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A 54-year-old man is involved in a massive car accident that results in bilateral total hip replacement. On the 6th day after his surgery he develops sudden onset of dyspnea and tachypnea. Physical exam reveals a pleuritic friction rub and expiratory wheezes. Which of the following was most likely to have led to this man's condition?
  • A. Stasis of blood due to non-ambulatory state
  • B. Physician error
  • C. Patient developed nosocomial pneumonia
  • D. Occult Factor V Leiden disease
  • E. None of the above
In this described condition, which of the following is accurate?
  • A. Pleural effusion is rare
  • B. V/Q scan shows an intrapulmonary shunt formation
  • C. Small infarction occurs in the central regions of the lung, closest to the hila
  • D. The majority are located in the lower lobes of the lung
  • E. Pale infarcts are commonly result
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A 54-year-old man is involved in a massive car accident that results in bilateral total hip replacement. On the 6th day after his surgery he develops sudden onset of dyspnea and tachypnea. Physical exam reveals a pleuritic friction rub and expiratory wheezes. Which of the following was most likely to have led to this man's condition?
  • A. Stasis of blood due to non-ambulatory state
  • B. Physician error
  • C. Patient developed nosocomial pneumonia
  • D. Occult Factor V Leiden disease
  • E. None of the above
In this described condition, which of the following is accurate?
  • A. Pleural effusion is rare
  • B. V/Q scan shows an intrapulmonary shunt formation
  • C. Small infarction occurs in the central regions of the lung, closest to the hila
  • D. The majority are located in the lower lobes of the lung
  • E. Pale infarcts are commonly result
i think the answers are A and D
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hmmm i think so too...
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