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  angioplasty - 11/22/06 22:55
 
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A 28-year-old man who lives in a small rural township is admitted to the hospital because of gastrointestinal bleeding. On admission the patient is pale and has orthostatic hypotension. Hemoglobin concentration is 8 g/dL. His condition is stabilized. Emergent upper endoscopy shows a visible gastric vessel, which is treated appropriately.

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17. Specific additional history should be obtained regarding which of the following?

A

) Consumption of alcoholic beverages

B

) Family history of cancer

C

) Source of drinking water

D

) Travel history

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18. Which of the following is the most appropriate laboratory study?

A

) Antibodies for Helicobacter pylori

B

) Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) concentration

C

) Ferritin concentration

D

) Gastrin concentration

E

) Iron concentration


) Use of tobacco products
 
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  pk007 - 11/22/06 23:21
 
  17. A
18. A
 
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  knock_knock - 11/22/06 23:43
 
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  pakipower - 11/22/06 23:48
 
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a

 
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  roniabrahim - 11/23/06 02:53
 
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  tea - 11/23/06 12:40
 
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