Passmedicine Review - NME

domnewman1's version from 2016-01-16 13:48


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Name three suggestive features of hemochromatosis. Arthralgia, deranged ALT, very high ferritin.
Name the inheritance pattern of HaemochromatosisAutosomal recessive
Name a cause of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.Lithium therapy
Name two reasons form late presentation of Cystic FibrosisSome newborns miss out on screening in UK, other countries do not routinely screen.
What is the name for Budd-Chiari syndrome. Hepatic vein thrombosis.
Name 3 features of Budd-Chiari SyndromeSudden Abdominal pain, ascites, tender hepatomegaly.
Name 4 causes of Budd-Chiari SyndromeHypercoaguability, polycythaemia rubra vera, pregnancy, tumour.
What ABG picture would you expect after a cardiac arrest.Mixed metabolic(tissue ischaemia) and respiratory acidosis(impaired ventilation).
What ABG picture would you expect in vomiting with small bowel obstruction.Vomiting results in metabolic alkalosis(loss of solutes). Obstruction can result in metabolic acidosis(due to ischaemia). Likely to have metabolic alkalosis
What is Zollinger -Ellison SyndromeTumour of islet cells of pancreas causing increased secretion of gastrin, and thus peptic ulcers.

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