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Fever in Adults

by Charles Vega, MD
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    The lecture Fever in Adults by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Acute Care. It contains the following chapters:

    • Fever in Adults
    • Medications Linked with FUO

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Epstein Barre Virus
    2. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    3. Cytomegalovirus
    4. Gonorrhea/Chlamydia
    5. Occult malignancy
    1. Dental abscess
    2. HIV
    3. Occult malignancy
    4. Epidural abscess
    5. Factitious fever
    1. Discontinue carbamazepine
    2. Obtain abdomen and pelvis CT scan with and without contrast
    3. Obtain thyroid function labs
    4. Perform bilateral lower extremity ultrasound to rule of deep venous thrombosis
    5. Perform a lumbar puncture
    1. Sulfonamides
    2. Allopurinol
    3. Beta-blockers
    4. Proton-pump inhibitors
    5. Fluroquinolones
    1. 30%
    2. 50%
    3. Less than 5%
    4. 10%
    5. 80%
    1. Perform a serum protein electrophoresis
    2. Discontinue hydrocholorthiazide
    3. CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis
    4. Ultrasound of the liver and kidneys
    5. Trans-esophageal echocardiogram to evaluate of endocardial vegetations

    Author of lecture Fever in Adults

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD


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