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Faculty Collaboration Database for Faculty Activity Tracking

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The Department will now be utilizing the institution's Faculty Collaboration Database (FCD) to track our faculty's scholarly, professional and research activities, instead of our former Faculty Activity Checklist Must be completed by June 1, 2020 You only need to enter activities that took place in the current academic year (June 2019 – July 2020) Focus…

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Organ-based Advanced Clinical Sciences, Nervous system Deep Brain Stimulation

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Question: A 67 y/o man on vacation from out-of-state presents to a community hospital for debridement of contaminated right forearm wound.  He has undergone implantation of a deep brain stimulator (DBS), which is working well to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.  The patient does not have his device programmer with him.  Which of the…

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Thanksgiving Special! Daily Double!

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Question: A 3 y/o boy is observed to be coughing, swallowing repeatedly, and drooling at a family gathering, after eating his Thanksgiving meal at the “kids’ table” and subsequently playing with his cousins in the living room. Which of the following items is most likely to be visible on a plain radiograph? A. Wooden toothpick…

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Organ-based Advanced Clinical Sciences, Nervous System Cerebral hypoxia, glucose effects

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Question: A 74 y/o non-diabetic woman is admitted to the ICU following ischemic stroke.  Hyperglycemia on admission triggers implementation of a protocol designed to control blood glucose, leading to subsequent hypoglycemia to 60 mg/dl.  Which of the following is the initial physiologic response to hypoglycemia in a non-diabetic patient? Decrease in insulin secretion Increase in…

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Organ-based Advanced Clinical Sciences, Nervous System Prone position & intraocular pressure

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Question: A 66 y/o man with history of primary open angle glaucoma is hospitalized with COVID-19 infection. He is hemodynamically stable. Oxygenation has improved with mechanical ventilation and prone positioning.  Which of the following measures will likely be most helpful in limiting increase in intraocular pressure(IOP)?   Limiting duration of prone positioning to 6 hours at a time Rotation of the head from side to side every…

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Organ-based Advanced Clinical Sciences, Nervous System Tetanus

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Question: A 55 y/o man receives a puncture wound in the thenar area of his hand while repairing a hay baling machine on his farm.  He is not current on immunizations and did not seek care following the injury.   Which of the following is the most common presenting symptom of generalized tetanus?   Photophobia Trismus…

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