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By Charles Wiener

The final examine companion, in line with the vintage content material of Harrison's ideas of inner medication, 17e

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Reflecting all of the authority and accuracy of Harrison's seventeenth edition content material, this guidebook positive aspects greater than 1000 assessment questions, besides entire solutions and causes derived from--and cross-referenced to--the dad or mum textual content. additionally integrated are references to contemporary magazine articles that solidify your realizing of key information.


  • content material that heavily follows the association and insurance of the seventeenth version of Harrison's ideas of inner Medicine
  • greater than a thousand revised and up to date questions simulate these at the fundamental certification exam in inner medication
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  • assurance spans the whole spectrum of inner medication
  • NEW! multiplied colour Atlas insert

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29) Optic neuritis is a common inflammatory lesion of the optic nerve. In a large clinical study, the mean age of patients was 32 years and 75% of the patients were female. Pain is common with eye movement. Vision loss usually recovers somewhat even without treatment. Steroids hasten vision gain but do not alter the final visual acuity. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a primary concern for all newly diagnosed cases of optic neuritis. The 10-year cumulative likelihood of developing multiple sclerosis after an episode of optic neuritis is almost 40%.

9) Hypertension and diabetes are the most important chronic diseases whose prevalence increases with age. In those >65 years old, the prevalence of hypertension is estimated at 60–85%. These numbers will likely increase in the near future as the population ages and obesity is more prevalent. Recent data suggest that the frequency of uncontrolled hypertension is increasing in older adults in the United States. The presence of uncontrolled hypertension accelerates functional and cognitive decline in older adults.

214) Using the characteristics listed in the question, the CDC developed classifications of biologic agents that are based on their potential to be used as bioweapons. Six types of agents have been designated as category A: Bacillus anthracis, botulinum toxin, Yersinia pestis, smallpox, tularemia, and the many viruses that cause viral hemorrhagic fever. Those viruses include Lassa virus, Rift Valley fever virus, Ebola virus, and yellow fever virus. I-30. The answer is E. (Chaps. 18 and 149) Vibrio vulnificus is a marine-borne gram-negative rod that causes overwhelming sepsis in the immunocompromised host, particularly cirrhotic patients.

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