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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Provide temporary bowel coverage with an absorbable mesh -this is a new entity known as the abdominal compartment syndrome, unknown in the days when severely traumatized patients died prior to, or...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
External fixation of the pelvis -this is actually a terrible situation, with no easy way out. pelvic fractures can bleed massively, and often the source is torn veins that are not easily controlled....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Bone

Every tissue in the body undergoes reparative processes after injury. Bone has the unique ability to heal without scar and liver has the potential to regenerate parenchyma, the only...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Radioactive iodine uptake -it has been established clinically and by the laboratory that this patient is hyperthyroid, but the thyroid gland does not seem to be abnormal. the circumstances suggest...Read More

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Westbury
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Grasp it with a tonsil clamp and touch the bovie tip to the clamp and activate “cut” or “Coag” until the tissue desiccates.

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Under-nutrition may compromise the patient’s available defense mechanisms-metabolic response to injury results in increased energy expenditure. if energy intake is less than expenditure, oxidation...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
An indication for systemic antibiotic administration is a granulation tissue bacterial count in excess of greater than 105 organisms/gram of tissue on quantitative analysis-the role of antibiotics...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Insulin administration will increase the potassium content of cells.

Each 100-mg. per 100 ml. elevation in blood glucose causes a fall in serum sodium concentration of approximately 2 mEq....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl)-extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl) is the most commonly used method to fragment urinary stones and allow their passage. pregnancy and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Thyroid lobectomy -the patient is at high risk for thyroid cancer (young, male, with a single nodule and a history of radiation), and a reading of indeterminate in an fna is a surgical indication....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Ct scan of the head -persistent headache in a patient with recent history of breast cancer (particularly node-positive) is brain metastasis until proven otherwise. the only acceptable course of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Glycogen, a complex polymer of glucose, is synthesized by the hepatocyte in a remarkably energy efficient process-serum glucose is tightly regulated by the liver despite wide fluctuations in dietary...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Since the patient’s weight had been stable with no preoperative nutritional deficit, 5% dextrose intravenous solutions are adequate for the initial postoperative source of nutrition-most patients...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
All of the above.-the prevalence of carcinoma of the gallbladder in patients who have or have had a cholecystoenteric fistula is believed to be 15%. the prevalence of carcinoma in a calcified, or...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
In experimental animals, the growth of implanted tumors is directly proportional to the amount of calories and protein supplied.-the problem with the patient with cancer is a very vexing one....Read More

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