 2% makes up about 20% of the uric acid eliminated...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Elevated esr level may be a helpful diagnostic clue-temporal or giant cell arteritis is most common in branches of the carotid artery but may involve any large or medium artery. the disease is most...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Erythema nodosum more commonly affects men than women-goodpastures syndomre is characterized by the linear deposition of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies in the glomerular and alveolar...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Decreased production of prostaglandins by the endometrium-the pain occurring during menses is thought to result from uterine contractions and ischemia,likely mediated by prostaglandins produced in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Aspirin-the results of the autopsy and the history of the patient suggest that the cause of death was reyes syndrome. the syndrome consists of an acute encephalopathy with fatty degeneration of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Indomethacin-the signs and symptoms of the boy strongly suggest that he has a patent ductus arteriosus,which can occur in up to 80% of premature infants with a birth weight less than 1200 g....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Piroxicam-the symptoms and the history of the patient suggest that the pain is caused by bonemetastases that are the most frequent metastases in case of prostatic carcinoma. osseousmetastases induce...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Allopurinol-the patient most likely had the tumor lysis syndrome which develops following the institution ofsystemic chemotherapy for rapidly growing bulky tumors. the syndrome is most often...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Antibiotics are not indicated in the treatment of this illness-toxic shock syndrome (tss) is an acute febrile illness characterized by a diffuse desquamating erythroderma. most cases occur in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Acetylsalicylic acid-the symptoms and signs of the patient suggest that she was affected by aspirinhypersensitivity, a syndrome that can occur in 20-25% of middle-aged patients with asthma,chronic...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Staphylococcus aureus-the incidence of septic arthritis is approximately 2-10/100,000 per year, with a bimodal peak in age (young children and adults > 55yo.) bacterial pathogens typically infect...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Leukocytosis-although the triad of fever, joint pain, and rash in a woman of childbearing age suggests lupus, the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus is made based on the american rheumatism...Read More

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