Random USMLE Facts volume 11-7

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Random USMLE Facts volume 11-7:

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What is site-specific transduction?

Transduction that involves errors of a temperate phage life cycle is called site-specific transduction.

What are the markers for myocardial infarction?

0-8 hours: troponins; 8-24 hours: CK-MB.

How is phosphate absorbed in the proximal tubule?

Active transport and Na-phosphate cotransport system.

Where is the chemoreceptor trigger zone, which causes vomiting, located?

Floor of the fourth ventricle.

Findings in both PTSD and acute stress disorder include:

• Re-experiencing event and avoidance of associated stimuli.
• Diminished responsiveness to external world.
• Sleep disturbance.
• Irritability, loss of control, impulsivity.
• Inability to concentrate; affects activities of daily living.
• Symptoms greater than one month.
• NOTE: acute stress disorder lasts less than one month.

How is ammonia detoxified in severe liver disease?

By acidification of intestinal contents.

From what part of the aorta does the IMA arise?

Just inferior to the point where the third part of the duodenum crosses the midline.

What is the treatment for Klebsiella pneumonia?


What is the mechanism of action of colchicine?

Inhibition of leukocyte migration and phagocytosis secondary to microtubule assembly.

What are the cardiovascular effects to anemia?

Increased arteriolar diameter, decreased peripheral vascular resistance, increased heart rate, and increased stroke volume.

What is the quickest way to relieve an anxiety attack?

Breathing in and out of a paper bag.

What are the markers for Reed-Sternberg cells?

CD30 and CD15.

Statistical Tests:

statistical tests

What is the heart rate in a complete heart block?

35-45 beats per minute.

What is a late fatal complication of rubeola?

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. 40% of affected individuals die within 1 year of onset.

What is desmoplasia?

Excessive formation of fibrous tissue around tumors.

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Additional Readings:

Random USMLE Facts

1. Random USMLE Facts volume 1-1
2. Random USMLE Facts volume 2-1
3. Random USMLE Facts volume 3-1
4. Random USMLE Facts volume 4-1
5. Random USMLE Facts volume 5-1
6. Random USMLE Facts volume 6-1
7. Random USMLE Facts volume 7-1
8. Random USMLE Facts volume 8-1
9. Random USMLE Facts volume 9-1
10. Random USMLE Facts volume 10-1
11. Random USMLE Facts volume 11-1
12. Random USMLE Facts volume 12-1

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1. General Examination for Internal Medicine
2. Jugular Venous Distention Workup
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11. Random Stroke Facts

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