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Which of the following requires chemoprophylaxis for meningitis exposure?
A. Breastfeeding mother of an infant with E. coli meningitis
B. Classmates of a 7-year-old with S. pneumoniae meningitis
C. Respiratory therapist for a 10-year-old with H. influenzae meningitis
D. Roommate of a 19-year-old with N. meningitides
What is the most likely cause of a patient presenting with bilateral facial nerve palsy?
A. Borrelia burgdorferi
B. Herpes simplex virus
D. Mycoplasma pneumonia
Which of the following is the most common cause of maternal mortality during delivery?
D. Pulmonary embolism
A 4-year old boy presents with a facial laceration. He has been ill with an upper respiratory infection. Procedural sedation with ketamine is planned for his wound repair. Which of the following is a potential serious adverse reaction?
A. Elevated intracranial pressure
Which of these statistical terms describes the risk of committing a Type I error?
C. p value
A 22-year-old man presents after encountering a Portuguese man-of-war in the ocean. He reports significant stinging to his leg with some paresthesias. Which of the following has been shown to be most effective to neutralize additional nematocysts?
A. Cold fresh water
B. Hydrogen peroxide
C. Salt water
A 33-year-old woman, with chronic persistent asthma, presents with palpitations. Her vital signs are HR 210, BP 118/73, and pulse oxygenation of 97% on room air. An ECG is shown above. Which of the following treatments is contraindicated in the treatment of this patient’s disorder?
B. Calcium channel blocker
D. Synchronized cardioversion
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