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On examination, compared with the previous day's findings, the patient appears to be in more pain, visual acuity of the right eye is worse with Snellen's test, and the
A 42-year-old woman is evaluated for occasional episodes of severe vertigo with nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and a feeling of ear fullness.
A. Confirm infection with a nucleic acid amplification test. B. Perform repeat Pap smear following treatment. ... C. Test for cure following treatment. D. Treat the patient's sexual partner.
A 78-year-old man is evaluated for palpitations, worsening fatigue, and exercise intolerance. Two months ago, he was diagnosed with atrial flutter and subsequently underwent cardioversion to normal sinus rhythm. Following a physical exam, lab studies
A 31-year-old woman is evaluated for a 5-day history of a nonpainful cutaneous lesion on the back of her left hand. She works as a packer in a parcel distribution center. She does not recall injury to this area and reports no unusual employment or
Laboratory test results include normal chemistries, a negative anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) test, and a normal complete blood count other than a leukocyte count of 13.8 10. ... Lupus is also associated with nonerosive joint pain and interstitial lung
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 urine pregnancy test is negative. Samples are obtained for nucleic acid amplification testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis.
A 28-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a 1-week history of progressive headache associated with nausea and vomiting. Medical history is significant for HIV infection. She is nonadherent to her antiretroviral therapy regimen