Overnight polysomnography is the appropriate test for this patient, because obstructive sleep apnea almost always accompanies this disorder.
This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about endocarditis.
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next? ... Correct answer: C. Peripheral blood smear. The most appropriate diagnostic test to perform at this time is a peripheral blood smear.
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
These cases and commentary, which address neuropathy, are excerpted from ACPâ€™s Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).
This issue also includes a Test Yourself section on heart failure.
These cases and commentary, which address sickle cell disease, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
Which of the following would be the most appropriate next test in the evaluation of this patient? ... Diagnosis is made with a cosyntropin stimulation test, and hydrocortisone, 20 mg in the morning and 5 to 10 mg in the evening, is required after therapy
A related Test Yourself has questions from MKSAP 18 focused on intensive care.