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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 33--Ciggy Sally

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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 33--Ciggy Sally

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Authors:  
Andrew Dentino, MS, Gage Hicks, MS, Ebtesam Islam, MS, Betsy Goebel Jones, MS, Amir Salam, MS, Jennifer Song, MS
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20588
Posted: 
02/25/2010
Updated: 
01/22/2013
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Abstract: 

The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year geriatrics rotation. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported by an Aging and Quality of Life grant from the D.W. Reynolds Foundation. The episodes in this series are based on questions that have geriatrics content and patient vignettes from the 2009 Step 2CK Sample Exam. For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 33 of the 2009 Step2CK Sample Exam.

Learning Objectives - the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Develop a differential diagnosis for shortness of breath and cough
  • Recognize risk factors for pulmonary neoplasms
  • Recognize the key features of different pulmonary neoplasms
  • Know the most common presentation of non-Hodgkin lymphomas, such as B-cell lymphomas
  • Recognize the populations that are at greatest risk for developing lung abscesses
  • Recognize the most important risk factors for developing sarcoidosis and its most common clinical manifestations
  • Recognize the most common clinical manifestations of tuberculosis
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Contact person/corresponding author: 
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones: betsy.jones@ttuhsc.edu
Suggested Citation:
Dr. Andrew Dentino, Gage Hicks, Ebtesam Islam, Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones, Amir Salam and Jennifer Song. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 33--Ciggy Sally. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20588