Random USMLE Facts volume 4-2

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Pressure vs volume curve

pressure vs volume curve

In the above, stimulation of what cardiac receptors can cause change to occur from control to A?

Alpha-1, beta-1 agonist.

In electrophoresis, where do the smallest bands migrate to?

The positive end of the electric field.

What is cranial amyloid angiopathy?

In Alzheimer's disease, patients are prone to 'lobular' hemorrhages that occur in the parietal lobe and may spread and completely destroy an entire cerebral lobe causing sudden death. This is due to amyloid deposition into the walls of cerebral blood vessels (amyloid angiopathy). Thus, amyloid deposition makes vessels weak and prone to rupture.

What are the findings in T. gondii infection in adults?

The most common cause of T. gondii infection in American adults is undercooked pork meat. Findings include brain infections which produce neurologic defects. Brain biopsy reveals bradyzoites; ring-enhancing lesions in the brain; seizures. It should be noted that only immunocompromised and fetuses are subject to severe infection.

Where can the dorsalis pedis artery be palpated?

Dorsum of the food between the extensor hallucis longus tendon and the extensor digitorum longus tendon.

What is the Halstead-Reitan Battery test?

These are a group of tests used to evaluate higher level of cognitive and neuro-sensory functioning of the brain.

What is the Stanford Binet Intelligence Test?

Used to evaluate verbal skills in adults.

What is the Vineland adaptive Behavior Scale?

Used to accesses developmental and social functioning.

What is the Wide Range Achievement Test?

Used to access academic achievement.

In what one way is pemphigus vulgaris different from bullous pemphigoid?

There are oral mucosal lesions in pemphigus vulgaris.

What is the histology behind Hashimoto thyroiditis?

Lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltration with formation of lymphoid follicles and germinal centers.

Nerve supply of the ear:

• Anterior half: auriculotemporal nerve.
• Posterior half: auricular branch of the vagus.
• Lower auricle: greater auricular nerve.
• Lesser occipital nerve: cranial surface of upper part of auricle.
• Supplies hearing and motion sense: vestibulocochlear nerve.

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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
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General and Systemic Examinations

1. General Examination for Internal Medicine
2. Jugular Venous Distention Workup
3. ER Chest Pain Workup
4. Format for Patient Presentation
5. Pulmonary Examination for Internal Medicine
6. Cardiac Examination for Internal Medicine
7. Abdominal Examination for Internal Medicine
8. Cranial Nerve Reflexes
9. Motor System Examination
10. Random Sensory System Facts
11. Random Stroke Facts

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USMLE Step 2 CS Videos

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USMLE Laboratory (lab) Values

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