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The answer is e. (Fauci, 14 e, p 246.) Hematemesis or vomiting of blood represents an upper gastrointestinal (GI) source of blood loss. Bleeding from the colon will be manifested by either by no change in the color of the stools or by black, tarry-like stools (melena). Bleeding from the lungs results in blood in the sputum (hemoptysis) and from the kidneys as blood in the urine (hematuria), mainly microscopic hematuria. 283. The answer is e. (Fauci, 14 e, p 1607.) Vomiting of blood or...

Immune System

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 1. The major immunoglobulin class in normal adult human serum is a. IgA The predominant antibody found in a primary immune response is Which immunoglobulin class is found on the surface of mast cells 4. Which immunoglobulin class is a major component of mucosal secretions Which immunoglobulin class can cross the placenta 6. Which of the following...

Questions

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 217. Which one of the following hemodynamic findings is the main derangement of primary pulmonary hypertension a. Increased cardiac output early b. Increased resistance to pulmonary blood flow c. Decreased resistance to pulmonary blood flow d. Decreased pulmonary capillary wedge pressure early e. Normal diastolic filling of the left ventricle...

Neoplasia and Blood Disorders

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 91. A 48-year-old white woman has what she believes is a suspicious lump in her breast, but a mammogram does not reveal any suspicious lesions. Truthful statements concerning potential pitfalls in management and diagnosis include a. Assuming that mammography is diagnostic b. Assuming that a radiographic lesion seen on mammography is the same as a...

High Yield Facts in Pathophysiology

Many diseases have an immunologic basis. Example Graft versus host (GVH) disease can develop in an immunosuppressed individual who receives immunocompetent donor cells. The donor cells respond to histocompatibility antigens present on the recipient's cells that are NOT found on the donor cells. Bone marrow contains immunocompe-tent T cells. (Murray, 5 e, p 123.) 2. The following chart compares bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis. (McPhee, 2 e, pp 61-63.) 3. Carcinomas undergo phenotypic...

Best Remedy For Gastro Patient

DIRECTIONS Each item below contains a question or incomplete statement followed by suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 282. A 55-year-old man who is a longtime alcoholic comes to the emergency room after vomiting small amounts of bright red blood four times today. Your differential diagnosis is constructed around causes of bleeding from the e. Upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract 283. A patient in your office tells you that he had an episode of vomiting bright red...

Pneumococcal vaccine is

Comprised of purified capsular polysaccharides from 23 serotypes b. Precipitated with alum to improve its antigenicity c. Inactivated with formaldehyde d. Prepared by recombinant techniques e. Revised annually based on the predominant serotypes in the U.S. 164. A 22-year-old college student comes to your office because of a cold and respiratory symptoms of about 12 days' duration that do not seem to be lessening in intensity He is anorexic and tired. His respiratory rate is 24 min, and he...