- Treatment of Ureteral Calculi
Regarding ureteral calculi, which of the following is FALSE?
A. The incidence of kidney stones in the general population appears to be increasing, as does the medical cost associated with this disease.
B. The majority of individuals with urolithiasis have small (<5 mm) stones, located in the distal ureter, that are able to pass spontaneously.
C. Both stone expulsion and time to expulsion of ureteral stones depend heavily on stone size and location.
D. Urologic intervention is recommended for ureteral stones that persist for more than 2 months.
E. A m...
- What is the risk of HIV post exposure?
A 24 yo male presents to the ED saying that he had receptive anal intercourse without the use of a condom with an male partner who was known to have had sex with other men. He is also worried because many years ago she was not treated for a needlestick injury. TRUE statements about postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV include which of the following?
(Choose three answers.)
A. A case-control study in 1997 demonstrated that health care workers who received AZT after needlestick exposures were 81% less likely to undergo seroconversion to positivity for H...
- PID and Hospitalization
Regarding pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which of the following is NOT a criteria for which hospitalization should be considered?
B. Tuboovarian abscess
C. Vaginal bleeding
D. A surgical emergency can not be excluded (e.g., appendicitis).
E. The patient is unable to tolerate an outpatient oral regimen.
…an excerpt from The Kaji Review
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