A 70 Year Old Male Complains Of 2 Months Of Low Back Pain And Fatigue

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 308. A 55-year-old male is being evaluated for constipation. There is no history of prior gastrectomy or of upper GI symptoms. Hemoglobin is 10 g dL, mean corpuscular volume (MCV) is 72 fL, serum iron is 4 g dL (normal is 50 to 150 g dL), iron-binding capacity is 450 g dL (normal is 250 to 370 g dL), saturation is 1 (normal is 20 to 45 ), and...

Epigastric Pain Radiating To Inferior Angle Of Scapula

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 234. A 35-year-old alcoholic male is admitted for nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain that radiates to the back. The laboratory value that suggests a poor prognosis in this patient is d. Diastolic blood pressure greater than 90 mmHg DIRECTIONS Each group of questions below consists of lettered options followed by a set of numbered items. For...