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Infective Endocarditis (IE): Definition and Epidemiology

by John Fisher, MD
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    The lecture Infective Endocarditis (IE): Definition and Epidemiology by John Fisher, MD is from the course Cardiovascular Infections.


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    1. Increase in incidence of Rheumatic heart disease
    2. Increased life expectancy
    3. Decrease in prophylactic antibiotic use
    4. Increase in prosthetic valves
    5. Increase in intravenous drug use
    1. Mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation
    2. Mitral valve prolapse without regurgitation
    3. Mid-systolic click on auscultation
    4. Pulmonary hypertension
    5. Cardiac hypertrophy
    1. No greater risk
    2. 2-fold
    3. 5-fold
    4. 10-fold
    5. 100- fold
    1. Chronic intravenous access for chemotherapeutic agents
    2. Lupus
    3. Thyroiditis
    4. Colostomy
    5. Liver metastasis
    1. Men greater than 50 years old
    2. Women in the fifth decade of life
    3. Children between 6–12 years old
    4. Men and women less than 30 years old
    5. Newborn babies

    Author of lecture Infective Endocarditis (IE): Definition and Epidemiology

     John Fisher, MD

    John Fisher, MD


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    By Dr Jerry G. on 09. February 2018 for Infective Endocarditis (IE): Definition and Epidemiology

    He is reading the lecture and not elaborating much. Makes pauses that makes me sleepy and he is does not make it exiting to learn.