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AAA. See abdominal aortic aneurysm abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). 74 abdominal examination. 6-7 abdominal pain. 148. 371 ABGs. See arterial blood gases ABI. See ankle-brachial index abnormal bleeding. 515-518 accelerated idioventricular rhythm. 31 ACE. See angiotensin-converting enzyme:

angiotensin-convcrting enzyme acetaminophen exacerbation. 118 toxic, injury. 124 acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. 446 N-acetylcysteine. 122 acid ASA, 163

ethylcnediarninclctraacetic, 515 hepatoiminodiacetic. 149 uric, excretion. 211 VMA. 113 acid-fast bacillus (AFB), 293 acidosis. 175. 371. 394. 396/. 400 acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). 82 ACTH. See adrenocorticotropic hormone acute adrenal insufficiency. 371 acute blood losses. 246 acute chest syndrome, 268. 269. 270 acute cholecystitis. 149 acute cough. 325 acute glomerulonephritis. 188 acute gouty arthritis, 210 acute hemolytic reactions. 508 acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). 259 acute monoarticular arthritis, 205-213 answers for comprehension questions. 212 approach to. 207-213 clinical pearls for. 212-213 comprehension questions. 211-212 considerations for. 206-207

acute myocardial infarction complications of. 31-34 cardiac pump failurc/cardiogenic shock. 32-33 diagnostic criteria. 25-28 ECG, 26-27 physical findings. 26 temporal evolution of ECG changes in. 27/ treatment of. 28-31 acute occlusion. 95 acute painful episodes, 269 acute pancreatitis. 146-151 acute pericarditis. 179-185. 182 answers for comprehension questions, 185 approach to. 181-185 clinical pearls for. 185 comprehension questions for. 184 acute renal failure (ARF). 169-177

answers for comprehension questions. 177 approach to. 170-175 causes of. I 72/ clinical approach to, 171-175 clinical pearls for. 177-178 comprehension questions for. 176 evaluating. 173/ acute respiratory distress syndrome

(ARDS). 148 acute sigmoid diverticulitis. 251-258

answers for comprehension questions. 257 clinical approach to, 253-254 clinical pearls for, 258 comprehension questions for. 257 considerations with, 252 diagnosis of. 254-255 acute tamponade. 301 acute tubular necrosis (ATN). 172 acute viral hepatitis. 118 adenoma. 338, 407 ADI1. See antidiuretic hormone adjunctive glucocorticoids. 294 adrenal glands. 370

adrenal insufficiency. 68. 369-374 answers for comprehension questions, 373 approach to suspected, 370-372

etiology of. 370-371 clinical features of. 371-373 clinical pearls, 374 comprehension questions lor. 373 considerations with, 370 diagnosis of. 372 treatment for. 372 adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTIO. 355. 371 Al-B. See acid-fast bacillus alfccting medium. 93 agitation. 405. 473

AIDS. See acquired immunodeficicncy syndrome alarm symptoms. 58 alcohol. 142

abuse. 15. 147 alcohol withdrawal. 469-476. 473

answers for comprehension questions. 475-476 clinical pearls for. 476 comprehension questions lor. 475 symptoms of. 474f alcoholic ketoacidosis. 400 alcoholism. 448

algorithm-convening enzyme (ACE), 198 ALL. See acute lymphoblastic leukemia allergies. 4

altered mental status. 165 Alzheimer dementia. 445—151 answers for comprehension questions. 451 clinical course of. 450/ clinical pearls for. 451 comprehension questions for. 450-451 considerations. 446 amaurosis fugax. 431 amenorrhea. 127

5-aminosalcyclic acid (ASAI. 163 amiodarone. 31 amoxicillin. 230 ampicillin. 278 ampullar}1 cancer. 380 ANA. See antinuclcar antibody analgesia. 151. 270 anaphylactoid reactions, 438 anaphylaxis. 437-443. 438 answers for comprehension questions. 442 clinical approach to. 439—141 clinical manifestations of, 439/ clinical pearls lor, 443 comprehension questions for. 441 -442 suggested treatment of, 440/ anemia. 243 different. 247/ evaluation of, 245-248 iron-deficiency. 241 -249 sickle cell. 267-271 sideroblastic. 246 symptomatic. 506-51(1 aneurysm(s)

abdominal aortic. 74 aortic. 73-79 dissecting. 75

Rasmusscn's. 294 saccular dilations, 309 ventricular. 33 angel dust, 493 angina pain.9

pectoris. 9. 43 unstable. 24 angioedema. 438 angiography. 9 computed tomographic, 347 pulmonary. 347 angioplasty, 434

angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), 42. 390 angiotensin-convcrting enzyme (ACE). 14,

34, 42. 324 angiotensin-convcrting enzyme (ACE)

inhibitors. 390 anhedonia. 526 anion gap. 396-397 anion gap metabolic acidosis. 394 ankle-brachial index (AB1), 90. 91 antibiotics, 270 anticoagulation, 79, 509 antidiuretic hormone (ADH). 65 antimicrobial prophylaxis. 86 antimicrobial therapy. 263 antinuclcar antibody (ANA). 499 antiplatelet therapy. 433 anlistaphylococcal penicillin. 210 antithrombin III. 200 a-antitrypsin deficiency, 317 anuria. 171

aortic aneurysm. 73-79 approach to, 74-78 classification of. 77/ aortic dissection. 28. 73-79

answers for comprehension questions, 79 clinical manifestation of. 76/ clinical pearls for. 79 comprehension questions for. 78-79 aortic insufficiency. 28, 76 aortic stenosis. 43 apathetic hyperthyroidism. 405 ARBs. See angiotensin receptor blockers ARDS. See acute respiratory distress syndrome ARE See acute renal failure arrhythmias. 34. 157 arterial blood gases (ABGs), 346 arterial occlusion. 95 arthritis. 216 acute gouty, 210 acute monoarticular. 205-213 gonococcal. 208. 212 gouty, 210 infectious. 207 polyarticular, 216-220 psoriatic. 217 rheumatoid. 215-223 untreated septic. 207 ASA. See 5-aminosalcyclic acid ascites. 41. 137, 140/ aspiration pneumonia, 365

aspirin. 28. 34. 433 asthma. 323-331. 325. 326 answers for comprehension questions, 330-331 clinical pearls for, 331 comprehension questions for. 329-330 guidelines and diagnosis of. 328 asymptomatic bactcriuria. 485 asymptomatic hyperuricemia. 210 atherosclerosis, 49. 431 atherosclerotic plaque, 24 atrial fibrillation. 47-53, 157

answers for comprehension questions. 53 causes of. 49/ clinical approach to. 48-52 clinical pearls of, 53 comprehension questions. 52 rheumatic heart disease. 50-51 WPW and. 51-52 atropine. 32

atypical depression, 525 autoimmune destruction. 370 autoinfarction. 269 autonomic function. 155 autonomous hypcrfunction adenoma, 407 azithromycin, 365

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