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  1. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    So i realized for 3 or 4 cases I might not have been very specific with the patient about what i thought the ddx was but I did explain some of the tests i wanted to do...but did it help that I was able to answer all the challenging questions at the end?
  2. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    Hi One my patient Was having pain while I was auscultating lungs... So I said as it is painting I won't do it... Is it correct?
  3. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    hi guys you enter the room and you find that the patient is crying:(...what to say...thanks in advance
  4. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    For eg, a patient with acute appendicitis comes and demands painkillers in the beginning, ofcourse we're gonna say no; but at the end of the history and p.e., when we tell him about the tests we have to do and whatnot, and he asks for painkillers again; do we say 'Sorry sir we have to wait for...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    How would you approach a patient talking on cell phone when you enter room for examination? Thanks!
  6. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    If we have Pt without gown sitting on the chair!, and instructions given are to not do PE and SP asks you why you are not going to do PE today? What do you do about it! How you will respond to SP? THanks!
  7. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    Hi all: as titled, if SPs refuse to answer questions or physical exams, how to document it on the patient note? Thank you!
  8. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Do u hospitalize a patient if he is psychotic/depressed and mentions plans of killing himself/others? Do you mention in patient notes? Do you tell him in summary that you are going to hospitalize him?
  9. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    Hi all: If SP says that she does not want you to tell anyone about her husband, how can we answer? Can we answer: based on the physician-patients confidentiality, i will not tell anyone. However, please call me as long as you need any kind of help.
  10. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hi all: Can we shake SP's hands when the doorway information already says that SP has wrist pain or palm pain or hand pain? In CSE, she shakes hand when SP has wrist pain when she finished( knee pain case). Thank you!
  11. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    If an SP discusses with u HIV or STD problem and says he doesn't want to disclose it to his wife that he has been cheating on her and he is still sexually active with his wife how will you counsel him?
  12. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    If we have a patient with any joint pain epically back pain and he requests a note for the doctor for days off, do we say that I'll write a note so you can get days off OR ill rite a note so u can get assigned to light work? Thank you!
  13. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    How do we deal this situation As soon as we enter the room..the SP starts screaming and says she doesn't need a Dr and there is nothing wrong with her and she wants to go home? (psychiatric case)
  14. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    If the SP comes with the presenting complain of fatigue and you suspect its a case of HIV and then he asks u if he can go back to work. can we tell he can? if its something not contagious and harmful for the patient aren't u suppose to tell him he can go back to work.
  15. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    I was wondering what to tell a mother of an 8 yr old child who has abdominal pain that is not relieved but OTC. She adds that she gave birth to twins a couple of weeks ago, so she is not able to take good care of her older son as before. He also misses school and hates science teacher. She is...
  16. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    A patient with (any) joint pain asks if he can go back to training.
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    The patient keeps looking at his watch because he is afraid to be late for work. What should we do.
  18. USMLE Step 2 CS SP Challenges
    The patient with headache says he prefers the lights to be off in the room while you are talking with him.
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    The patient with palpitations asks if you can delay the tests to sometime later on.
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    A post-partum pt who feels sleepy and fatigued asks if she should avoid carrying her baby bcuz she is afraid she might sleep while holding him.
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