Medicine PreTest Self-Assessment & Review, Twelfth Edition by Robert Urban, J. Rush Pierce, Marjorie Jenkins, Steven Berk

By Robert Urban, J. Rush Pierce, Marjorie Jenkins, Steven Berk

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Since protective antibodies to the vaccine will not develop for 2 weeks, oseltamivir can be used for protection against influenza A during the interim 2-week period. Because of increasing resistance, amantadine is no longer recommended for prophylaxis. The best way to prevent influenza-associated pneumonia is to prevent the outbreak in the first place. 15. The answer is d. (Fauci, pp 803-807). The presentation strongly suggests vertebral osteomyelitis. The vertebrae are a common site for hematogenous osteomyelitis.

The answer is b. ) Influenza A is a potentially lethal disease in the elderly and chronically debilitated patient. In institutional settings such as nursing homes, outbreaks are likely to be particularly severe. Thus, prophylaxis is extremely important in this setting. All residents should receive the vaccine unless they have known egg allergy (patients can choose to decline the vaccine). Since protective antibodies to the vaccine will not develop for 2 weeks, oseltamivir can be used for protection against influenza A during the interim 2-week period.

An infectious process of the GI tract may precipitate this disease. An ANA is very likely to be positive. CPK will be elevated. 73. Last week a 20-year-old college student developed acute wrist pain and swelling. This resolved in four days. Yesterday, he developed pain and swelling in his left knee. Two months ago he went on a backpacking trip in Rhode Island. A week or so later he developed an enlarging circular red spot that persisted for 2 weeks and then resolved. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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