Braton's Family Medicine by Board Review R. Bratton

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Screening for visual impairment in children younger than five years: recommendation statement. Ann Fam Med. 2004;2:263–266. 13. Which of the following tumor markers is correct for the condition? 29 for metastatic cervical cancer B) CA (cancer antigen) 125 for hepatic carcinoma C) AFP (alpha-fetoprotein) for ovarian carcinoma D) CA (cancer antigen) 19-9 for pancreatic cancer E) β-hCG (beta unit of human chorionic gonadotropin) for ovarian cancer Answer and Discussion Recognized tumor markers are most appropriate for monitoring response to therapy and detecting early recurrence.

The drug is highly protein-bound to albumin. Because of this inverse relationship between the levels of albumin and free warfarin, acutely ill with poor nutritional states and postoperative patients may need lower dosages of warfarin. The INR is the patient's prothrombin time divided by the mean of the normal prothrombin time, with this ratio raised to the international sensitivity index. After starting warfarin therapy, a steady-state response is not typically achieved for approximately 2 weeks.

This blood pressure at rest normally is >= 90% of the brachial systolic pressure; with mild arterial insufficiency, it is 70% to 90%; with moderate insufficiency, 50% to 70%; and with severe insufficiency, <50%. The answer is A. Beers MH, Porter RS, eds. The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy, Merck Research Laboratories, 18th ed. ; 2006:749–750. 28. A secondary cause of restless legs syndrome (RLS) is A) vitamin B12 deficiency B) heavy metal intoxication C) alcohol abuse D) iron deficiency E) bismuth overdose Answer and Discussion RLS is a neurologic movement disorder that is often associated with a sleep disturbance.

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