Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Cardiovascular Injuries

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Free board review question on cardiovascular injuries

A combative, 18-year-old patient is brought in by emergency medical services after being involved in a high-speed motor vehicle collision. You order radiography of the chest (see Figure). What statement is true of awake patients with the most likely injury associated with the findings seen in this Figure? Findings on physical examination are neither sensitive nor specific for this injury; … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Respiratory Disorders

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A 54-year-old obese man presents to you with a complaint that he cannot stay awake while driving. He tells you that he lives alone and is not sure if he snores. He falls asleep frequently after lunch and during meetings at work. When watching television at home, he reports “dozing off a lot.” He denies alcohol or illicit drug use. … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Fever of Unknown Origin

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Free board review questions on how to approach fever of unknown origin

An 88-year-old man presents with a history of increasing confusion and lethargy progressing to obtundation over the past 12 hours. Vital signs are: Temperature 101.60F, blood pressure 88/60 mm Hg, pulse 120 beats/minute and regular, and respiratory rate 20 breaths/minute. General physical examination is normal with the exception of decreased mentation. There are no focal neurologic signs. Laboratory studies include: Click here for a list … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Dysrhythmias

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An 18-year-old track athlete presents with syncope during a 440 m relay. He has an abrasion of the knee, but no other injury. He has not fainted before. His ECG is shown (see Figure.) His older brother died at age 29 from what was thought to be marijuana laced with cocaine, although the cocaine levels were low. The family could … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Antiseizure Medication

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Free board review question of the week on seizures

A 23-year-old woman presents to you after having experienced a seizure 2 hours ago, her second such seizure in 1 year. Her first seizure was followed by a comprehensive evaluation and no underlying etiology could be identified. As is standard practice after a single seizure with no known cause, she was not started on an antiseizure medication. This second seizure … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Miliary Tuberculosis

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Free board review question of the week on miliary tuberculosis

A 58-year-old man presents to you with confusion. He and his family emigrated from West Africa 6 months ago. His wife indicates that he has had a nonproductive cough, poor appetite, and a 50-pound unintentional weight loss over this time. His vital signs are as follows: blood pressure 96/70 mm Hg, heart rate 110 beats/minute, respiratory rate 18 breaths/minute, and … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

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Free board review question of the week on porphyria cutanea tarda

A 56-year-old former intravenous drug user has a positive hepatitis C antibody during screening. Reflex polymerase chain reaction detected hepatitis C viremia. His physical examination shows lesions suggestive of porphyria cutanea tarda (see Figure). Figure. What initial treatment should be offered to this patient? hydroxychloroquine Every week Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, provides FREE board review questions and … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Xanthoma

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Free board review question of the week on xanthoma

A 35-year-old woman with no known long-term medical conditions presents to you for her annual physical examination. She does not have any symptoms. She denies smoking, alcohol use, or using illicit drugs. She does not have a family history of coronary artery disease at a young age. Her vital signs are: blood pressure 125/80 mm Hg, pulse 75 beats/minute, respiratory … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – HIV Infection

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Free board review question of the week on HIV infection

Med-Challenger offers HIV infection review along with everything else for diagnosing and treating all types of infectious disease with in-depth review questions with detailed explanations. More free infectious disease review questions can be accessed via this week’s Quick Quiz, and via free trial of the following specialty courses: Every week Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, provides FREE board … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Eye Infections

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Free board review questions of the week on eye infections

Med-Challenger offers eye infections review along with everything else for diagnosing and treating ophthalmologic disorders with in-depth review questions with detailed explanations. More free ophthalmologic disorders review questions can be accessed via this week’s Quick Quiz, and via free trial of the following specialty courses: Every week Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, provides FREE board review questions and … Read More