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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2023) | Medicine (MD/DO) School Study Aid

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6 Picmonics to Learn | 10 mins
Osteoporosis Interventions
Increased Calcium Intake
Vitamin D Supplements
Bisphosphonates
Raloxifene
Denosumab
Calcitonin
Teriparatide
Bone Densitometry (DEXA) Scan
Weight Bearing Exercises
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Gout Treatment
Acute (Acute-angle)
NSAIDs
Glucocorticoids
Colchicine
Impairs Leukocyte Chemotaxis
Chronic Gout (Crone Goat)
Inhibit Xanthine Oxidase
Allopurinol
Febuxostat
Inhibit Reabsorption of Uric Acid
Probenecid
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1 min
Pegloticase
Characteristics
Recombinant Uricase
Converts Uric Acid to Allantoin
3rd Line Agent
Indications
Chronic Gout
Considerations
Infusion Reactions
Contraindicated in G6PD Deficiency
Gout Flares
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2 mins
NSAIDs
Indications
Anti-inflammatory
Analgesic
Fever
Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Mechanism of Action
Reversible Inhibition of COX-1 and COX-2
Block Prostaglandin Synthesis
Side Effects
Interstitial Nephritis
Gastric Ulcer
Renal Ischemia
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Prednisone (Glucocorticoids)
Mechanism
Glucocorticoid
Indications
Inflammatory Conditions
Organ Transplant Rejection
Side Effects
Cataracts and Glaucoma
Cushing's Syndrome
Osteoporosis
Immunosuppression
Hyperglycemia
Ulcers
Considerations
Adrenal Insufficiency
Taper Gradually
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Teriparatide
PTH Analog
Increased Osteoblast Activity
Indications
Osteoporosis
Adverse Effects
Increased Risk of Osteosarcoma
Hypercalcemia
Contraindications
Paget Disease of Bone
Radiation Therapy
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