A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a painful rash occurring bilaterally on her lower extremities, which began 2 days ago. She was admitted to the hospital 5 days ago for diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism with heparin and warfarin. Her
The test of choice for confirming the diagnosis of atrial septal defect suspected on physical examination is transthoracic echocardiography.
A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-year history of joint pain and stiffness of the hands.
A 61-year-old woman is evaluated for joint pain, a rash on her legs, and weakness. She has chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infection. She takes no medication. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
A 20-year-old male college student is having trouble sleeping because of an itchy rash on his hands and inner aspect of his arm.
Performing another HIV test is not indicated in this patient at this time.
A 79-year-old woman is seen for an annual examination. She is in good health except for osteopenia, for which she takes calcium and Vitamin D supplements. She walks regularly to and from the bus stop several times per week. It takes her 25 minutes
Stool studies for enteric pathogens may identify a precipitant of toxic megacolon but require a minimum of 24 hours before test results are received.
A 68-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 5-day history of an asymptomatic rash on the upper back and upper arms. The lesions grew suddenly and are neither pruritic nor painful. The patient has had associated fevers. He has a
D. Exercise treadmill stress test. The correct answer is D: Exercise treadmill stress test. ... In this setting, an exercise treadmill stress test is the most appropriate noninvasive imaging study.