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Emergency medication evaluation: getting ready for the forums, through Richard Harrigan, Matthew Tripp, and Jacob Ufberg, uniquely combines a complete, bulleted assessment of all required topics with a radical perform examination of board-style questions, providing you with all of the instruments you should be ready and assured in the course of the American Board of Emergency Medicine's qualifying examination and past! you can even entry the net Q&A assessment at expertconsult.com.

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A plain film of the abdomen shows the massively dilated “inverted U” of colon pointing toward the right upper quadrant. ) DIAGNOSIS d X-ray (Fig. ╇ Rectal prolapse. ) tolerable, can do sitz bath/stool softeners d If thrombosis acute (less than 48 hours), very painful d Excision of hemorrhoid may be done in the ED d Local anesthetic with epinephrine injected into hemorrhoid d Elliptical incision made exposing thrombosis d Clot is removed and pressure dressing applied Rectal prolapse (procidentia) d Seen in the very young and the very old d Incomplete prolapse if only mucosal layer protrudes d Complete prolapse if all layers of rectum involved d Associated with long-standing constipation SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS d Red, protruding mass from rectum, especially with bowel movements (Fig.

A glucose check is unnecessary c. a CT of the head is never indicated in this type of patient scenario d. an elevated ammonia level clinches the diagnosis of hepatic encephalopathy 15. Which of the following is a correct description of the bowel changes in Crohn disease? a. continuous involvement of the bowel with no skip lesions b. only involves the mucosa and submucosa of the bowel c. the ileum is involved in a majority of Crohn disease cases d. weakening of the bowel wall at the insertion of blood vessels 16.

Rectal exam shows brown stool but is heme positive. Pelvic examination is unremarkable. Which of the following is true about this clinical picture? a. this clinical scenario came about because the patient’s diet consists primarily of high-fiber fruits and vegetables b. this disease does not occur on the right side of the abdomen c. treatment involves broad-spectrum antibiotic coverage that will provide aerobic and anaerobic coverage d. ultrasound is the preferred diagnostic study for this disorder in the ED 11.

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