Pediatrics by Sara S Viessman; Mary Anne Jackson

By Sara S Viessman; Mary Anne Jackson

More than 1,000 board-style questions construct self belief, wisdom, and test-taking talents for the USMLE Step 2 CK and the pediatrics shelf exam

''I particularly just like the layout of the questions. i feel they're particularly a correct illustration of the questions that seem at the boards'' -- Joshua Lynch, DO Lake Erie university of Osteopathic drugs, classification of 2008

''I notion the questions have been good worded. The conciseness [of the reply causes] is among the advantages of this book.'' -- Lisa A. Nowell, MD, Pediatric Resident, PGY-2, Morgan Stanley Children’s health facility of recent York Presbyterian, Columbia University

There's no higher strategy to organize for the USMLE Step 2 CK and the pediatrics clerkship examination than LANGE: Q&A: Pediatrics. This board-format evaluate bargains amazing insurance of high-yield subject matters in pediatrics and offers particular causes of either right and unsuitable resolution choices.

Everything you must excel at the exam:

  • Questions are offered in board-style to organize you for what you will see at the real examination
  • solutions contain targeted dialogue and references to key textbooks and American Academy of Pediatrics guidance
  • pupil reviewed for the main suitable content material attainable
  • an entire perform try out prepares you for the genuine factor
  • priceless test-taking assistance provide the aspect on examination day

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Questions: 62–77 (A) decreased urinary excretion of 17-ketosteroids (B) decreased plasma dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate level (C) increased plasma cortisol (D) hyponatremia and hyperkalemia (E) decreased serum ACTH 70. A 9-year-old has hematuria and an increased serologic titer to antistreptolysin O (ASO). What will be the most likely finding? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) decreased serum C3 IgA deposits in kidney biopsy decreased serum albumin decreased urinary protein/creatine ratio hypercalciuria 71. A 6-year-old girl with short stature has webbing of the neck, a low posterior hairline, a broad chest, and cubitus valgus.

What will be the most likely microscopic finding? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) multinucleated giant cells eosinophilic infiltrate cytoplasmic inclusion bodies gram-positive cocci in clusters IgA deposits 75. A 13-month-old toddler has a tibia fracture after an insignificant fall. Other family members have blue sclerae and recurrent fractures in childhood. For what other problem is this toddler at increased risk? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) presenile hearing loss mental retardation seizures recurrent pneumonia hydrocephalus 76.

The incidence appears higher in Europe. Symptoms typically start after gluten is introduced in the diet. The clinical spectrum of this disease is wide but failure to thrive, diarrhea, irritability, vomiting, and anorexia are common. The sensitivity and specificity of serum IgA-endomysial antibody testing is very high, but histologic findings on small bowel biopsy remain the standard for making the diagnosis. (Behrman, 1264–1266) 33. (D) Secondary nocturnal enuresis is defined by the occurrence of nighttime bedwetting after being dry for a minimum of 6 months.

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