August 13, 2021

Medical Questions & Answers

Medical Questions & Answers
May 3, 2021

Q804

Which of the following hormones is most important in the initiation of gallbladder contraction following a fatty meal?
May 3, 2021

Q803

During a barroom fight, a 24-year-old man is hit with a bottle on  the lateral aspect of the lower leg. The man receives a deep laceration   about halfway down his lower leg, in the vicinity of the fibula.    Following the injury, he loses sensation over most of the dorsum    of the foot. Which of the following muscles is also innervated by     the nerve that was likely damaged?
May 3, 2021

Q802

A Guatemalan child with a history of meconium ileus is brought to a  clinic because of a chronic cough. The mother notes a history of   respiratory tract infections and bulky, foul-smelling stools.    After assessment of the respiratory tract illness, the physician    should also look for signs of
May 2, 2021

Q801

A 4-year-old boy presents to the emergency room with muscle spasms. His  past medical history is significant for recurrent infections and neonatal   seizures. Evaluation of his serum electrolytes reveals hypocalcemia.    This patient would be most susceptible to which of the following     diseases?
May 2, 2021

Q800

To provide anesthesia to a patient in the third stage of labor, an  obstetrician palpates the ischial spine transvaginally, then injects a   local anesthetic. Injection of anesthetic at this approximate location    will most likely block which of the following nerves?
May 2, 2021

Q799

A 45-year-old male presents to the physician with muscle cramps,  perioral numbness, and irritability over the past 3 to 4 months. Lab   results reveal hypocalcemia, normal albumin level, and hyperphosphatemia   . Parathyroid hormone level is decreased. Alkaline phosphatase level is    normal. Which of the following is most likely causing this clinical    scenario?
May 2, 2021

Q798

A healthy, 37-year-old, recently divorced woman loses her job at th e auto factory. She picks up her three young children from the factory  day care center and gets into an automobile accident on the way home.   Her 5-year-old son, who was not wearing a seat belt, sustains a severe    head injury. The woman was not hurt in the accident, but is     hyperventilating as she sits in the waiting room at the hospital.      She complains of feeling faint and has blurred vision. Which of       the following is decreased in this woman?
May 2, 2021

Q797

A surgeon performs an exploratory laparotomy, producing a large incision  in the patient's abdomen. Poor blood supply to which of the following   is most likely to cause problems during the healing process?
May 2, 2021

Q796

Which of the following developmental abnormalities might account for  unexplained small intestinal bleeding?
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