A rapid HIV test is positive. Sputum Gram stain shows few neutrophils, pseudohyphae, and mixed bacteria. ... This patient with known HIV risk factors and a reactive rapid HIV test very likely has HIV infection, although confirmation with Western blot
She successfully performed a Get Up and Go test in 10 seconds. ... test in less than 20 seconds, again making this choice less compelling than stopping her lorazepam.
Cases involving anticoagulants for afib after PCI, periprocedural anticoagulation, and others are presented.
The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACPâ€™s Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).
These cases and commentary, which address antibiotics, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
A related Test Yourself offers questions from MKSAP 18. Even the experts have not figured out how to prevent readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The INR, PT, PTT and bleeding test are not indicated in this patient. ... Abnormal test results often are ignored by clinicians or prove to be false-positive results.
These cases and commentary, which address antibiotics, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).
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Exercise testing helps to quantify functional limitation and can be performed with a six-minute walk test or with formal cardiopulmonary exercise testing.