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CFPC – SAMP 2011

1. Endometriosis Ms. Pella Vicpane, age 23, comes to your office with a three-year history of cyclic pelvic pain and dyspareunia. A pelvic exam reveals focal left adnexal tenderness. You suspect she has endometriosis. List two risk factors for endometriosis.

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Exam Prep resource: flashcards on medications in Family Medicine

Allow me to interrupt the usual updates on CCFP exam topics and introduce you to a neat resource made by an old friend of mine. As he puts it: “FP Drug Cards is a deck of flashcards on 120 medications carefully selected for

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SAMP CFPC self learning 2010 + Book 1

SAMP 2005-2010 Book 1 ( 6 questions) 1. Mother of 4yo & 18mo old ask about proper nutrition for her children. 2-3 servings of milk per day. Asks if she should give low fat or whole milk? She is concerned

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CFPC Self Learning – SAMP 2012

2012 1. Trigeminal Neuralgia Mrs. Smith, aged 57, suffers from sudden, brief, severe, recurrent episodes of left-sided stabbing pain over her left cheek and forehead. She describes it as electric shock-like pains that are triggered when brushing her teeth or

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CFPC SAMP 2013-2015

2015 SAMP 1. Barrett esophagus (squamous -> columnar epithelium @ distal esophagus): 56yo smoker, 3xETOH/d, with worsening reflux. Rx PPi List 4 risk factors for developing Barrett esophagus Cigarette smoking chronic reflux symptoms / GERD Hiatal Hernia Increasing age (>50yo),

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SAMP 1999-2005 (book3)

`1) Parkinson’s dz a) Classic Triad: Tremor, Rigidity, Akinesia b) Yes, Parkinson’s dz can be hereditary c) Neurotransmitter: Dopamine – decreased d) Tx & 2 s/e: Levodopa – Orthostatic HoTN, N/V, dyskinesia, psychiatric disturbances Bromocriptine – pedal edema, pleuropulomonary reaction, retroperitoneal fibrosis

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MS – TN 2014

A chronic inflammatory dz of CNS characterized by relapsing remitting, or progressive neurologic symptoms due to inflammation, demyelination and axonal degeneration Clinical features Relapsing remitting (RRMS) 85% (0.4-0.6 relapses /yr, highest in the 1st year) – most go on to

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