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Hematologic Disorders CME Quiz

Hematologic Disorders Board Review Questions: Free CME Quiz

Hematologic Disorders CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education

This week's Med-Challenger free CME quiz - Hematologic Disorders - the quick quiz covers manifestations of acute hepatic failure, management autoimmune hemolytic anemia, psychomotor deficits associated with iron deficiency anemia, and the threshold for PRBC transfusions in elderly patients with anemia and acute cardiovascular symptoms.

A free sample Hematologic Disorders question included below.  The full Hematologic Disorders CME quiz is free online for a limited time.  You can earn AMA CME credit - and now you can earn ANCC contact hours as well!  Play now.  

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Here's this week's sample CME board review question on hematologic disorders:

A 37-year-old man presents with altered mental status. His past medical history is unknown.

His vital signs are: temperature 37.1 °C, heart rate 99 beats/minute and regular, blood pressure 115/73 mm Hg, respiratory rate 16 breaths/minute, and oxygen saturation 95% on room air.

He has diffuse ecchymoses and is jaundiced. His heart and lung examinations are normal. His abdomen is notable for a palpable liver and spleen.

His white blood cell count is 8300/µL. His hemoglobin level is 10.5 mg/dL, his hematocrit level is 31%, and his platelet count is 54,000/µL.

His sodium level is 128 mEq/L, potassium level is 4.2 mEq/L, chloride level is 100 mEq/L, CO2 level is 18 mEq/L, blood urea nitrogen level is 36 mg/dL, and creatinine level is 2 mg/dL.

His total bilirubin level is 5.2 mg/dL, aspartate transaminase level is 1535 IU/L, alanine aminotransferase level is 1990 IU/L.

His prothrombin time (PT) is 19 seconds and partial thromboplastin time (PTT) is 50 seconds. His fibrinogen level is 45 mg/dL. His D-dimer is 1.5 µg/mL (normal adult range, <0.5 µg/mL).

Question:

What is the most likely diagnosis?

Answer Options:

disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) from sepsis

disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) from malignancy

disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) from rattlesnake bite

thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)

acute hepatic failure

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