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Opoids
1. List the three opioid receptor subtypes, the endogenous ligands for each receptor subtype, and the prototype exogenous opioid agonists that bind to each receptor subtype 2. List at least 8 important pharmacological effects produced by opioid agonists and name the receptor subtype that mediates each effect 3. Describe the differences in the pharmacology between full and partial opioid agonists 4. List the prototype opioid receptor antagonists, list which receptor subtype they bind to,
42  cards
NSAIDs
1. Describe the mechanism of action of aspirin, list its major side effects and signs associated with overdose, describe the treatment of aspirin overdose, and list the contraindications to the use of aspirin 2. Describe the major differences in duration of action, key uses and key side effects of aspirin, salicylic acid, diflunisal, indomethacin, ketorolac, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam and celecoxib. 3. Describe the mechanism of action and special considerations for the use of colchicin
43  cards
acetaminophen OD
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42  cards
Parkinson/Dementia TBL
(PH-1) Describe rationale for and the mechanism of action of L-dopa and L-dopa plus carbidopa in the treatment of Parkinson disease, list their side effects, and describe the motor fluctuations observed in patients receiving these medications (PH-2) List the prototype indirectly-acting dopamine agonists used in the treatment of Parkinson disease, describe their mechanism of action, and list their major side effects (PH-3) List the prototype MAO and COMT inhibitors used in the treatment of Park
95  cards
Dementia
Define dementia. • Identify common types of dementia and their differential features. • Identify other clinical conditions on the differential diagnosis of dementia. • Identify helpful treatment interventions in dementia.
24  cards
Delerium
1. Understand the clinical definition, symptoms, and features of delirium. 2. Understand the medical factors that lead to delirium in vulnerable patients 3. Outline strategies for managing delirium
17  cards
Path Eye
- Compare and contrast acute vs. chronic glaucoma (open angle vs. closed angle) - Define the following degenerative conditions of the eye: Arcus Senilis, Pterygium, Pinguecula, Macular degeneration (wet vs. dry), Cataracts - Describe the pathologic manifestations of diabetic retinopathy. - List the common causes of central retinal artery and vein occlusion. - Describe the clinicopathologic features of 2 common tumors of the eye (melanoma and retinoblastoma) - Define chalazion
31  cards
ICM Eye
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14  cards
Impulse Control/Dissociative DO
• To define diagnostic characteristics and associated features of Impulse Control Disorders & distinguish Impulse Control Disorders from other disorders • To define diagnostic characteristics and associated features Dissociative Disorders & differentiate among them
25  cards
Somatoform
Be able to choose the correct diagnosis of a specific somatoform disorder, factitious disorder or malingering from an NBME-style vignette Describe the general strategy for managing somatoform disorders in primary care List some assessments that can assist with making a diagnosis of factitious disorder (e.g., C peptide)
25  cards
Path Combined
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0  cards
Intro to addiction
1. Describe the impact of substance use on individuals and society 2. Analyze a clinical scenario and choose the correct DSM IV diagnosis for substance abuse and dependence 3. Describe the basic neurobiology and neuroanatomy of reward/reinforcement pertinent to substance use disorders 4. Identify the effects of and treatment of nicotine dependence
24  cards
Alcohol and seditive abuse
1. Describe the impact of alcohol and sedative/hypnotic use on individuals and society 2. Analyze a clinical scenario and choose the correct treatment for alcohol and sedative/hypnotic withdrawal 3. Analyze a clinical scenario and choose the correct treatment for alcohol dependence
35  cards
alcohol pharm
1. Describe the absorption, distribution and metabolism of ethanol and methanol. 2. List the pharmacological and toxic effects of ethanol and methanol and the mechanism of action for each effect. 3. Describe the tolerance and physical dependence that develops following chronic ethanol administration. 4. Describe the pharmacological approaches to the treatment of alcoholism. 5. Describe the pharmacological approaches to the treatment of methanol poisoning and the mechanism of action of the ag
33  cards
Opiate abuse
• Analyze a clinical scenario and choose the correct diagnosis and/or treatment for Opioid intoxication • Analyze a clinical scenario and choose the correct diagnosis and/or treatment for Opioid withdrawal • Identify the rationale, appropriate patient population, and medication choices for Opioid maintenance treatment
25  cards
eating disorders
1. Define Eating Disorders and their subtypes 2. Discuss clinical features of Eating Disorders in the framework of malnutrition 3. Discuss common medical complications and management issues of patients with Eating Disorders 4. Outline the risks, clinical manifestations and complications of refeeding syndome
29  cards
ICM headache
1) Discuss important PE findings you should look for in evaluating patients for headache 2) Be able to identify different types of headache based on presentation: a) Migraine b) Cluster c) Tension d) Cervicogenic e) Rebound f) SOMETHING BAD: Intracranial mass/vascular event 3) be able to identify the red flags of headaches
11  cards
Pharm Stimulants
1. List the prototype methylxanthines, describe their mechanism of action and pharmacological effects, and list their major side effects. 2. List the prototype psychomotor stimulants, cocaine, and nicotine, describe their mechanism of action and pharmacological effects, and list their major side effects. 3. Describe the pattern and nature of abuse observed with psychomotor stimulants, cocaine and nicotine, the degree of tolerance and dependence, and the treatment of the abuse. 4. Describe the
42  cards
BS Stim abuse
1. List the prototype methylxanthines, describe their mechanism of action and pharmacological effects, and list their major side effects. 2. List the prototype psychomotor stimulants, cocaine, and nicotine, describe their mechanism of action and pharmacological effects, and list their major side effects. 3. Describe the pattern and nature of abuse observed with psychomotor stimulants, cocaine and nicotine, the degree of tolerance and dependence, and the treatment of the abuse. 4. Describe the
19  cards
BS hallucinogens
1. Identify the signs of intoxication and withdrawal of these agents 2. Name the most prevalent hallucinogens, dissociatives, and novel agents of abuse 3. Describe emerging trends in substance abuse
14  cards
ICM Epilepsy
1) Compare and contrast Partial sz vs Generalized sz 2) Describe the risk factors for developing seizures 3) Identify the conditions that can mimic seizures Describe the work up of new seizure and what labs and tests need to be done Recognize and classify different seizure types Identify common epilepsy syndromes Perform initial evaluation of seizure patients Discuss available treatment options for seizures
17  cards
impaired physician
1. Analyze a clinical scenario related to an impaired physician and know what course of action to take. 2. Discuss the most common causes of Physician impairment 3. Outline the substances with the most potential for a fatal outcome in physicians.
6  cards
antiepileptic drugs
1. List prototype drugs for the major classes of antiepileptic drugs, describe their mechanism of action, spectrum of antiepileptic activity, and list their major side effects. 2. Describe the metabolism and elimination of the prototype antiepileptic drugs and the possible drug interactions. 3. Describe the signs and symptoms of status epilepticus and its treatment.
63  cards
Path review
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60  cards
FA pharm
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51  cards

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