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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 77--The Nauseated Nanna

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 77--The Nauseated Nanna

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Authors:  
Andrew Dentino, MS, Betsy Goebel Jones, MS, Kelsey Kelso, MS, Patricia Shirley, MS, Libby Zacharia, MS, John Spencer, MS
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20675
Posted: 
10/07/2010
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 77 on page 50 of the 2009 Step2CK Sample Exam.

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

  • Recognize the classic presentation and symptoms of Digoxin toxicity
  • Know the most common cause of digitalis intoxication
  • Recognize the presentation of Hyperthyroidism in the geriatric population
  • Know the method for determining the presence of hyperglycemia
  • Recognize the most common causes of Lacunar cerebral infarction
  • Know the typical presentation of Subacute meningitis
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Contact person/corresponding author: 
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones: betsy.jones@ttuhsc.edu
Suggested Citation:
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones, Dr. Andrew Dentino, Kelsey Kelso, Patricia Shirley and Libby Zacharia. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 77--The Nauseated Nanna. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20675