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This week's Med-Challenger's free CME quiz - Critical Care Medicine - the quick quiz covers the importance of optimum oxygenation following successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest; the appropriate uses of specific anticoagulants; the differential diagnosis of subacute-chronic pneumonitis; and the appropriate use of imaging and other diagnostic tests in a patient with suspected venous thromboembolic disease.
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Here's this week's sample CME board review question on critical care medicine.
A 62-year-old woman follows up for a recent hospitalization for a severe urinary tract infection. Since returning home 100 days ago, she has developed swelling and pain in her left calf and, over the past 24 hours, she is winded on minimal activity.
She has a history of hypertension for which she takes levofloxacin. She has no history of peptic ulcer disease.
She reports that she refused low-molecular weight heparin prophylaxis while an inpatient because she dislikes needles.
Physical examination findings include a pulse of 95 beats/minute, blood pressure of 100/60 mmHg, and oxygen saturation of 92%. The lungs are clear. There are no cardiac abnormalities, Chest x-ray and EKG are normal.
The most appropriate next step is...
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