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Jun 5, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 83 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

 

  1. List 6 RFs for bacterial endocarditis
  2. List 5 common bacteria responsible for infective endocarditis
  3. Give three examples of immunologic sequelae of IE.
  4. Give three examples of vascular sequelae of IE.
  5. What are the diagnostic criteria for endocarditis, and how are they used?
  6. List 5 lab or investigative findings in bacterial endocarditis
  7. Describe the treatment of infective endocarditis
  8. List four complications of IE.
  9. List the indications for infectious endocarditis prophylaxis. What are the empiric antibiotics used for pts with suspected infectious endocarditis?
  10. Describe the Jones Criteria for Acute Rheumatic Fever
  11. What is the treatment of rheumatic fever
  12. Name three causes of acute mitral regurgitation.
  13. How is acute MR managed?
  14. What is the pathophysiology of mitral valve prolapse?  How does it present?
  15. List four causes of mitral stenosis.
  16. List four causes of aortic valve insufficiency.
  17. List 3 physical exam findings associated with AS
  18. What is critical aortic stenosis?Outline the ED management for a pt with critical aortic stenosis with CHF and hypotension.
  19. List 5 complications of prosthetic valves. 

WiseCracks:

  1. Describe
    1. Janeway lesions
    2. Osler nodes
    3. Splinter hemorrhages
    4. Roth Spots
  1. What are the HACEK organisms, and what is their significance in pts with IE?
  1. Brief run down of all valvular disease - in one or two lines.
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