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  1. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A newborn infant becomes markedly jaundiced on the second day of life, and a faint petechial eruption, first noted at birth, is now a generalized purpuric rash. Hematologic studies for hemolytic diseases are negative. Acute management should include which of the following? A. liver ultrasound B...
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    I've heard that Kaplan is gold for peds so I don't wanna miss out on that. Just curious if I can read the first 100 pages including cardio and skip out on the rest?? I'll be doing MTB 3 for Peds also before starting UW.
  3. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    So I just finished medicine from mtb2 and now started peds from mtb3 and kaplan. I'm mixing things up like cystic fibrosis, pneumonia treatments tests just to name a few examples.... any advice?
  4. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I am having a tough time cramming the milestones....can somebody out here help me especially if you have any easier way of learning it or any mnemonic for it.. Also, for Coining and Moxibustion: they are saying we should not consider it as abuse...then how should we approach a case of coining?
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    I'm starting with Kaplan Pediatrics...I read the first ten pages and it's really dry and putting me to sleep. Should I keep gunning through Kaplan peds or switch over to MTB 3? Also i took step 1 a long time ago and so a lot of things aren't fresh in my mind.
  6. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A previously healthy 2-year-old boy is brought to the physician 20 minutes after an episode of cyanosis and loss of consciousness that lasted 3 minutes. The symptoms occurred after his mother scolded him for climbing onto the dining room table. The mother says that the child began to cry, let...
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    Stool analysis for child 2 years old reveal yeast cells and urine revealed moderate amount of urates? what best treatment?
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    5 year old boy with a week history of bruising, 2 weeks history of pain in his extremities. Temp 38°C . Examination: bleeding gums, petechiae and purpura over trunk and extremities, generalized lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. What is the diagnosis ? (A) Factor VIII deficiency (B) Fibrinogen...
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    Can anyone help me with how ti approach Pediatrics. And what and how to study for it and what are the best books. Thank you:plz:
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    A 20-month-old boy is brought to the emergency department 10 minutes after being found unresponsive in the garage; there were numerous liquid containers spilled at his side. His skin is wet; he is drooling and has a clear nasal discharge. His temperature is 37.3°C (99.l°F), blood pressure is...
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Bits & Pieces
    Can any one help me out here Just wanted to clarify whats the difference between Umbilical Hernia Vs Gastroschisis Vs Omphalocele ????
  12. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    i think it is a challenging question for those who have not seen it before
  13. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    KLN says it's a symptom free period and treatment (insulin) is not needed. and that it's caused my 'stress induced epinephrine release blocks insulin secretion, causing the syndrome' how would this diabetic patient in the honeymoon period not need insulin while it's blocked from being released...
  14. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    What's the best initial management? Immediate surgical drainage or IV empiric antibiotics?
  15. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    So what type of neonatal jaundice (direct/indirect) can neonatal sepsis present with? Early-onset neonatal sepsis ---> direct hyperbilirubinemia Late-onset neonatal sepsis ---> indirect hyperbilirubinemia Is that right?!
  16. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    If anyone can help me with this as it is confusing between MTB and Uworld In testing for meningitis, in children, neonates, and infants What should be done, do CT first then LP as in adults or immediately LP
  17. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hey I was just starting peds and was wondering how to go about this? Kaplan CK Lecture Notes are really long and I was wondering if it is necessary? The videos are also not very good. I finished step 1 about 2ish months ago. Any help appreciated. Thanks
  18. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    There's a major contradiction between UW and MTB with respect to the first step of management of meningitis in the pediatric age group. MTB has said in both the adult section (MTB 2 infectious diseases) and pediatric section (MTB 3 pediatrics) that empirical antibiotics are started before LP...
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    Based on an uw concept, but changed not to infringe on copyright. ------------------------------------------------------------ Asian 7 y.o. immigrant girl is brought by her parents to see you. She just moved in the country and was under a lot of stress. Her family friend has a 7 y.o. daughter...
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    A 4-year-old girl with a rash is brought by her mother to the pediatrician. She had a fever and headache yesterday, and this morning broke out in a rash on her torso. She is in day care and has been otherwise healthy. On examination her temperature is 38.9°C (102°F) and she appears tired but...
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