Tutor profile: Arnulfo D.
Subject: Health and Medicine
A 57 year old male presents for routine follow up. His only complaints are weakness and fatigue. Laboratory studies are significant for a potassium level of 6. Which of the following therapies is most appropriate at this time?
IV Calcium gluconate
A patient on the medical floor is given a dose of mannitol. The physician states this will help to reduce cerebral edema. Which of the following is the mechanism by which mannitol reduces cerebral edema?
Increased ECF concentration draws fluid out of cells
An 18 year old male playing in a football game sustains an injury to his left knee. Follow up imaging studies show the injury is localized to the lateral collateral ligament. Which of the following is the most likely mechanism of injury?
Varus force on a planted knee
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