Laboratory test results are pending. Chest radiograph reveals a prominent right pulmonary artery. ... Blood and urine culture results are pending. Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
Cold reactive autoantibodies are IgM antibodies and are not a cause of a positive IgG antibody test. ... In this case, the direct antibody test would be positive for complement but not IgG.
Cellulitis is an inflammation of skin and underlying subcutaneous tissues that may be either infectious or noninfectious.
Cases involving headache and vomiting after a fall, soccer injury, blurred vision after an assault, and others are presented.
These cases and commentary, which focus on ascites, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
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Cases involving chest pain are presented.
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These cases and commentary, which address perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).