USMLE Step 1

USMLE Step 1

United States Medical Licensing Exam - Step 1
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Mnemonic for ACE inhibitor toxicity

CAPTOPRIL

C - CoughA - AngioedemaP - ProteinuriaT - Taste distortationO - hypOtensionP - Pregnancy (fetal renal damage)R - RashI - Increased renin levelsL - Lower angio...Read More

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Ethacrynic acid

It is diuretic that acts on the thick ascending limb of the nephron. But unlike the similar acting furosemide, ethacrynic acid is not Supha containing. 

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NSAIDs

How can NSAIDs cause acute renal failure?

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March 02 2015 #

Prostaglandins are responsible for the vasodilatation of the afferent arterioles in the glomeruli. NSAIDs inhibit the production of these prostaglandins, as a result of which the afferent arterioles undergo constricti...Read More

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NSAIDs

How can NSAIDs cause acute renal failure?

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CSF Findings

Which of the following laboratory results is specific for Bacterial meningitis?

Elevated CSF pressure

Elevated protein levels

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Asif Mir
February 13 2015 #

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CSF Findings

Which of the following laboratory results is specific for Bacterial meningitis?

Elevated CSF pressure

Elevated protein levels

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How to diagnose choanal atresia

The baby turns blue (cyanosis) upon breastfeeding and crying. Once stopped turns normal color.

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Restrictive cardiomyopathy

Some of the causes are:

Iron overload (Hemochromatosis)

Amyloidosis

Fibroelastosis

Glycogen excess

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MEN SYNDROMES

There are 3 types of MEN syndromes:

MEN 1 SYNDROME

Pituitary tumor

Parathyroid ademonas

Zollinger Ellison syndrome

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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John
John
March 25 2014 #

aspirin

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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Zainab Atif
Zainab Atif
February 15 2014 #

Good job satya!?

Thank you Dr Amtul, for completely ignoring my answer :(

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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Amtul Shafi
Amtul Shafi
February 13 2014 #

Yes. That is right. Aspirin is the correct answer.

Good job, satya!

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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Lloyd
Lloyd
January 10 2014 #

I agree

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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November 15 2013 #

what about his blood pressure?

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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VIJAY
November 07 2013 #

factor 13 def

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Bladder Cancer Types

Different cancers based on etiology.

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August 19 2013 #

There are two most important bladder cancers every student USMLE should know, along with etiology.
  • If the question stem mentions painless bleeding in an adult to elderly person who has a habit of smoking. You should...
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Bladder Cancer Types

Different cancers based on etiology.

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A 57 yr old man, with history of chronic headache was operated on his prostrate, TURP, complains of bleeding at the operation site on first post op day, which does not stop. Lab studies reveal n...Read More

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satya
May 17 2013 #

aspirin

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MEN Syndromes

MEN syndromes for - USMLE step 1 and Step 2

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Red Man Syndrome

This is a drug reaction from Vancomycin - symptoms develop within 5 or 10 minutes of receiving the drug, the patient experiences itching and flushing of the face, neck, & torso skin. They may al...Read More